Non Gambling Families
Subsidize
Convenience Gambling

 

They play                You pay

                                  

More Taxes          More Crime          More Suicides

ADDICTED GAMBLING RATES

Detroit . . . . . . . 11.4% 1.
Las Vegas . . . .  6.6%
2.
Florida . . . . . . .  5.2%
3.
Mississippi . . .  4.9%
4.
Montana . . . . . . 3.6%
4.
N Dakota . . . . . . 2.1%
5.

Dollar cost per pathological gambler per year is $13,586.
In 2001, MO taxpayers subsidized gambling to the tune of
$604,705,430

1. Michigan's Community Health Department
2. Gemini Research Inc. of Northampton, Mass.
3. University of Florida
4. 1998 Montana Gambling Study
5. AP 3/22/02