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Will State Revenue Debate Turning to Gaming?



    (L-R) Comedian George Lopez and professional poker player Ali Nejad pose for a picture at the 2nd Annual Ante Up for Africa poker tournament to benefit Darfur at San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino in Highland, California on October 29th, 2009. (Vince Bucci / AP Images for San Manuel)

    Dan Morain of the Sacramento Bee sure thinks so. With California hurting for revenues and with tax increases a tough sell to the public, the state may look to gambling for money. It certainly has in the past.