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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Proponents of Ballot Measures 82 and 83 called off their campaign in support of a privatized casino called The Grange only three days before ballots go in the mail.

“It appears to the campaign team that not enough Oregon voters are ready to add a private casino to the state’s gaming options,” read the statement the group issued.

The backers spent more than $5 million on television commercials and brochures before calling it quits.

Read more at The Register-Guard.

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0 #1 Business ownerGuest 2012-10-17 20:47:33
Thank you to all the negative publicity.
We do not need another casino. We don't
need the ones we have. We also don't need the support services for those that become addicted.
Common sense has prevailed!
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