User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


25° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Business

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Lawmaker Wants Smoking Ban Lifted In Casinos

December 27, 2011, 9:01 AM

Lawmaker Wants Smoking Ban Lifted In Casinos
RAPID CITY, SD - A South Dakota lawmaker has drafted legislation that would exempt Deadwood casinos from a smoking ban.

Sen. Tom Nelson of Lead says the voter-approved ban enacted in November 2010 is cutting gambling revenue.

Nelson says casino owners were hoping revenue would bounce back quickly once the ban was implemented, but it has not.

Total gambling revenue last month was 6.8 percent higher than revenue in November 2010, when the ban was first passed. But it was one of the few months in 2011 in which revenue was up year over year.

Overall, gambling brought in $99.7 million from January to November in 2010 compared to $93.7 million over the same time period in 2011.

Previous Story

Next Story


Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View business

You may also like

Empire Mall Burger King Closes

3/22/2015 2:30 PM

The Burger King inside The Empire Mall in Sioux Falls is closing Sunday, March 22.

Full Story
New Downtown Restaurant Preparing To Open

3/20/2015 1:00 PM

On Friday, workers served friends and family in the ground floor of the building that holds the DocuTAP offices.

Full Story
Oggie's Restaurant To Close In Tea

3/20/2015 2:02 PM

Oggie's Grille & Bar in Tea will close Friday, March 27. The WR Hospitality restaurant was open less than 2 years. 

Full Story
Woman Pushing For $20 Bill Makover

3/25/2015 9:54 AM

Barbara Ortiz Howard already has a day job maintaining apartment buildings near New York City. Now she has a second job and it's all about money. ...

Full Story
Speed Limit Sign Changes

3/25/2015 6:06 PM

The speed limit is only going up on stretches of road where the limit was 75 miles per hour, now going up to 80 mph.

Full Story | Watch


Events