Tomlinson Calls For Legislation to Outlaw Illegal Gaming Devices


Senator Tommy Tomlinson (R-6) held a news conference on Monday, June 3rd in the State Capitol Media Center to discuss the negative impact of illegal gaming devices in Pennsylvania.

Tomlinson was joined by representatives of the Pennsylvania State Police, the Pennsylvania Lottery, senior citizen organizations and addiction experts to discuss how the use of these illegal devices, also known as games of skill, is impacting funding for senior citizens programs and the Pennsylvania Lottery.

In addition to highlighting their devastating impact, Senator Tomlinson introduced legislation (SB 710) to make these machines illegal in Pennsylvania.

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