Eckert Seamans Assists with Parx Casino’s New Facility in Shippensburg

February 6, 2023

A team of lawyers from national law firm Eckert Seamans has advised Parx Casino on various matters related to its newly opened Shippensburg, Pennsylvania location. Parx Casino Shippensburg celebrated its Grand Opening on February 3, 2023 and features 73,000 square feet of space with over 500 slot machines, 48 electronic table games, and the Liberty Bar and Grill.

“We are thrilled to see Parx Casino Shippensburg come to fruition after several years of planning and development,” said Sarah Stoner, Eckert Seamans Member. “The casino is a significant addition to the area, bringing a number of jobs and tourists to Central Pennsylvania. We are proud to have assisted with the legal aspects of this attraction.”

The Eckert Seamans team advised on a range of matters related to the casino’s opening, including serving as regulatory counsel and handling licensing matters; advising on transactional, zoning, and real estate matters; handling contracts and agreements; and assisting with licensing work related to the casino’s bar and grill. The team included Harrisburg-based Members Sarah Stoner, Susan Yocum, Jim Diamond, and LaToya Winfield Bellamy, Philadelphia-based Member Dan Reisman, and Associates Matthew Vassil and Brett Flower.

The Gaming practice group at Eckert Seamans comprises attorneys and other professionals who have years of experience working with the legislative, administrative, and business arenas of the gaming industry. With one of the nation’s strongest hospitality law practices, the firm offers clients valuable synergies as the industry increasingly looks to a gaming-resort-entertainment destination model.

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