City can’t yet bank on casino cash

    By: Tom MacDonald

    The city of Philadelphia is looking for every penny to pay for services, but one major potential source of revenue remains untapped. WHYY’s Tom MacDonald reports opposition to gambling has kept the city from getting its share of revenues from casinos that haven’t been built.

    By: Tom MacDonald
    tmacdonald@whyy.org

    The city of Philadelphia is looking for every penny to pay for services, but one major potential source of revenue remains untapped. WHYY’s Tom MacDonald reports opposition to gambling has kept the city from getting its share of revenues from casinos that haven’t been built.

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