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Board to Monitor South Philly Casino’s Lofty Diversity Promises

Last week, Stadium Casino announced ambitious diversity goals for its soon-to-be-built casino in the South Philadelphia. It promised that 50 percent of the post-construction workforce will be minorities […]

Business

South Philly Casino: Dealers Expected to Make $70,000

The leadership team behind the forthcoming $450 million casino in South Philadelphia’s stadium district has released a comprehensive plan outlining its hiring practices. Stadium Casino LLC […]

Business

Why Pennsylvania Should Follow Nevada’s Lead and Regulate FanDuel and DraftKings

Nevada is rarely a pillar of morality or model lawmaking. However, the state’s decision last week to shut down daily fantasy sports operators such as DraftKings […]

Business

Woman Accused of Bilking $85K from Non-Profit Allegedly Made Withdrawals at Parx, SugarHouse

The executive director of a North Philly nonprofit is accused of swindling the organization out of $85,000, and making ATM withdraws from the corporate bank […]

Property

Senator: Lack of Diversity in Philly Casino License

Here’s a statement from Sen. Vincent Hughes that’s come across the transom in the wake of the announcement that the PA Gaming Control Board has […]

Property

The Second Philly Casino License Goes to Live!

The PA Gaming Control Board has just publicly voted to award the second Philadelphia casino license to Stadium Casino LLC, operating as Live! This is […]

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Ugly Allegations Enter Philly Casino License Picture

Someone affiliated with one of the four casino bidders (not Live!) sent me the below video this morning, shortly after I saw the same story […]

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Will South Philly Beat Out Center City for a Casino?

Tomorrow the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board holds a special meeting at the Pennsylvania Convention Center at which it publicly votes on who gets Philadelphia’s second […]

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Morning Headlines: Experts Consider Atlantic City’s Fate

The Inquirer has a lengthy report this morning speculating on Atlantic City’s fate come September, when as many as four Boardwalk properties may be vacant. […]

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High-End Shore Market Unlikely to Be Hurt By Casino Closures

The legalization of gambling across the Northeast has hit Atlantic City hard: The latest victim, Trump Entertainment Resorts confirmed this weekend, is Trump Plaza, which […]

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Atlantic City’s Showboat Casino to Announce Closing

Bad days in Atlantic City: Just a week after the Revel announced it would close if it doesn’t find a buyer, the Showboat Casino appears […]

Property

Will Philadelphia Get Its Own Space Needle?

PHL Local Gaming — one of the five contenders for that ever elusive casino license in Philadelphia — has announced a potential new feature for […]

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Tavern Games Turn Out Not to Be a Windfall

When Gov. Tom Corbett signed a bill last year allowing taverns to host small games of chance, the expectation was that the project might provide […]

Property

Morning Headlines: Market8 Gets Three Political Endorsements

Market8 has been endorsed yet again, this time by state and local legislators: Rep. John Taylor, Rep. Michael O’Brien, and Councilman Mark Squilla. They join […]

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Morning Headlines: Casino Smackdown Begins. Who Will Win?

Today is the start of three days of hearings during which the final five bidders for Philadelphia’s casino license will make their case before the […]