I am not a gambling proponent and in fact I am for the most part a member of the opposition. I have a number of reasons and since I am a resident of a state that foolishly has subscribed to casino’s as the golden goose I am upping my profile on the issue.
Vice NEVER travels alone
Addiction of any kind is a pox on the poor and therefore a pox upon us all soon enough
Real benefits end at the casino door
[“multiple studies (one example w ref. here ) in] the US have found that casino gambling costs taxpayers three times the amount that it generates in state taxes – because it tends to cause an increase in social welfare costs, regulatory costs, criminal justice costs and infrastructure costs”.BBC