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Gaming in all its forms is popular in West Virginia. Four casinos, or racinos, operate in West Virginia, and lottery outlets and video poker machines can be found in nearly every community. The West Virginia Legislature recently permitted West Virginia counties to determine whether to permit table gaming. As a result two casinos have been established in the northern pandhandle and more are expected to open in other areas. [[The Greenbrier]] has been working to convince citizens of the benefits of table gaming in [[Greenbrier County]].
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Gambling in all its forms is popular in West Virginia. Two casinos operate at tracks in the state's northern panhandle -- at [[Chester, West Virginia|Chester, WV]], and [[Wheeling, West Virginia|Wheeling, WV]]. A third is located at [[Charleston, West Virginia|Charleston, WV]]. All are located at established greyhound and thoroughbred tracks. A fourth track, at [[Charles Town, West Virginia|Charles Town, WV]], in the eastern panhandle, failed to win county-wide support to allow table gambling.
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Video-poker cafes may be found in nearly every community. In 2005, more than 7,600 video machines were operating at 1,614 state-certified gambling locations, according to the West Virginia Lottery Commission.

Latest revision as of 21:20, 9 December 2008

Gambling in all its forms is popular in West Virginia. Two casinos operate at tracks in the state's northern panhandle -- at Chester, WV, and Wheeling, WV. A third is located at Charleston, WV. All are located at established greyhound and thoroughbred tracks. A fourth track, at Charles Town, WV, in the eastern panhandle, failed to win county-wide support to allow table gambling.

Video-poker cafes may be found in nearly every community. In 2005, more than 7,600 video machines were operating at 1,614 state-certified gambling locations, according to the West Virginia Lottery Commission.

Pages in category "Gaming"

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