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It is becoming a familiar scenario. A city or town in need of money and jobs finds itself confronting an idea that promises to bring plenty of both. This idea is bringing in legalized gambling to the community. ďAll of a sudden itís like bang, legalized gambling is the biggest economic development force in almost every state in the country,Ē says Robert Goodman, an urban planner fom the University of Massachusetts who recently completed …

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…the poorest of the nation's poor. During the 1980s, the Reagan administration encouraged the reservations to adopt a policy of self-help and private enterprise, including promotion of legal gambling as a revenue earner. Gamling is the wagering of money or other item of value on an uncertain event that is dependent either wholly on chance, as in roulette, or partly on chance and partly on skill, as in certain card games and in sporting contests.