Illegal Gambling in Puerto Rico

Illegal slot machines in Puerto Rico causes annual losses of $200 Million to the Government’s tax revenue, according to gaming officials.The illegal slot machines are set up in various locations across the United States territory, from bakeries to bars.

In Fiscal Year 2011, the government of Puerto Rico earned $156 Million in revenue from legitimate gambling.

Source:  Associated Press, “Illegal slot machines threaten Puerto Rico casinos,” Google News, August 14, 2012.