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December 3, 2015

Moody’s predicts more casinos in Atlantic City may close

In case you missed it, Moody’s Investors Service published an article this week that predicts more Atlantic City casinos will likely close in the future, as […]
December 2, 2015

Must read column in Orlando Sentinel: “Lottery sales at gas pumps a bad idea”

In case you missed it, please take a few minutes to read this column in today’s Orlando Sentinel from Beth Kassab   Lottery sales at gas pumps a […]
November 18, 2015

Letter to Gov. Scott: Don’t Allow Expansion of Gambling in Compact Renegotiation

No Casinos President John Sowinski sent the following letter to Governor Rick Scott urging him to not allow the expansion of gambling in the renegotiation of […]
November 13, 2015

Florida Lottery should be constrained, not expanded

Below is a guest column published on ContextFlorida.com from No Casinos Executive Director Paul Seago Florida Lottery should be constrained, not expanded During the upcoming Legislative […]
October 8, 2015

Poll: Floridians Again Believe More Gambling is Wrong Direction for Florida

A survey released by the College of Arts & Sciences of the University of South Florida finds that 42% of Floridians believe that allowing more casino gambling […]
October 1, 2015

No Casinos Op-Ed: Sun Sentinel wrong to lament loss of resort casinos

By John Sowinski, September 30, 2015  I certainly appreciate, even if I don’t understand, the Sun Sentinel’s avid devotion to casino gambling. But surely there are […]
August 4, 2015

S&P cuts Atlantic City’s credit rating

Standard and Poor’s cut Atlantic City’s credit rating three notches on Monday, citing its quickly shrinking tax base and uncertainty over how it will boost fiscal […]
June 26, 2015

Legislators Should Not Reward Seminole Tribe’s Threats

No Casinos President John Sowinski made the following statement regarding the release of a five-page letter from the Seminole Tribe of Florida to Governor Scott and […]
June 26, 2015

Family Brand > Gambling Brand

from June 25, 2015 Las Vegas Review-Journal article:    
June 24, 2015

An Interesting Find in Forbes Best and Worst Cities for Business

Made an interesting discovery while checking out Forbes magazine’s “Best and Worst Cities for Business 2014.” The top 20 cities on the list all have something […]
June 12, 2015

“We Applaud the State for Filing A Motion for Rehearing En Banc…”

No Casinos President John Sowinski made the following statement today regarding the motion for rehearing en banc in the case of Gretna Racing, LLC v Department […]
June 8, 2015

Tallahassee Democrat editorial: Gretna shouldn’t bet its future on a casino

June 1, 2015 Gadsden County used to have a thriving local industry in shade tobacco, which was a business to be proud of — if you […]
May 29, 2015

No Casinos Statement on First DCA Ruling in Gretna Racing Case

No Casinos Executive Director Paul Seago released the following statement on today’s First District Court Ruling: “Today’s court ruling has far-reaching implications for the people of […]
May 28, 2015

3 Reasons Floridians Should Care That The Northeast Gambling Market is Saturated

Casino executives from the northeast attending an industry conference seem to agree that the gambling market in that part of the US has reached a saturation […]
May 26, 2015

37 Years Ago Today…

On this date in 1978, the first casino in Atlantic City was opened. Now 37 years later, we see the full life cycle of the damage […]
May 18, 2015

TV News Report Shows Internet Gambling Cafes Popping Up Despite Ban

A recent TV news investigative report by WFTS, an ABC affiliate in Tampa, showed internet gambling cafes, often called “strip mall casinos” continue to spring up in parts […]
May 18, 2015

Trump: “The casino is not the panacea people think it is”

In an editorial board meeting in New Hampshire, billionaire and former casino owner Donald Trump warned New Hampshire about building a casino in the state. “‘Casino […]
May 7, 2015

Former Congressman Steele: “The new face of gambling addiction is an elderly lady”

A must read article detailing the views of former Connecticut Congressman Robert Steele, who details the development of that state’s two tribal casinos, Foxwoods and Mohegan […]
April 21, 2015

New Moody’s Report Shows “The Walls Are Closing In” on Casinos

Moody’s Investors Service, a leading Wall Street research, credit rating and risk analysis agency, released a report on April 16 detailing a bleak financial picture for […]
April 19, 2015

Guest Column: Florida Shouldn’t Repeat the Gambling Mistakes of Others

April 18, 2015  BY JOHN SOWINSKI The Sun Sentinel’s five-day editorial series on gambling could have introduced some perspective and coherence into the ongoing debate on […]