Blatstein has dreams of building a casino and entertainment complex at the former site of the Daily News and Inquirer at Broad and Callowhill streets. He is one of six applicants facing off for the city’s second casino license, which became available when the Foxwoods project in South Philly collapsed.

Will his former delinquency hurt his chances?

Richard McGarvey, spokesman for the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, said the state investigates each applicant extensively. But he wouldn’t say whether it scrutinizes past delinquencies.

(Full story at: Developer Bart Blatstein settles six-figure tax debt)