LIVE! CASINO OPENS IN FEBRUARY, AND SOUTH PHILLY WILL BENEFIT!

By Sally Fahey

Live! Casino and Hotel is preparing to open at 9th and Packer Streets in February, and here are the benefits:

$2 billion in economic stimulus to the City

$100 million in tax revenues for Philly in its first five years of operation, including $25 million to the city’s school district

Contributions of over $15 million during the project’s first 10 years to support improvements and enhancements to the local community

More than 5,000 new construction and permanent jobs, with 2,000 permanent positions

Construction and vendor opportunities for local, minority, women-owned, and veteran-owned businesses

$145 million in estimated new wages and salaries (direct and indirect) during construction

Local and diverse workforce hiring

A commitment to living wages, including a minimum wage of no less than $12.00 per hour for the 2,000 permanent jobs and all contractors during operation, currently 65.5% over the region’s minimum wage

Apprenticeships and training programs

Marketing partnerships with area sports teams, businesses, and attractions to promote tourism in Philadelphia and surrounding communities

Enhanced hotel, dining, and entertainment amenities to attract new visitors to the area



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