Our Position – Supreme Court Overturns Law Banning Sports Betting Across U.S.

Supreme Court Overturns Law Banning Sports Betting Across U.S.

May 14, 2018 | Citizens Concerned About Casino Gambling released the following statement following this morning’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning the federal law preventing states from sanctioning and promoting sports gambling: While today’s Court’s ruling centered on questions involving Continue reading

Citizens Concerned About Casino Gambling – District 13 Senate Questionnaire 2017

NEWPORT – Citizens Concerned About Casino Gambling (CCACG) released the following District 13 Senate Candidates* survey results today. CCACG President Liz Taber said, “To better inform District 13 voters about the Senate candidates’ positions on gambling in RI, we are Continue reading

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

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

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

March Is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Stephen Crosby, chair of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, was among those who addressed the consortium. (JOHN SUCHOCKI PHOTO) SPRINGFIELD – Steve Keel, director of problem gambling services for the state’s department of public health, said the commonwealth “needs to do more with getting Continue reading