Jobs will be created.
A regional casino with 80-90% local patrons and out of state ownership makes it likely that there will be a net loss of area jobs in new casino locations.
Study: Earl Grinois, Baylor University
Quality of life will not be impacted.
Casinos within 10 miles of homes yield 90% increased risk to gamblers to become problem gamblers.
Study: Baylor University
Criminal Activity will not increase.
Communities with casinos experience an 84% higher crime rate than the national average.
Study: U.S. News and World Report