Casinos

March 23, 2010, 6am PDT
The new casino rising along Philadelphia's Delaware River is likely to be little more than a drab Big Box with gambling inside, according to this review from <em>Philadelphia Inquirer</em> architecture critic Inga Saffron.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
September 14, 2009, 11am PDT
In Philadelphia, the Gaming Control Board is made up of 10 men, 9 of which don't live in the city. A recent decision by the board will destroy two planned developments that would have improve Philly's character, says arch. critic Inga Saffron.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
May 26, 2009, 5am PDT
Bethelem, PA, long famous for its steel industry, has faced years of hardship when the jobs went away. Locals are pinning their hopes on a new casino opening over the ruins of a steel factory.
The New York Times
May 16, 2009, 7am PDT
Fuled by casino cash, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is buying up sections of Scott County, Minnesota at a rate that has local planners spinning.
Minneapolis/St. Paul Star Tribune
May 1, 2009, 6am PDT
The $8.5 billion CityCenter casino complex designed for the Las Vegas Strip had been stalled over financial issues between two of the funders, but now an agreement has been reached and the mega project is set to complete on time.
Associated Press
May 1, 2009, 5am PDT
The Spanish government is moving forward with plans to build the largest casino and entertainment complex in Europe
BBC
April 20, 2009, 9am PDT
With new rules that are going to push it closer to Las Vegas-style gambling, the small Colorado casino town of Blackhawk is getting ready to handle the new crowds as it becomes more of a draw.
The New York Times
April 5, 2009, 1pm PDT
With the gambling industry facing lower demand, commercial real estate is being hit hard in Las Vegas, where nearly $8 billion worth of real estate is in trouble.
The Las Vegas Sun
December 24, 2008, 11am PST
City leaders in Galveston looking for ways to recover from Hurricane Ike turn to an old staple of the local economy: gambling.
Houston Chronicle
October 15, 2008, 11am PDT
To keep its gaming rights which will in turn preserve its property value, The Queen of Hearts casino must open for eight hours every two years.
Los Angeles Times
September 29, 2008, 10am PDT
The developer of a nine block mega-project may pursue casino gambling as an added component to what promises to transform a derelict portion of downtown Miami.
The Miami Herald
September 13, 2008, 9am PDT
Philadelphia is still trying to figure out where to put its two approved casinos as it prepares to become the nation's biggest city to host gambling. In this piece, Inga Saffron says a new proposed site could make gambling work for Philly.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
June 13, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>It's ethics vs. economics in a debate over a proposed casino in Stranraer, Scotland.</p>
BBC News
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