Organizations Receive Youth Gambling Awareness Funding - Wednesday 8th of February 2006

MISSOURI – As reported by the St. Louis Business Journal: "The Port Authority of Kansas City, Mo., recently awarded grants to Washington University in St. Louis and University of Missouri-Columbia.

"The Port Authority granted a total of more than $160,000 to three organizations to fund awareness programs and research to prevent youth gaming, the authority said in a release.

"…The grants are underwritten by a problem gaming fund that is administered by the Port Authority of Kansas City and the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation. Ameristar Casinos and Isle of Capri Casinos in Kansas City contribute to the fund as part of their agreement to locate within the city, according to the release…"

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