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    • Rendering of the future expansion of SugarHouse Casino. Courtesy SugarHouse

SugarHouse begins $164 million expansion, will open interim poker room this fall

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board hasn't picked a winner for the city's second casino license.  SugarHouse would prefer the PGCB fold. SugarHouse Casino launched work on its $164 million expansion project…

    • Proposed PHL Skyspire

Space Needle for South Philly?

Could you see a Space Needle-like structure rising 615 feet out of the ground in South Philadelphia? PHL Local Gaming says you will, if the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board grants them…

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Court dismisses suit alleging state gaming board lacks authority to re-issue former Foxwoods license

A lawsuit claiming the state gaming board has no legal right to re-issue Philadelphia's second casino license was Monday dismissed by state Commonwealth Court. RPRS Gaming, L.P., a minority partner in…

    •  Larry Magid at Electric Company book signing / courtesy TemplePress

Local concert legend Larry Magid would oversee entertainment at proposed Provence casino

If Tower Entertainment gets Philadelphia's remaining casino license, the proposed Provence casino's entertainment offerings would be managed by Philadelphia music mogul Larry Magid. “He's going to oversee the nightlife productions of…

    • Map of the land PHL hopes to buy, and its plan

PHL Local Gaming offers $6 million for former produce, seafood site

PHL Local Gaming, the entity which wants to build Casino Revolution at Front Street and Pattison Avenue, has made a $6 million offer to purchase 28.4 acres from the Philadelphia Industrial…

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Casino applicants take one last shot at persuading the gaming board to pick them

Four of five applicants for Philadelphia's remaining casino license Wednesday took one last shot at convincing the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to pick them. Intervening party SugarHouse urged the board to…

    • The Market8 team's model, lit up

Squilla, O'Brien, Taylor: Market8 best chance for revenue, economic growth

State Reps. Michael O'Brien and John Taylor and Philadelphia First District Councilman Mark Squilla said the state gaming board should grant the remaining Philadelphia license to Market8, which would build a…

    • Live! Casino rendering,  10th Street perspective

Thursday at the gaming board: Casino Live! makes pitch; Blatstein counters interveners; SugarHouse says no more casinos now

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board got a bit of a variety pack in Thursday's casino hearings. From 9 a.m. to roughly 9:30 a.m., it heard from Bart Blatstein and his Tower…

    • Casino Revolution

Casino Revolution steps before the gaming board

John O'Reardon, vice president and general council of PHL Local Gaming, told the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board that "PHL Local is the clear choice in this competition and has a number…

    • Proposed Provence by day

Provence says amenities would attract a new market; gaming board questions parking provisions, transit projections

Day One, Round Two had The Provence team's proposal for Broad and Callowhill streets before the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. The team, called Tower Entertainment, is led by local developer Bart…

    • Hollywood Casino Philadelphia

Penn National makes its Hollywood pitch, faces questions on phasing, charity and market saturation

Penn National Gaming today told the state gaming board their proposed Hollywood Casino would siphon less of its revenue from existing regional casinos than the other four applicants pursuing the remaining…

    • The Market8 team's model, lit up

Market8 to gaming board: We'd make the most money and transform Market Street

The Market8 team was first up on day two of the casino applicant suitability hearings before the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. The Market8 team, which includes The Goldenberg Group and Mohegan…

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Casino applicants face questions on suitability this week

The five applicants for Philadelphia's remaining casino license each face hours of questions from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board members and staff during this week's suitability hearings. The hearings are set…

    • The proposed Hollywood Casino

Penn National: We'd bring the Hollywood experience, improvements to the best location, and creative philanthropy

Penn National Gaming should get Philadelphia's remaining casino license, a spokeswoman said, because its established Hollywood brand would attract many customers, a promised improvement to I-76 would make its Stadium District…

    • Live! Casino rendering,  10th Street perspective

Live! Hotel & Casino partner: We've got the right team, the right location and the right program for Philadelphia

Granting the Live! Casino & Hotel project Philadelphia's remaining gaming license would not only generate the most new revenue for the city and state, said Cordish Company Gaming and Resorts Division…

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Market8 team: We've got the best spot, and the best means to stimulate growth and help the community

Key players in the proposed Market8 casino say their site, the ability to stimulate growth along the lagging East Market Street corridor, and a commitment to the community make Market8 the…

    • Steve Wynn

Wynn seeking Philadelphia-based director of online gaming

Casino mogul Steve Wynn is  not finished with Philadelphia, afterall. He's looking to hire a director of online gaming products, to be based here. On-line gaming isn't legal anywhere in the…

    • Wynn Philadelphia

Wynn to withdraw Philadelphia casino application

Wynn Resorts says it will withdraw its application for a Philadelphia casino license, citing both the Philadelphia casino market performance over the past year and the increased competition expected with the…

    • The Provence Site, Part I

Blatstein: The Provence has best location, is most transformative

Ask Bart Blatstein why the casino he proposes for Broad and Callowhill streets should get Philadelphia's remaining gaming license, and he takes out graphics from the city administration's recent testimony to…

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Deputy Mayor: Center City casino proposals more likely to stimulate development, attract new audiences

The two casinos proposed for Center City - Market8 and The Provence - would make the most money and have the most potential to stimulate economic growth beyond their boundaries, Philadelphia…

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