A look at welfare restrictions in various states
A state-by-state look at efforts to crack down on the use of welfare benefits.
ARIZONA: Welfare recipients cannot use their benefits to buy lottery tickets. Casinos cannot have ATM machines that accept electronic welfare benefit cards.
CALIFORNIA: Welfare benefit cards cannot be used to withdraw cash from ATMs at liquor stores, strip clubs and gambling establishments.
COLORADO: The use of benefits for gambling, alcohol or guns is prohibited.
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