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:
The rest of the holiday weekend continues to look warmer and unsettled. Shower and thunderstorm chances increase late Sunday and Labor Day.
The heat and humidity will continue to expand Sunday into Labor Day. There is a risk of scattered showers and thunderstorms both day. Best chance will be in the afternoon and evening.
Sunday (88/69): Clouds/Storm
Monday (90/71): Clouds/Storm
Tuesday (92/72): Clouds/Storm