Foxwood casino suffers another setback

    Another setback for the Foxwoods Casino partners as they battle to keep their gaming license. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Monday denied Foxwoods request for an additional month to prepare an argument to keep its license.

    Another setback for the Foxwoods Casino partners as they battle to keep their gaming license.  The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Monday denied Foxwoods request for an additional month to prepare an argument to keep its license.

    Foxwoods must be ready to present its case June first.

    In their extension request, lawyers for Foxwoods said they don’t anticipate being ready by June 1 – and given the gravity of the sanction they face and their substantial investment and effort – they deserve more time.

    Casino Free Philadelphia’s Lily Cavanaugh sees the ruling as a small step in the right direction

    “Three years isn’t enough time to get their, get their stuff together.  I mean it just shows that Foxwoods is not, you know, not going to be able to pull it together.” said Cavanaugh

    Foxwoods lawyers are in Commonwealth Court today where a suit brought by Keystone Development partners to stop the project is scheduled to be heard.

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