The Bear Growls: Illinois Gaming Board stupidity
June 30, 2006
Further eroding what little privacy remains for casino patrons, Illinois casinos will soon have to start checking ID’s of patrons “who look 30 years old or younger” in a feeble attempt to weed out compulsive gamblers.
From the article Illinois casinos to check IDs for addicts
“These efforts will continue to be evaluated to determine their effectiveness,” Gaming Board Chairman Aaron Jaffe said during a meeting of the panel Thursday. “At some point in the future, this board may require that the driver’s licenses of other age groups be checked as well.”
I hope that these folks come to their senses, and this misguided “big brother” stupidity is quickly terminated.