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PGCB Makes Public The Ownership Structure, Local Impact Reports, And List Of Professional Representatives For Philadelphia Casino Applicants
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 27, 2012 12:47 PM
HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board posted on its web site today the Local Impact Reports for each of the six applicants for Philadelphia's second casino license.
In addition to the Local Impact Reports, the Board also posted an Ownership Structure report to list the proposed ownership for each of the Philadelphia applicants, along with a list of Registered Professional Representatives, such as attorneys and lobbyists, for each applicant.
This information can be accessed from the home page of the Board's web site through a special link "Philadelphia Casino Applicants Information" under the Quick Links section.
The Local Impact Reports contain items including engineering reports and traffic studies, and address any identified impact on transportation, transit access, housing, water and sewer systems, local police and emergency service capabilities, existing tourism, or other municipal service or resource.
"The Board is committed to providing the public with as much information as possible on each of the six proposals in a manner that would allow easy access to the information. This information will aid the citizens and government officials in providing valuable testimony during our public input phase of the licensing process," Board Chairman William H. Ryan, Jr. says.
Ryan adds that the Board will continue to release information about the projects via its web site including public versions of the applications for each of the projects.
About the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board:
A wealth of information about the Gaming Control Board's regulatory efforts and Pennsylvania's gaming industry can be found at www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov. At this website, visitors can watch Board meetings live or view videos of past meetings, look up future meeting schedules and past meeting transcripts, obtain information on identifying a gambling problem and gaining assistance, access an interactive map of casino locations, request a speaker for their group, along with much more information. You can also follow the agency on Twitter by choosing @PAGamingControl.
CONTACT: Doug Harbach or Richard McGarvey
SOURCE Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
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