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Hearings Set For 6 Philly Casino Applicants To Present Plans

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PHILADELPHIA -

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has announced a series of hearings at which six applicants for Philadelphia's second casino license will present their plans and proposals.

The first event on Feb. 12 at 9 a.m. inside the at the Pennsylvania Convention Center will precede the board's public input hearings on the projects but will not include public comment.

That input will come during hearings on April 11 and 12, also at the convention center, or written comments may be submitted starting in March.

The gaming control board says all of these events will be streamed live and also recorded for later viewing on its web site, http://www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov/.

A "Category 2" stand-alone casino license enables the operator to have up to 5,000 slot machines and 250 tables games.

The casino proposals were submitted by these six applicants at the following locations:

  • Tower Entertainment, LLC (The Provence) at 400 North Broad Street
  • Market East Associates (Casino Philadelphia)at 8th and Market Street
  • Wynn PA, Inc. (Wynn Philadelphia) at 2001 Beach Street, and 2001 through 2005 Richmond Street
  • PHL Local Gaming, LLC (Casino Revolution) at 3333 South Front Street
  • PA Gaming Ventures, LLC (Hollywood Casino Philadelphia) at 700 Packer Avenue
  • Stadium Casino, LLC (Live! Hotel and Casino) at 900 Packer Avenue
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