State College area could end up with gambling casino, senator says – WJAC Johnstown

As state lawmakers continue to debate how to raise new revenue for the state budget, expanding gambling in the state of Pennsylvania is a hot topic. (MGN)

STATE COLLEGE — As state lawmakers continue to debate how to raise new revenue for the state budget, expanding gambling in the state of Pennsylvania is a hot topic.

That’s fueling more talk of a new gambling casino in the State College area.

Some don’t like the idea, thinking it could ruin the small-town feel.

In Harrisburg, talk of more casinos wasn’t always a priority.

“Quite frankly … 15 years ago, I wouldn’t of been in favor of it,” state Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman said.

Corman will have a huge say on the fate of gaming legislation that would expand gambling throughout Pennsylvania. He concedes it could mean a new casino in Centre County.

The gaming bill includes the possibility of 10 new casinos in the state and State College has been mentioned as a potential site.

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