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The Gaming Control Board monthly meeting held on Wednesday (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Discussions Continue On Second Philadelphia Casino License

The chairman of the Gaming Control Board says deliberations continue on who, if anyone, will get the second casino license for the city of Philadelphia.

08/07/2014

Gaming Control Board member Greg Fajt (center) (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Valley Forge Casino Boss Gets Grilling From Gaming Board

The man in charge of the Valley Forge Casino Resort was in the hot seat this past week.

06/15/2014

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Parx Bets On Mobile Gaming In The Casino

During a presentation to Gaming Control Board members, John Dixon, the Chief Technology Officer for Greenwood Gaming, which owns Parx, suggested it’s the next big thing in gaming to attract younger players.

05/03/2014

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Gaming Officials Keeping Quiet About Plans To Award 2nd Casino License In Philadelphia

Members of the Gaming Control Board aren’t tipping their hand as to when a decision might be coming on who will get the license for a second casino in Philadelphia.

05/01/2014

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Pa. Suspends Harness Racing Dates At Harrah’s Casino In Chester

Samantha Krepps, a spokeswoman for the commission, emphasizes the race dates have been suspended, not Harrah’s racing license.

01/24/2014

(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.

09/24/2013

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Gaming Board Seeks To Dismiss SugarHouse’s Lawsuit Blocking 2nd Casino In Philadelphia

A Gaming Control Board spokesman says the panel will seek dismissal of a lawsuit filed earlier this week attempting to stop the board from issuing a license for a second casino in the city of Philadelphia.

08/01/2013

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Gaming Board Official Concerned About Free On-Line Casino Games

This is a practice that’s been put on hold for the time being by a top gaming board official, who wants to make sure they’re not accessible to young people.

05/20/2013

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Gaming Control Board Begins Hearings On SugarHouse Expansion

SugarHouse plans to build a multi-story parking garage that would have some of the expanded gaming floor beneath it.

05/07/2013

(Slot machines in the Sugarhouse casino, on North Delaware Avenue in Fishtown.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

Gaming Control Board Hearing Proposals For Second Casino In Philadelphia

Gaming Control Board spokesman Doug Harbach says this is not a public input hearing. In fact, even the board members will mostly just listen as the applicants for the casino license make presentations.

02/12/2013

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Effort To Build Second Casino In Philadelphia Moves Forward This Week

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

11/12/2012

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

An artist's rendering of Valley Forge Casino's gaming floor. (Credit: VF Casino Resort)

Valley Forge Casino Resort Set To Open This Week, Pending Approval

Workers are still putting the finishing touches on the Valley Forge Casino Resort, but the $150-million gaming facility will be ready to go for two nights of testing before the real opening.

03/26/2012

An artist's rendering of Valley Forge Casino's gaming floor. (Credit: VF Casino Resort)

Rules Set For Valley Forge Casino’s Gaming Floor Access

The Gaming Control Board has approved some final adjustments to the plan to allow the public to access the gaming floor at the Valley Force casino expected to open next spring.

12/21/2011

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City Council To Debate SugarHouse Expansion Plans

Sugarhouse is gambling that the demand for their slot machines and table games will grow as the facility does.

11/16/2011

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