Are ATMs in casinos an invitation for trouble? ATM access in casinos is a topic of last-minute legislating as the year draws to a close on Beacon Hill.
You may not have heard of the company Global Cash Access, it owns ATMs installed in casinos across America. A promotional video touts the ability of Global Cash Access to use data gathered from ATM withdrawals to help casinos keep high-rolling customers coming back for more.
Anti-gaming crusader Les Bernal of Stop Predatory Gambling, joined Jim Braude for a look at how ATM access can be used to feed a gambler's losing streak.
State Senator Stephen Brewer was invited to comment on the purpose of a banking law amendment he filed that is being criticized by gaming opponents, but he didn't respond.