Casinos drive Wisconsin’s tribal economies, generating nearly $1.3 billion in net winnings a year before the pandemic’s disruption, according to the Wisconsin Department of Administration, which tracks gaming dollars. But by 2021 those winnings dropped by nearly a third to $893 million — an aggregate total that obscures the financial hit to individual tribes. Read more here.
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Founded in 2015, Citizens Against Expanding Gambling (CAEG) is the only organization exclusively dedicated to lobbying against the expansion of gambling in Wisconsin. We inform, equip and engage 1,000s in our statewide grassroots coalition of citizens, employers and community leaders who share a common concern about the explosion of gambling in Wisconsin. Join our coalition today by signing our petition here. We have successfully fought back the legalization of Daily Fantasy Sports (the entrée to online gambling) in 2016 and 2017.
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