Mo. casinos want to toss loss limit
Dec 25, 2007 | Posted by: The Wichita Eagle | Full story: The Wichita Eagle
“At the same time, it allows casinos to compete more fairly with casinos in other states.”
Missouri voters might get to decide whether to lift the state's casino loss limit under an initiative filed by a coalition of gambling companies.
The proposal, filed with the secretary of state's office in Jefferson City late last week, also calls for freezing the number of casino licenses issued by the state at 13 and bumping the gaming tax on gross casino revenue to 21 percent from its current 20 percent.
The coalition, which calls itself 'Yes for Schools' and includes Ameristar Casinos Inc. and Pinnacle Entertainment Inc., will push its plan by arguing that it could boost casinos' annual tax contributions to Missouri education funds by $100 million. Read more
|Law Office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces In... (Jan '13)||Jan '13||Kosal Da||2|
|Casino-Funded Petition Seeks Vote on Compromise... (Aug '12)||Aug '12||generalsn1234567||1|
|Working for You: Today's Jobs (Dec '09)||Dec '09||john||1|
|$100 USD Giveaway (May '09)||May '09||Celest||1|
|Las Vegas-based Ameristar Casinos reports $100 ... (Feb '09)||Feb '09||Seven Ft||1|
|City Council hears testimony on possible revisi... (Sep '08)||Sep '08||generalsn1234567||1|
|Ameristar Casino is opening its doors to a Vega... (Jan '08)||May '08||michelle||2|