PlanPhilly

Articles

You are viewing 57 articles with the tag Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board by the author Kellie Patrick Gates

    • pa gaming board

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…

    • 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…

    • 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…

    • pa gaming board

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…

    • Jimmy Cade, 65, advocated for PHL Local Gaming, in part for its location, in part because the ownership is local.

A day of casino testimony underway

Local officials urged the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to think about more than slots and table game receipts when it considers six proposals for Philadelphia's second casino license. They said it…

    • Market8, the original rendering

Proposed casinos to get report card from Design Advocacy Group

The six Philadelphia casino proposals are about to get a report card from an organization of Philadelphia architects, urban planners and other design professionals. According to an analysis by the Philadelphia…

    • Wynn Philadelphia site plan

City gathers public perspective on casino options

The city won't pick a favorite from the six applicants for Philadelphia's second casino license at April's gaming control board hearings. “We've got no intention of saying 'This is the one,'…

    • pa gaming board 752 502 s

Casino applicants pitch projects to PGCB

The six applicants for Philadelphia's second casino license pitched their proposals to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control board for most of Tuesday. The hearings started at 9 am, but as of 8:15…

    • pa gaming board

Schedule for casino candidates' presentations set

The six applicants vying for Philadelphia's second casino license will get 45 minutes to present their ideas to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Feb. 12. Three teams of operator-hopefuls will…

Farnese to state gaming board: Improve the casino license selection process

Casino gaming has been good for Philadelphia, but could have been better if the state ran the license application process differently, Sen. Larry Farnese wrote in a Monday letter to Pennsylvania…

    • Public hearing on SugarHouse license renewal to be held next week

Public hearing on SugarHouse license renewal to be held next week

A hearing on the renewal of SugarHouse Casino's license will be held Thursday, June 16, in Room 119 A/B of the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street. During the 10 a.m.…

Foxwoods: Gaming board ignored proof of financial stability and denied the casino interest its due process

In a legal volley fired back at the state gaming commission earlier this month, Philadelphia Entertainment Development Partners – the team behind the Foxwoods Casino effort – says the board did…

State gaming board fires back in the battle over Foxwoods Casino's revoked license

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Wednesday asked state Commonwealth Court to uphold the board's Dec. 16 decision to revoke Foxwoods Casino's license, saying the team behind Foxwoods had multiple chances to…

PEDP appeals loss of license

The team behind the Foxwoods Casino project has taken their case against the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to Commonweath Court. Monday, Philadelphia Entertainment Development Partners said it and Caesars - the…

House Gaming Oversight Committee to hold Philadelphia hearing on Foxwoods license Thursday

The Pennsylvania House's Gaming Oversight Committee will at 10 a.m. Thursday hold a public hearing on a bill that would open the gaming license that belonged to Foxwoods Casino up to…

SugarHouse wants to add 14 more table games

SugarHouse Casino has asked the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board for permission to add 14 new table games, which would bring the total number of tables to 57.The additional table games…

    • Gaming Board details its decision to revoke Foxwoods Casino license

Gaming Board details its decision to revoke Foxwoods Casino license

Philadelphia Entertainment and Development Partners lost its casino license because an “immeasurable void of unfulfilled promises and commitments” led to an end of the board's patience, Chairman Gregory Fajt wrote for…

Pa. House to hold hearing on auctioning revoked Foxwoods license to highest bidder

State lawmakers will next week consider a bill that would award the recently revoked Foxwoods Casino license to the highest bidder through a statewide auction. The hearing on House Bill 65…

Parts of Foxwoods' petition to reconsider the revocation of its casino license are released

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today released a redacted copy of Foxwoods casino developers' request that their license be reinstated.Philadelphia Entertainment Development Partners and their would-be new partner, Caesars Entertainment…

1, 2, 3

Logging in via Facebook

Log in

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Which weekly emails would you like to receive?