Pennsylvania’s big budget gamble is paying off so far with high bids for two mini-casinos

Charles Thompson | Wednesday, January 24, 2018, Harrisburg Patriot News

State officials who banked on gambling expansion to balance the state’s deficit-ridden budget are riding a hot hand so far when it comes to the new concept of satellite casinos.

With a winning bid of $40.1 million secured Wednesday from Stadium Casino LLC for a casino in Westmoreland County, officials have now raised $90.2 million from just the first two of 10 potential licenses.

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