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ANALYSIS: Analysts say referendum highlights problems

By Shih Hsiu-Chuan  /  STAFF REPORTER

“Without complementary statutory measures in place, people would rather not take the risk. At first, we were told that 60 percent of casino tax revenue would go to Penghu, but later it was raised to 80 percent. We wanted a clear blueprint for Penghu’s future,” Yen said.

Yen said the referendum showed that trying to impose a policy always backfires.

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