Do you look forward to placing a sports bet at a Rhode Island facility in the not-too-distant future?

TOUR PREPARATION: John E. Taylor Jr., chairman of Twin River Management Group Inc., which owns Twin River Casino in Lincoln and Newport Grand in Newport, talks with reporters prior to a tour of the construction site for a new hotel at Twin River. If sports betting is made legal in Rhode Island, Twin River's properties will stand to gain more traffic. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
TOUR PREPARATION: John E. Taylor Jr., chairman of Twin River Management Group Inc., which owns Twin River Casino in Lincoln and Newport Grand in Newport, talks with reporters prior to a tour of the construction site for a new hotel at Twin River. If sports betting is made legal in Rhode Island, Twin River's properties will stand to gain more traffic. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
Rhode Island is one of 16 states waiting for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide on the legality of sports betting, although it is clear what the state’s elected officials think the outcome of the deliberations will be. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo already has included revenue from this form of gambling in the fiscal 2019…

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