Valley Forge Casino Resort
Valley Forge has a Category 3 license, which mandates that patrons must pay at least $10 out of pocket before hitting the casino floor.
This is good news for some local business owners who were planning to hit the streets this weekend to try to raise enough money for the fireworks.
State gambling regulators say gross revenue from slot machines was up 2.7 percent last year.
Gross revenue from slot machines rose more than 5 percent for the fiscal year that just ended.
Pennsylvania’s gross slot machine revenue was up 3.4 percent in May over the year before, boosted by the second full month of play at Valley Forge Casino Resort in suburban Philadelphia. Existing casinos, meanwhile, saw a modest rise.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board says the state set an all-time high for gross revenue from slot machines in March.
The Valley Forge Casino Resort held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting Saturday morning.
Workers are still putting the finishing touches on the Valley Forge Casino Resort, but the $150-million gaming facility will be ready to go for two nights of testing before the real opening.
The gaming landscape in the Delaware Valley is getting ready to change again when the area’s newest casino opens its doors later this month in Montgomery County.
The doors will open to the public on March 31st, after two test nights — on March 27th and 29th — that will benefit local charities.
With a new casino set to open in Montgomery County, Pa. this spring, law enforcement officials are looking at ways to keep alleged mob figures away from the gambling establishment.
The Gaming Control Board Wednesday officially awarded the soon-to-be opened Valley Forge Casino Resort a license for table games.
“You can generally discriminate when you’re hiring on the basis of attractiveness. But you cannot discriminate on the basis of, for example, age or disability at the same time.”
The Philadelphia area’s newest casino is scheduled to open its doors this spring in Montgomery County and later this week it will be holding a three-day job fair for food and beverage positions.
The Philadelphia region is getting another gaming hall and officials at Valley Forge Casino Resort say everything is on target for an early spring opening in King of Prussia.