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    • Postcard recalls Gateway's connection to past glory
    • State Rep. Mike O'Brien

Local pols: Casino money should stay close to home

Dec. 22By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly If the state brings table games (in addition to slots) to some Philadelphia neighborhoods, a portion of the revenue generated should stay in…

    • Breaking news: Thumbs down to Foxwoods extension request

Breaking news: Thumbs down to Foxwoods extension request

Dec. 16 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The enforcement arm of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board says Foxwoods Casino's request for more time to produce detailed drawings of its proposed…

CDAG gets best practice tips; elects officers for 2010

The Central Delaware Advocacy Group today got hints on how to become more influential from another advocacy group, the Philadelphia Parks Alliance.CDAG also elected officers for the new year.Parks…

Lawmakers target Foxwoods

A group of state lawmakers from Philadelphia have asked the state gaming board to deny Foxwoods Casino’s request for more time to provide detailed plans of development.In August, the Pennsylvania…

PGCB and Foxwoods respond to open records request

The PBCG and Foxwoods have filed responses to the open records request by attorneys for two advocacy groups that are seeking documents Foxwoods Casino filed with the state.Paul Boni, who…

Heller on Comcast: Universal Foxwoods?

Fans of Inquirer columnist Karen Heller might have already spotted Saturday’s entertaining piece on the proposed Comcast Corp.-NBC Universal Inc. merger, but regular PlanPhilly readers might get a special kick this…

    • Foxwoods site from the water

Politicians call for Foxwoods license revocation

Dec. 2By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyA group of state legislators is calling on Pennsylvania to revoke Foxwoods Casino's license and award it to another interest.The representatives and…

Anti-casino advocates file with state office of open records

Wednesday, attorneys for two advocacy groups that are seeking documents Foxwoods Casino filed with the state submitted more legal documents to the state's Office of Open Records.Paul Boni, who represents…

    • Battery Park City Esplanade

Q&A with Alexander Cooper

Nov. 25 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyEarlier this week, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation chose New York firm Cooper, Robertson & Partners to lead the team that will design…

    • The Foxwoods right-to-know fight

The Foxwoods right-to-know fight

Nov. 24 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyAttorneys for two Philadelphia advocacy groups hope to convince the state's Office of Open Records to order the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to…

    • The competitors

Delaware River Waterfront Corporation master plan moment

Nov. 10 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The  teams competing to create the Central Delaware Waterfront Master Plan hold the same position on at least two things: Creating and implementing…

Pennsylvania Casino Association under scrutiny

By Tracie Mauriello, Pittsburgh Post-GazetteHARRISBURG -- During the final days of state budget negotiations, a flurry of press releases was sent to media, letters were sent to lawmakers and radio…

    • State Rep. Michael O'Brien schedules three community meetings

State Rep. Michael O'Brien schedules three community meetings

Please join me for a community meeting  I invite you to join me Thursday evening for the first of three community meetings  I am holding this fall for residents of…

PA Gaming Control Board renews Harrah's Chester Slots Casino license

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA    October 21, 2009 Pennsylvania Gaming Control BoardP.O. Box 69060Harrisburg, PA 17106-9060CONTACT Doug Harbach or Richard McGarvey(717) 346-8321         HARRISBURG: The…

    • A temporary slots facility in Indiana

Foxwoods may need temporary facility

Oct. 16 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyFoxwoods Casino officials say they only may be able to get 1,500 slot  machines up and running by May 2011 if the Pennsylvania…

    • Touch points between the public, the press and civic visions

Touch points between the public, the press and civic visions

On Thursday, Oct. 8, Harris Steinberg, adjunct assistant professor of city planning at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design and Executive Director of PennPraxis, presented nearly three dozen students in…

AIArchitect Reviews Pittsburgh Riverfront Casino

AIArchitect Reviews Pittsburgh Riverfront Casino The new Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, situated along the Ohio River, opened August 9. The two-story casino is the city’s first ever and is built on…

    • Ceremonial shovels and mummers gowns

SugarHouse and anti-casino protestors dig in

Oct. 8 By Matt GolasFor PlanPhillyThey stopped the pile drivers, whose sound reverberates all around Penn Treaty Park, in mid-afternoon so the politicians, investors and lawyers could officially break…

Casinos lobby legislature on table game licensing and tax limits

SugarHouse, Foxwoods, and two other Pennsylvania casinos Thursday sent letters to every state legislator asking them to limit the cost of table games to a one-time $10 million licensing fee and…

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