Is gambling coming to a gas station near you?

Is gambling coming to a gas station near you?


GAMING TERMINALS. MATT A TANK OF GAS, SOME SNACKS
AND A GAME ON THE VGT. IT COULD BE COMING TO A TRUC
STOP NEAR YOU.>>THEY’RE ALREADY SELLING AGE
RESTRICTIVE PRODUCTS LIKE
LOTTERY AND TOBACCO AND BEER AND
WINE, SO IT’S REALLY A NATURAL
FIT FOR OUR MEMBERS AND
RETAILERS WHO ARE DOING THAT IN A RESPONSIBLE AND PROFESSIONAL
MANNER TO DO THIS AS WELL. MIKE: RUTTERS HAS APPLIED FO
VGT LICENSES AT 20 DIFFERENT
LOCATIONS ACROSS THE SUSQUEHANNA
VALLEY PART OF A TOTAL OF 61
, TOTAL BUSINESSES IN THE STATE
WHO HAVE APPLIED.>>5 MACHINES AT MOST IN EACH
LOCATION. THERE WILL BE A SEPARATE AREA
THAT WILL HAVE MACHINES THAT
WILL BE MONITORED AND AG
RESTRICTED. MIKE: IT’S NOT EVERY GAS
STATION, THE STATE HAS A NUMBER
OF REQUIREMENTS INCLUDING
SELLING A LARGE AMOUNT OF DIESEL
FUEL, AND BEING ON AT LEAST 3
ACRES OF LAND.>>WE’RE ESTIMATING THERE MAY BE
A FEW HUNDRED TOTAL THAT COULD
QUALIFY, SO IT’S CERTAINLY NO
GOING TO BE ON EVERY STREET
CORNER OR IN EVERY
ESTABLISHMENT.>>ANOTHER REASON YOU WON’T SEE
VGTS EVERY WHERE YOU GO IS TEN
COUNTIES IN PENNSYLVANIA HAV
OPTED OUT FROM EVEN ALLOWING
THEM, INCLUDING DAUPHIN COUNTY
HERE IN THE SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY THE GAMES ARE EXPECTED TO BE UP
AND RUNNING IN THE NEXT FEW
MO

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