Report: Casinos in R.I. contribute $1B in economic activity

THE VIDEO LOTTERY TERMINALS at Newport Grand. Newport Grand and Twin River Casino contribute $1 billion in economic activity in Rhode Island, according to a report released Thursday from the American Gaming Association. / PBN FILE PHOTO/KATE WHITNEY LUCEY
THE VIDEO LOTTERY TERMINALS at Newport Grand. Newport Grand and Twin River Casino contribute $1 billion in economic activity in Rhode Island, according to a report released Thursday from the American Gaming Association. / PBN FILE PHOTO/KATE WHITNEY LUCEY
PROVIDENCE – The two commercial casinos in Rhode Island contribute $1 billion in economic activity, and gaming supports 5,496 jobs, which pay more than $253.5 million in wages, according to a report released Thursday from the American Gaming Association. Rhode Island has two gaming venues – Twin River Casino in Lincoln and Newport Grand in…

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