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BETWEEN THE LINES: Gamblers — the obsessed and the occasional — must be drooling at the prospect of casino gambling coming to Coney Island, so they won’t have to schlep to Connecticut or Atlantic City to satisfy their cravings.

Some politicians and developers might also be salivating with visions of profits and revenues dancing in their heads to pump up state, city and personal assets, hoping a casino would be the spark needed to resurrect Coney Island to the distinction it had as a resort destination before it was transformed into a gaudy amusement area a century ago.

But additional gambling won’t be a certainty until voters have their say.

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