Live! Hotel and Casino Wins Southern Philadelphia Permit

Live! Hotel and Casino Wins Southern Philadelphia Permit

Musician’s rendering of the reside! Hotel and Casino, which won its bid for the license and contains plans become built in the Stadium District of South Philadelphia

Real time! Hotel & Casino has been awarded Philadelphia’s second casino license.

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board awarded the permit on Tuesday. a project that is joint Cordish Companies and Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment Inc., which owns the Parx Casino in Bensalem, the proposed 200,000-square-foot casino will host 220 hotel rooms, have 2,000 slots and 125 table games regarding the casino flooring, and will cost $425 million to build.

The designers propose to place the casino on A holiday that is existing inn the stadium district of South Philadelphia.

Making the announcement to a packed house during the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the Control Board praised the ‘the synergy between gambling and activity at a casino’ that the project proposed, adding that the proximity towards the stadium was a factor that is deciding.

The Board said it believes that ‘the more-than-400 stadium area events per year’ could produce an attraction that is all-year-round visitors.

In choosing Live!, the board went for the casino with the revenue projections that are lowest, but it was also the one that relied least on cannibalizing business from other gambling enterprises in and around Philadelphia. In a document filed this week outlining the reasons for t Continue reading « Live! Hotel and Casino Wins Southern Philadelphia Permit »

California Files Lawsuit Against Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel

California Files Lawsuit Against Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel, which the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel launched previously this month. California wants to pull the plug.

The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel is dealing with a federal lawsuit from their state of Ca over its online gaming activities. The state desires the plug pulled on the go-it-alone tribal operator which previously this month launched its online bingo service, The tribe in addition has announced its intention to offer poker that is online Californians, irrespective of perhaps the state chooses to legalize and regulate it or perhaps not, and has regularly said the launch of its internet poker site,, is ‘imminent.’

While the tribal operator believes it ‘is exerting its sovereign right under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGA) to manage and conduct Class II gaming from the tribe’s reservation,’ the 14-page lawsuit issued by the California Attorney General this week asserts that the tribe’s actions are ‘an imminent danger to the public wellness, safety, and welfare.’

The state is seeking ‘orders temporarily restraining, and permanently enjoining, the Tribe’s offering and performing Web gambling in breach regarding the Compact as well as in violation of state and federal law.’

Breach of State Gaming Compact

‘This action seeks injunctive that is appropriate to avoid unlawful Internet gambling; Defendant Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel, additionally understood as Continue reading « California Files Lawsuit Against Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel »