(The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, in 2012 file photo.  Credit: KYW's Tony Romeo)

Nutter Administration To Present Its Take On Applicants For City’s 2nd Casino

Six firms are in the running for a second casino license in Philadelphia, and today the Gaming Control Board will get a detailed review of those applications from the mayor’s Commerce Director Alan Greenbeger.


Celebrity Casino Night 2012

Effort To Build Second Casino In Philadelphia Moves Forward This Week

The state deadline for applications for a second casino in Philadelphia is Thursday.


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Pa. Casino Board Solicits Applications For 2nd Philadelphia Gambling Hall

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is reminding prospective developers that the deadline to apply for Philadelphia’s second casino license is just three weeks away.


(Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board chairman William Ryan, second from right, announces board's decision to restart the application process for a second casino in Philadelphia.  Credit: Tony Romeo)

Pennsylvania Will Restart Application Process For a Second Philadelphia Casino

The fate of the city’s second license has been in limbo since Foxwoods’ license was revoked a year and a half ago. Mayor Nutter calls this “the right decision at the right time.”


It's unclear what will happen with the recently revoked Foxwoods license, but Governor Corbett prefers to keep it available for someone else to bid on. (file photo/Getty Images)

Revoked Foxwoods’ Casino May Soon Be Up For Grabs

The Pennsylvania house has passed and sent to the senate a bill that would create statewide competition for the former Foxwoods casino license in Philadelphia.


(The Pennsylvania capitol, in Harrisburg.  File photo)

Pa. Lawmakers Return To Tackle Budget, Casino License

After a three week primary election break, Pennsylvania lawmakers return to the state capitol today to begin the busiest stretch of the year: the run-up to the June 30th budget deadline and summer recess.


(Graphic by Ed Fischer)

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.


(Gamblers at the Sugarhouse Casino, on North Delaware Avenue, in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

New Study: Philadelphia’s City Line Might Be Good Spot For Casino

A new study of the gaming market in Pennsylvania suggests that the area along Philadelphia’s city line might be a better place than the Foxwoods site for another casino in the region.


(The site of the proposed Foxwoods casino, on Delaware Avenue, in South Philadelphia, which remains vacant after the group's casino license was yanked for non-performance.  File photo)

Ousted Foxwoods Group Makes Oral Plea In Pa. Court To Get Back Casino License

“We feel very confident that we did exercise the proper discretion and did the right thing,” an attorney representing the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said afterward.


(Opponents of a casino in Gettysburg, Pa. cheer as the state's gaming control board awards the license elsewhere.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Gettysburg Group Loses Bid For Casino License Near Historic Battlefield

A group seeking to place a casino near the historic battlefield was among the losing applicants today as the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board awarded the state’s last currently available casino license to a resort near Pittsburgh.


(File photo: the undeveloped Foxwoods site, at Delaware Avenue and Reed Street in South Philadelphia.)

Consultant Chimes In On Foxwoods License

A consultant tells state lawmakers thinking about possibly relocating the now-revoked license for Philadelphia’s Foxwoods casino, that gaming markets in the eastern and western parts of the state are virtually saturated.



Gaming Board Blames Foxwoods Investors For Failed Casino Project

Citing violations of board orders and a failure to maintain financial suitability, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has issued the official explanation for its decision to revoke the Foxwoods casino license in Philadelphia.


(File photo: the undeveloped Foxwoods site, at Delaware Avenue and Reed Street in South Philadelphia.)

Foxwoods Asks Pa. Gaming Officials To Undo License Revocation

Nearly a month after Pennsylvania gambling officials revoked their license, the group behind the nascent Foxwoods casino has asked the board for yet one more chance.


Artist's rendering of the Foxwoods casino project.

Reactions Mixed To Foxwoods’ License Revocation

While Philadelphia City Hall adjusts the books, Casino opponents are claiming victory after yesterday’s vote by the Gaming Control Board to strip Foxwoods of Philadelphia’s second casino license.



Foxwoods Casino License Yanked

Pennsylvania gambling control officials today decided to revoke the casino license of the Foxwoods group, after the group repeatedly failed to meet deadlines over the past four years.