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(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The fate of the city’s second license has been in limbo since Foxwoods’ license was revoked a year and a half ago.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

An artist's rendering of Valley Forge Casino's gaming floor. (Credit: VF Casino Resort)

Valley Forge Casino Opens For Business

The Valley Forge Casino Resort held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting Saturday morning.

03/31/2012

An artist's rendering of Valley Forge Casino's gaming floor. (Credit: VF Casino Resort)

Valley Forge Casino Prepares For Grand Opening

The clock is ticking on the grand opening to the Valley Forge Casino. It’s Pennsylvania’s newest casino and President and CEO Saverio Scheri says workers have spent all day making sure it’s perfect for tonight’s event.

03/30/2012

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Montco Casino Sets Up For March 31st Grand Opening

The doors will open to the public on March 31st, after two test nights — on March 27th and 29th — that will benefit local charities.

02/14/2012

(Montco DA Risa Ferman, right, and Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board chairman William Ryan Jr.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Montgomery County, Pa. Collects Grant To Fight Crime at New Casino

With a new casino set to open in Montgomery County, Pa. this spring, law enforcement officials are looking at ways to keep alleged mob figures away from the gambling establishment.

02/13/2012

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Pennsylvania Outstrips New Jersey In Gambling For First Time Ever

In November, Pennsylvania casinos outperformed Atlantic City’s facilities in overall gross revenue.

12/21/2011

(Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board head Bill Ryan, left, shares a moment and a ceremonial check with Philadelphia DA Seth Williams.   Credit: Ian Bush)

Philadelphia Gets $150,000 Grant To Deal With Gambling In City

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board chairman Bill Ryan says that taxpayers don’t have to part with a penny for the grant — unless you lost it in a slot machine.

11/30/2011

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Philadelphia Lawmakers OK Expansion of Sugarhouse Casino

A Philadelphia City Council committee has signed off on a $125-million expansion of the Sugarhouse Casino, along the Delaware riverfront in Fishtown.

11/16/2011

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Gaming Control Board Approves New Access Rules For ‘Resort’ Casinos

The Gaming Control Board has approved regulations governing how members of the general public will be able to access the gaming floor of the new casino expected to open at the Valley Forge Convention Center next spring.

10/14/2011

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