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State Senate Authorizes Sports and Horse Race Betting on Tribal Lands

A bill to authorize betting on professional and collegiate sporting events and wagering on horse racing on tribal lands of the Eastern Band of READ

ACTION ALERT: Urge Your NC Senators to Oppose Bill Allowing Betting On Sports and Horse Racing on Tribal Lands

A bill under consideration in the N.C. Senate would add sports betting and wagering on horse racing to the forms of gambling allowed by READ

A Plethora of Gambling Bills Introduced in NC General Assembly

Recently, NC Family has called on citizens across the state to take a stand against the proliferation of predatory gambling in North Carolina by READ

ALERT: Burr and Tillis Invite Massive Gambling Casino to Heart of North Carolina

In an unprecedented action, North Carolina’s U.S. Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis have signed on as cosponsors of a bill in the U.S. READ

ALERT: Bill Would Bring Massive Gambling Casino to North Carolina!

NC Family recently discovered that a bill has been drafted for introduction in the United States Senate that could bring the largest Las Vegas-style READ

POV: In Defense of Millennials

Everywhere we go, people ask my college professor husband, “What’s up with young people these days?” They think he has a unique perspective on READ

A Note to the North Carolina Lottery: Spend More on Education, Not Advertising!

Gambling seemed to be a top-of-the-mind issue for many legislators during this year’s “Short Session” of North Carolina General Assembly. Two identical pieces of READ

NC General Assembly Short Session Adjourns

NC Legislators have put the 2018 Short Session to bed, until November 27, 2018 when both chambers are scheduled to reconvene. Both the House READ

Bill Sponsors Pull Daily Fantasy Sports Gambling Proposal

A bill that would have legalized Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) gambling in North Carolina was pulled from consideration after being debated in a State House READ

ALERT: Daily Fantasy Sports Gambling Bill Scheduled in House Committee Tomorrow!

A bill that would legalize Daily Fantasy Sports Gambling in North Carolina is scheduled to come up for debate in a House committee tomorrow, READ

ALERT: Bills Would Double Lottery Advertising!

Measures have been introduced in both the State House and Senate to authorize the State Lottery Commission to double the amount it spends on READ

Take A Stand Against Video Gambling!

Illicit video gambling parlors are preying on families across North Carolina, and we must take action to end this harmful activity in our state. READ

NC General Assembly Returns For “Short” Legislative Session

Members of the North Carolina General Assembly assembled in Raleigh this week for the start of the 2018 “short” legislative session. Like all “short” READ

High Court Strikes Down Federal Ban On Sports Betting

The U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion on Monday that strikes down a federal law banning sports betting in the U.S. and opens the READ

Social Cost an Essential Factor in Assessing Gambling’s True Impact

A recent meeting at the NC General Assembly exemplifies what is so problematic about state-sponsored gambling. Inevitably, when governments resort to gambling to raise dollars READ

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