Dead Confederates, A Civil War Era Blog

No Gettysburg Casino

Posted in Media by Andy Hall on April 14, 2011

From Linda Wheeler, writing at the NYT A House Divided Blog:

The controversial proposal to open a gambling casino near the Gettysburg battlefield was shot down this morning when the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board chose a different applicant for the license. This is the second time developer and philanthropist David LeVan has failed to convince the board that a site near the Gettysburg battlefield is the best place for a gaming business.

Instead, the board voted 6-1 to award the license to a resort in the southwestern part of the state, one of four contenders for the license.

Good. From last summer, a video in opposition:

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