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Maine House passes slot bill

2 April 2008

AUGUSTA, Maine — As reported by the Bangor Daily News: "The House passed a bill Tuesday that would allow the Penobscot Indian Nation to operate slot machines at its Indian Island high-stakes beano facility.

"…The Penobscots' original proposal was to operate 400 slot machines at the facility, but an amendment by Rep. Dick Blanchard, D-Old Town, decreased the number to 100 machines that would operate only when the Penobscots hold high-stakes beano events.

"…Gov. John Baldacci previously threatened to veto the bill if it made it through the Legislature, and his response to Tuesday's vote was no different.

"…If the governor vetoes a bill, it is returned to the Legislature, where a two-thirds vote of those present and voting in both the Senate and the House is required to override his decision…"

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