Readers of InsiderAdvantage and James magazine were not surprised to see the Atlanta Journal-Constitution headline yesterday “MGM pitches 1B Casino” with the accompanying story that the giant gambling firm is scouting out downtown Atlanta with an eye toward building a $1 billion Las Vegas-style casino operation. Our chairman Matt Towery told readers of our May-June James issue “don’t be shocked” if such a “big” new idea is floated. He noted that legislation filed earlier this year by state Rep. Ron Stephens, R-Savannah, was designed to get a conversation going about locating casino gambling at various Georgia locations.
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