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Number of casino jobs is disputed

Patrick's 30,000 figure questioned

By Sean P. Murphy
Globe Staff / March 2, 2008

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Governor Deval Patrick has repeatedly emphasized the creation of 30,000 construction jobs as he tries to sell Massachusetts on his proposal for three resort casinos. But a close look at the governor's assumptions reveal they are excessively optimistic when compared to other New England casinos and an industry standard. (Full article: 1140 words)

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