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

Pa. Slots Revenues, Down Again From 2012, Generate $612M in Tax Relief

Not only were slots revenues down more than four percent in April compared to the same month a year ago, but it is also the first time that all 11 of Pennsylvania’s casinos were operating for a full month each year for comparison purposes.

05/03/2013

(Kiki Bolender of the Design Advocacy Group testifies before the Pa. Gaming Control Board.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Second Day Of Gaming Control Board Hearings On Philadelphia Casino License

Deputy Mayor Alan Greenberger told the panel at some point the city will make a recommendation, but for now, they’re still evaluating each of the proposals.

04/12/2013

(Kiki Bolender of the Design Advocacy Group testifies before the Pa. Gaming Control Board.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Design Group Says Wynn’s Casino Proposal Is Worst Among Philadelphia Applicants

“Only the green roof parking garage saves it from an F” in their report card on the applications, the group’s spokeswoman said.

04/11/2013

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Public Hearing Underway For 2nd Philadelphia Casino

A Philadelphia official has told the state gaming board that the city is still evaluating the six proposals for a second casino in Philadelphia and hasn’t decided yet which one it likes best.

04/11/2013

Voters in Pennsylvania believe the state has enough slot machines. (FILE: credit CBS 3)

Six Groups Make Pitch For Second Casino License In Philadelphia

The six applicants who are in a spirited competition for a second casino license to be issued in Philadelphia all made their presentations during an all-day hearing on Tuesday before the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.

02/12/2013

(The Sugarhouse casino.  File photo by Michelle Durham)

PA Casinos Top New Jersey In Overall Gaming Revenue

Pennsylvania’s casinos beat out Atlantic City’s gambling palaces for overall gaming revenue in 2012.

01/17/2013

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Slots Revenue Rises In Pennsylvania For 6th Straight Year

State gambling regulators say gross revenue from slot machines was up 2.7 percent last year.

01/03/2013

(The presentations and hearings will take place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.  File photo)

Public Presentations, Hearings Set For New Philadelphia Casino Proposals

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has scheduled three days of events: an information-only presentation in February to be followed by two days of public hearings in April.

12/18/2012

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

Pa. Lawmaker Presses For Public Input In Selection of 2nd Phila. Casino Site

“We are in a different position than we were back in 2006,” says Pennsylvania state senator Larry Farnese.

11/20/2012

(The Pennsylvania Gambling Control Board.  File photo by Tony Romeo)

Another Philadelphia Casino Applicant Emerges at 11th Hour

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board says it has received six applications for Philadelphia’s second casino license — including one that wasn’t on the radar screen until now.

11/16/2012

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Pa. Casino Board Solicits Applications For 2nd Philadelphia Gambling Hall

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is reminding prospective developers that the deadline to apply for Philadelphia’s second casino license is just three weeks away.

10/24/2012

(Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board chairman William Ryan, second from right, announces board's decision to restart the application process for a second casino in Philadelphia.  Credit: Tony Romeo)

Pennsylvania Will Restart Application Process For a Second Philadelphia Casino

The fate of the city’s second license has been in limbo since Foxwoods’ license was revoked a year and a half ago. Mayor Nutter calls this “the right decision at the right time.”

07/11/2012

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SugarHouse Casino Hit With Its First Fines

The Gaming Control Board has hit SugarHouse with two fines totaling $80,000, $70,000 of which is for seven incidents of gaming involving youngsters from the ages of 17 to 20, which occurred between February of last year and March of this year.

05/28/2012

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Pennsylvania Casinos Have Record Month For Slots In March

The $233-million dollars in gross slots revenue for March was the highest for any month since the state’s tenth full-size casino opened, or any month since legalized gaming began in Pennsylvania.

04/04/2012

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March Marked All-Time High For Slots Revenue In Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board says the state set an all-time high for gross revenue from slot machines in March.

04/03/2012

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