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Gambling on Natural Water

January 25, 1996
By: Jack Dolan
State Capital Bureau

House Speaker Pro Tem Fletcher Daniels is sponsoring a bill to keep riverboat gambling on the river, Jack Dolan has the story in Jefferson City.

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Daniels says gaming companies plan to float casinos on man made ponds surrounded by city streets. He says regular businesses are already suffering from competition with casinos.

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OutCue: ...they're being hurt.
Contents: people are eating on the boats, they're going to the boats on Sunday to eat because it's free or cheap, that's how they're being hurt.
Daniels says he'd like gaming companies to respect the state's intention to confine gambling to rivers.

From Jefferson City, I'm Jack Dolan.