For the First Time, a Smaller Jackpot: Trends in State Revenues from Gambling
Publication Date: September 2009
Publisher(s): The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government
Keywords: Gambling; State Revenues
Coverage: United States
State and local gambling revenues dropped 2.6 percent in 2009, according to preliminary data in this report. The drop is the first in at least three decades. In the past year, at least 25 states have considered expanding gambling operations to close budget gaps.