Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board meetings began Thursday and are expected to continue Friday to discuss proposals to build a new casino in Philadelphia.
The meetings, where are being held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, offer the public a chance to ask questions to the six casino applicants.
There of the bidders have said they want to build casinos in South Philly, near the stadium complex while two have plans for casinos downtown.
One bidder has offered a plan for the Delaware riverfront.
State lawmakers say a second casino license, regardless of which bidder wins the license, will provide an economic boom to the city.
The gaming control board is scheduled to hold another round of casino hearings in late summer.
Six former Philadelphia police narcotics officers are in federal custody Wednesday morning on corruption charges, high-ranking police sources tell FOX 29 News.
Wednesday will feature another comfortable day with below average temperatures and low humidity. Highs in the upper 70s/Low 80s. Expect a mix of sun and clouds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms returns tomorrow as we transition into a stormy pattern for the weekend.
Wednesday (82/61): Sun/Clouds