Casino owner says gambling in Georgia could help send kids to college

The debate about casino gambling in Georgia returned in a big way.

On Monday, the Chairman and CEO of casino and hotel giant MGM Resorts International told metro Atlanta business and civic leaders that Las Vegas-style gambling would be an economic engine for the state.

MGM chief Jim Murren’s remarks may preview a renewed — and still uphill — effort in the state legislature to legalize casino gambling.

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