Towards the birth of an amendment legalizing casino games - Kentucky
The president of the Chamber of D-Prestonsburg, Greg Stumbo, intends to introduce a constitutional amendment to legalize casino gambling in the state of Kentucky, in the United States, during the next session of the Assembly General which opening is scheduled in January 2016. Once voted by the residents, the future legislation will enable the construction and opening of a casino in the counties with more than 55,000 inhabitants. Note that the number of licenses to be granted will be limited to 7 and it is the Kentucky Lottery Corporation that will be responsible for overseeing this project which will bring millions of dollars in revenue to the state. To be specified that each district of Kentucky Convention shall be entitled its casino.
According to a report by the local medial, Kentucky residents spend about $ 3 billion per year in the games and they go in casinos in neighboring states such as Ohio. Some invest in online gaming sites. According to Stumbo, the amendment is still in development and, he whishes that he could win the favor of voters saw that casinos will be built in the most populated areas and that the projects of expansion will simply forbidden. To top it all, revenues in the games will be used for the development of the education sector and improving the living conditions of pensioners. President Stumbo added that his goal in proposing this amendment is to generate more money for the state. If the process is followed correctly, the election could take place around the month of November 2016.
Friday, 28 August 2015
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