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Do urban casinos increase local crime? Not in this case study

Residents protested the opening of Philadelphia's SugarHouse Casino in 2010, but researchers found that crime rates were largely unaffected by the introduction of the gaming establishment. The study found that crime rates in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia were largely unaffected by the introduction of the gaming establishment, and that any potential significant crime increases either did not occur or were effectively controlled by a reassignment of existing local police officers.
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