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The number of non-tribal casinos in Spokane County has nearly doubled in the last year, a boom brought about by a nationwide poker craze and, possibly, anticipation of a statewide initiative that ended up losing at the polls.

There now are nine such casinos in the county, with a 10th slated to open this summer. The owners of the businesses say they’re designed to appeal to different markets, but some wonder whether there’s room at the table for all.

Read more about growth in the casino industry in a story by Alison Boggs Sunday.

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