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The FactoryThe Factory Senator Sue Tucker floor speeches on casino legislationSenator Sue Tucker floor speaks on casino legislation Frank Farenkopf CEO of American Gaming doesn't want a casino in his own townFrank Farenkopf CEO of American Gaming doesn't want a casino in his own town Meet Your Potential New Neighbor: Slot MachinesMeet Your Potential New Neighbor: Slot Machines Norbut_Responds_to_Rosenberg.flvKathleen Conley Norbut beats back hypocrisy and a serious lack of answers from the senate's casino "guru" Oct 2009 Hearings on Expanded Gambling in Massachusetts - Charlotte BurnsA Palmer resident asks legislative committee the hard questions Oct 2009 Hearings on Expanded Gambling in Massachusetts - MIT Professor Natasha SchullMIT Professor Natasha Schull at Oct 2009 Hearings on Expanded Gambling in Massachusetts Oct 2009 Hearings on Expanded Gambling in Massachusetts - Dr. Hans Breiter of Mass. General HospitalDr. Hans Breiter of Mass. General Hospital and Harvard at speaks at Oct 2009 Hearings on Expanded Gambling in Massachusetts Oct 2009 Hearings on Expanded Gambling in Massachusetts - Dr. Hans Breiter and Natasha SchullHarvard's Dr. Hans Breiter and MIT's Natasha Schull answer questions at Oct 2009 Hearings on Expanded Gambling in Massachusetts Bosley_House_Hearing.wmvFormer State Representative Dan Bosley crunches the numbers on the casino bill "The Dice are Loaded: a report by Walter Cronkite on government and gambling""The Dice are Loaded: a report by Walter Cronkite on government and gambling" Even Casino Operators Admit There's No Such Thing As a "Destination Casino Resort"Even Casino Operators Admit There's No Such Thing As a "Destination Casino Resort" Oct 2009 Hearings on Expanded Gambling in Massachusetts - Kathleen Norbut, President of USS-Mass.orgKathleen Norbut, President of USS-Mass.org at Oct 2009 Hearings on Expanded Gambling in Massachusetts Oct 2009 Hearings on Expanded Gambling in Massachusetts - Les Bernal of Stop Predatory GamblingLes Bernal of Stop Predatory Gambling atOct 2009 Hearings on Expanded Gambling in Massachusetts WGBH Basic Black ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Casinos & Communities of ColorWGBH Basic Black ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Casinos & Communities of Color Casino economic developmentCasino economic spinoff How to stifle anti-casino residentsHow to stifle anti-casino residents Military gamblingMilitary gambling Will compulsive gamblers eventually turn to crime?Will compulsive gamblers eventually turn to crime? Playing to ExtinctionPlaying to Extinction Elderly Gambling Addicts (UMTV)Elderly Gambling Addicts (UMTV) Natasha Schull at Bosley hearingAn MIT professor explains how slot machines cause gambling addiction It's a CookbookIt's a Cookbook How casinos lead people into major, life-changing debtHow casinos lead people into major, life-changing debt The Sell-Out: How Massachusetts Plans to Create New Addicts To Pay For Struggling State ProgramsThe Sell-Out: How Massachusetts Plans to Create New Addicts To Pay For Struggling State Programs Slot Machines: The Big GambleSlot Machines: The Big Gamble Preserving the Character of FoxboroFoxboro residents went to CT in search of answers about what living what it's like to have a casino for a neighbor Teen GamblingTeen Gambling Teen Gambling Problems - Youth Gambling Is Not A Game: VideoTeen Gambling Problems - Youth Gambling Is Not A Game: Video Damaged Lives: Gambling Is Not A Game (Short Version)Damaged Lives: Gambling Is Not A Game (Short Version) Warren Buffett on Gambling: The Parable of the St. BernardWarren Buffett on Gambling: The Parable of the St. Bernard Jimmy Tingle for Casino Free MassJimmy Tingle for Casino Free Mass Foxwoods "The Wonder of it All" parodyFoxwoods "The Wonder of it All" parody Slots for Tots - Part 1Slots for Tots One Last BetOne Last Bet Documentary On Compulsive Gambling - Bill Kearney AKA: "The Comeback Kid"Documentary On Compulsive Gambling - Bill Kearney AKA: "The Comeback Kid" Compulsive Gambling, Problem Gambling, Gambling AddictionCompulsive Gambling, Problem Gambling, Gambling Addiction Gambling addictionGambling addiction Selling People Dreams for CashSelling People Dreams for Cash Brink of Death on the Brink of Niagara's Horseshoe FallsBrink of Death on the Brink of Niagara's Horseshoe Falls Video in Popup by VideoLightBox.com v2.4


Annnnnnnd  You're Out!
On Monday, August 5, 2013 the Massachusetts Gaming Commission denied Plainridge Racecourse a bid to develop a Slot Slum Parlor/Barn based upon…..well, corruption.



Ring of Fire
A true story.





Let Them Eat Slots
A snapshot of the Massachusetts gambling legislative process



Casino gambling and drinking alcohol ARE fundamentally different
Eight reasons why drinking a glass of wine or a can of beer is fundamentally different than playing a slot machine or buying a $20 lottery scratch ticket:





Sign at Sugarhouse casino in Pennsylvania



Six Degrees of Suffolk Downs
A Non-Lobbyist Spends a Day at the Races Observing the Spilka Hearings on Expanding Gambling in Massachusetts



Thinking Boldly: Alternative to a Boston Casino

Bill Walczak, candidate for mayor of Boston, offers his alternative to the proposed Suffolk Downs casino. Nearly one week after announcing his opposition to a casino in East Boston, Walczak highlighted his reasons for opposition, as well as an alternative plan to create jobs in East Boston’s Suffolk Downs property.  
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Before there was us...
Read about a Hull-based, Statewide anti-expanded gambling organization from the early 80's
(includes link to original 1982 Yankee Magazine article)