Supporters and opponents debate Las Vegas-style casinos

The merits of an amendment to New York's Constitution that would open the state to Las Vegas-style casinos were argued by those for and against the idea. Assemblyman J. Gary Pretlow, a Democrat who heads the Racing and Wagering Committee, said he is interested in "keeping New York money in New York state." David Blankenhorn, head of the Institute for American Values, said that casinos exploit vulnerable people.

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