Bill faced opposition from Christian groups and some business groups
By Chris Kirkham
Feb. 27, 2017
Efforts to legalize casinos in Georgia, one of the last major regional markets that is off limits to gambling, came to a halt Monday when legislators failed to get a bill out of committee.
Legislation has to move forward by the end of this week, meaning a casino bill can’t be revisited until next year. Gambling is barred under Georgia’s constitution, but major casino corporations in recent years have viewed the state as a ripe opportunity for growth in the U.S.
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