Report Frowns On Slots In Worcester

Full and original article posted on Worcester Business Journal Online

The economic benefits from a slots parlor in Worcester would be overshadowed by the harm it will cause to the city’s quality of life, says a new report from the Worcester Regional Research Bureau (WRRB).

Its 11-page report, released today, said most revenue from urban-area casinos comes from nearby residents rather than from “high rollers” who travel into the area. In Worcester’s case, the report continued, that will tend to be “the least well-off members of the community.”

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