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Twice The Fireworks, Twice The Fun New Year’s Week Celebration

Mayor Michael A. Nutter today announced that the new tradition of two fireworks on New Year’s Eve will continue as SugarHouse Casino returns to present Twice the Fireworks, Twice the Fun with two different shows 6 p.m. and Midnight, lighting up the skies over the Delaware River.


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SugarHouse Boosts Pa. Slots Revenue With Big Gains

Slots revenues were up 6.5% in Pennsylvania last month, compared to November 2010, thanks in large part to impressive increases posted by Philadelphia’s SugarHouse Casino.


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City Council To Debate SugarHouse Expansion Plans

Sugarhouse is gambling that the demand for their slot machines and table games will grow as the facility does.


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Philadelphia Councilman Sees Smooth Sailing For Sugarhouse Casino Expansion

Sugarhouse next year hopes to begin construction of its second phase, says 1st District councilman Frank DiCiccio, “to expand their facility, create a multi-level parking garage, and more public space.”


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SugarHouse Celebrates 1st Anniversary With Donation, Expansion Plans

SugarHouse Casino is celebrating its first anniversary of operation with several events being held throughout the weekend.


New SugarHouse Promotion Allows Gamblers Legally To Pick NFL Games

If you pick enough winners this year, SugarHouse will hand you $1-million. And since you’re not putting up your own money, it’s all legal.


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Parx Casino in Bucks County, Gambling Officials Meet Over Abandoned Children Problem

State gaming regulators will continue talking with officials from the Parx Casino in Bensalem, in an effort to eliminate the problem of gamblers leaving children in cars in the parking lot of the casino.


(Parx Casino in Bensalem, which Bucks County health officials say may have been the site of exposure for a measles outbreak.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Parx Casino Leads Pennsylvania Casinos In Slots Play

Parx casino continues to wear the crown as Pennsylvania’s leading casino for slots play, according to revenue figures for the fiscal year that ended last week.


(Gamblers at the Sugarhouse Casino, on North Delaware Avenue, in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Investors Suing Sugarhouse Casino’s Top Partner

Philadelphia lawyer Richard Sprague and car dealer Robert Potamkin — both minority partners in the Sugarhouse Casino — are suing the Chicago-based developer who runs the Delaware Avenue gambling house.


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Ramsey: No Increase In Crime Due To SugarHouse Casino

The Philadelphia police commissioner said crime around the casino, while well-publicized, has not gone up significantly.



Suspect Arrested After Armed Robbery Near SugarHouse Casino

A suspect was taken into custody after police say he robbed a man near a Philadelphia casino early Friday morning.


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State Troopers, Philadelphia Police Work To Improve SugarHouse Security

Gaming Control Board officials say occasional police patrols on the casino floor is one response to a pair of robberies at Philadelphia’s SugarHouse casino last fall.



Pa. Gaming Official: SugarHouse Will Succeed, Eventually

The chairman of the Gaming Control Board says, despite lagging slots revenue, he believes the SugarHouse casino will eventually realize its potential – although it may take some time.


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Activists Target Problem Gambling At SugarHouse Casino

Governor Ed Rendell’s appearance on 60 Minutes, last Sunday, inspired a group of casino activists in Philadelphia.


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Atlantic City Casinos Face Challenges In The New Year

2011 is not expected to be a Happy New Year for Atlantic City’s 11 casinos in the eyes of one outsider, who keeps an eye on the gaming industry for a living.