Is a Reading casino a good bet? | Reading Eagle – NEWS

Is a Reading casino a good bet? | Reading Eagle – NEWS
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My sentiments exactly, if people are going to gamble and they are, why not build someone so they spend it in the local area

Reading Mayor Wally Scott understands why some don’t like the idea of people gambling away their money in a casino in the city.

Regarding concerns about increased crime, he said the city could spend some of the tax revenue it draws from a casino to hire additional police to patrol the area and keep it safe.

Reading Eagle: Bill Uhrich | Reading Mayor Wally Scott supports the idea of having a casino in the city.

The only Berks municipality on the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board website listed as having opted out of hosting a casino was Pike Township. Greater Reading Convention & Visitors Bureau President Crystal Seitz said the organization is still researching the potential for a casino to locate in Berks but sees the potential for both good and bad.

 

Started working in the Casino Industry in 1985, just never managed to leave as yet. Visited 99% of all UK Casinos, seen them all,

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