Statements about Gambling

"Connecticut's take on slot machines is 25 cents on the dollar. And the state's take on table games:  zero."

"By voting to approve [Question 1], we can . . . save 900 jobs" at Twin River.

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

Says when Rhode Island Lottery was proposed, "state residents were enticed to vote for it with the promise that the money would be used for education." 

"There are a lot of casinos across the country that have gone bankrupt."

"We got [the Quonset Business Park] for free and we’re getting zero dollars out of it into the state coffers … other than the fact that it produces the jobs."

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

At Twin River, "we're more than competitive" with nearby casinos in slot machine payouts.

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