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County Commissioners Calling Press Conference on Rocky Gap

December 6th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

At a press conference this afternoon, the Allegany County Commissioners will officially announce that the county has been deemed eligible for a federal program that allows foreign investment in exchange for VISA cards. The program may lead to a much larger than planned slots operation at Rocky Gap. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) oversees the EB-5 visa program and is responsible for determining whether applicants qualify for the program. It would not encompass the entire county, but only a specific Targeted Employment Area (TEA). In Allegany County’s case this would include the Rocky Gap area which means that the Lakes Entertainment group could take advantage of the program and expand upon the current plans for a slots operation.  State Senator George Edwards:

One Response to “County Commissioners Calling Press Conference on Rocky Gap”

  1. December 06, 2012 at 1:10 pm, J White said:

    They are not talking about credit cards. It’s visas for traveling/working in the U.S.


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