State Bans More Criminals from Casinos

1 decade 2 years 2 months ago Thursday, December 28 2006 Dec 28, 2006 Thursday, December 28, 2006 7:37:30 PM CST December 28, 2006 in News
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ST. LOUIS (AP) - At the moment, only eight people, three of them dead, are on the state's little-used list of cheaters and organized crime figures blacklisted from Missouri casinos. But that's about to change. The Missouri Gaming Commission is expanding the list to include a broader group of criminals, and just last month voted to add two convicted carpet installers from DeKalb County. The two gambled away thousands of dollars and never installed carpeting for their customers. Gaming Commission Chief Gene McNary says he wants to flag other criminal cases where gambling was a contributing factor. Critics say broadening the list would put the state on a slippery slope.

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