Slidell council bans video bingo
The Slidell City Council banned video bingo in a unanimous vote after a public hearing on Tuesday night. The council’s vote follows that of the St. Tammany Parish Council, which voted earlier this month to ban video bingo in the parish’s unincorporated areas.
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