NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly was asked about the Penguins’ chances of getting that arena built – it’s tied to a Capri’s slots license – and he admitted there was concern.
“It’s a difficult issue right now,” Daly said Friday during an International Ice Hockey Federation news conference with reporters from around the globe. “There is no new news on it. The time for the Penguins to get financing for a new arena is very short.”
The state Gaming Control Board will hold its public hearing April 18 and 19 in Pittsburgh. A lot of Penguins supporters are expected to speak on behalf of Isle of Capri.
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