Deal on Pennsylvania Table Games Appears Done

After Gov. Rendell threatened to lay off 1,000 state workers if he didn’t sign legislation to establish table games (and the licensing fee and tax) at Pennsylvania casinos by weeks end, legislative leaders announced they had made a deal.

The reported agreement hammers out the disagreement by allowing a 3rd resort casino, and doling out the pork projects in Philadelphia in a manner that suits both the House and Senate members.