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Future of Gambling in 4 US States hinges on Nov 8 Referendums

November 8, 2016 is going to be one of the most momentous days in the history of the United States as voters go to the polls to determine many things, including who will replace President Barack Obama as the nation’s leader – Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. But beyond that, the people of 26 states, plus Washington D.C., will review special referendums on the ballot, and 4 of them will shape the future of gambling in their respective states. In Arkansas, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Rhode Island, successful petitions over the previous months have determined that citizens are at least willing to consider altering the current laws that define local wagering activities. As voting on these referendums is now exactly one month away, we’ll take a closer look at each one. Up To 3 New Casinos in Arkansas? In Arkansas, voters will decide Yay or Nay on Issue 5, a … Continue reading

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