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Panel Studying Future of Delaware Gambling Industry Meets

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DOVER, Del. (AP) - A state panel charged with helping find a path forward for Delaware's gambling industry is meeting again after missing last week's deadline to submit recommendations.

Members of the panel, which recommended a $10 million casino bailout approved by lawmakers last year, were to meet Thursday to get updates on the state's most recent revenue forecast and on Delaware's horse racing industry, which gets a cut of gambling revenue.

The panel also was scheduled to discuss recommendations regarding further relief for Delaware's three casinos.

A priority for the casinos is returning to a tiered rate structure for slots revenue, with the state's share fluctuating based on the amount of money taken in. It's unclear whether lawmakers would go along with that idea, given what officials say are tight budget times.

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