Republicans received over $90,000 in
political campaign contributions from casinos*

Democrats received over $37,000 in
political campaign contributions from casinos*


2000 MISSOURI
REPUBLICAN PARTY PLATFORM

"The Missouri Republican Party supports a moratorium on allowing casinos and other gambling institutions to be established, including video poker in taverns and the placement of casinos on Indian lands, recognizing that legalized gambling has created enormous family, social and economic problems."

The MO Democrat Party Platform does not mention gambling

Sen. John Loudon, R-Ballwin, said no campaign cash comes without any expected effect. I just hope this doesn't mean Republicans are going to feel pressure to back off the state's $500 loss limit.*

*By Virginia Young St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jefferson City Bureau 10/6/02

GAMBLING REPORT ON THE MO LEGISLATIVE SESSION 2003
5-19-03