Blatstein Drops Casino Appeal, Says He'll Move Ahead With Other Plans for Inquirer HQBlatstein was one of four developers hoping to build Philadelphia's second casino; he proposed putting it in the former Inquirer headquarters, on North Broad Street at Callowhill.
Rivals For Philadelphia's Second Casino License Lick Wounds, Regroup"Maybe another newspaper? I don't know. We'll deal with that next week," said Bart Blatstein, who had hoped to put a casino in the former Inquirer building on North Broad Street.
Gaming Regulators Set To Deal Cards On Second Casino License In PhiladelphiaPennsylvania gaming officials are expected to finally show their hand this afternoon on a second casino license for Philadelphia.
Philly To Find Out Whether It Gets A Second CasinoState gambling regulators will meet this week to decide whether, and to whom, to award Philadelphia's second and final casino license.
Delaware County Officials Ask That Second Philadelphia Casino License Not Be Awarded"Anyone with common sense sees that the gaming industry has changed wholly over this last year," said councilman John McBlain.
Harrah's Speaks Out Against Another Philadelphia CasinoHarrah's Casino in Chester is speaking out against plans to open another casino in Philadelphia, saying the region's gambling industry is already coping with a two-year slide in revenues.
Announcement Coming on Second Casino License For PhiladelphiaThe Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has called a special meeting for November 18th to announce who, if anyone, will get the second casino license in the city of Philadelphia.
Sugarhouse Planning Temporary Poker Room For September OpeningSugarhouse general manager Wendy Hamilton says the demand for live poker play has been there since day one.