|Froma Harrop: Casinos just aren't the answer|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
The video for the Bruce Springsteen song “Atlantic City” opens with a scene of the grand Marlborough-Blenheim Hotel imploding into a pile of dust.
That was almost 40 years ago. The Traymore Hotel and other grand hotels were leveled in much the same spectacular fashion.
In their place rose glass boxes and concrete hulks to house new casinos. The Atlantic City dream was to fill New Jersey state coffers with gambling gold.
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