APN President Sam Rohrer in Philly.com | A casino in Amish country? A potential onslaught of slots divides a rural Pa. community

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Few people here grasped the monumental implications of Pennsylvania’s expanded gaming law until Penn National Gaming Inc. announced plans recently to build a so-called mini-casino in this Berks County community on the edge of Amish Country.

“In every way, it’s incongruent with this community,” said Sam Rohrer, a former state representative, who is president of the American Pastors Network, based in the Chester County borough of Elverson, bordering Caernarvon. Continue reading…

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