Other state casinos, applicants near historic sites

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Just more than a week ago, the SugarHouse Casino opened about two miles from Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia.

And the opening has those behind plans for a gaming venue near Gettysburg pointing to other Pennsylvania casinos that have opened near historic locations -- a major criticism against the Adams County proposal.

"A lot of focus has been placed on our proximity to the national park," said Mason-Dixon spokesman David La Torre. "People really aren't paying attention to the fact that licenses have already been approved in areas where there are similarly significant and sacred sites."

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