Letter: How many casinos are viable?

Guests play slot machines at the Resorts World

Guests play slot machines at the Resorts World Casino-New York at the Aqueduct Race Track in Queens. Photo Credit: Jason Andrew, 2011

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Casinos are a blight ["Time to get the ball rolling," Editorial, June 2]. Commercial buses scavenge the countryside looking for bodies to bring to the existing casinos. Press the button, lose. Press the button, lose. Press the button, lose.

How many casinos can be supported? We can't even keep Hempstead Turnpike's stores viable because of the oversaturation of places to shop. Same idea with casinos.

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There should be a full State Environmental Quality Review Act study for each and every casino. I'd bet you couldn't justify them.

Michael Kosinski, East Hills

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