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N.H. casts an eye on gambling

New governor’s support and desire to restore education funding could tip scales

CONCORD, N.H. — For years, New Hampshire has resisted the siren song of casinos, saying large-scale gambling was out of sync with the state’s family-friendly, White Mountains-seeking-tourist profile.

But as Massachusetts moves forward with plans for three resort casinos, a call has gone up for New Hampshire to grab at the pot of gambling dollars, with the governor — in contrast to her predecessor — throwing support behind the idea of “one high-end, highly regulated casino.”

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