Wynn Family Split On Which Candidate Will Be Better For Gambling
The casino industry in America has made their choice for the next President of the United States, and their choice is overwhelmingly Senator John McCain. At least he is the choice3 of the biggest casino operators in Las Vegas.
Steve Wynn of Wynn Resorts and Sheldon Adelson of Las Vegas Sands Corp. have both been huge fundraisers for Senator McCain. One of them, however, seems to have a conflict of interest within his own family.
Wynn is a lifelong Democrat, and the fact that he is fundraising for McCain has caused some waves within his own household. While he was raising money for McCain, his wife has donated money to the campaign of Senator Barack Obama.
Wynn's wife has given between $50,000 and $100,000 to Obama. The fact that McCain has garnered so much support from the gambling industry is puzzling considering the fact that he once tried to ban sports gambling.
The gaming industry quickly shot down that attempt by throwing contribution money at Congress. "This is all about money! This is all about $10 million in campaign contributions by the gambling industry," McCain said at the time.
Oh, how the years have changed McCain. Those same groups that he once loathed, he now accepts campaign contributions from. as for the Wynn's, it appears the two will not agree when they enter the polling booths next week.
October 25, 2008
Posted By Tom Jones
Staff Editor, CasinoGamblingWeb.com
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