Posts Tagged: keno

Expanded Gambling Does Not Pay Off for State

February 20, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Gambling, Politics | Tags: , , ,

From the Patriot-News:

When Pennsylvania changed the law last year to allow bars to run small games of chance, the state expected to be deluged with thousands of license applicants.

So far, it’s received six. And two of those … Read more

Government’s Gambling Addiction

February 19, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Gambling | Tags: , , ,

by Kate Boyle

The term “gambling” still holds a degree of negativity in our culture, mainly because of the addictiveness that goes along with it. Millions of people suffer from gambling addiction across the globe, yet the government continues to … Read more

Keno expansion is a mistake for Pennsylvania

November 26, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, Politics | Tags: , , , ,

PFI’s Thomas Shaheen reacts to the proposal of adding keno machines and online lottery sales in Pennsylvania:

“Let’s call this proposal what it is: a new and highly regressive tax. Placing keno machines in liquor-licensed establishments means that we’d potentially … Read more