From the daily archives: Saturday, October 20, 2007

Recently I posted (ranted?) about the state’s ban on ‘skill games’– coming out against the ban because I have yet to hear even one good reason why the state should ban these machines.

Well today I read about one great reason why we SHOULD NOT ban these machines: MONEY.

Specifically, the huge revenue potential for the state that slot-machines offer. And by huge- I mean HUGE… like BILLIONS OF DOLLARS.

Don’t believe me? Just ask Pennsylvania:

Revenue from Pennsylvania’s fledgling slot-machine gambling industry has surpassed the $1 billion mark, three years after the state legalized the devices […]

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