GA lawmakers could soon debate whether to allow casinos

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2013, file photo, patrons play craps at a table at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. In the competition to attract and keep the biggest spenders, casinos are known to pull out the stops with comped hotel rooms, meals and rebates for a percentage of their losses. During a May, 2015 hearing, dealers said they often had to endure abuse from high roller betters while extending courtesies average players do not receive. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

Lawmakers are expected to debate whether or not to allow casinos in the state during the legislative session next month.

According to the Associated Press, at least 20 lobbyists are registered on behalf of three gambling organizations.

The conservative “Faith and Freedom coalition” is sending mailers to voters in multiple legislative districts.

The Georgia Legislative session starts January 11, 2016.

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