When the Emerald Queen Casino moved its operation to the East Side of Tacoma, the flow of gamblers came out of the woodwork. Many people have forgotten they had a life before this casino planted its building conveniently on bus lines and directly off freeway exits.
My previous addiction to gambling has made me aware to the thousands of people with gambling addictions who are not getting help with this problem. Living blocks away, I see the many faces of despair, sadness and people asking themselves why they spent every penny. They wanted to double their money before paying rent, …