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January 17, 2010

Should casinos help gather child support?

Filed under: Finance — Tags: , — admin @ 1:23 pm

As some of you may know, there are new laws in the works that would enlist casino’s to help collect child support. A lot of people seem to be against this, but at the same time, there is one very good reason why this would be a good idea. It is actually a fact that a lot of people gamble away their money and as a result, they cannot make their child support payments. Well, this law would help to collect child support from people like this if they win.

Usually, if someone wins a great deal of money at the casino, they will come back. But if they come back, they are likely to not only lose what they won before, but a lot more as well!  This is how this law would help to collect child support. The first time the person left the casino, as a winner, their owed child support would come out of their winnings. This way, if they came back, they would not be gambling away child support payments – just their own money. (more…)

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