Latest True Fact-checks in Gambling John Taylor stated on April 24, 2015 in an interview on WPRI-TV's "Newsmakers.": "The people of Tiverton have historically supported [gambling measures] at a rate higher than the rest of the state." Diane Hurley stated on October 14, 2012 in an interview on "10 News Conference": "Connecticut's take on slot machines is 25 cents on the dollar. And the state's take on table games: zero." Robert Jacquard stated on March 6, 2012 in a speech: "There are a lot of casinos across the country that have gone bankrupt." Maria Sachs stated on January 17, 2012 in a press conference: Florida is "the largest dog-racing state in the country." Florida Chamber of Commerce stated on December 8, 2011 in a news article: Nevada has been recently ranked No. 1 in "unemployment, foreclosures, violent crime, personal bankruptcy and divorce." Eugene McKenna stated on November 25, 2011 in a news story: "Rhode Island already gets more revenue per capita from gambling than any other state in the country."