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Metropolis, Illinois / Legalized Gambling #147670

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 16, 1993
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Statistics on legalized gambling in the United States cited.

(Metropolis, Illinois: Walter Rodgers) The pros and cons of legalized gambling examined; scenes shown from the town of Metropolis, Illinois, on the banks of the Ohio River, which has riverboat gambling. [Players International Ed FISHMAN, Chamber of Commerce president Gary KIDD - say riverboat gambling saved the town.] [Boston University professor Edwin DELATORRE, Massachusetts attorney general Scott HARSHBARGER - question basing a locale's future on gambling.]

Rodgers, Walter;
Simpson, Carole

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