Town Square (2/7): Gambling in Hawaii...Good Idea? Or Not?


Town Square (Thurs., 2/7): "Cities and states cannot gamble their way to prosperity."  That’s the perspective of University of Illinois emeritus professor John Kindt. He’s making a return visit to Hawaii. He joins Beth-Ann Kozlovich talk about why he says gambling in our state not only won't create a sustainable stream - it could create a dangerous one. Kindt is a senior editor of the United States International Gaming Report. The  series was released between 2009 and 2012;  the latest volume is “The Gambling Threat to National and Homeland Security: Internet Gambling.” Taking chances with Hawaii’s future next on Town Square. The call-in number is 941-3689. 5-6 pm, HPR-2. Tune in!