Ugly Allegations Enter Philly Casino License Picture

"Sexual conspiracy theory" or serious conflict of interest?

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A still from the Fox29 report.

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 on The allegation is this: The expected announcement that Live! will win the bid for Philly’s second casino license today may be, in part, due to a romantic relationship between a lead attorney for the Live! project and a lawyer who worked, until earlier this year, for the PA Gaming Board. PDQ’s Chris Sawyer calls it a “sexual conspiracy theory”; Fox29 takes it more seriously, and speaks with the interim head of the Committee of Seventy about it:

FOX 29 News Philadelphia | WTXF-TV

Expect more of this type of scandal to come. The public vote is today at 1 p.m.

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