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No. 211, October 2017
 
10) Impact of a casino on neighborhood crime
Eight years of crime incident data were examined to determine the extent to which crime counts changed within a Philadelphia neighborhood after the opening of a new casino. Results indicate that the operation of the casino had no significant effect on crime, but drug and residential burglary offenses in the area surrounding the casino decreased. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/sj.2014.28?wt_mc=alerts.TOCjournals