From a Bonanza to a Blue Chip? Gambling Revenue to the States

Source: Lucy Dadayan, Nino Giguashvili, and Robert B. Ward, Rockefeller Institute, June 19, 2008

For more than two decades, states saw lotteries and casinos as a bonanza of new dollars for education and other programs. Gambling revenue is now at an all-time high, but growth is slowing due to objections about social impacts and broader economic trends. And the report shows that states vary widely in their reliance on gambling revenues.

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