Assemblyman Micah Kellner: Let's Bet at NYC Bars Again
The more, the merrier. Or, in this case, the more vices, the better. At least that's what New York Assemblyman Micah Kellner thinks and just in time for the Kentucky Derby and Cinco De Mayo.
When OTB showed symptoms of bankruptcy in 2010, the betting company planned to move away from its static store presence by offering these kiosks to bar owners. As Tina Moore ofThe Daily News
, "The pitch is simple: more drinking means more gambling, which equals more profits."
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