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Casino amendment beaten down
Tuesday, March 6, 2007 at 8:12:50 AM
A last-ditch bid to give all West Virginians a chance to decide casino-style gambling fizzled Monday, but the Senate whittled the state’s take on table games by 1 percent and agreed to let track counties keep more of what they generate.
After a spirited debate on Sen. Roman Prezioso’s effort to turn the table games bill into a statewide referendum on the Constitution rather than a four-county local option, the Senate killed the amendment by a 11-22 tally.
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