Harrah’s Chester Casino
Pennsylvania gaming officials are expected to finally show their hand this afternoon on a second casino license for Philadelphia.
“Anyone with common sense sees that the gaming industry has changed wholly over this last year,” said councilman John McBlain.
Harrah’s Casino in Chester is speaking out against plans to open another casino in Philadelphia, saying the region’s gambling industry is already coping with a two-year slide in revenues.
The state Harness Racing Commission has lifted its suspension of racing dates at Harrah’s track in Chester.
For the first time since casinos opened in the state, gross revenues from slot machine play in Pennsylvania for a calendar year were down from the year before.
A harness driver is in critical condition after a tragic accident on the track at Harrah’s Philadelphia in Chester, Delaware County.
Table games, and the revenue they produce, continue to grow in Pennsylvania casinos.
SugarHouse casino had a strong launch while apparently affecting one neighboring casino more than the other.
If you enjoy gambling, there are several casinos to choose from in the Philadelphia region.