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Those opposed to the measure, though, think it is a step too far, that slot machines have far more potential to destroy lives and bankrupt residents than scratch-off lottery tickets. A majority of our board members didnt buy the argument that the state needs to allow the slot machines in order to maintain live horse racing, which cant sustain itself without revenue from the slot machines. In a state that prides itself on following the principles of the free market, we would think that an industry that cant stand on its own shouldnt be kept going just because a few people like it. If it cant stand on its own in the free market, then let the free market prevail. If the newspaper industry is struggling, should a newspaper be allowed to get a carve-out in the state law and be allowed to run a blackjack table in the pressroom just to keep it afloat? Heck, you wouldnt even have to buy a newspaper. Were also skeptical of the claims of money going to schools. Yes, some money is earmarked to go to schools, and แทง บอล ออนไลน์ ฟรี 300 supporters argue that something is better than nothing. But in 2015, when the instant racing machines were still in action, about $600,000 was sent to schools, out of about $88 million in revenue generated.
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