Pa Gaming Control Board hears six city casino applicants today in Philly

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A grand jury report said the state's Gaming Control Board has been too cozy with casino interests. (Laurence Kesterson / Staff Photographer)

The six applicants for the second Philly casino license have been tweaking their applications since mid-November to the PA Gaming Control Board.

Today - they will make their first pitches to the board on why their project should win the gaming license with a 45-minute presentation.

The lineup of presentations in room 103A at the Pennsylvania Convention Center will go as follows:

9 am - opening remarks by the PA Gaming Board Chairman William Ryan Jr.

9:05 am - Market East Associates LP will present their casino plan, called Market8, for 8th and Market Streets.

10: 00 am - Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment Inc. and Cordish Cos. will present plan for 900 Packer Avenue for a casino at the Stadium District.

11:00 am - Penn National Gaming Inc. will present Hollywood Casino Philadelphia for 700 Packer Avenue at the Stadium District.

Noon-1 pm Lunch Break

1:00 p.m. - Joseph Procacci will present his plans for a casino at 300 Packer Avenue near the Stadium Complex.

2:15 p.m - Steve Wynn will present his $900 million casino resort project for Fishtown.

3:00 p.m. - Bart Blatstein will present his proposal, The Provence, a $700 million entertainment and casino resort for 400 N. Broad Street

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