Pity the bingo operators | Arkansas Blog

Sunday, March 2, 2008

Pity the bingo operators

Posted By on Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 6:05 AM

They are moaning loudly about the state penny-a-card tax on bingo cards. The state thinks the take has been unusually high on account of early stocking up of cards for the newly legal games. Is a penny too much? Since it's the only meaningful fee, that would depend on how much the operators typically charge players for a bingo card. Story doesn't say. But if the state is going to allow gambling, it should get a little of the proceeds just as it does at the racinos.

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