200 municipalities say no mini-casino

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Two-hundred Pennsylvania municipalities have told the Gaming Control Board they don’t want one of 10 new mini-casinos allowed under the new gambling expansion law.

The state’s 10 largest casinos will be able to start bidding in January on licenses that will allow up to 750 slot machines and 30 table games at satellite locations. The mini, or Category 4 casinos, cannot be within 25 miles of a competing casino.

Municipalities have until Dec. 31 to vote to keep out a new casino.

Local communities that so far have exercised their option to prohibit a casino are listed below.

Adams County
Fairfield Borough
Cumberland Township
Freedom Township
Germany Township
Highland Township
Menallen Township
Tyrone Township
Union Township

Cumberland County
Dickinson Township
North Newtown Township
Penn Township

Dauphin County
Wayne Township

Franklin County
Hamilton Township
Letterkenny Township
Peters Township
Southampton Township

Juniata County
Beale Township
Lack Township
Turbett Township

Lancaster County
Columbia Borough
Denver Borough
East Petersburg Borough
Elizabethtown Borough
Manheim Borough
Marietta Borough
Millersville Borough
Mountville Borough
Quarryville Borough
Clay Township
Colerain Township
East Cocalico Township
East Earl Township
East Hempfield Township
East Lampeter Township
Eden Township
Elizabeth Township
Ephrata Township
Lancaster Township
Leacock Township
Manheim Township
Mount Joy Township
Penn Township
Pequea Township
Sadsbury Township
Salisbury Township
Strasburg Township
West Cocalico Township
West Earl Township
West Lampeter Township

Lebanon County
East Hanover Township
North Annville Township
North Lebanon Township
South Lebanon Township

Perry County
Greenwood Township
Rye Township

York County
Mount Wolf Borough
Railroad Borough
North Codorus Township
Springfield Township

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