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Did you know, the state of calif. did a study on ebt cards and

This past year alone ebt cards where used at ATM machines at Indian Casinos to the tune of 1.8 million that the individul was able to receive in cash. Ebt is the welfare program, child support program. Gov Arnold pulled the plug yesterday, said no more atm machines at casinos will disbure cash for an ebt card

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:44 AM on Jul. 1, 2010 in Money & Work

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  • i didnt know

    Answer by san78 at 11:48 AM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • Wow! Really? Well...I guess we should assume the best about people and think that maybe those who were using the cards at the casinos were the workers and they were getting money out to get something to eat on thier lunch break...or maybe thier kids came up to visit and they took money out to buy them lunch. They wouldn't use welfare money to gamble...would they??

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 11:49 AM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • They will just go some where else to withdraw there cash and go to the casino.

    Answer by itsallabtthem84 at 11:51 AM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • I didn't know you could get cash from EBT. Isn't that food stamps and not child support.

    Link, please.

    Answer by SaraP1989 at 12:00 PM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • SaraP you can get food stamps and TNAF(cash help) on your EBT card. If a person receives child support there is a different ATM card you get for that.

    Answer by itsallabtthem84 at 12:04 PM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • Yes and heard they were even using them at the ATM's at the strip club too.

    Answer by JayRo00 at 12:10 PM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • Men!

    Answer by IraqiVetWife at 3:44 PM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • How do you get cash from EBT cards?

    Answer by mamaofficer at 6:25 PM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • Oh wow....I am thoroughly sickened by the irresponsibility.

    Answer by sokkamum at 6:55 AM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • It wasn't the state that dug this up. The Los Angeles Times did an investigation and found that the ATM locations where the cards could be used included some privately owned ones installed at tribal casinos. These were machines like the ones you might see at the gas station.

    And the California card is set up with a cash option.

    Answer by gdiamante at 2:09 AM on Jul. 6, 2010

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