"Politics + Other Mistakes" piece questioning the financial contributions of Hol
"Politics + Other Mistakes" piece questioning the financial contributions of Hollywood Slots to the Bangor community. The racino provides millions of dollars each year to finance public programs like the Fund for a Healthy Maine, scholarships and cash for its host city. But a report by the anti-gambling group CasinosNo! indicates that nearly $8 million of the cash collected at Hollywood Slots went to subsidizing commercial race tracks and helping struggling off-track-betting (OTB) parlors stay in business. With comments by Henry Johnson, executive director of the Maine Harness Racing Commission; and George Kerr, co-owner of a Sanford OTB. With mention of the recent defeat of the Washington County gambling referendum.
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Diamon, Al, ""Politics + Other Mistakes" piece questioning the financial contributions of Hol" (2007). Maine News Index – Portland Phoenix. 3329.
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