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2013 IN REVIEW: Applicants Try Their Hand at Second Casino License In Philadelphia

The six applicants interested in a second casino license to be issued in Philadelphia showed their best hands this year.

12/27/2013

(Bart Blatstein speaks during a groundbreaking ceremony for a new shopping center at 9th Street and Girard Avenue in Philadelphia.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Rival Casino Developer Not Surprised By Steve Wynn’s Bow-Out

Developer Bart Blatstein, one of the remaining applicants for Philadelphia’s second casino license, says this week’s withdrawal of Wynn’s application removes what Blatstein calls a “distraction.”

11/13/2013

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Steve Wynn Abruptly Pulls Out Of Running For Second Casino License In Philadelphia

Wynn Resorts has withdrawn its licensing application for a second casino in Philadelphia.

11/11/2013

(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

Stigall Show Log 2.20.13

Chris responds to the President’s warnings about sequestration and is excited about a bill to finally privatize Pennsylvania’s liquor stores. He talks to Wolgang Puck to discuss the OSCAR’s Governor Ball that he will be catering and to Tom McGrath from the Philly Post. He also brings, Manning, the Piazza Pet of the Week in to get adopted.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/20/2013

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 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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Community Group Not Pleased About Two Casinos On Delaware Waterfront

One of the proposed locations for a second Philadelphia casino would place it blocks away from the first one, Sugarhouse, on the Delaware River Waterfront. And a local advocacy group has concerns.

11/11/2012

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Big Plans For New Casino In Fishtown Neighborhood

Casino mogul Steve Wynn once again has big plans for Philadelphia.

11/09/2012

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Harrah’s Moves To Take Over Foxwoods Project in South Philly

The 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.

10/26/2010

(Artist rendering of proposed casino site.)

Process Of Revoking Foxwoods’ License Inches Forward

A hearing is scheduled later this month as the process of revoking Foxwoods’ casino license continues.

10/19/2010

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