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Is Gambling A Sucker Bet?
Aired 7/29/1999

Think Tank examines gambling in America. Many state and local governments who previously prosecuted gambling now actively promote it. Thirty-seven states and the District of Columbia host their own lotteries. But do the billions of dollars in revenue and the jobs created by the gaming industry outweigh gambling’s considerable social costs?
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  Joseph Kelly
    business law professor at Buffalo State College
  Richard Leone
    president of The Century Foundation & member of the National Gambling Impact Study Commission
  Richard McGowan, S.J.
    economics professor at Boston College

Originally Aired: 7/29/1999

   
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