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Bonny's Bistro, located in the same Larkin Avenue strip mall as Hobby Lobby and Burlington Coat Factory, could be mistaken for a restaurant were it not for a neon sign in the window and a sandwich board sign advertising slot machines and video poker set up outside.

Bonny's Bistro, located in the same Larkin Avenue strip mall as Hobby Lobby and Burlington Coat Factory, could be mistaken for a restaurant were it not for a neon sign in the window and a sandwich board sign advertising slot machines and video poker set up outside.

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The storefront businesses obtain liquor licenses and appear to be small restaurants but their main purpose is gambling and they're draining away customers and cash from the city's casinos, some say.