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UPDATE: PGCB Approves Satellite Casino in Morgantown

Thanks to a decision by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board during a hearing on Wednesday, June 12, Penn National Gaming Inc. has been given the green light to proceed with its plans to build a satellite casino in Morgantown. According to the gaming control board’s officials, the mini casino which will be known as Hollywood […]

PGCB Expected to Vote on Morgantown Casino This Week

This week, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is set to finally vote on the plan for the development of a mini casino in Morgantown. The state’s gaming control board will be holding a hearing at 10 am local time on June 12 in Harrisburg. During this meeting, the regulator will be presented with more information […]

Proposed Amish Country Casino Divides Pa. Community

Pennsylvania statewide gambling expansion plans have been in the process of getting enforced in different capacities across the state. However, not many people have grasped the monumental implications of these laws and how they would affect the communities. However, the plans are slowly beginning to catch the attention of a number of stakeholders with the […]

Parx Pitches Mini Casino at PGCB Public Hearing

Last Monday, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board held its fifth public input hearing for a proposed satellite casino in Shippensburg, a town located about 30 miles north of the Pennsylvania-Maryland border and close to 40 miles southwest of Harrisburg. The proposed mini-casino will be situated be about 150 miles away from Parx Casino – this […]

Mini Casino Might be Headed to Shippensburg Township

As part of Pennsylvania’s gambling expansion plans, Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment won a Category 4 satellite casino bid and following consultation and some inquiry in the South Middleton Township and Carlisle Borough, the gaming operator eventually chose to go with Shippensburg Township as its preferred location. Now, the date for the public hearing on the […]

Mini-Casino Coming to Caernarvon Township Despite Opposition

Last Tuesday, the officials of Caernarvon Township unanimously approved Penn National Gaming’s bid to establish a Category 4 satellite casino in the area despite opposition from a good number of residents. Penn National which currently owns and operates the Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Grantville, Pennsylvania has been trying to expand its […]

Proposed Pa. Casino Not Received So Well by Residents

A while back, Penn National Gaming Inc. applied for a license to build a $111 million mini-casino in Morgantown near the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The facility would have the capacity to hold up to 750 slot machines as well as 30 table games – this was outlined at the application stage but the company’s officials still […]

PGCB Holds Public Hearing for Big Beaver Mini-Casino Project

Last Tuesday (December 4), the Pennsylvania Gaming Control board hosted a public hearing that was attended by over 100 people including county representatives, local residents, and tradesmen all of who came to hear about the additional details about a proposed mini-casino by the operators of Mount Airy Casino Resort. The developers presented a summary of […]