Casino Developer Blasts Bid To Quash 2nd Philly License

Law360, New York (November 13, 2013, 5:40 PM EST) -- Would-be casino operator Tower Entertainment LLC on Friday asked a Pennsylvania state judge to toss a suit brought by minority partners in Philadelphia’s SugarHouse Casino that seeks to block a second casino from setting up shop in the city, saying the challenge is based on “semantic nonsense.”

The minority stakeholders in SugarHouse HSP Gaming LP claim that the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board lacks the authority to reissue a gaming license it previously bestowed on Philadelphia Entertainment and Development Partners for a planned Foxwoods casino, but Tower...
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