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Debate Over Question 1 Weighs Possible Approval Of Second Slots Parlor In Mass.03:30

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Unlike the other three questions on the Massachusetts ballot in November, Question 1's impact could be limited to one small portion of the state.

If approved, the question would authorize a second slots parlor in this state — but only on land that meets certain requirements, which makes a site in Revere near the Suffolks Down racetrack the only likely location.

The actual benefits of the question were the topic of a public debate at UMass Boston, hosted in part by WBUR's Radio Boston on Wednesday. WBUR's Simón Rios reports.

This segment aired on September 28, 2016.


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