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:
It feels like summer out there. We're expecting milder temperatures than yesterday: highs in the mid 80s. Just like summer, it'll be humid, with a chance of a few spotty showers during the day.
This pattern stays in place until Thursday, when strong thunderstorms usher in cooler air for the holiday weekend.
Tuesday: (83/65) clouds/sun