Philadelphia Casino Proposals and Gambling In the Region


Guests: Chris Brennan, Paul Clymer, and Richard McGowan

Five casino applicants are vying for Philadelphia’s last of two licenses. Proposals include locations in Center City and by the stadiums in South Philly. But some people contend that the gambling market is too saturated to support more gaming. This hour, a look at the Philadelphia casino proposals and the growth of gambling in our region and across the country. Marty’s guests are CHRIS BRENNAN, political editor for the Philadelphia Daily News, State Representative PAUL CLYMER, a Republican representing the 145th District in Bucks County, and RICHARD MCGOWAN, Professor at Boston College and author of The Gambling Debate.

Photo: AP/Kin Cheung

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