Lawyer cites ethnic populations as a reason to build another casino

    What makes Global Gaming so sure Philadelphia needs another casino? Because of the large Asian and Slavic populations in the city. That’s what James J. DiVergilis, attorney for the gaming company, said at yesterday’s House Gaming Oversight Committee.

    NewsWorks partner PlanPhilly has the full report with video. DiVergilis said the casinos and accompanying amenities like retail and restaurants will bring those clients, whether they’re gamblers or not, since 68 percent of casino revenue comes not from gambling but from dining and shopping. Just another day in the Philadelphia casino bubble.

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