What are the odds that the public can be convinced of the case for legalized casino gambling?

With the passage of a controversial bill earlier this month lifting the ban on casino gambling, and in the face of strong public opposition, supporters now must make the case to a skeptical public that so-called “integrated resorts” are not only the best approach to controlling the social ills related to gambling, but can also generate a profit for operators and add to the local tax base.

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