Houston Matters

Could Gambling in Texas Be Legal in the Near Future?

A recent survey says nearly 60 percent of voters in Texas are in favor of expanding legalized gambling in the state. We delve into the pros and cons of such expansion and discuss the past, present, and possible future of gambling in the state. We talk with State Rep. Carol Alvarado of Houston, Rob Kohler, consultant for the […]

A recent survey says nearly 60 percent of voters in Texas are in favor of expanding legalized gambling in the state. We delve into the pros and cons of such expansion and discuss the past, present, and possible future of gambling in the state.

We talk with State Rep. Carol Alvarado of Houston, Rob Kohler, consultant for the Christian Life Commission of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, and Mark Jones, professor and fellow at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.

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