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Pa. Sees 3.6 Percent Drop In Table Game Revenues

Pennsylvania casinos reported Wednesday that table games saw a drop of about 3.6 percent in September compared to a year ago, adding to the woes of casino owners after slot machine revenues also saw a decline.


Late former Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno. (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Paterno The Horse Wins Its First Race

Joe Paterno’s wins from 1998 until 2011 as head coach of the Penn State football team were erased from the record books when the NCAA unleashed its unprecedented sanctions on the school. A horse is doing its part to add some wins back to the Paterno name.


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Horse Racing Professionals Concerned About Corbett’s Plans For Development Fund

Representatives of the horse racing industry went to the state capitol last week to air their concerns about Governor Corbett’s proposal to tap into the state’s Horse Race Development Fund to help balance the state budget.


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SugarHouse Boosts Pa. Slots Revenue With Big Gains

Slots revenues were up 6.5% in Pennsylvania last month, compared to November 2010, thanks in large part to impressive increases posted by Philadelphia’s SugarHouse Casino.


(Parx Casino in Bensalem will pay big bucks to settle allegations of pollution related to its racetrack operation. File photo: Mike DeNardo)

Parx Agrees To Pay Big Bucks To Resolve Pollution Allegations

Parx has agreed to pay a settlement in the hundreds of thousands of dollars to resolve allegations of pollution related to its racetrack operations.


Pennsylvania Supreme Court Upholds Decision To Put Casino In Valley Forge

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has upheld the Gaming Control Board’s decision to put a casino in Valley Forge.


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.


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Two Men Admit Leaving Kids In The Car While Gambling

Two men have admitted in Bucks County court that they left children in their cars while they gambled inside Parx Casino in Bensalem over the summer.



New E-ZPass-Only Slip Ramp Is Open In Bucks Co.

A new EZ Pass-only slip ramp is now open on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Bucks County and it’s designed to alleviate congestion at the toll road’s second busiest interchange.


Police: Phila. Woman Abandoned Kids While Gambling

A Philadelphia woman is facing child endangerment charges for allegedly leaving her two children inside her car while she gambled at the slot machines at Parx Casino in Bensalem, Pa. earlier this month.


Phase II at Parx

A month after gamblers started playing table games at Parx Casino in Bensalem, Pa., the Bucks County gambling hall is looking at another expansion project for the near future — and then a long-term master […]


Bensalem Casino's Meeting with Council May Get Postponed

Eight days after gamblers started playing table games at Parx in Bensalem, casino officials planned to go before the township council on Monday with plans to expand the gambling hall.  But a little before noon […]


Table Game Revenues Leap Out of Gate at Local Casinos

So far, so good is the word from local casinos following the launch of table games over the weekend at two suburban Philadelphia casinos.


Table Gaming Begins Sunday in Bensalem and Chester

There’s a big expansion of gambling coming to the Philadelphia suburbs.