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(Natanya DiBona poses with a t-shirt advertising the 2014 edition of "Diner En Blanc" for Philadelphia.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Pop-Up Picnic, Food Truck Festival, and Casino Dining

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,”

08/14/2014

(Neil Ross, beverage manager at Estia Greek Taverna, in Radnor.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: New in Radnor, North Philly, and Fishtown

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.

07/31/2014

(A rendering of the expanded Sugarhouse Casino, on Delaware Avenue near Shackamaxon Street.)

SugarHouse Casino Breaks Ground For Poker, More Table Games

Philadelphia’s first casino is spreading its bets, breaking ground on an expansion.

07/22/2014

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Sugarhouse Planning Temporary Poker Room For September Opening

Sugarhouse general manager Wendy Hamilton says the demand for live poker play has been there since day one.

06/11/2014

Sugarhouse Casino general manager Wendy Hamilton testifies before a Pennsylvania state senate committee.   Photo by Tony Romeo)

SugarHouse Boss Says Philadelphia Shouldn’t Have Another Casino

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.

06/03/2014

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Report Finds There’s Room For Another Philadelphia 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.

05/12/2014

(Sugarhouse table games supervisor Mark Grochala, left, and dealer Tom McCann, right, developed a new, simplified variation on the game of craps, designed to appeal to neophyte gamblers.   Photo by John McDevitt)

Sugarhouse Develops a New, Simplified Craps Game For Younger Players

The game was created and developed by two Sugarhouse casino employees, table games supervisor Mark Grochala and dealer Tom McCann.

05/01/2014

A team from SugarHouse testifies about "extreme and unintended consequences" from a second casino license award. (credit: Pat Loeb/KYW)

Applicants For Philadelphia’s Second Casino License Make Final Pitches

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.

01/30/2014

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Rivalry Intense For Philadelphia’s Second Casino License

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.

01/26/2014

(Letter of apology written by Richard North III to his former employer, Councilman Bobby Henon.  Continues below...)

Philadelphia Councilman’s Ex-Aide Sentenced For Stealing Campaign Funds

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.

01/14/2014

(Larry Spector, an attorney representing a synagogue and two schools, testifies  in January 2014 before the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board in Harrisburg.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Sugarhouse Gets OK To Testify About 2nd Proposed Casino License for Philadelphia

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.

01/08/2014

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Pennsylvania Slot Revenue Down In 2013

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.

01/04/2014

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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

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Sugar House Casino And Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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 […]

10/09/2013

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