LAS VEGAS --
Pinnacle Entertainment, which operates gaming casinos in Las Vegas
and Louisiana among other places, said it will soon apply for a
gaming license in Pennsylvania.
The company has
also entered into an option to purchase land in Philadelphia where
it intends to build a casino encompassing 3,000 slot machines,
several bars and restaurants and a multiplex theater.
would include adding a hotel and expanding the casino to adding
another 2,000 slot machines.
Pinnacle said it
expects phase one of the casino project to cost between $250
million and $400 million.
In addition to
Las Vegas and Louisiana, Pinnacle Entertainment also owns and
operates casinos in Indiana and Argentina and has two casino
development projects in the St. Louis area in development, pending
final approval by the Missouri Gaming Commission.
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