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$500 Loss Limit

Loss Limit Emergency Alert Index
Debbie and John's Letters to the Missouri Senate
..The Cost of Removing the $500 Loss Limit is Too High
Attorney General Jay Nixon's letter opposing
..the removal of the $500 Loss Limit
Casino Watch's Briefing Points
Loss Limit Action Alert - What You Can Do
Missouri Catholic Conference To The Missouri Senate
..Proposed Repeal of $500 Gambling Loss Limit
Outrageous: Senator Shields (R) exempts the casino in
..his district from the 1% tax

SB 430 EXPOSED: Pretends to be an education bill
SB 430 Myth and Fact
SB 430 SUMMARY: Removes the $500 Loss Limit

Letters Regarding The $500 Loss Limit
Christian Life Commission of MO Baptist Convention
Commentary by Mark Andrews
From CasiNO Watch Chairman, Mark Andrews
Edward J. Looney, Executive Director
..Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc.
Focus on the Family
Iowa Consumer Credit of Des Moines
Letter to the Editor: Mark Andrews, Chairman of Casino Watch "Keep the loss limit"
Robert Goodman, Professor of Environmental Design
Valerie Lorenz, Ph.D of the Compulsive Gambling Center

Why The Gambling Asssult On The Family By Senator Shields Must Be Stopped
35% of casino revenue comes from the addicted
60,000 Missouri families suffer from gambling addiction
Children and gambling
Elderly and gambling
Gamblers Going For Broke
The loss limit deters the presence of "high rollers"
..who demand prostitutes and sex for entertainment
The Loss Limit Protects Missourians.
........... Bankruptcy Facts
........... Cost of Gambling in Missouri
........... Crime at Casinos - News Excerpts
........... Gambling Addiction Crime Against Business
........... Gambling Addiction Suicides
........... Increase Prostitution
........... The Missouri Gaming Commissions Annual Report 2002
........... Removing the $500 Loss Limit will flood the casinos with “high-rollers”
The loss limit protects us from the mob, terrorists and
..drug dealers laundering money in Missouri casinos
Missouri families subsidize casino gambling
Missourians can currently lose $42,000 per week
........... A Letter to the Editor by Jim Roach
........... Gambling Dollars Are Budget Busters, Not Budget Boosters
........... Gambling Report On The MO Legislative Session 2003
........... They Play-You Pay - What Gambling Cost Missourians Fiscal Year 2001
Why The $500 Loss Limit Should Not Be Repealed

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About Us

About Us Index Page
About Us and Mission Statement
Profiles of the People Behind Casino Watch
United States Senator John Aschcroft's Letter

Addiction

Addiction Index Page
Bankruptcy
"...gambling is an addiction" Missouri Department of Health

Personal Stories About The Destructive Nature Of Gambling
Debbie and John's Letters to the Missouri Senate
..The Cost of Removing the $500 Loss Limit is Too High
Debbie and John's Story - A Young Lawyer and His Family's Struggle with
Brother Boogie - From bank robber to minister
Gambling: "Addicted To The Action"
Keno, Quick-Draw is Extremely Addicting - A personal story by Roy D. Wright
Leisa's Story
Mother of son who died by suicide tells her story
A Mother's Story
Our trusted bookkeeper bankrupted our business
Sam's Story Gamblers Pawn Their Gold Teeth
When Mommy Gambles and Looses Everything, I Loose Everything Too

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Alerts

Alerts Index Page
Casino Campaign Contributions - $778,425 for years 2005, 2006, 2007
Casino Watch Foundation's New Web Site
.. Exposing the dark side of gambling addiction
Casino Watch Statement to the Jefferson City Council
Is casino money improperly influencing the legislative process in our state government?
.. Urge your elected officials to sign the Casino Watch pledge!
Kentucky Governor's Commercials
Michael Vick - Dogfighting - Cockfighting
Missouri End Of Session Report, 5.25.07
MO Casinos Successfully Pased Prop A Which Removed the $500 Loss Limit
MO House Republican Campaign Committee rejects
..future contributions from gambling special interests

MO: A new casino in Jefferson City?
NCALG Conference October 12 & 13
Six States Face Gambling Expansion November 4th
Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act
Why churches cannot remain silent about gambling
Write a Letter to the Editor of your local newspaper!
.. Your elected officials should publicly commit to being above the influence of gambling
.. special interests
Yes on A Campaign Falsley Using Teacher's Name for Endorsements for Proposition A

Audio/Video Clips

Audio Clips Index Page

Ballot Issues/Elections

Ballot Issues/Elections Index Page
Alert from Missouri Clergy Against Gambling Expansion
.. (Hearing December 18 at 6:00p.m.)
Casino Watch Statement to the Jefferson City Council
Six States Face Gambling Expansion November 4th
Jefferson City, Missouri defeats gambling
MO: A new casino in Jefferson City?
Update - Jefferson City Residents Voice Their Opinion at Public Hearing

Branson Casino In Rockaway Beach

Amendment 1

Amendment 1 - Introduction
Amendment 1 - History Of Events
Amendment 1 - Official Ballot

About Rockaway Beach
Rockaway Beach Maps
Rockaway Beach Photographs
Will Rockaway Beach Bring Crime To Branson Missouri

Opposition Ads
Facts
Mommy, Can I Play?
Pat Robertson's Message on Branson Casino
Vote No
What's "Only Fair" About Bankruptcy?
Who Do You Believe?

Victory
Branson Casino Defeated
Mark Andrews On The Defeat Of Amendment 1

1994
1994 Commercials Opposing Slot Legislation In MIssouri

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Bankruptcy

Books On Gambling

Children

Children and Gambling Index Page
3 of Every 30 Children Will Be Harmed By Gambling Addiction
4% of our children are addicted to gambling
A Gateway Behavior
Adolescent Compulsive Gambling - The Hidden Epidemic
Casinos For Kids
Casinos Market To Children
Children at Risk - News Excerpts
NCALG & NCAGE Position On Schools, Education, Youth and Gambling

Kiddie Kasinos
Kiddie Kasinos Index Page
Amusement Arcades
The Senators That Voted To Expand Gambling
What You Can Do To Stop This Bill

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Clergy

Clergy Index page
Missouri Catholic Conference To The Missouri Senate
..Proposed Repeal of $500 Gambling Loss Limit
Missouri's Church Leaders
Gather at the Capital
Missouri's
Church Leaders News Conference
MOCAGE: Missouri Clergy Against Gambling Expansion
Quotes
Sister Ruth's Letter to Governor Holden
Statement of Missouri Religious Leaders
Why churches cannot remain silent about gambling

Commentaries

Commentaries Index Page
Americans Gambling $100 Billion in Casinos Like Rats in a Cage
Bill Kearney's Safeguards For Protecting The Public
A Casino Christmas By Bill Kearney
Gospel Choir Feels At Home In Casino For Mother's Day
"States Cannot Gamble Themselves Rich!" - Rev. Tom Grey,
...Executive Director, NCALG
... Or Is It Just Problem Gambling? - Rev. Tom Grey, Exec Director, NCALG
Dianne Berlin's Letters to the Editor
Excerpts From "Rock Soup" by Nat Helms
Gamblers Going For Broke
Government and Gambling - A Bad Marriage - by Harold Hendrick
Les Bernal Speech

Nick Xenophon - Independent Senator for South Australia
Senator John Loudon's letter to the St. Louis County Executive
Testimony of Sr. Ruth Speh, SSND to the Missouri Gaming Commission
Warren Buffett speaks on gambling

Letters To The Editor
Letter to the Editor: Mark Andrews, Chairman of Casino Watch "Keep the loss limit"
Casinos Won't Help School Funding Problems
Higher Crime Rate In Cities With Casinos
Stop The Casino - New Branson/Rockaway Casino

Crime

Crime Index Page
Baby of Addicted Mother is Killed for Insurance Money
Casinos Will Bring Crime To St. Louis County
Craigslist Killer Had Gambling Problem
Crime Against Business
Crime Arrests At Casinos
Crime At Casinos
Crime At Racetracks
Crimes In Missouri
............ One Crime
Florida Gambling Crimes
Gamblers Going For Broke
Joran Van Der Sloot meets victims in casinos
MO Gaming Commission's Annual Report Fiscal Year 2002
The Mob In Casinos
Money laundering - Definition and Quotes
Money Laundering In Casinos - News Excerpts
Report Shows Higher Crime Rates in Casino Counties
Terrorists
Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act

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Features

Features Index Page
Cartoons
Celebrities Index page
.... ....... Warren Buffet
............ Jim Stafford, Andy Williams, Pat Boone & Pat Robertson - Audio Clips
Joker Award
Quotes

Casinos Invade Historic Treasures
Kimmswick, MO Index Page
Beautiful, historic Kimmswick, Missouri threatened by a proposed casino
Excerpts from five local organizations
Historic Colorado towns - changed forever by casinos
Historic Wenom-Drake House Bed & Breakfast
Kimmswick Cartoon
Kimmswick Map
Kimmswick Quotes
Letter to Congressman Richard A. Gephardt from Kenneth Peck
Letter to Governor Carnahan from Kenneth Peck
Letter to Governor Carnahan from Kenneth Peck - Attachment
Letter to Kenneth Peck from Governor Carnahan
Letter to Kenneth Peck from Senator Bill Kenney
Letter to the Missouri Gaming Commission from Kimmswick Merchant
Letter to Missouri Gaming Commission from Citizens Against Kimmswick
...Area Casinos

Letter to Public Officials from Kimmswick Mayor
Letter to Senator Bill Kenney from Kenneth Peck
Magnifying Glass Sources / Current Information and Archives
News Excerpts
Questions We Need To Ask Ourselves About Gambling
Richard C. Shepard's Report To The Missouri Gaming Commission - Excerpts
What You Can Do To Help Kimmswick
Would you want the Isle of Capri in your backyard?

National Coalition Against Legalized Gambling
NCALG Reports On September Conference
Bill Kearney's (Former Gambling Addict) Speech
Newspaper Excerpts On Conference
Prof. William N. Thompson, Total Cost Of Gambling Addiction
Summary By Bonnie King

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Gambling Venues

Gambling Venues Index Page

Arcades
Are They Amusement Arcades or . . .
...The Next Generation of Casino Gamblers?

Casinos
Crime At Casinos

Charity/Fraternal
Video Slot Poker

Kiddie Casinos
Training Wheels For The Next Generation

Internet
Congressman Goodlatte's Bill - Summary
Gambling Addiction Facts
Internet Crime
Internet Gambling Alert
Internet Gambling & the Mob
Internet Gambling, a National Crises
Please call your U.S. senators today
Senator Harry Reid Attaching Internet Gambling Bill to Tax Cuts
Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act
Who Killed the Internet Protection Bill in 2000?

Lottery
Keno Lottery
Rep. Kelley's Letter To The Gaming Commission

Racetracks
Casinos With Horse Manure
............ A Casino With Manure In Your Backyard - St. Peters Racetrack
............ Crime At Racetracks - Oppose SB 1010 - News Excerpts
............ Dianne Berlin's Letter To The Editor Concerning Smarty Jones
............ Missouri House Primed to pass HB 1679 - A Bill To Establish Live &
..............Video Simulcasting for Horse Betting!
............ Oppose SB 1010 Because, State governments use taxpayer funds to
..............subsidize race tracks - News Excerpts
............ Oppose SB 1010 Because Tracks Will Threaten To Shut Down If They
..............Don't Get Slots Or Videos - News Excerpts
............ Oppose SB 1010 For Our Kids - News Excerpts
............ SB 1010 Is "Beating A Dead Horse" - News Excerpts
............ SB 1010 Helps Casinos & Indians Expand Through Horse Racing -
..............News Excerpts
............ Summary of Track Bill SB 1010
............ Track Bill SB 1679 Passes - See How Representatives Voted
Racetrack Crime

Slots
Do Video Slots (VLT's) Get People Addicted Faster?

Sports
Don't Bet Your Future

Tribal/Indian Casinos
Sold To Indian Casinos? - Index Page
Facts
Focus On The Family News Release
Off Reservation Tribal Casinos (PDF File)
Political Contributions
Professor John Warren Kindt Testimony (PDF File)
Sovereignty

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Holiday Features

Gamblling Steals a Child’s Christmas
Gamblling Steals a Child’s Holiday
Hanukkah Celebrations Destroyed by Gambling Addiction
A Casino Christmas

Legislation

Legislation Index Page

Florida
2009

Florida Gambling Expansion Alert

2002
2002 Legislation Index Page - Alert: Bills Introduced During 2002
A Casino With Manure In Your Backyard
Bills Preventing Casino And Lottery Expansion
Bills That Are Trojan Horses
Casino Bills Repealing The Loss Limit
Government Addicted To The Revenue
Governor's Tax Scam
HCS HB1679 A Bill To Establish Live Simulcasting For Horse Track
HCS HB1877 A Bill To Repeal Casino Loss Limits
Horse Racing & Simulcasting Bills (Bookie Joints at Tracks)
Keno (Quick Draw Lottery)
Missouri End Of Session Report, 5.25.07
Missouri's Church Leaders Gather at the Capital
Church Leaders News Conference
Missouri Legislative Session - No gambling bills passed
SB933 Amusement Machines: For Kids
Sister Ruth's Letter to Governor Holden
Statement of Missouri Religious Leaders
Video (Slots) Poker Bills

2003
Government At Its Worst Addiction For Dollars
Political Contributions, 2000 Republican Platform
............ Gambling Report On The Missouri Legislative Session 2003

2004
2004 Legislation Index page
CasiNO Watch Report

2005
$500 Loss Limit Briefing Points
Missouri's Attorney General Jay Nixon's Letter To CasiNO Watch Opposing The
...Removal Of The $500 Loss Limit
SB387 Senator Loudon's bill will raise million without expanding gambling or
...addicting more families

2006
2006 Legislation Index Page
Chuck E. Cheese Bill
Special Election Missouri 2nd Senatorial District

2007
$500 Loss Limit Index Page
Current Information On The $500 Loss Limit, 3.5.07
History of HB1287, 5.11.07
Legislative Report, 5.11.07
Loss Limit In The Senate Reached A Pivotal Moment, 4.26.07
Missouri End Of Session Report, 5.25.07
Missouri Gaming Commission To Operate A Casino, 3.5.07
Senate To Vote On The Removal Of The $500 Loss Limit, 3.5.07
Senate To Vote On Revmoving The $500 Loss Limit As Soon As Tuesday, 4.21.07

2008
Missouri Legislative Report, May 16. 2008
Missouri Legislative Report, April 28-May 2. 2008
Missouri Legislative Report, April 19-23. 2008
Missouri Legislative Report, April 14-18. 2008
Missouri Legislative Report, April 7-11. 2008

Federal
Stop President Bush from taking hurricane tax relief $ from the poor to give to
..billion dollar casinos
Sold To Indian Casinos
Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act

St. Louis Adds Two New Casinos, 2004
The Casino They Endorsed
How Your Council Member Voted
MO Gaming Commission Recommends Pinnacle Casino
MO Legislature May Stop The St. Louis Casinos
Opposition Testimony Before The Council
............ American Medical Association
............ Another Casino Will Bring More Crime
............ Bankruptcy
............ Casinos Market To The Elderly
............ Circle Of Crime
............ Cost Of The Disease
............ Gambling Addiction
............ Problem Gamblers Over 65
............ Seniors Gambling Debt
............ Shortage Of Highway Patrol
............ St. Louis County Crime Rates
............ St. Louis County Seniors
............ St. Louis Crime Stories
............ Suicides
............ What Will Be The Addiction Rate
.
..............For St. Louis County
............ When Addiction Doubles, Crime Increases
Our Community Rallies
............ Maps Of St. Louis County Council Districts
............ Petition (pdf)
............ Petition Instructions
............ Petition Ordinance (pdf)
............ St. Louis County Council Districts Zipcodes
Prof. Thompson's Report To The Council

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Links

Links To Related Sites

Media/Press Kit

Compromise offered to save stalled scholarship – 4/10/07
Is casino money influencing the legislative process in our state government? – 8/8/07
MO House Republican Campaign Committee rejects future contributions
...from gambling special interests - 11/27/07
State Sen. Shields Makes Terrible Deal  - 2/26/07
State Sen. Shields to massively expand gambling – 2/5/07
Yes on A Campaign Falsley Using Teacher's Name for Endorsements for Proposition A

Missouri Gaming Commission

Missouri Gaming Commission Index Page
Dangerous shortage of MO State Highway Patrol Officers monitoring casinos
Government At Its Worst - MO Gaming Commission To Operate A Casino!
.......... Attorney General Jay Nixon's Letter To Governor Matt Blunt
.......... Casino Watch Media Release By Mark Andrews
.......... Missouri Gaming Commission's Deploable History Of Promoting Casinos
.......... News Excerpts
Missouri Gaming Commission Recommends Pinnacle Casino
Report on the Missouri Gaming Commission’s Feb. 26, 2003 meeting

Quick Overview

Quick Overview

Quotes

Notable Quotes

Secrets Exposed

Secrets Exposed Index Page
Cost of Gambling In Missouri
Crime
The Elderly
Every Eight Seconds Casino Databases Track Gamblers
............ Harrah's Patents
The Face Of Gambling Addiction
Jobs, Education, Cost, Crime
Our Businesses And Families Will Subsidize The Lemay Casino

Sex and Prostitution

Sex and Prostitution Index Page
Prostitution - News Excerpts Compiled by Gambling Research Information &
...Education Foundation (before April 15, 2003)
Prostitution - News Excerpts (update August 25, 2005)

SEXessful Gambling - Sex Sells - News Excerpts

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Studies/Research

Studies and Research Index Page
Business Profitability Versus Social Profitability: Evaluating Industries with Externalities,
..The Case of the Casino Industry

Casinos in Florida
Gambling Backlash: Four Reasons for a Moratorium
Professor Thompson's Report on the Finacial
.. Impact of an Additional Casino in the St. Louis Area

The Social Costs of Gambling in Wisconsin
Total Cost Of Gambling Addiction
Understanding the Economic Impact of Casinos in Missouri
United States International Gambling Report Series - J. Kindt, Senior Editor
What Payoff can You Expect From Gambling?

Suicides

Gambling Addiction Suicides

Take Action

Take Action Index Page
Action Alert
Legislative Action Center
Letters To The Editor - Missouri Media

Latest News

Latest News Index Page
2003 News Briefs
Gambling Crimes News Excerpts 8-01-09
Gambling Crimes News Excerpts 8-08-09
Gambling Crimes News Excerpts 8-15-09
Gambling Crimes News Excerpts 8-22-09
Gambling Crimes News Excerpts 9-5-09
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Gambling Crimes News Excerpts 5-1-10
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Gambling Crimes News Excerpts 5-15-10
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International News Excerpts 3-24-07
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