PORTLAND (AP) — Officials behind a campaign to bring a new casino to Maine have picked a campground and mobile home park as a potential site.

Progress for Maine has identified the area in Old Orchard Beach in an economic development study released in September. The political action committee is backing a vote to bring the casino to York County.

A spokesman for the campaign downplayed the study Thursday, saying the site was only selected as a “base case” scenario to determine the casino’s potential economic impact.

The casino has been projected to bring more than 2,000 jobs and $45 million in annual tax revenue to the area. However, economic experts say the numbers are “rosy projections.”

A referendum vote on the casino is scheduled for Nov. 7.

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