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Friday, January 3, 2014

Pushing Luck

Stop Predatory Gambling
Stop Predatory Gambling is sponsoring the premiere showing of Pushing Luck, a short documentary produced by that examines the question of whether government’s policy of sponsoring casinos has failed. It takes place on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 6:00pm in the IMAX Theatre of the Challenger Learning Center at 200 S Duval St, Tallahassee, Florida. Please watch and share the trailer below.

From Miami to Atlantic City to Chicago and elsewhere, filmmakers interview recovering addicts, former industry insiders, political leaders, and noted academicians to uncover the roots of gambling in Florida, the nature of the industry that pushes it, and its consequences for American social, political, and economic life.

The showing will be followed by brief comments by Les Bernal, National Director of Stop Predatory Gambling, and David Blankenhorn, a scholar and President of The Institute for American Values, a non-partisan think tank in New York City. who are national experts on the issue. This showing is free and open to the public.

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