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Statesman: Game Rooms, Legal or Not, Have Tacit Approval

“Some of the money has arrived at the Duval County building in five-figure money orders or checks. But much of it has been in cash. This past April, county Treasurer Robert Elizondo took delivery of $33,700, most of it in hundreds and twenties.

“It’s very exciting to count all those twenties,” he said. “I’m going to be a bank teller after this; I’ve got the training.”

The money began pouring in soon after this sparsely populated county 90 miles west of Corpus Christi decided last summer to start charging an $800 licensing fee for each so-called eight-liner amusement machine inside its borders.” ┬áRead the full article here.

September 8, 2012

By: Eric Dexheimer