Oregon allows gambling at video lottery machines in 'extreme risk' counties

Up to six people can use the video lottery machines in a restaurant or bar, but food and drinks can not be served.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Restaurants and bars in Oregon’s “extreme risk” category were able to turn on the video lottery terminals Friday, for the first time in months.

For some, it can be a real boost to business.

“You really want those things humming and people on them,” said Derek Urbach, owner of Seaside bar Bridge Tender. “It makes or breaks you, really. It’s, I would say, half of the income, if not more at times.”

The new guidelines allow

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