4.10.11

Why does it take 100 gambling lobbyists to convince Florida
Legislators that five new Las Vegas mega destination casinos,
Internet Poker and slot machines at tracks will solve
Florida's financial and jobs problem? 

It's a "SUCKER BET"

What casinos have done for Las Vegas and Nevada
they will also do to Family Friendly Florida

• Nevada is one of the ten states facing imminent bankruptcy.1

• With an unemployment rate at 14.3% as of November 2010, Nevada has for several months been the state with one of the worst job markets in the country.2

• ...tax revenue down and a $3 billion shortfall looms in the coming $6.5 billion budget.3

• NV has the highest crime rate in the nation for 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004.4

• Nevada ranked as worst state in the nation for retiring.5

• Clark County (Las Vegas) residents were as much as 62 percent more likely to commit suicide than U.S. residents elsewhere.6

• A study of Las Vegas adults found that 2.9 percent were labeled problem gamblers.7

• Las Vegas takes the lead with more than 81% of all properties showing negative equity.8

• Las Vegas known for having one of the lowest-performing school districts in the nation.9

1, www.wnd.com/?pageId=116195, 2. www,money.cnn.com,  3. www.lasvegassun.com 8.28.10,  
4. http://os.cqpress.com/rankings/2010/Crime_State_ Rankings_2010.pdf  & www.morganquitno.com/dang9407.htm, 5. rgj.posterous.com 11.10.10, 6. www.lasvegas sun.com 11.16.08,  7. www.lvrj.com 5.02.10, 8. www.foxnews.com 2.09.11 9. www.sunstatenews.com 1.13.11

Can You Afford More Casino Gambling?

Change Florida's Future, What You Can Do
Printable brochure and flyers (PDF)

Mark Andrews, Chairman • P.O. Box 1815, Ft. Myers, FL 33957 • Ph: 239-395-2252 • www.casinowatch.org