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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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January 27-31: Boyd Theatre Hearing | Casino Suitability Hearing | Revitalizing American Cities | Saving sites with economic development | Columbus Square update | Chinese New Year Midnight Parade

Still planning out your week? Here are some events you may want to pencil in.  PRESERVE: Boyd Theatre Hardship Hearing Tuesday, January 28, 9am. 1515 Arch Street, Room 18-029. The Philadelphia…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Proposed Market8 casino releases new rendering

The lastest rendition of the proposed Market8 Casino replaces the former web-like design on the lower exterior floors with lots of glass, revealing an interior “four-story, dynamic video feature.” Ken Goldenberg,…

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CDAG to Gaming Board: Changes would make Wynn a better waterfront fit

The Wynn Philadelphia casino proposal would be a better Central Delaware fit if river access was improved, the parking garage took up less space, its roof was open for river-viewing and…

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PHL Local Gaming: If we get the license, you'll get a waterpark, zip-lines, restaurants and more

If tomato king Joe Procacci gets Philadelphia's second casino license, Philadelphia will also get a new entertainment district with restaurants, retail, sports facilities, zip-lines, a golf driving range, a dry ski/skateboarding…

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Wynn Philadelphia project manager: Here's why we're the best bet

The differences between Wynn Philadelphia and the five other groups jousting for Philadelphia's remaining casino license boils down to where their customers would come from, how they would get to the…

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