Gambling Preferences (February 2021)

Gambling Preferences (February 2021)

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Banning all gambling and gaming in Texas8%
Leaving current gambling laws unchanged17%
Expanding gambling, but only in places where limited gambling is already allowed12%
Expanding gambling but only to Indian reservations6%
Allowing full casino gambling in Texas41%
Don't know16%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Banning all gambling and gaming in Texas6%6%9%
Leaving current gambling laws unchanged12%15%23%
Expanding gambling, but only in places where limited gambling is already allowed13%6%14%
Expanding gambling but only to Indian reservations7%8%5%
Allowing full casino gambling in Texas42%42%39%
Don't know19%23%11%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Banning all gambling and gaming in Texas5%3%8%
Leaving current gambling laws unchanged14%10%12%
Expanding gambling, but only in places where limited gambling is already allowed12%16%11%
Expanding gambling but only to Indian reservations7%12%5%
Allowing full casino gambling in Texas38%42%44%
Don't know23%17%18%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Banning all gambling and gaming in Texas10%6%11%
Leaving current gambling laws unchanged24%20%23%
Expanding gambling, but only in places where limited gambling is already allowed13%23%10%
Expanding gambling but only to Indian reservations4%8%3%
Allowing full casino gambling in Texas38%35%41%
Don't know10%7%12%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Banning all gambling and gaming in Texas7%7%9%
Leaving current gambling laws unchanged15%11%24%
Expanding gambling, but only in places where limited gambling is already allowed12%17%10%
Expanding gambling but only to Indian reservations8%6%5%
Allowing full casino gambling in Texas38%43%41%
Don't know21%16%12%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Banning all gambling and gaming in Texas6%5%11%
Leaving current gambling laws unchanged14%18%11%
Expanding gambling, but only in places where limited gambling is already allowed14%15%5%
Expanding gambling but only to Indian reservations9%10%3%
Allowing full casino gambling in Texas40%31%46%
Don't know16%22%24%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Banning all gambling and gaming in Texas1%3%19%
Leaving current gambling laws unchanged23%27%20%
Expanding gambling, but only in places where limited gambling is already allowed13%14%4%
Expanding gambling but only to Indian reservations5%4%6%
Allowing full casino gambling in Texas46%43%35%
Don't know13%9%15%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Banning all gambling and gaming in Texas9%7%5%
Leaving current gambling laws unchanged21%11%11%
Expanding gambling, but only in places where limited gambling is already allowed12%12%16%
Expanding gambling but only to Indian reservations5%4%8%
Allowing full casino gambling in Texas38%51%40%
Don't know15%15%20%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Banning all gambling and gaming in Texas6%9%
Leaving current gambling laws unchanged16%19%
Expanding gambling, but only in places where limited gambling is already allowed12%12%
Expanding gambling but only to Indian reservations6%6%
Allowing full casino gambling in Texas49%33%
Don't know11%20%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Banning all gambling and gaming in Texas7%8%9%
Leaving current gambling laws unchanged13%19%21%
Expanding gambling, but only in places where limited gambling is already allowed15%11%12%
Expanding gambling but only to Indian reservations7%5%7%
Allowing full casino gambling in Texas43%41%36%
Don't know15%16%16%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Banning all gambling and gaming in Texas9%6%8%8%
Leaving current gambling laws unchanged14%14%21%18%
Expanding gambling, but only in places where limited gambling is already allowed21%11%9%12%
Expanding gambling but only to Indian reservations3%6%7%7%
Allowing full casino gambling in Texas26%45%44%44%
Don't know26%18%12%10%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Banning all gambling and gaming in Texas4%8%5%7%8%14%
Leaving current gambling laws unchanged6%13%18%10%24%21%
Expanding gambling, but only in places where limited gambling is already allowed8%9%15%21%11%8%
Expanding gambling but only to Indian reservations3%5%6%8%4%10%
Allowing full casino gambling in Texas41%49%37%42%37%37%
Don't know37%16%19%12%15%9%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Banning all gambling and gaming in Texas11%6%5%5%
Leaving current gambling laws unchanged19%19%15%12%
Expanding gambling, but only in places where limited gambling is already allowed9%21%10%8%
Expanding gambling but only to Indian reservations6%5%9%5%
Allowing full casino gambling in Texas37%39%43%49%
Don't know17%10%17%20%

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CategoryThe Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is the word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God.Don't know.
Banning all gambling and gaming in Texas15%5%5%5%
Leaving current gambling laws unchanged19%19%14%14%
Expanding gambling, but only in places where limited gambling is already allowed10%18%7%6%
Expanding gambling but only to Indian reservations6%5%8%4%
Allowing full casino gambling in Texas36%39%48%44%
Don't know14%14%17%27%

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