Let Voters Decide on Casino Expansion

From the Journal Inquirer, Wednesday, October 19, 2016 11:00 am

By Robert Steele and Tony Hwang

Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Jersey will hold statewide referendums in November on whether to expand casino gambling.

Connecticut will not.

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How Casinos Enable Gambling Addicts

atlanticstoryFrom The Atlantic, December, 2016

By John Rosengren

A powerful story of how gambling led to the suicide of a man addicted to gambling. And a larger analysis of casinos and the gambling industry.

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Jersey Casino Backers Walk Away

From NorthJersey.com, Septermber 22, 2016

The leaders of a campaign that was launched just last month to drum up support for a measure to allow casino gambling in North Jersey suspended its operations on Thursday, citing grim public and internal polling data on the Nov. 8 ballot question.

Jeff Gural, the operator of The Meadowlands Racetrack, and Paul Fireman, a former Reebok chief executive, issued a joint statement announcing that they were ending the advertising campaign “OUR Turn NJ.”

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