Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
A Philadelphia City Council committee has signed off on a $125-million expansion of the Sugarhouse Casino, along the Delaware riverfront in Fishtown.
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.
“We feel very confident that we did exercise the proper discretion and did the right thing,” an attorney representing the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said afterward.
State gaming regulators will continue talking with officials from the Parx Casino in Bensalem, in an effort to eliminate the problem of gamblers leaving children in cars in the parking lot of the casino.
Philadelphia’s first casino seems sure to win renewal of its gambling license for a second year of operation.
First and perhaps foremost, the grand jury skewers the process used by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to determine the suitability of applicants for casino licenses.
Investors have told state gaming regulators that they expect to have the region’s newest casino, at the Valley Forge Convention Center, open about a year from now.
In response to complaints about a dysfunctional environment at the Gaming Control Board, Republican state lawmakers have launched a whistleblower website for board employees.
A group seeking to place a casino near the historic battlefield was among the losing applicants today as the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board awarded the state’s last currently available casino license to a resort near Pittsburgh.
Philadelphia lawyer Richard Sprague and car dealer Robert Potamkin — both minority partners in the Sugarhouse Casino — are suing the Chicago-based developer who runs the Delaware Avenue gambling house.
In a brief filed with the court yesterday, Foxwoods’ local investors contend that without calling a single witness to testify, the Gaming Control Board, “remarkably and erroneously” revoked their license.
Gaming Control Board officials say occasional police patrols on the casino floor is one response to a pair of robberies at Philadelphia’s SugarHouse casino last fall.
HARRISBURG (CBS) – For the first time since it began comparing the data, the Gaming Control Board says Pennsylvania experienced an overall drop in slots revenue last month, compared to January of 2010. But a […]
Citing violations of board orders and a failure to maintain financial suitability, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has issued the official explanation for its decision to revoke the Foxwoods casino license in Philadelphia.
Table games, and the revenue they produce, continue to grow in Pennsylvania casinos.