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Curbs Sought on Slot Ownership by Pa. Lawmakers

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Curbs Sought on Slot Ownership by Pa. Lawmakers

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Curbs Sought on Slot Ownership by Pa. Lawmakers

Curbs Sought on Slot Ownership by Pa. Lawmakers

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In June, Pennsylvania lawmakers agreed to allow slot machines at betting parlors and horse tracks across the state to raise tax revenues. Critics want to change the law to prevent public officials from owning too big a stake in gambling ventures — and using their power to get rich. Hear NPR's Eric Niiler.

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