Louisiana committee loosens regulations for riverboat casinos

Sen. Karen Carter Peterson, D-New Orleans, questioned riverboat casino executives on why they are not hiring as many minority vendors as promised. | Photo Credit: Sarah Gamard / Manship School News Service

By Paul Braun

A Senate committee approved bills that would loosen regulation of the state’s 15 riverboat casinos, allowing them to expand 1,200 feet onto the shore and add more gaming tables and slot machines.

Read the story in KALB/kalb.com.

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