Details of the 6 proposals for 2nd Philly casino
The six proposals under review by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board for the second casino license in Philadelphia:
— Developer Bart Blatstein wants to put a casino at the site of the former headquarters of The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News near downtown, a $700 million project that would include a casino, a 125-room hotel and two parking garages, plus shopping and entertainment venues.
— Wynn Resorts proposes a casino, luxury hotel, restaurants and entertainment venues at a site near the Delaware River, not far from Sugarhouse Casino.
— Penn National Gaming, which runs Hollywood Casino at Penn National in central Pennsylvania, has proposed a 100,000-square-foot, $480 million casino and 3,500-car parking garage just down the street from the sports stadiums in south Philadelphia.
— A partnership involving Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment Inc., which owns Parx Casino in suburban Bensalem, and Baltimore developer Cordish Cos., plans a casino at the site of an existing hotel outside Citizens Bank Park in south Philadelphia that would include a 240-room hotel, a 2,500-space parking garage, up to 2,000 slot machines and 125 table games, plus dining and entertainment.
— PHL Local Gaming LLC, plans a casino not far from the Delaware River in south Philadelphia, a project that involves about two dozen acres near the Walt Whitman Bridge, currently a warehouse site.
— The Goldenberg Group, a real estate developer, has proposed a casino for a parking lot near the city's historic district.