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.
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.