Statements about Gambling
Says "The idea of one casino per tribe is a false one."
"In 2011, our state-run lottery funded New Jersey classrooms by over $930 million."
"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 Measures 82 and 83 authorize just one more casino.
"Their New York casino deal was called ‘rigged’ and ‘corrupt.’"
"This would be the largest casino in the United States."
Crime rises in communities with casinos.
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."
Florida is "the largest dog-racing state in the country."
"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."
Nevada is No. 1 in unemployment, violent crime, car theft, divorce, robberies and foreclosures.
"Florida is considered the fourth-largest gambling state in the nation."
Nevada has been recently ranked No. 1 in "unemployment, foreclosures, violent crime, personal bankruptcy and divorce."
"Rhode Island already gets more revenue per capita from gambling than any other state in the country."
The largest number of gamblers are "from the poorest segments of the population."
"The Christian Coalition gave (Adam) Hasner an F."
Slot machines in Miami-Dade and Broward counties have generated 20 percent of the promised $500 million per year for schools.
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