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Hello America!!

Hello America,

 

I am sitting here at one of my favorite places in the world, Lincoln City Oregon, relaxing with the family following back surgery this past week. 238 more words

Casino

Two Whales and a Pink Dolphin

By Chris Hendrichs

Extravagant gambling habits. Fast women. Golf and elite athleticism at a professional level.

Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, and Charles Barkley used to have all of these in common, helping them form a unique friendship that had them palling around Las Vegas and golf courses all over the world. 798 more words

Basketball

Nice Casino Referendum You Got There: Too Bad if Anything Was to Happen to It

House Speaker Bob DeLeo, the Legislature’s biggest casino fan, had some ominous-sounding words to say to WGBH News yesterday about the possible budget consequences if the casino repeal succeeds at the polls: … 489 more words

Politics

Here Come the Ballot Questions

Update: The Supreme Judicial Court has ruled that the casino repeal question should be on the ballot, so six questions appear headed there.
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So it’s looking like there will be either five or six questions on the November statewide ballot. 432 more words

Politics

Wanna Bet?

If you’re a golfer, you’ve surely heard of “Long John” Daly, renowned for his distance off the tee. In 1991, he roared onto the scene by winning the PGA Championship as the… 604 more words

Question for Warren Tolman: Is Gambling Really Different from Tobacco?

Warren Tolman, who’s running against Maura Healey for the Democratic nomination for Attorney General, is promoting his candidacy by touting his defeat of Big Tobacco. Here he is promising to do to the National Rifle Association what he did in the 1990’s to the tobacco industry. 522 more words

Politics

What will be left after taxes?

The primary purpose of the new casinos to be offered in New York is to raise revenue for the State and its subdivisions.  The mechanism for doing so is by taxing revenue.   415 more words