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  • Missouri schools could face a $24 million funding shortfall because tax revenues from casinos are falling short of projections. The executive director of the Missouri Gaming Commission warned the state's budget director of the revenue gap in a letter shortly before Christmas. The document was provided Wednesday to The Associated press. Gaming Commission director Roger Stottlemyre says casinos had been expected to produce about $372 million for education this year.