No obvious pattern and ‘variety of variables’ when it comes to casinos and increased crime-Capital News Service

Douglas Walker, associate professor of economics at the College of Charleston, has looked at multiple studies focused on the relationship between crime and casinos. Walker said studies that find a relationship between casinos and crime often don’t account for visitors.

“Even if you find that relationship, it doesn’t tell you it’s the casino specifically that’s causing it, it tells you there is tourism,” Walker said.


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