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Pa Gaming Chief: Move Investigations To AG

The new head of the board that regulates Pennsylvania casinos says he favors moving the board’s investigation unit into the state attorney general’s office.

10/09/2011

William Ryan (credit: Tony Romeo)

Officals At Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Want To Restore Their Image

William Ryan says he and his colleagues know they have work to do. “A realization that we do have to regain the confidence of the people, the confidence of the legislature, the confidence of the governor.”

10/06/2011

Parx Casino Reps In Harrisburg To Answer Questions About Children Left In Cars

Representatives from Parx Casino will be in Harrisburg this morning to meet with the state Gaming Control Board to talk about the Bensalem casino’s plan for dealing with the ongoing problem of kids left in cars.

08/18/2011

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After First Year Of Table Games, SugarHouse Posts Impressive Numbers

SugarHouse ranked fifth out of ten casinos in the state, with $53.5-million in gross table games revenues in the fiscal year, despite the fact that it has the fewest number of tables and was the last to come on line.

07/25/2011

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Pennsylvania Casinos Want New Laws To Punish Underage Gamblers

Michael Sklar, an attorney representing The Rivers, says the problem of underage gambling will continue unless the minors themselves are punished. “It’s like a bar: the kids are gonna try.”

07/21/2011

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Parx Casino Adds High Limit Rooms For High Stakes Gamblers

Parx Casino has been given approval to set up a high limit room with 14 table games taking two high limit tables already on the gaming floor and adding a dozen more, putting them all in a special area.

04/17/2011

(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.

01/31/2011

Harrah’s Slots Numbers Drop After SugarHouse Opening

Early numbers for slots revenue suggest that SugarHouse is taking a bite out of Harrah’s hide.

12/03/2010

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Crunching The Numbers On SugarHouse’s First Month

SugarHouse casino had a strong launch while apparently affecting one neighboring casino more than the other.

10/25/2010

Investors Consider RV Park Instead of Hotel for New Casino

Here’s an interesting strategy in an effort to win a precious casino license from Pennsylvania gaming regulators: turn your facility into a Mecca for recreational vehicles.

08/15/2010

Tables Games Helping Pa. Casinos, Top Official Says

Pennsylvania’s top gaming regulator says preliminary indications suggest that table games, launched last month, have been a boon to Pennsylvania casinos.

08/10/2010

Foxwoods Submits Plan to Salvage Project

A lawyer for investors in the stalled Foxwoods casino says those investors expect to submit a new “arrangement” to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board next week as they try to salvage the project.

07/30/2010

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