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Paper Gaming Revenue Continues To Shrink

October 15th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

The revenue stream created by paper gaming in Allegany County continues to shrink- and that means less dollars for education capital projects as well as for volunteer fire and rescue units. Since 2004 a total of $2.9 million in tip jar revenues have gone toward education projects- and almost $900,000 for fire and rescue operations. However since the state outlawed electronic games a few years ago, the overall numbers have been in a steady decline. Gaming Administrator Gerald Joy said not all of the news is bleak, as the losses this past year were not as dramatic as anticipated…

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