Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board meetings began Thursday and are expected to continue Friday to discuss proposals to build a new casino in Philadelphia.
The meetings, where are being held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, offer the public a chance to ask questions to the six casino applicants.
There of the bidders have said they want to build casinos in South Philly, near the stadium complex while two have plans for casinos downtown.
One bidder has offered a plan for the Delaware riverfront.
State lawmakers say a second casino license, regardless of which bidder wins the license, will provide an economic boom to the city.
The gaming control board is scheduled to hold another round of casino hearings in late summer.
Rain at times expected tonight, Friday, and early Saturday. Another fall-like blast of cool weather to follow for the weekend.
Expect unsettled weather through Saturday morning as waves of showers and thunderstorms move through the area. Some of the storms may bring heavy downpours late tonight and again Friday afternoon.
Friday is still humid but by Saturday much cooler air moves in making it feel more like fall. Sunday is nice with a cool breeze and unseasonably low temperatures which last though early next week.