Most, but not all, for education
Big Gamble NJ
"In 2011, our state-run lottery funded New Jersey classrooms by over $930 million."
— New Jersey
Casino gambling helped a bit
Because of Jim Whelan, "the 1990s are the only decade since the 1920s when the population of Atlantic City actually went up."
Wrong numbers for horse racing
Says "New Jersey’s $1 billion horse racing industry … employs 13,000 individuals and ensures the preservation of 176,000 acres of horse farmland."
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