Mass. House debates bill to add 2 cas...

Mass. House debates bill to add 2 casinos, slots

There are 4 comments on the Berkshire Eagle story from Apr 14, 2010, titled Mass. House debates bill to add 2 casinos, slots. In it, Berkshire Eagle reports that:

House lawmakers debated a bill Tuesday to license two resort-style casinos in Massachusetts and allow up to 3,000 slot machines at the state's four race tracks, the second time in just over two years that the House has weighed a dramatic expansion of gambling in the state.

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Prove me wrong

Latham, NY

#1 Apr 14, 2010
If casinos were voted down during the best of times, why try to pass it during the worst of times?

Since: Aug 08


#2 Apr 14, 2010
The worst of times causes law makers to consider otherwise "unthinkable" options. The revenue would certainly help the State and God know MA needs it.
Prove me wrong

Albany, NY

#3 Apr 14, 2010
So cutting spendiing is not a viable alternative?
gambling losers

Amherst, NH

#4 Apr 14, 2010
All gambling means is that a have-not gives a % percentage % of his or her income to the haves. It is a tax on the poor. Gamblers are financial LOSERS!
- Jonathan Melle

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