Saturday, October 21, 2006

HeraldNet: City weighs a tax on wagers

HeraldNet: City weighs a tax on wagers: "City weighs a tax on wagers
Lake Stevens studies whether to impose a gambling tax before it annexes the Frontier Village area.
By Jackson Holtz
Herald Writer

LAKE STEVENS - The city is considering a gambling tax before it annexes the 708-acre Frontier Village, an area that includes several gambling businesses with everything from pull tabs to card tables.
If passed, the gambling tax would help pay for police services, Police Chief Randy Celori said.
Washington law requires local police to enforce state gambling regulations, he said."
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