The backer of a casino amendment says ‘it will be on the ballot’ next November. Read the full story here.
Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has approved the ballot title for Texas businessman Michael Wasserman’s proposed constitutional amendment to allow casinos in seven Arkansas counties—and his company would run them. He would also be granted a monopoly on casino gambling in the state. If Wasserman gathers enough signatures from Arkansas voters, his initiative will be on the 2012 general election ballot. Voters will then have the choice to either approve or disapprove Wasserman’s proposal. Read the attorney general’s opinion here.
In this video, we take a look at how casinos encourage the expansion of gambling, increase problem gambling, hurt the local economy, stunt economic recovery, and contribute to the breakdown of families.