December 1st, 2006


Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
Commonwealth Tower, Strawberry Square
303 Walnut Street, 5th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101


Doug Harbach or Richard McGarvey (717) 346-8321

PA Gaming Control Board Announces Schedule For Continuation of Pittsburgh And Philadelphia Licensing Hearings

HARRISBURG: The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced when particular operator licensing applicants from Philadelphia and Pittsburgh will continue licensing hearings begun in November. All hearings will be held in the State Museum Auditorium, located at the corner of Third and North streets in Harrisburg.

A total of four hearings, two each from Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, remained open so that the Board would receive additional testimony from the applicants.

The Board made these changes:
• The Monday, December 4th Board meeting will begin at 2:00 p.m. rather than 1:00 p.m.
• The Mt. Airy #1, LLC hearing will be opened on Monday December 4th at 3:30. The public presentation and Board questioning of this applicant will be held in the afternoon of December 5th, the previously announced time.

The entire revised schedule is as follows:

Monday, December 4 - beginning at 2:00 p.m.
• PGCB Board Meeting
• Public Hearing - Continuation for Philadelphia Entertainment and Development Partners, LP and Riverwalk Casino, LP

Tuesday, December 5 - beginning at 9:00 a.m.
• Public Hearing - Pocono Manor Investors, LP
• Public Hearing - Mt. Airy #1, LLC

Wednesday, December 6 - beginning at 9:00 a.m.
• Public Hearing - Sands Bethworks Gaming, LLC
• Public Hearing - Continuation for Station Square Gaming, LP

Wednesday, December 13 - beginning at 9:00 a.m.
• Public Hearing - Continuation for Isle of Capri
• Public Hearing - Tropicana Pennsylvania, LLC
• Public Hearing - Crossroads Gaming Resort & Spa, LP
• Public Hearing - (open for any additional needs for hearing continuation)

Tuesday, December 19 - beginning at 10:00 a.m.
• Public Hearing - Category 2 and 3 Oral Arguments

Wednesday, December 20 - beginning at 10:00 a.m.
• PGCB Board Meeting