The term “convenience casino” may be replaced by “neighborhood casino” or “county casino”.

It is important that we pay attention to what is happening in New Jersey.  It is my opinion that we could be facing a similar situation here in Newport.  Christie and his cronies are trying to direct the people of Continue reading

Little energy in R.I. Assembly to revive Ethics Commission powers

Where is the voter “outrage”? Without an “ethics commission” in RI State Government who is watching out for the best interests of the voters and tax payers? At a State House hearing last week on this year’s renewed push by Continue reading

NH Opinion: “Casinos a worse deal with each passing year”

Like the proverbial bad penny, a casino bill is once again in circulation in Concord. It has already passed the state Senate and had a hearing before the House Ways and Means Committee on Monday. This latest bill, which features Continue reading

Massachusetts AG presses for more casino regulations

“Allowing a state agency and a private developer to act in this manner erodes the public’s confidence in government,” he wrote in a Thursday letter. “Wynn has been allowed to proceed with its project seemingly unchecked, with little regard for Continue reading

Rhode Island a strong candidate for iGaming! What does that mean?

State of Online Gambling in the US: 9 Potential Candidates Part 3 of Bluff’s ongoing look at the current state of online gambling in the United States continues with a look at nine states where online gambling legislation is a Continue reading

National Day of Action Against Predatory Gambling on Sat. Sept. 26 and Sun. Sept. 27.

Bobby Hafemann took his life because he became addicted to electronic gambling machines. Who was the primary sponsor and beneficiary of the machines that led to his death? His own state government.  Bobby’s sister, Ronda Hatefi, has organized an annual Continue reading

By Bob Englehart – Hartford Courant cartoonist says “Let the casino war begin!”

This political cartoon from the Hartford Courant pretty much says it all…soon we will have a casino on every corner!  This is crazy don’t you think? As an editorial cartoonist, I thrive on absurdity. My cup runneth over these days Continue reading

NBC10 Video Liz Taber CCACG “state’s addiction to gambling dollars unhealthy”

News, Weather and Classifieds for Southern New England That’s well and good for now, said Liz Taber, the president of Citizens Concerned about Casino Gambling. She said she thinks it’s only a matter of time before the owners go back Continue reading

WPRI video Liz Taber CCACG President says; “…help small businesses and support sustainable economic development projects.”

City residents rejected a ballot question last November that would’ve allowed table games at Newport Grand. The vote followed months of heated debate, with supporters saying the expansion would create hundreds of jobs and opponents arguing it would negatively impact the community.   Continue reading


NEWPORT – Citizens Concerned About Casino Gambling released the following statement following the announcement that Newport Grand will be sold to Twin River Management Group. CCACG President Liz Taber said: “We note that Twin River Management Group stated they will not Continue reading