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Wednesday, April 07, 2010


This is a very superficial study. If PGs on EGMs lost $1/hr of play it is obvious that the economic cost would be trivial. yes they would play more and me more noticable as well. Asking addicts if cutting their buzz would affect them would always result in them thinking they would find a way to
gamble. The facts are that EGMs are the main source of PG and they are controlled by governments
(not home brewed like alcohol) and the loss rates are set by legislation. Casinos are state sanctioned heroin shoot up galleries. reducing the supply of the drug must reduce EGM addiction.
Whether this rebounds in other forms no one really knows and asking addicts is not inherently reliable.

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