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  • Gambling Compliance, 1.17.20 – Even With Low Margins, No Curbing Appetite For U.S. Sports Betting In 2020 (subscription paywall)
    • With at least two-dozen states set to consider sports-betting legislation this year, a veteran gaming attorney has urged lawmakers to be realistic with their revenue expectations from a low-margin business that is often viewed as an amenity to lure customers into a casino.

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  • The Boston Globe, 1.16.20 – Springfield Casino Rethinks Its Business Plan As Gambling Revenue Lags
    • On Wednesday, MGM posted its worst monthly gaming numbers yet — just under $19 million in revenue — an unneeded reminder that the nearly $1 billion development in Western Massachusetts has fallen below expectations since it opened in August 2018.