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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

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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 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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09/04/2013

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Top Bars For Gamers In Philadelphia

With arcade games, casinos, billiards, board games and shuffleboard, Philadelphia has it all for an entertaining night out on the town.

08/26/2013

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Gaming Board Seeks To Dismiss SugarHouse’s Lawsuit Blocking 2nd Casino In Philadelphia

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.

08/01/2013

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Local Groups Prepare Thousands of Care Packages For US Troops in Afghanistan

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.

07/10/2013

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SugarHouse Casino Summer Concert

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07/03/2013

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PA Slot Machine Revenue Decreases Slightly In Fiscal Year

For the first time since they opened, Pennsylvania casinos have recorded a fiscal year-to-year drop in gross revenues from slot machine play.

07/03/2013

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Sugarhouse Casino, Philly Beer Week

Learn more about Philly Beer Week.

05/30/2013

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Pa. Casino Regulators Okay SugarHouse Expansion, Including Smaller Garage Tower

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.

05/15/2013

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