MGM Resorts International via Springfield Republican / AP
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 | 9:39 a.m.
From an East Boston campaign office with creaky floors and used furniture, leaders of the statewide effort to repeal Massachusetts’ casino law are getting ready to throw their first punch against the billion-dollar business.
Canvassers next week will begin knocking on doors, and volunteers will crank up the phone banks, said Darek Barcikowski, manager of the Repeal the Casino Deal campaign.
Across town, the gambling companies that will defend the casino law are gearing up their own campaign, which is expected to cost more than $10 million.
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