PHL Local Gaming Adds Hon. Nelson A. Diaz (Ret.) as a Board Member-Elect

   PHL Local Gaming Adds Hon. Nelson A. Diaz (Ret.) as a Board Member-Elect

PR Newswire

PHILADELPHIA, March 28, 2013

PHILADELPHIA, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --PHL Local Gaming, LLC, one of six
bidders for the available casino gaming license, in Philadelphia, today
announced that it has voted to add Judge Nelson A. Diaz to its board of
managers, contingent upon PHL' s selection as the City's second licensee.

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The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board had imposed a deadline of February 14
for having any substantive changes to the six bidders' proposals considered as
part of its bid process. In keeping with that, PHL has agreed that, between
now and the date that the PGCB's bid process is concluded, Judge Diaz will
serve as a consultant.

Diaz, a partner at the Dilworth Paxson law firm, is a former General Counsel
for the United States Department of Housing and Urban Affairs, a former
Philadelphia City Solicitor, and the first Hispanic at Temple University Law
School. He was also the first Hispanic to pass the Pennsylvania Bar Exam.
Judge Diaz was, in addition, the first Hispanic person to be elected to the
City of Philadelphia's Court of Common Pleas, or to any Pennsylvania Court. He
also serves as a board member of Exelon, as a trustee at Temple University,
and as a trustee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Active in civic, economic
and community affairs, in the City of Philadelphia, Judge Diaz has also
devoted much of his professional life to leadership roles in the local and
national Hispanic communities.

Commenting on Judge Diaz's new role at PHL, Joseph G. Procacci, chairman of
the gaming company, said: "There are few people in this city who have served
Philadelphia, and our country, in as admirable a fashion as Nelson Diaz has.
He brings to our board a wealth of experience in national corporate, legal and
academic issues, and an intimate familiarity with local, grassroots
communities. He's a leader, and a long-time Philadelphian, and he absolutely
epitomizes the qualities we want to bring to our deliberations, during our bid
process."

If successful in its bid for the available casino management license in
Philadelphia, PHL Local Gaming LLC plans to open "Casino Revolution," a $428
million, four-star quality, "destination-caliber," 250-room hotel and gaming
facility. The casino will offer 2400 slots, 105 table games, a steak house, a
coffee/espresso bar, an Italian restaurant, a 300-seat buffet, a 156-seat cafe
and a covered, 1600-car garage. The facility would be located at Front and
Pattison Streets, in South Philadelphia.

Given its unique location, as part of the 25-acre Procacci Brothers Sales
complex, PHL has said it has the ability, if selected, to open its casino a
full six months prior to any of the other six bidders, and to generate 600
early jobs and $51.9 million in city and state revenues, in the process.

SOURCE PHL Local Gaming, LLC

Contact: A. Bruce Crawley, Millennium 3 Management, (215) 751-0140,
abcrawley@m3mpr.com
 
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