Pa. Judge OKs Intervention Bid In Casino License Row

Law360, Philadelphia (October 4, 2013, 3:43 PM EDT) -- The real estate mogul behind a proposed $700 million casino at the iconic former headquarters of the Philadelphia Inquirer was granted leave by a state judge Thursday to intervene in a lawsuit challenging the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board’s authority to issue a second gaming license in the city.

A judge in Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court agreed that Tower Entertainment LLC — a development company helmed by Bart Blatstein and one of six applicants vying to open a new casino in Philadelphia — should be allowed to participate...
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