A brand new Philadelphia on line casino introduced it should open its doorways subsequent month.
Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia will hold its official grand opening on Thursday, Feb. 11 at 8 p.m., pending approval from the state gaming regulators. The latest addition to the Pennsylvania on line casino market will probably be positioned within the Stadium District in Downtown Philadelphia.
The on line casino will be a part of Rivers Casino Philadelphia because the second on line casino with the town limits, and change into the fourth on line casino within the higher Philadelphia space. Harrah’s Philadelphia is positioned simply south of Philadelphia in Chester and Parx Casino is simply north of the town in Bensalem.
Live! Casino, which has a sister property in Maryland, introduced in its press launch that it’ll have a 29-table poker site inside its 510,000 square-foot property. All 4 Philadelphia casinos can have poker rooms.
Along with poker, the on line casino can have greater than 2,100 slots and digital desk video games, 150 desk video games, a 12-story lodge, a six-room occasion middle and a FanDuel-operated sportsbook.
The announcement comes simply as Gov. Tom Wolf allowed his state’s on line casino market to reopen earlier this week after a second shutdown that lasted three weeks in response to rising COVID-19 instances within the Keystone State.
“We are beyond excited to go Live! in Philadelphia and bring this world-class gaming and entertainment destination to the heart of the Stadium District,” stated Joe Billhimer, Executive Vice President of Cordish Gaming Group. “What we have created here is unrivaled anywhere in the country. Sports fans, foodies, gaming enthusiasts, and anyone looking for a night of fun and excitement only has to make one stop to experience it all.”
The new on line casino is anticipated to generate $100 million value of tax income within the first 5 years, with $25 million of that going to Philadelphia public colleges.