Video Bingo Restrictions Passes Committee
As reported by the Advocate: "A Senate panel Tuesday advanced a bill to restrict charitable organizations' use of electronic video bingo machines that resemble slot machines. "The Judiciary B Committee altered, then approved House Bill 1315 by Rep. Danny Martiny, R-Kenner. The legislation would allow up to 35 machines at any location. "It also would restrict the hours of use to licensed, six-hour bingo sessions offering no less than 10 games of call bingo or keno with a minimum of $200 in total prizes. "No one under age 21 could play an electronic video bingo machine..."