Collaborative report notes challenges to R.I. from increased casino competition in Mass.

IN FISCAL 2015, video lottery terminals and table games at Twin River Casino and Newport Grand accounted for almost 75 percent of $867 million in state lottery revenue, according to a report from The College and University Research Collaborative. / COURTESY THE COLLABORATIVE
IN FISCAL 2015, video lottery terminals and table games at Twin River Casino and Newport Grand accounted for almost 75 percent of $867 million in state lottery revenue, according to a report from The College and University Research Collaborative. / COURTESY THE COLLABORATIVE
PROVIDENCE – Increased casino competition in New England, especially from Massachusetts, will present challenges for Rhode Island’s gambling industry and the state revenue it generates, according to a new study from The College and University Research Collaborative. “The Future of Casino Gambling in Rhode Island” by Julia Camp, Carol Hartley and Patrick Kelly is one…

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