Casino opponents have long argued that the social costs of gambling outweigh the monetary benefits - but Donald Trump?
The king of Atlantic City, N.J., casinos has filed a lawsuit to stop the introduction of New York's new video lottery game, Quick Draw, which he described as "video crack.""When you add it all up," he said in a statement, "the social costs far outweigh the potential tax revenues."
Trump said the game would be available to both gambling addicts and casual gamblers, "who can easily lose far more than they can afford."
And what about the three casinos Trump owns?
"The overwhelming number of people who go to casinos do so for limited periods of time with set budgets," Trump said.