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Senior group hopes to get Bingo exception from Hillsborough County Commission listen

01/08/14 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Tags: OWLS, Northdale Park, Hillsborough County Commission, Bingo, Victor Crist


A senior group from Northdale near New Tampa is one step closer to being able to play Bingo at their neighborhood park. State law says it’s OK, but a county ordinance bars the group from hosting the gambling pastime. Hillsborough County Commissioner Ken Hagan is leading a charge to change that.

“Their plan would be, any profits would go into the Northdale Park as a trust fund to support other programs at the park.”

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