Slot Machine Vote Turns Into Gambling Debate

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Rules approved by a House committee include setting aside one percent of revenues from video slot terminals to fund anti-addiction programs.(Photo: Flickr)
Rules approved by a House committee include setting aside one percent of revenues from video slot terminals to fund anti-addiction programs.(Photo: Flickr)

The Ohio House of Representatives Wednesday approved rules for electronic slot machines at the state’s race tracks. As statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports, the approval came only after a mini-debate over whether expanded gambling is good or bad for Ohio.

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