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Gambling and Gaming

 
 

Gambling and Gaming

Election Date State Title Outcome
Aug. 26, 2008 Alaska Ballot Measure 1: An Act relating to establishing the Alaska Gaming Commission Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Arkansas Amendment 3: A Constitutional Amendment Authorizing the General Assembly to Establish, Operate and Regulate State Lotteries to Fund Scholarships and Grants for Arkansas Citizens Enrolled in Certified Two-Year and Four-Year Colleges and Universities in Arkansas Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Arkansas Issue 4: An Amendment to Require Four Licenses to be Issued for Casino Gaming at Casinos, One Each in Crittenden (to Southland Racing Corporation), Garland (to Oaklawn Jockey Club, Inc.), Pope, and Jefferson Counties Passed
Feb. 5, 2008 California Proposition 97: Referendum Petition to Overturn Amendment to Indian Gaming Compact. Passed
May 19, 2009 California Proposition 1C: Lottery Modernization Act. Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 California Proposition 48: Indian Gaming Compacts. Referendum. Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Colorado Amendment 50: Limited Gaming in Central City, Black Hawk and Cripple Creek Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Colorado Amendment P: Regulation of Games of Chance Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Colorado Amendment 68: Shall State Taxes be Increased $114,500,000 Annually in the First Full Fiscal Year, and by Such Amounts that are Raised Thereafter, by Imposing a New Tax on Authorized Horse Racetracks' Adjusted Gross Proceeds from Limited Gaming to Increase Statewide Funding for K-12 Education, and, in Connection T Failed
Nov. 6, 2018 Florida Ballot Number 3: Voter Control of Gambling in Florida Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Florida Ballot Number 13: Ends Dog Racing Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Idaho Proposition One: An initiative authorizing historical horse racing at certain locations where live or simulcast horse racing occurs and allocating revenue therefrom Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Kansas SCR 1618: Kansas Charitable Gaming Measure Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Massachusetts Question 3: Act to Protect Greyhounds Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Massachusetts Question 3: Expanding Prohibitions on Gaming Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Maryland HB 4: Video Lottery Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Maryland Question 7: Gaming Expansion Referendum Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Maine Question 1 - Citizen Initiative: Slot Machines Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Maine Question 1: An Act to Allow a Casino in Oxford County Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Maine Question 1: Citizen Initiative - Oxford County Casino Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Maine Question 2: Citizen Initiative - Relating to Operating Slot Machines at Commercial Harness Racing Tracks Failed
Nov. 8, 2011 Maine Question 3: Citizen Initiative - Relating to the Establishment of a Slot Machine Facility in Lewiston Failed
Nov. 7, 2017 Maine Question 1: An Act To Allow Slot Machines or a Casino in York County Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Missouri Proposition A: Casinos and Gambling Passed
Aug. 5, 2014 Missouri HJR 48: Constitutional Amendment 8 Failed
Nov. 6, 2018 Missouri measure: Amendment 4 Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 New Jersey Public Question Number 1: Constitutional Amendment Authorizing Legislature by Law to Allow Wagering on Sports Events at Atlantic City Casinos and at Horse Racetracks Passed
Nov. 5, 2013 New Jersey Public Question 1: Permits Veterans' Organizations to Use Net Proceeds from Games of Chance for Organizations' Support Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 New Jersey Public Question 1: Proposes Constitutional Amendment to Authorize Legislature to Permit by Law Establishment and Operation of Casinos in Certain Counties Failed
Nov. 5, 2013 New York Proposal 1: Authorizing Casino Gaming Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Ohio Issue 6: To Amend the Constitution by Initiative Petition for a Casino Near Wilmington in Southwest Ohio and Distribute to all Ohio a Tax on the Casino Failed
Nov. 3, 2009 Ohio Issue 3: Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Allow for One Casino Each in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, and Toledo and Distribute to All Ohio Counties a Tax on the Casinos Passed
May 4, 2010 Ohio Issue 2: Proposed Constitutional Amendment: To Change The Location Of The Columbus Casino Facility Authorized By Previous Statewide Vote Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Oregon Measure 62: Amends Constitution: Allocates 15% of Lottery Proceeds to Public Safety Fund for Crime Prevention, Investigation, Prosecution Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Oregon Measure 76: Amends Constitution: Continues Lottery Funding for Parks, Beaches, Wildlife Habitat, Watershed Protection Beyond 2014; Modifies Funding Process Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Oregon Measure 75: Authorizes Multnomah County Casino; Casino to Contribute Monthly Revenue Percentage to State for Specified Purposes Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Oregon Measure 82: Amends Constitution: Authorizes Establishment of Privately-Owned Casinos; Mandates Percentage of Revenues Payable to Dedicated State Fund Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Oregon Measure 83: Authorizes Privately-Owned Wood Village Casino; Mandates Percentage Of Revenues Payable to Dedicated State Fund Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Rhode Island Question 1: Approval of an Act Authorizing State-Operated Casino Gaming at Twin River in the Town of Lincoln Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Rhode Island Question 2: Approval of an Act Authorizing State-Operated Casino Gaming at Newport Grand in the City of Newport Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 1: State Constitutional Approval Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 2: Amendment to the Constitution of the State Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Rhode Island Question 1: Approval of an Act Authorizing State-Operated Casino Gaming at “Twin River-Tiverton” in the Town of Tiverton Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 South Carolina : Amendment 1 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 South Dakota Constitutional Amendment Q: Authorization of Roulette, Keno, and Craps in the City of Deadwood Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Tennessee Constitutional Amendment No. 4: Charitable Gaming Passed
Nov. 3, 2015 Texas HJR 73: Proposition 4 Passed
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