Casino And Lottery

Casino And Lottery


FULL WEEKEND OUTLOOK CHEMICAL TEMPERATURES ON THE WAY. KEEGAN: MISSISSIPPI LEADERS COULD BE A STEP CLOSER TO APPROVING A STATE LOTTERY BECAUSE CASINO OWNERS IN MISSISSIPPI SAY THEY WOULDN’T OPPOSE IT. 16 WAPT’S ROSS ADAMS JOINS US IN THE NEWSROOM WITH MORE DETAILS. ROSS: THIS IS A BATTLE THAT HAS BEEN GOING ON FOR SOME TIME. WE SPOKE WITH MISSISSIPPI VOTERS AND A LAWMAKER WHO HAS BEEN FIGHTING FOR YEARS TO BRING THE LOTTERY TO MISSISSIPPI. FOR CLOSE TO 20 YEARS, STATE REPRESENTATIVE CLARK HAS BEEN FIGHTING TO BRING THE LOTTERY TO MISSISSIPPI.>>STOP RUNNING ACROSS THE RIVER , SENDING OUR MONEY OVER THERE INSTEAD OF SPENDING IT RIGHT HERE IN MISSISSIPPI. ROSS: CLARK MAY GET HER WISH. CASINO OPERATORS TOLD A COMMISSION THIS WEEK I DON’T OPPOSE THE LOTTERY. ROSS: DO YOU THINK THIS IS A STEP CLOSER TO THAT?>>I THINK IT IS. ROSS: CLARK SAYS THE CASINO POSITION ON THE ISSUE COULD LEAD LAWMAKERS TO FINALLY APPROVED THE LOTTERY.>>A LOT OF THEM I THINK WERE BASING THEIR VOTE ON HOW THE GAMING PEOPLE FELT OR HOW THE CASINOS THOUGHT ABOUT IT. ROSS: BUT SOME MISSISSIPPIANS ARE DECIDED ON THIS ARE DIVIDED ON THE GAME CHANCE — ARE DIVIDED ON THE GAME OF CHANCE.>>A LOT OF PEOPLE WITH ADDICTIONS –>>NOT WANTING TO TAKE MONEY TO ANOTHER C CASINO OWNERS HAVE THEIR LIMITS THEY WON’T SUPPORT VIDEO GAMBLING IN CONVENIENCE STORES.>>WE NEED TO DO SOMETHING TO BRING MORE MONEY TO MISSISSIPPI.>>HOUSE SPEAKER WHO POINT TO THE COMMISSION IS OPPOSED TO IT, BUT THE GOVERNOR HAS SIGNALED THAT HE WOULD NOT BE AGAINST THE GAME OF CHANCE.>>IN OUR INSTAPOLL 16, WE’RE ASKING DO YOU THINK VIDEO GAMBLING SHOULD BE ALLOWED IN CONVENIENCE STORES? HERE’S A LOOK AT THE RESULTS SO FAR.

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  1. Generating revenue for Mississippi is obviously good but I have zero faith in our elected officials to allocate those funds correctly. Mississippi would squander the money fighting lawsuits from whatever unconstitutional laws our dear leaders pass. Meanwhile our streets are littered with garbage and our schools crumble.

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