I support legal gambling in Texas purely for ecological reasons. It’s an eight hour drive to New Orleans, about the same to Shreveport. It’s a huge waste of fuel making me drive that far!
State senators from Houston and Dallas are proposing a plan that, if ultimately approved by Texas voters, would dedicate revenue generated by state-regulated casino operations to financial aid programs for college students.
One fear is that casino gaming, if located along San Antonio’s River Walk, would hurt the existing businesses among the city’s top tourist attraction.
However, 67 percent of online voters supported legalized casino operations. Several said that Texas already has legalized gambling with the lottery. It only makes sense to also add casinos as well, some supporters say.