You could legally lose more than 500 dollars per visit while gambling if the Committee on Gaming and Wagering gets its way. Tristin Yeager reports from the state capitol.
The committee recommended that a bill be introduced to drop the state's 500 dollar loss limit.
Senate Co-chair of the committee Ronnie DePasco said he voted to add the recommendation to the report but will not vote for the bill if it's introduced on the floor.
DePasco says he doubts anyone will enter a loss limits bill this session.
The State Committee on Gaming and Wagering says it wants to let you lose all the money you want. Tristin Yeager reports from the state capitol.
The committee recommended that Missouri's 500 dollar loss limit be eliminated through legislation. The committee's Senate Co-chair, Ronnie DePasco, says the recommendation was an effort to prepare for the future.
DePasco voted for the recommendation, but says he will not vote for loss limit legislation.
A State committee's recommendation to eliminate the 500 dollar gambling loss limit is getting some negative reaction. Tristin Yeager reports from the state capitol.
The State Committee on Gaming and Wagering said legislation should be passed to eliminate the loss limit.
Steve Taylor is the Executive Director of Casino Watch, an anti-gambling group.
Taylor says the committee's recommendation is one more attempt to break promises made to Missouri voters.
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