SEA seeks help for center's bills - PittsburghLIVE.com The city-county authority had counted on the slots money to cover operating losses at the convention center, to pay off debt from its construction and to repay a 2004 loan taken out to cover earlier losses at the convention center. The state has allocated one slots-casino license for Pittsburgh, but such a facility is at least a year away from opening.
These guys are doing it all wrong. They are barking up the wrong tree with the wrong tune.
The time is right for the debt to go away. To get rid of the debt, get rid of its source. Then everyone wins.