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Vox Pop: Should a casino open in Coney Island?

Coney Island sounds off on casino gambling

Brooklyn Daily

Mayor Bloomberg and Borough President Markowitz are at odds over bringing casino gambling to Coney Island. Markowitz says that the People’s Playground would be a perfect fit for what he sees as a job-and-money generator for the neighborhood, but Bloomberg — who is personally opposed to gambling — say there’s no proof casinos improve the areas they’re built in.

We walked along the Boardwalk to see what both residents and visitors thought of bringing casinos to Coney Island:

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