PENNSYLVANIA – As reported by the Associated Press: "PhiladelphiaPark has been fined nearly $30,000 for an error that resulted in a slot machine player being denied what appeared to be a
PhiladelphiaPark is one of the new casinos in Pennsylvania. $102,000 dollar payout.
"The state Gaming Control Board cited the casino yesterday for having an unlicensed worker on the casino floor, and for failing to have complete control over the correctness and security of its systems.
"During a test January 20th, a bogus message was sent to a Wheel of Fortune slot machine being played by Feasterville carpenter Stephen Wilkinson. It said he'd won 102-thousand dollars.
"The casino initially said there was no jackpot and the message was sent in error, then paid Wilkinson the money five days later in what it called a goodwill gesture.
"The casino has 20 days in which it can file a response to the charges, if it chooses, and can request a hearing.
|Pennsylvania's newest racino, Philadelphia Park Casino and Racetrack offers horse racing and over 2,400 slot machines.|
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