The Indian casinos in Connecticut just may be competing for customers with casinos in Rhode Island before the likely casinos spring up in Massachusetts.
Rhode Island lawmakers will hold a hearing next Thursday on whether to hold a referendum that would allow table games at the state's two VLT slot parlors.
The House Finance Committee hearing will focus on a proposed constitutional amendment that would turn the two licensed slot parlors, Twin River and Newport Grand, into full-fledged casinos.
In 2006, residents rejected a proposed constitutional amendment that would have allowed the Narragansett Indians to build a casino in West Warwick. The bill to be considered at next week's hearing does not include the Narragansett Tribe.
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