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Breaking: South Philly to get city's second casino

After a week of speculation, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has confirmed it will award Philadelphia's second casino license to Live! Casino and Hotel, for their proposal at 10th and Packer…

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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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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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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…

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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…

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December 13: Council approves land bank | W Hotel gets $33 million subsidy | Gaming Control Board hearings | Rail Park video | Rolling Stone visits Camden

Happy Friday, Streeters! As I'm sure you've heard, it is going to snow this weekend, but the experts are "still thinking" about exactly how much snow will fall. In its…

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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…

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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…

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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,'…

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Images from a full day of casino presentations

The six applicants for Philadelphia's second category II casino license pitched their proposals to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control board Tuesday.   The candidates are:   Market East Associates – Casino Philadelphia…

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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…

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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…

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Six Casino possibilities, three on Packer Ave

Thursday was the deadline to submit applications to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board for Philadelphia's second casino license. PlanPhilly's Kellie Patrick Gates reports that six teams threw their hats in the ring.…

    • Paine's Park, a new skatepark designed by Friday Architects for an area near the Art Museum, got final approval from the Art Commission on Wednesday.
Eyes on the Street

Philly's second casino coming? | Art Commission okays Paine's Park, LightPlay | $12.8m for Wayne Junction substation modernization | airport expansion clears Tinicum's legal challenge

Paine's Park, a new skatepark designed by Friday Architects for an area near the Art Museum, got final approval from the Art Commission on Wednesday.Bidding is open for Philadelphia’s second casino…

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