It’s very good news for Massachusetts, as New Hampshire rejects its latest casino bill.
It will be impossible for New Hampshire to come closer to casino that is legalizing without actually doing it following a two-hour debate, the state’s two-casino bill was killed down in the home a week ago by one vote, just one single month after its one-casino bill was refused by 29 votes, and 12 months after the one before that. Deputy Speaker Naida Kaen, who had been presiding throughout the session, cast the deciding vote following a 172-172 tie.
The bill might have paved the real way for two gaming licenses for which operators would compete in a bidding process. With regulations drawn up by the Gaming Regulatory Oversight Authority, it hoped to generate $25 million in revenue-sharing for towns and cities, and a poll that is recent the University of New Hampshire suggested that the majority of residents were in favor of casino gambling.
Two casinos in full procedure would bring in $168 million for the continuing state, it’s projected, and the Granite State requires the amount of money inside your, now that its controversial ‘hospital tax’ has been ruled unconstitutional, leaving a $185 million hole in the state budget.
A New Hope
It’s understood that 17 representatives whom voted against last month’s bill changed their minds these times, mainly because it had been tagged onto a bill to decriminalize marijuana, that they supported. L Continue reading “New Hampshire Casino Bid Rejected by One Vote”