FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 22nd, 2009

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
P.O. Box 69060
Harrisburg, PA 17106-9060

CONTACT

Doug Harbach or Richard McGarvey (717) 346-8321

PA Gaming Control Board Hearing On Sugarhouse Casino Petition Moved To Philadelphia

HARRISBURG: The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced its scheduled hearing on Wednesday, May 6, 2009 to consider the HSP Gaming, L.P. (SugarHouse Casino) requests for additional time to make slot machines available to play and to make modifications to its approved development plan has been moved from Harrisburg to Philadelphia

Gaming Control Board Chairman Mary DiGiacomo Colins said the change was made to better accommodate those individuals who wish to attend the hearing to view the proceedings or testify.  Colins said more details regarding the time and location of the hearing would be released within the next couple of days

The Board had previously announced that it is accepting both oral and written public comment which will become part of the evidentiary record in this matter.  Updated information on how to register as a speaker or submit written comments will also be placed on the web site.

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