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Cyprus Could OK Casinos Amidst Banking Crisis

Island Nation Looking To Stabilize Economy

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A banking-sector crisis in the island nation of Cyprus has caused the government to look for ways to prevent the economy there from going into a deep recession. One of the methods or ideas being thrown around is to authorize casinos, according to reports.

Gambling joints currently operate the Turkish-controlled northern part of the island.

Cyprus has a population of about 1.1 million.

The country is a member of the Eurozone.

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