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Pennsylvania gaming officials are expected to finally show their hand this afternoon on a second casino license for Philadelphia.
“Anyone with common sense sees that the gaming industry has changed wholly over this last year,” said councilman John McBlain.
Harrah’s Casino in Chester is speaking out against plans to open another casino in Philadelphia, saying the region’s gambling industry is already coping with a two-year slide in revenues.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has called a special meeting for November 18th to announce who, if anyone, will get the second casino license in the city of Philadelphia.
Early next month, gamblers who want to try their hand at poker will be able to have a seat inside Philadelphia’s first poker room.
With more options in the Philadelphia area for places to gamble, many people say there is no need to head to Atlantic City.
Philadelphia’s third annual “Diner En Blanc,” a first-ever food truck event in Franklin Square, and more eating choices at Sugarhouse Casino are on the menu for this week’s “What’s Cooking,”
A new Greek “taverna” in Radnor, a hangout for Temple University students in North Philadelphia, and a promotional event for Sugarhouse Casino are on this week’s “What’s Cooking” agenda.
Philadelphia’s first casino is spreading its bets, breaking ground on an expansion.
Sugarhouse general manager Wendy Hamilton says the demand for live poker play has been there since day one.
Sugarhouse general manager Wendy Hamilton is disputing the findings of a consultant hired by the legislature that the region can handle at least one more casino.
A consultant hired by the state legislature to study the future of gaming in Pennsylvania says another gambling hall will not overload the local market.
The game was created and developed by two Sugarhouse casino employees, table games supervisor Mark Grochala and dealer Tom McCann.
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.