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December 14, 2017
WFCR Local Features
WFCR Local Features
CT Gambling Economics Can Guide MA
(2007-09-19)
(wfcr) - As Massachusetts looks more closely at legalizing casino gambling in the state, Connecticut may be able to teach lawmakers a thing or two. Don Peppard, an economics professor at Connecticut college in New London, studied the impact Foxwoods resort casino made when it first opened in southeastern Connecticut. He told WFCR's Tina Antolini,the initial impact was two-fold: a substantial change in the nature of the small towns where the casino was located and an increase in jobs. © Copyright 2017, wfcr