Groundbreaking new research reveals impressive magnitude of U.S. casino gaming industry

Groundbreaking new research reveals impressive magnitude of U.S. casino gaming industry

LAS VEGAS – For the first time ever, a new study conducted by Oxford Economics examines the broad economic impact the gaming industry as a whole has on the U.S. economy. The American Gaming Association released the first-of-its-kind study, which measures the economic impact of every facet of the casino gaming industry—commercial casinos and manufacturers and Native American casinos—as well as the industry’s significant ripple effect on the supply chain, including local businesses.

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Headscarf ban turns France’s Muslim women towards homeworking | World news | Guardian Weekly

Headscarf ban turns France’s Muslim women towards homeworking | World news | Guardian Weekly
A woman wearing the French flag as a headscarf takes part in a demonstration against Islamophobia in Paris, France. Photograph: Alamy

Every day Meryem Belmokhtar turns her tidy sitting-room into a workshop. She lays out the equipment on the table, puts on rubber gloves and dips into various jars to make up 250g bags of sweets. Each packet is marked with her logo, featuring a stick of barley sugar.

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