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SOUTHEAST OFFICIALS WORRIED BY RHODE ISLAND GAMING COMPETITORS

Flanked by other state and local officials Wednesday, Rep. Jeff Roy of Franklin showed the Economic Development Committee how close to Plainridge Park Casino its Rhode Island competition is. [Photo: Colin A. Young/SHNS]

Like a battlefield general reviewing troop placement ahead of a fight with a neighboring army, Rep. Jeff Roy on Wednesday held up a map and walked other lawmakers through the details of a peaceful border skirmish -- the competition between Plainridge Park Casino and two nearby Rhode Island betting facilities for southeastern Massachusetts' precious gambling dollars.

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