Casino Gambling Landscape In America Ready To Change Tuesday
The politicking is just about over across America. Proponents and opponents alike have been saturating television and radio trying to get their points across regarding the future of casino gambling in the nation.
Many individual states have questions, propositions, or referendums on the ballot on Tuesday and it is the American people who will decide the direction of casino gambling in the United States.
The movement towards expanding what has been exclusive to only a couple of states has already begun. States have changed their laws regarding casino gambling, and on Tuesday, some of the states that haven't will get their chance.
In Ohio, there has been a bitter debate over a proposed casino in the state. It appears that the new casino will gain the votes necessary to become a reality.
In Maine there has also been a heated battle. Likewise in Missouri and Colorado. Whatever the result is in these states it has become a certainty that casino gambling has become a hot issue in today's America.
"What we are seeing is a general acceptance of casinos around the country. Once the first few states changed their laws, it opened the door for other states, and now there is a strong movement towards expanding casino laws," said Melanie Strifer, a political analyst specializing in gambling law.
The land based casino issues that are showing up on ballots around the U.S. will soon give way to similar debates over online casinos. For now, however, people will be voting on taking the baby steps necessary to make casino gambling accepted throughout the country.
November 3, 2008
Posted By Larry Rutherford
Staff Editor, CasinoGamblingWeb.com
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