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Patrick’s stand on casinos a gamble

Amending bill keeps issue in play, may pay off in fall

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By Frank Phillips
Globe Staff / August 2, 2010

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As the casino resorts he once championed teetered closer to defeat yesterday, Governor Deval Patrick was walking a tightrope between two important parts of his base: liberals, many of whom were horrified at the prospect of casino gambling in the state; and labor unions, which view resort casinos as a major source of new jobs. (Full article: 1332 words)

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