Support for gambling sinks as gambling expands

British Columbia Lottery Corp. is forecasting a significant decline in public support for gambling as it continues to expand its controversial PlayNow.com online casino. According to the Crown corporation's service plans, that support was initially expected to increase two percentage points between fiscal 2009/10 to 2010/11 - from 61 percent to 63 percent. But the corporation is now predicting it will decrease to 55 percent over the same period. That prediction comes on the heels of PlayNow.com's launch, was which marred by security breaches, as well as reports of questionable transactions at the province's casinos.

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The problem is not the actual Casinos the problem is who runs BCLC like incompetance like Michael Graydon and Doug Morrison, how did they get these fintrack fines, this is their repsonsibility and no other person, expect Rich Coleman who should be removed from Cabinet. Also the Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch must be reveiwed and it set up, hell the Liberals changed the old act to an old act that has more to do with Horse Racing than Casinos I suggest you all read it and the old act,compare the two.

The problem is not the Casinos, the problem is those who run it and that includes some operators that do not even know Canadians laws.

I used to go to the occasional casino for a night out. But I won't anymore. Apparently the only way I can let the BC Lieberals know how unhappy I am with their governance is with my wallet. So that's what I'm doing. And I suspect I'm not the only one.

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