The supporters of this change profess that changing the law would help attract high-rollers such as professional athletes visiting Missouri. You see, Illinois casinos are already allowed to extend credit, and proponents of the Missouri bill say high-end gamblers who run out of cash and need loans to gamble are simply crossing the river and gambling there. Now, there may be scores of professional athletes clogging the roadways to get to Illinois casinos, and if there are, I say let them.
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