“New Deal” Ad Details Unprecedented Gambling Expansion Proposed for Florida

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No Casinos, Inc. has unveiled a new 30-second ad, "New Deal," that details how the historic expansion of gambling proposed in House Bill 1233 benefits so many in the gambling industry, to the detriment of Florida and its citizens.

ORLANDO, Fla.--()--No Casinos, Inc. has unveiled a new 30-second ad, “New Deal,” that outlines the historic expansion of gambling proposed in House Bill 1233, which was introduced March 2, 2015 by Rep. Dana Young (R-Tampa).

The video details how the bill benefits so many in the gambling industry, to the detriment of Florida and its citizens. Among the bill’s broad-reaching proposals: out-of-state and foreign gambling conglomerates win the ability to build mega Las Vegas-style casinos; dog and horse tracks and frontons outside of South Florida win a new gambling game, dubbed “historical racing,” that plays like a slot machine; and tracks and frontons in South Florida win a lower tax rate.

Who loses? Florida’s image, communities and taxpayers. Statistics from the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling show that nearly one-third of callers to its HelpLine admit to committing crimes to support their gambling addiction. Simply put, more gambling equals more addicts equals more crime. And taxpayer dollars cover the cost.

The ad will run on television and radio in select markets in Florida.

For more information, visit www.nocasinos.org.

Contacts

NoCasinos.org
Paul Seago, 407-608-5931
paul@onmessage.com

Release Summary

No Casinos, Inc. has unveiled a new 30-second ad, “New Deal,” that outlines the historic expansion of gambling proposed in House Bill 1233.

Contacts

NoCasinos.org
Paul Seago, 407-608-5931
paul@onmessage.com