But anyway, was shocked by these statistics at YPP about gambling in other cities, which put the proposed Gallery placement of the Foxwoods casino in pretty negative light.
* A survey of southeast Asian refugees in Connecticut (where statewide they only have two casinos), found that 59% were pathological gamblers.Maybe the problem will be the same wherever you place it, but surely right adjacent to Chinatown only exacerbates the issue. Eep. I hope that this receives some attention during the discussions.
* In Atlantic City, an estimated 15-20% of revenues come from Asian gamblers.
* A national study found that Asians had a prevalence of pathological gambling three times higher than whites.