Herbert to Congress: Don’t legalize online gambling
Herbert to Congress: Don’t legalize online gambling By Matt Canham The Salt Lake Tribune Published Apr 12, 2012 10:48AM MDT Washington • Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is pressing congressional leaders to block any attempt at legalizing online gambling for fear that it could end the state’s total ban on games of chance. Herbert sent a letter on April 4 to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House …
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Gambling casinos history:
- Casino is defined by the Webster's New World Dictionary as the following: a small country house, or a building or room used for meetings, or public amusements, gaming, or a game at cards.
- Las Vegas is a testament of the powerful ability of gambling to foster economic development. Because of gambling, Las Vegas has shown impressive job growth, developed into a major city with a low tax burden that many state and local governments look at with envy.
- Gambling is defined by the Webster's New World Dictionary as the following: to play games of chance for money or some other stake, or to take a risk in order to gain some advantage.
- The term "turned the tables" is actually a chess term coming from the mid 1600's. When a player was losing, they would physically turn the chess table to assume the winning side of the table.