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February 28, 2011 Poll Results

Should racinos be allowed to offer casino gambling?

Yes 74% 199 votes
No 25% 68 votes
Total: 267 Votes

Note: This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.


March 2, 2011
5:55 a.m.

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Sure, why not introduce a wider array of potentially addictive opportunities to a new generation of sheep?

It will be wonderful for them and their families!

March 2, 2011
10:42 a.m.

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sure, why not? let's not kid ourselves and just tax the living daylights out of it.

March 2, 2011
11:32 p.m.

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Lighten up airedale1950. I love to gamble both at the Racino and other casinos. I may only make it to either about 6 times a year even though it's right in our backyard. I wouldn't say that people who occasionally enjoy gambling are sheep. Gambling is ALL AROUND you ANYWAY - scratch offs, mega millions, lotto, BINGO at your local church or whatever, football squares in your office etc.

P.S. Are these "sheep" hurting you or bothering you in some way? If not what do you care?

March 3, 2011
4:37 p.m.

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kperras ...yeah the 'sheep' are hurting me...and you.
I'm paying for their housing when they lose the rent money, their child support when they lose the paycheck because they were betting instead of working, their groceries because the 'sure thing' died 12 feet from the finish line...

... and their hospitalization when they drown their sorrows at the Racino bar because they just lost the rent,child support,and insurance money!

The gamblers have plenty of places and methods to lose our money now, why add to the problem by adding even more?

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