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  • The prostitutes, bookies, mob and pimps that sevice these "destination casinos" will be living in your neighborhoods.
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  • The addicts created by these casinos will be robbing, assaulting and embezzling funds from your neighbors, employers, banks, stores, churches and even government.
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  • Addicted gamblers have more traffic accidents than the general population. Dr. Valerie Lorenz
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  • If you live near a casino or if you live 200 miles away...

YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW
WILL BE A VICTIM!


GULFPORT MISSISSIPPI OPENED ITS FIRST CASINO IN 1993

According to the Gulfport Police Department, which incidentally,
doubled in size from 75 to 150 officers in less than five
years;the city experienced a 92% increase in overall crime from
the first seven months in 1993 to the same period in 1994. Increases were noted in the following crime types:

200% sexual battery
311% robbery
100% burglary
160% vehicle thefts
alcohol related accidents increased 101%
domestic violence related incidents increased from
nearly 3,000 to more than 5,000
(a 69% increase) between 1992 and 1994
Socioeconomic Impact of Gambling, Seminole County Sheriff's Office, 2011

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