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

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

CCACG RESPONDS TO NEWPORT GRAND SALE

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