Penn National Execs Reveal Hollywood-Themed Casino Plans - Tuesday 11th of April 2006

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania – As reported by the Chambersburg Public Opinion: "Executives from Penn National Race Course tried to sell state gaming regulators Thursday on their plans for a Hollywood-themed slots parlor at the Dauphin County racetrack.

"Peter Carlino, chairman and CEO of Penn National Gaming Inc., told the state Gaming Control Board that a casino at the 34-year-old track would be 'an economic engine for the community and the state.'

"Besides Penn National representatives, 10 others testified at the 90-minute hearing at the auditorium of the State Museum in Harrisburg. The gaming board is conducting 18 days of hearings, which began Wednesday in Gettysburg, on 22 proposals for 14 slots licenses across the state…"

Other news from around the same time

32Red Sponsors of Aston Villa - Tuesday 11th of April 2006

UNITED KINGDOM – The UK facing online casino and poker operator, 32Red Plc ("32Red" or "the Com....


Vegas Five-Tower Project Begins - Tuesday 11th of April 2006

by Hubble Smith Las Vegas Gaming WireLAS VEGAS Chet Nichols hears a lot of talk about the demand f....


Celebrity Chef Plans $400 Million Project - Tuesday 11th of April 2006

by Hubble SmithLas Vegas Gaming WireLAS VEGAS Celebrity chef and entrepreneur Charlie Palmer has a....


Rhode Island Town Council Meets with Developers - Tuesday 11th of April 2006

JOHNSTON, Rhode Island – As reported by the Providence Journal: "The Town Council will meet tonig....


Riv Acquisition Holdings Pays $426.5 million for Casinos - Tuesday 11th of April 2006

by Chris JonesLas Vegas Gaming WireLAS VEGAS The Riviera's parent company on Thursday said it agre....


Las Vegas Sands May Sell Shares - Tuesday 11th of April 2006

SINGAPORE – As reported by Reuters: "Las Vegas Sands Corp., the world's biggest casino firm by ma....


Churchill Downs Moves Simulcasting - Tuesday 11th of April 2006

KENTUCKY – As reported by Business First: "Churchill Downs' simulcast wagering temporarily has be....


MTR Gaming Group COO of Nevada Operations - Tuesday 11th of April 2006

CHESTER, West Virginia MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (Nasdaq National Market:MNTG) today announced that....


Ameristar Casino Debuts in Black Hawk - Tuesday 11th of April 2006

BLACK HAWK, Colorado – Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASCA) today proudly debuted its newly r....


Tioga Downs Gets Loan - Tuesday 11th of April 2006

HOUSTON, Texas – Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. (AMEX:UWN), today announced that Tioga Downs Race....