Proposal would allow slot machine-like devices in Texas bingo halls

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Proposal would allow slot machine-like devices in Texas bingo halls

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by ANNA M. TINSLEY

Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Posted on April 12, 2014 at 8:53 PM

A proposal to let bingo halls in Texas use electronic devices similar to slot machines is drawing fire from opponents who say it will expand gambling.

On Wednesday, the Texas Lottery Commission is scheduled to consider letting bingo players use “video confirmation” to show whether pull-tag tickets, which are similar to lottery scratch-off tickets, are winners.

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