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No Casino For Beaver County – PA Gaming Control Board Denies Mount Airy Application

State gaming officials this morning denied the license application for a mini-casino in Big Beaver borough.

At a meeting of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today, officials announced Mount Airy had not secured the necessary funding for approval of its application.

“Despite Mount Airy exercising reasonable efforts to attempt to secure financing for that project, they were unable to do so and therefore Mount Airy is not able to satisfy … financial requirements to establish the operational viability of this particular project,” said Gaming Control Board Chief Counsel Douglas Sherman.

“Mount Airy does not contest OEC’s recommendation of denial and their application based on the threshold issue of their financial suitability for the Big Beaver project.”

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weredareres
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weredareres

So Mount With will lose over five million dollars in this deal? Something smells rotten.

jenny
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jenny

Great news! Casinos only drain money from average people. The jobs created are not even remotely equal to the millions our taxpayer base will lose. A casino takes 95% of earnings to the people that own the casino, and a few winners get some back. Overall basically throwing one’s money in the trash. Same as with taxes!

Accordingtome
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Accordingtome

So you know what the funding requirements are before submitting the application and submit it anyway knowing that you don’t have what’s required. I’m just surprised that the centermonacaquippa mob wasn’t able to pony up more green.

Now where is Conehead going to turn for his kickback? So long cow pasture convention center. So many corrupted plans just went to hell.

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