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Commission Races Forward With Illegal Slots Proposal

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Commission Races Forward With Illegal Slots Proposal

Today the Texas Racing Commission will take testimony from citizens concerned with the agency’s impending constitutional overreach. The Commission is considering enacting a rule that would allow Texas horse and dog tracks to implement devices called “instant racing”...

Straus and Bresnen Behind Faux-Slots?

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Straus and Bresnen Behind Faux-Slots?

Yesterday we told you about efforts by the Texas Lottery Commission to implement slot-machine-like electronic gambling devices in Texas by mutilating rules pertaining to bingo. Despite the unlawfulness of the Commission’s proposed actions, Commission Chairman J....

Lottery Commission Attempts to Back Door Slot Machines

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Lottery Commission Attempts to Back Door Slot Machines

After scrutiny from lawmakers and the public, the Texas Lottery Commission delayed plans last week to vote on proposed new bingo rules which would have brought electronic gambling devices to Texas, despite statutory and constitutional rules against the machines. The...

Andy Cargile Visits Austin’s Lobby Club

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Andy Cargile Visits Austin’s Lobby Club

Last week we introduced you to Neal Adams, the pay-for-play moderate puppeteer of Tarrant County. Since our story ran, left-wing blogger Bud Kennedy has rushed to Adams’ defense, calling him a “kingmaker.” Adam’s chosen one, Andy Cargile is challenging Taxpayer...

Be Careful What You Ask For

They’re baaack! The same crowd that gave us Scratch Offs is two-stepping again. Advocates for expanding gambling have been working behind the scenes with assorted RINOs and Democrats for years, formulating a grand strategy to expand, expand, expand.  Unfortunately,...