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Steve Wynn Abruptly Pulls Out Of Running For Second Casino License In Philadelphia

Wynn Resorts has withdrawn its licensing application for a second casino in Philadelphia.

11/11/2013

(The onetime South Philadelphia site of the proposed Foxwoods casino, which was never built.  File photo by CBS 3)

Mayor Nutter Hoping To Retrieve 2nd Casino License For Philadelphia

With a cash-starved government and 10 percent unemployment in the city, the mayor is clinging to hope that the state legislature doesn’t yank away what was to have been a second casino license in the city.

05/01/2012

Artist’s rendering of the Foxwoods casino project.

Pa. House To Vote On Opening Former Foxwoods License To Statewide Competition

The state House could take a final vote as soon as today on a bill that would open up the former Foxwoods casino license to statewide competition. Debate on the measure began yesterday.

05/01/2012

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Pennsylvania Casinos Have Record Month For Slots In March

The $233-million dollars in gross slots revenue for March was the highest for any month since the state’s tenth full-size casino opened, or any month since legalized gaming began in Pennsylvania.

04/04/2012

Artist’s rendering of the Foxwoods casino project.

Pa. Lawmakers Turn Attention To Fate Of Foxwoods Casino License

Now that the state Supreme Court has rejected Foxwoods’ appeal of its license revocation, attention turns to whether that license will remain in Philadelphia end up somewhere else in the state or end up nowhere at all.

04/02/2012

Artist’s rendering of the Foxwoods casino project.

Pa. High Court Rejects Foxwoods License Appeal

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court appears to have dealt the final blow to efforts by Foxwoods’ investors to hold on to their Philadelphia casino license.

03/30/2012

Artist’s rendering of the Foxwoods casino project.

Lawmaker Urges Action On Casino Location Bill

A key state lawmaker is calling on the legislature to act on a bill to open up Philadelphia’s second casino license to statewide competition before the state Supreme Court rules on the status of the license. The future of the license became an issue as state budget hearings continued last week.

02/27/2012

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Pa. Court Rejects Foxwoods Appeal On Loss of Gambling License

Commonwealth Court on Thursday upheld the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board’s decision of last December revoking Foxwoods’ license.

11/10/2011

Artist’s rendering of the Foxwoods casino project.

Foxwoods Investors: Pa. Gaming Board Denied Us Due Process

In a brief filed with the court yesterday, Foxwoods’ local investors contend that without calling a single witness to testify, the Gaming Control Board, “remarkably and erroneously” revoked their license.

04/12/2011

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Local Casino Investors File Appeal Over Decision To Revoke Lincense in Philadelphia

Local investors in the long-delayed Foxwoods casino have now gone to court in an effort to overturn the Gaming Control Board’s decision to revoke the project’s license.

01/22/2011

Artist’s rendering of the Foxwoods casino project.

Uncertainty With Revoked Foxwoods License

The Gaming Control Board has revoked Foxwoods’ license and now it seems a real possibility that license could end up going either someplace else or nowhere at all.

12/20/2010

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Councilman Praises Foxwoods Casino License Revocation

The Foxwoods parcel at Delaware Avenue and Reed Street is in the district of city councilman Frank DiCicco, who says he’s thrilled the Gaming Control Board cut off the local investors.

12/16/2010

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Group: Put Philly Casino On Historic Cruise Liner

A nonprofit conservation group is floating the idea of making a moth-balled ocean liner on the Delaware River part of a long-stalled casino project on the south Philadelphia waterfront.

11/22/2010

(Anti-Foxwoods protest in Chinatown in 2008.)

Pa. Gambling Board Weighs Last-Ditch Pitch By Foxwoods Group

“You are arguably -– and I’ll say more than arguably — definitely further away from putting a shovel in the ground today than you were in December of 2006.”

10/27/2010

Foxwoods License Case Could Go To Board By Year’s End

The top enforcement lawyer at the Gaming Control Board says the process of revoking Foxwoods’ casino license continues, and that the case could get to the board by the end of the year. KYW’s Tony […]

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/18/2010

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