SugarHouse Boss Says Philadelphia Shouldn't Have Another Casino Sugarhouse general manager Wendy Hamilton is disputing the findings of a consultant hired by the legislature that the region can handle at least one more casino.
Philly Casino Hopefuls Make Their Final Pitches To State Gaming BoardThe Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is dissecting each of the five proposals during hearings at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Pa. Casino Officials Hope To Make Decision on 2nd License For Phila. in SpringThe public comment period on the bids closes at 5pm on December 31st.
Synagogue, Schools File Petition Against Applicant For Philadelphia's Second Casino LicenseA gaming board spokesman says Congregation Rodeph Shalom and two schools near the casino proposed for Broad and Callowhill Streets have filed a petition with the board seeking to intervene in opposition to the project, to be developed by Bart Blatstein.
Philadelphia Official Says City Prefers Center City For 2nd Casino"The three proposals in South Philadelphia are less likely to induce further development and less likely to generate a new audience than the other three proposals," city commerce director Alan Greenberger told a state oversight panel.
PA Slot Machine Revenue Decreases Slightly In Fiscal YearFor the first time since they opened, Pennsylvania casinos have recorded a fiscal year-to-year drop in gross revenues from slot machine play.
Philadelphia May Try To Own City's Second Casino"If the city is going to have a casino, then we should maximize the benefit to the city from that casino," says a spokesman for US Rep. Bob Brady.
PA Bill Would Give Gaming Investigation Powers To Attorney GeneralState House Republicans are renewing their effort to pass a bill that would shift the investigation powers of the Gaming Control Board to the state attorney general’s office.
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.”
Harrah’s Moves To Take Over Foxwoods Project in South PhillyThe local investors who control the project announced Tuesday morning that they have reached agreement with Harrah's in which the casino firm will become both a minority investor and manager of the project.
Pa. Slots Revenue Drops from July to August
Philadelphia's First Casino Plans for Sept. 23rd Opening