Wed., December 7
The Bay State's Casino Gains Are Neighbors' Loss
After Massachusetts lawmakers gave the green light for in-state casinos, neighboring states began to fret. Connecticut and Rhode Island have long entertained gamers from across the border, and once Mass. facilities are up and running, casinos like Mohegan Sun and Twin Rivers stand to lose big. We'll hear how much money is at stake and how gaming facilities will reposition to keep themselves in the black.
Clyde Barrow, director of the Center for Policy Analysis at UMass Dartmouth, where he does research on the economic impact of gaming in New England.