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Video gaming voted down

Posted: Monday, Aug 26th, 2013

OREGON After length discussion, the Ogle County board voted Tuesday night against an ordinance allowing video gaming in unincorporated areas of Ogle County. The final vote was 15-9 against the proposal.

The board heard arguments from both sides before discussing and eventually turning down the ordinance.

Currently, nine towns in Ogle County allow businesses with liquor licenses to install video gaming machines. The proposal was to allow gambling in unincorporated areas in Ogle County and would have affected six or seven businesses, according to Kim Gouker, Ogle County Chairman.

For the complete article see the 08-25-2013 issue.

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