A question facing many U.S. states is whether to allow casino gambling. States with casino gambling have seen a substantial increase in tax revenue flowing to state government. This revenue can be used to finance schools, repair roads, maintain school programs, or reduce other taxes. Which of the following responses uses the concept of efficiency to argue in favor of allowing casinos to operate?
a) Local casinos allow people to gamble without having to travel to established gambling locations like Las Vegas or Atlantic City.
b) Gamblers can gamble closer to home, and non-gamblers receive additional social services without increased taxes.
c) Both A & B