Research Bureau Says Worcester Slot Parlor Would Do More Harm Than Good

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With news of a possible slot parlor in Worcester, the Worcester Regional Research Bureau revisited the topic it first investigated in 2007 and found that advances in slot machine technology have made the gaming facility an even more harmful potential addition to the Heart of the Commonwealth than ever before.

“We really looked at the pros and cons and concluded that casino gambling in general was something of a disaster,” said Roberta Schaefer, president and CEO of the Research Bureau, of the 2007 report “Casino Gambling in Worcester: The Case For and Against.”

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