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Letter to the editor: Westmoreland's casino bet IX

| Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, 9:00 p.m.

When I moved here some years ago, there was a Meadows betting parlor off Pittsburgh Street in Greensburg. It closed when the popularity of that type of gambling waned.

With the recent legislative change, now is the time to establish a Meadows mini-casino in downtown Greensburg.

As entertainment, a casino would complement the Palace Theatre and Seton Hill Performing Arts Center, and it would be a boon for restaurants and local businesses.

I imagine the only losers would be charter bus companies that regularly shuttle players to casinos in West Virginia. Westmoreland citizens would gain tax revenue, convenience and a reduction in diesel air pollution.

What's not to like?

Jack Ciak


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