April 15, 2014 Leave a comment
My newest column at PracticalPoliticking.
The arguments against casinos and online gaming are well cataloged: they can encourage personal fiscal recklessness, gambling addiction can take a heavy toll on families, and casinos can attract an undesirable quantity and quality of ‘outsiders’ to otherwise quiet communities.
All have merit, and yet all are irrelevant from a legal standpoint.
For those who maintain free market principles, supporting anti-casino legislation – for online, as well as offline gaming – creates an irreconcilable contradiction.
Read the rest here.