Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Two bits on gaming

  1. The Inquirer has a long piece looking at what we might expect the effects of a downtown gambling site to be, from economic impact to parking demands. They look at New Orleans casinos as comparable examples, although here the limitation to slots could change the nature of the project. Pros, cons, and who might actually run the things.

  2. A group based in Illinois has teamed up with some Philadelphia insiders to submit a bid on the local casino action. They haven't said officially what site they're looking at, but this group (Midwest Gaming) may be competition for some of the other groups (such as Planet Hollywood) already jockeying for position...


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