Eugene McKenna's file:

Newsmaker from Rhode Island

The Rev. Eugene J. McKenna is president of Citizens Concerned About Casino Gambling, a Rhode Island group that opposes allowing casinos in the state. He was pastor of St. Lucy's Church in Middletown from 1983 to 2008. He is now pastor emeritus of the church and lives in South Kingstown.

Recent statements involving Eugene McKenna

"There’s at least 7,500 addicted gamblers in Rhode Island, at least, … it could be as high as 22,000."

"Rhode Island already gets more revenue per capita from gambling than any other state in the country."

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