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Blatstein: Broad St. best for 'full Vegas-type' casino complex

Ask Bart Blatstein why the casino he proposes for Broad and Callowhill streets should get Philadelphia’s remaining gaming license, and he takes out graphics from the city administration’s recent testimony to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.

The bar charts and circles show consultant AKRF’s findings that Blatstein’s planned casino, hotel and entertainment complex, The Provence, would generate the most city and state tax revenue and bring in the most money through both gaming and non-gaming activity.

“This is not slots-in-a-box,” he said. “It’s a full, Vegas-type complex.”

Blatstein: Broad St. best for ‘full Vegas-type’ casino complex.

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