voluntary exclusion http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mo. relaxes casino ban for problem gamblers http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-relaxes-casino-ban-problem-gamblers <p>Thousands of people who have voluntarily banned themselves from Missouri casinos will get a second chance at playing the slots.</p><p>The Missouri Gaming Commission voted Wednesday to relax rules for the <a href="http://www.mgc.dps.mo.gov/prob_gambling/pg_appl.htm">state&#39;s casino exclusion list</a>, which imposes a lifetime casino ban on problem gamblers who voluntarily sign up for it.</p><p>Starting next spring, the new rules will allow people to remove themselves from the list after they have been on it for at least five years.</p> Wed, 07 Dec 2011 21:55:09 +0000 The Associated Press 2631 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. relaxes casino ban for problem gamblers Mo. regulators mull changes for problem gamblers http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-regulators-mull-changes-problem-gamblers <p>Missouri regulators are studying revisions in a rule that lets problem gamblers get themselves banned from casinos for life.</p><p>The Missouri Gaming Commission on Wednesday voted to move forward with proposed changes in<a href="http://www.mgc.dps.mo.gov/prob_gambling/pg_appl.htm"> the 15-year-old self-exclusion program</a>.</p><p>The revised rule would let people remove themselves from the exclusion list after five years. They could choose later to go back on the list, but doing so would mean a lifetime ban from casinos.</p> Wed, 24 Aug 2011 19:51:22 +0000 The Associated Press 1934 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. regulators mull changes for problem gamblers