Between 2012 and 2017, DHS spending for gambling addiction declined 20% even as the number of video gambling machines grew dramatically around the state and appropriations increased slightly. The number of people receiving services dropped by 37%
Daily fantasy sports sites claim they are not gambling enterprises, but they seem awfully…gamblish. If only their ads were more truthful.
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Atlantic City needs to diversify its economy away from casinos if it wants to continue attracting large numbers of visitors, union leaders argue in response to announcements of closures. New solutions are needed for workers and the wider community to prevent Atlantic City from again going into decline.