The project remained stalled in court for three years, because of claims that it would run afoul of a state law prohibiting any casino owner from owning more than a one-third interest in another casino within the state; Greenwood principal Bob Manoukian already owned a majority share of the Parx Casino, and he and his sons together would own a half interest in the Live! casino.
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Pennsylvania online gambling is live! PlaySugarHouse, Hollywood Casino and Parx were among the first PA online casinos to offer real money slots and table games to Pennsylvanians. It all started on October 30th, 2017 when Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolfe officially signed a bill that will legalize and regulate many forms of online gambling in the state.
Under the court decision, the board will scrutinize the ownership stake in Stadium Casino’s Stadium Live! project of Stadium principal Watche Manoukian, who owns 85.84 percent of Parx Casino. Under Pennsylvania’s gaming law, the principal owner of a current casino cannot own more than 33.3 percent in a second casino in the state.
Parx opens concert venue in Bensalem When the Parx Casino opened in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, in 2006, owner Watche “Bob” Manoukian intended that it would have its own concert venue. But it took 11 years to figure out how that would work. Now that he has, the Xcite Center will open this weekend with an inaugural concert by the band Chicago.
Bob Manoukian is a famouse businessman. He is Armenian by birth, Lebanese by nationality and British by residence since the 1970s. He started his business career in Beirut in the 1960s. Manoukian keeps a low profile but asset base for him in 1996 was estimated of at least 117.5m (British pounds).
It turns out that the principal owner of Parx, Watche “Bob” Manoukian, was in violation of limited casino ownership laws enacted by the state. The legal troubles, of course, slowed progress. SugarHouse Casino, the only other operational casino in Philadelphia, appealing Stadium’s casino license certainly didn’t help.
Lombardi’s Pizza obtained a permit back in 2016 to open up a restaurant in Pennsylvania’s Parx Casino last December. But a recent investigation uncovered alleged ties to the Mafia leading State gaming regulators to revoke the legendary pizzeria’s permit.