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Opinion

Derrick Z. Jackson

Lady Luck calls on Suffolk Downs

Watch your head. The roulette wheel of casino promises is flying clean off the table, aiming for any gullible fool. Gaming proponents project annual gambling revenues of $1 billion at a Caesars casino at Suffolk Downs. But they are selling us $1 billion of lady luck, industry experts say, a bet that the city will lose.

‘‘Not happening,” Saverio Scheri, CEO of WhiteSand Gaming, told the Globe’s Mark Arsenault.

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