Foxwoods meets first PGCB deadline

Foxwoods Casino executives have met the first of the deadlines the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board attached as conditions to the two-year license extension it granted in August.

By the end of business on Oct. 1, Foxwoods had to submit reports to the Board’s Bureau of Investigations and Enforcement that describe their efforts to develop a Columbus Boulevard facility with at least 1,500 slot machines and detail their efforts and progress toward financing that casino. Foxwoods also had to submit a list of all outstanding licenses, certifications and permits they need from federal, state, county, local and other agencies, and provide a progress report on the status of each of them.

Just after 4 p.m., Foxwoods spokeswoman Maureen Garrity confirmed that the documents had been filed, but said that Foxwoods had no comment on their contents.
State Gaming Control Board spokesman Richard McGarvey said in an email Wednesday that the documents “are not filings, but reports submitted to BIE. They are not public documents.” Casino-Free Philadelphia (see attachment below) filed a right-to-know request to gain access to the information in those documents.

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