Pro and Anti Slots Groups Face Off in Maryland

On July 12th, 2008, the union representing more than sixty thousand state and local employees came out solidly for a constitutional amendment allowing slot machine gaming on the November referendum, saying that jobs and other services will be shelved if the referendum failed to push through. Patrick Moran, the state director of the American Federation … [Read more…]

Queens Senate Slots Row Affecting Video Slot Machines Placement in Aqueduct Race Track

On October 25th, 2008, the close race for a Queens Senate slots vital to Republican domination of the chamber is helping trouble a $370 million agreement to introduce video slot machines to Aqueduct Race Track. Democratic Governor David Paterson and Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos have not talked since when the Long Island Republican refused … [Read more…]