Rep. Brady Says Philly Should Build Its Own Casino

Law360, Philadelphia (November 9, 2012, 5:50 PM EST) -- Philadelphia could become the latest player contending for a state casino license after U.S. Rep. Bob Brady, D-Pa., threw his support behind a proposal Thursday for a new city-owned South Philadelphia gaming parlor that could generate revenue for the city’s pension fund and school district.

Brady told Law360 on Friday that he had been working with a developer and operator to craft a proposal that would see a 27-acre city-owned lot in the shadow of the Walt Whitman Bridge become home to a $500 million facility...
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