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Category Archives: Gambling

‘Redemption machines’ for Texas?

I received the following e-mail from Weston Ware, of Texans Against Gambling, yesterday [his bold]: “It’s Day One [of the legislative session], and so far, at least <strong>11 gambling bills … Continue reading

January 14, 2009 · Leave a comment

‘Play to extinction’

Weston Ware, of Texans Against Gambling, sent out the following in an e-newsletter, and I thought it worth sharing: “Every feature of a slot machine – its mathematical structure, visual … Continue reading

October 22, 2008 · Leave a comment

Tribes seeking return to casinos

Two Native American tribes have hired “prominent Austin lobbyists and consultants, some with close ties to Republican Gov. Rick Perry,” in an effort to get casino gambling restored to their … Continue reading

January 15, 2008 · Leave a comment

Gambling industry gearing up

A Dec. 26 story in the Austin American-Statesman talks about ailing horse and dog racing tracks and reveals that industry’s plans to try to expand gambling in Texas by influencing … Continue reading

January 2, 2008 · Leave a comment