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Pittsburgh casino worries W. Virginia casinos

22 December 2006

WEST VIRGINIA –As reported by the Charleston Daily Mail: "The announcement of a new Pittsburgh casino that could offer up to 5,000 slot machines has some West Virginia gaming advocates fretting.

"This week, Pennsylvania awarded PITG Gaming a license to build its Majestic Star Casino on the North Shore of the Allegheny River in downtown Pittsburgh.

"It will be within an hour's drive of both Mountaineer Racetrack and Gaming Resort in Chester and Wheeling Island Racetrack and Gaming Center, both in the Northern Panhandle.

"Business at those two tracks will likely suffer.

"Mountaineer Race Track gets one-third of its customers from Pennsylvania, and Wheeling Island relies on Pennsylvania customers for half its business…"

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