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Ensign, ‘“Don’t Bet on It!”: A Latter-day Saint Look at Gambling,’ March 1986

Marvin K. Gardner, former editor of LDS Church magazines, wrote an article about gambling you can read at the link above. In it he quoted at least a half dozen LDS leaders and their warnings about the dangers of gambling.

Amongst the many warnings are direct instructions on how and why members aren’t to play cards, or participate in gambling of any kind. You can find some of those in his quotes below.

Members have been told that even playing cards without money involved can lead to a person becoming addicted to gambling. (more…)

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