The hearings have been focused on financing and revenue, traffic congestion and parking, even as each applicant tried to convince the Gaming Board they had the “wow factor” that would create new gamblers, not simply cannibalize the clientele in existing casinos.
With hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue from table games and slot machines potentially at stake, the five applicants will make their final pitches to state gambling regulators this week.
Richard North III was sentenced to three years’ probation. He has already paid restitution of more than $62,000 and written a letter of apology to Councilman Bobby Henon.
John Donnelly, a lawyer representing the casino on Delaware Avenue, argued for standing on the grounds that competition has increased greatly since the state’s gambling law was passed.
For the first time since casinos opened in the state, gross revenues from slot machine play in Pennsylvania for a calendar year were down from the year before.
The six applicants interested in a second casino license to be issued in Philadelphia showed their best hands this year.
Wendy Hamilton is here to speak to us about Sugar House Casino and its involvement in Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Sugar House is offering various initiatives this month in honor of breast cancer. To learn […]
With arcade games, casinos, billiards, board games and shuffleboard, Philadelphia has it all for an entertaining night out on the town.
A Gaming Control Board spokesman says the panel will seek dismissal of a lawsuit filed earlier this week attempting to stop the board from issuing a license for a second casino in the city of Philadelphia.
Joe Brooks, head of the USO of Pennsylvania and Southern NJ, says the boxes contained not only local products such as Tastykakes and Wawa coffee, but some more personal items.
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For the first time since they opened, Pennsylvania casinos have recorded a fiscal year-to-year drop in gross revenues from slot machine play.
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Sugarhouse casino officials say construction should take about two years now that the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has approved a revised plan to expand their waterfront casino.