By Mike Dunn
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The long and winding road to a second casino in Philadelphia continues today, as the Gaming Control Board hears the perspective of the Nutter Administration.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society To Preview Plans For 2021 Philadelphia Flower Show
Six firms are in the running for a second casino license in Philadelphia, and today the Gaming Control Board will get a detailed review of those applications from the mayor’s Commerce Director Alan Greenbeger.
Greenberger would not comment in advance of his appearance before the board, and neither would Mayor Nutter, who would only say, “You’ll hear the testimony tomorrow when it comes out.”READ MORE: Firefighters Save Bride's Wedding Dress After Fire Breaks Out At Normandy Farm Hotel In Blue Bell
But a source tells KYW Newsradio Greenberger will not specifically name which of the six is the mayor’s preferred applicant. Instead, the source says, Greenberger will describe what the Administration views as the pluses and minuses of each of the applicants.
The six firms are vying for the second gaming license that the Board had originally given to Foxwoods and that it later rescinded. The board is expected to hold more hearings before voting on the license.MORE NEWS: WATCH LIVE: Philadelphia Officials To Provide COVID-19 Vaccination Program Update
Visit the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board website for more information.