NPR Boston: More States Betting on Casinos

An informative and thorough conversation about the merits of gambling expansion on the NPR affiliate in Boston.

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“More and more states are betting on casinos for critical revenue. But if everybody’s got one – or a dozen – does anybody win?

Lights in Las Vegas. (Christina McCarty/Flickr)Lights in Las Vegas. (Christina McCarty/Flickr)

As hard as this struggling economy has been for Washington to deal with these last few years, it’s been even harder for state governments. They’re desperate to generate revenue and create jobs – and that has more and more of them turning to the casino industry. Once it made politicians blush; no longer.”

 

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