November 18, 2003

Thoughtful Use of Gambling Revenue

Category: Environment

Crandon, WI: Legalized gambling really isn't that bad. At least in the hands of thoughtful management.

Using some of their massive gaming revenue, two Wisconsin Indian tribes have purchased the land rights to a huge and highly unpopular proposed mine in northern Wisconsin, preventing it from ever being developed and preserving 5,000+ acres of land that would have otherwise been wrecked. [article here]

A typical Vegas casino company would probably have paved the entire place for parking.

Posted by Nick at November 18, 2003 8:21 PM

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