Fernwood Presses for Casino License

November 17, 2010 – In The News
Pocono Record Writer

Fernwood’s plan to build a casino with 500 slot machines and 22 table games could mean potential competition for two nearby casinos. In a recent hearing in front of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, the two casinos testified against Fernwood securing a gaming license in fear of the new casino taking away business.

Marie Jones, representing Fernwood, said the local casinos would actually benefit from Fernwood’s casino because the region would become a gambling destination, attracting more business for everyone.

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