State Revenues From Gambling: Short-Term Relief, Long-Term Disappointment

Source: Lucy Dadayan, Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, Blinken Report, April 2016

States turning to gambling as a quick fix for revenue woes have been disappointed with the results, according to a new study from the Rockefeller Institute. The study warns that “State officials considering expansion of existing gambling activities or legalization of new activities should weigh the pros and cons carefully.”
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State Revenues from Gambling
Source: Lucy Dadayan, Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, presentation at the CSG/ERC 56th Annual Meeting & Regional Policy Forum Quebec City, QC, August 9, 2016