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stated on November 17, 2019 in a TV interview
Says a proposed change to Illinois’ gambling law would result in "lower taxes paid to the state and higher taxes paid" to Chicago from a city casino so that the total amount would be the same, but the city would get to "keep more of it."
stated on June 20, 2019 in a Facebook post
"The Nevada Gaming Commission did not find Trump ‘trustworthy’ enough for a gaming license."
stated on February 5, 2019 in an interview and multiple media reports
The sports betting bill would create "$12.5 million to $30.9 million in additional revenue for the state"
stated on November 2, 2016 in a rally in Tempe, Ariz.
Says Donald Trump "says organized crime runs wild on reservations."
stated on June 21, 2016 in a TV interview.
Says Donald Trump has "bankrupt four separate businesses."
Charles Van Zant
stated on February 29, 2016 in a House Finance and Tax committee meeting
"For every time the state gets paid a dollar in taxes (on gambling), somebody loses $6."
Seminole Tribe of Florida
stated on February 3, 2016 in a commercial
The Seminole gambling compact offers "$3 billion in guaranteed revenue, the largest share for any state in history."
stated on September 27, 2015 in in an article
Alabama’s Crimson Tide will be the underdog in Saturday’s game against the Georgia Bulldogs, the first time in 72 consecutive games that Alabama has not been favored by oddsmakers to win.
stated on September 16, 2015 in the CNN debate
"When he (Donald Trump) asked Florida to have casino gambling, we said no."
stated on April 24, 2015 in an interview on WPRI-TV's "Newsmakers."
"The people of Tiverton have historically supported [gambling measures] at a rate higher than the rest of the state."
Enough Already Wisconsin, Inc.
stated on November 8, 2014 in a tweet
The majority of revenue generated by a proposed Kenosha casino would be sent to the Seminole tribe in Florida.
stated on December 11, 2013 in an interview on Oregon Public Broadcasting
"We don’t show people playing these games. We don’t show them winning playing the video lottery games."
stated on November 13, 2013 in a radio interview
In Wisconsin, more than 300,000 people have "some kind of addictive gambling problem, whether it’s pathological or what we’d categorize as a problem gambler."
stated on October 19, 2013 in an opinion piece in the "Miami Herald"
"The majority of people travelling to these destination resorts are not going for the primary purpose of gambling."
Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin
stated on September 10, 2013 in a web posting
"The Kenosha casino would be one of the state’s largest employers and pay more to the state than any other company or Tribe – essentially, it would be Wisconsin’s biggest taxpayer."
United Florida Horsemen
stated on June 21, 2013 in an ad campaign
Says Florida "rubber-stamped phony horse racing."
stated on April 24, 2013 in a radio news interview
Says "The idea of one casino per tribe is a false one."
Big Gamble NJ
stated on November 13, 2012 in a website
"In 2011, our state-run lottery funded New Jersey classrooms by over $930 million."
stated on October 14, 2012 in an interview on "10 News Conference"
"Connecticut's take on slot machines is 25 cents on the dollar. And the state's take on table games: zero."
Coalition to Bring Jobs to R.I.
stated on October 5, 2012 in a TV commercial
"By voting to approve [Question 1], we can . . . save 900 jobs" at Twin River.