Foxwoods gaming license revoked, new casino up for bid
July 16, 2012
The city of Philadelphia was assigned licenses for two casinos. Of those
licenses, one was granted to the successful Sugarland Casino. The remaining
gaming license was awarded to Foxwoods Casino Resort. However, that was recently
The operators of the Foxwoods Casino were unable to obtain the necessary funding
needed to for the Philadelphia casino.
The available license will now be up for bid per the Pennsylvania Gaming Control
Developer Bart Blatstein has expressed interest in winning the license bid.
Blatstein is the current owner of the Daily News/Inquirer building located at
Broad and Callowhill. If approved, he will build a casino hotel at that
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