Slots and Sports Betting Across Missouri?

Worst idea in a long time… gambling expansion in MO – sports betting and video slots in gas/convenience stores, bars, restaurants, vet organizations. Call your Senator to oppose SB 767! http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/education/could-sports-betting-be-coming-to-missouri/article_c478d2f4-275d-5977-a7d0-0cc8d59ba27a.html

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Teen Gamblers and Low Academic Performance

https://psychcentral.com/news/2018/01/14/gambling-teens-exhibit-low-academic-performance/131196.html

Recovering Gamblers Struggle

http://www.gvnews.com/news/fold-em-recovering-gamblers-struggle-to-step-away-from-gaming/article_69995e24-eaa1-11e7-832c-e37a888a2079.html

Michael Medved on Vegas Shooter

http://www.michaelmedved.com/column/the-vegas-killers-obvious-addiction/

Las Vegas Gunman’s Gambling Debts

Stephen Paddock had a long trail of gambling debts prior to his Las Vegas killing rampage….leaving more questions than answers:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4943140/Did-gambling-debts-drive-Las-Vegas-gunman-murder.html

Keep Watch on Gambling Expansion in MO

http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/freeze-on-new-rules-could-delay-missouri-gambling-expansion-at/article_515edaf0-0285-5523-8156-85be1702b26e.html

How Casinos Enable Gambling Addicts

Modern slot machines develop an unbreakable hold on many players—some of whom wind up losing their jobs, their families, and even, as in the case of Scott Stevens, their lives.

Did Scott Stevens die because he was unable to rein in his own addictive need to gamble? Or was he the victim of a system carefully calibrated to prey on his weakness?

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/12/losing-it-all/505814/