York County Strives to Put Casino work on November 2016 Ballot
Residents of York County, Maine are currently driving an initiative for the construction of a casino or the addition of slots into the county. However, the petition’s wording would provide a figure that is controversial the US gambling and harness rushing industries with all the exclusive directly to win a casino permit for the southern area of the state.
If ‘An act to allow slots or a casino in York County’ collects the necessary number of signatures from residents, it could authorize their state Gambling Control Board to begin accepting applications for the video gaming license. It appears, but, that Shawn Scott, the previous owner of the Bangor Historic Track in Penobscot County, will be the only qualifying bidder for the said permit.
Mr. Scott owned the above-mentioned racetrack that is commercial 2003. Down the road, he sold the venue to Penn National Gaming for the total amount of $51 million. Here it’s also important to perhaps not that the businessman funded the time and effort that led to Maine voters approving the addition of slots at regional racetracks.
Mr. Scott and his number of peers are the only real to fit right in the citizen initiative’s description for the effective casino permit applicant. Underneath the proposed bill for the addition of the casino or slots in York County, Mr. Scott’s group will be able to make an application for the said permit. Of course the application form is authorized, the businessman and his peers could be able to run slots and tables games at a center of the option someplace within the county. Continue reading