SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia has made an annual $1m donation to the Penn Treaty Special Services District.
Including this, the casino’s total contribution to Penn Treaty since 2009 is $7.7 million. The funds are used by the charity to sponsor and facilitate community events and activities including development and improvement works at parks and other community infrastructures. It is also used to financially assist several local self-help groups.
Rob Long, general manager of SugarHouse Casino said, “As a proud community partner, SugarHouse is honoured to continue working with the Penn Treaty SSDThe organisation has been instrumental in improving our surrounding communities, and we’re honoured to contribute to its mission.”
“We’re honoured to recognise these leaders and organisations in the community, who have spent countless hours making our neighbourhoods a better place to live,” added Rick Angeli, Penn Treaty Special Services District board chairman. “We’d also like to thank SugarHouse Casino for its ongoing support and commitment.”
Earlier this year in May, Philadelphia’s SugarHouse casino became the first land-based casino to launch online sports betting in the state.
Last year n December, SugarHouse Casino also celebrated becoming the first licensed sportsbook.