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Casino aligned with Pens not awarded license

Updated: December 21, 2006, 9:49 AM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- The Penguins' future in Pittsburgh was in doubt following the state's rejection Wednesday of a slot-machine casino application by Isle of Capri Casinos, which had promised to build a $290 million arena if it got a license.

The Penguins ownership group, headed by Hall of Fame player Mario Lemieux, were discouraged by the outcome and said the franchise would begin weighing all options -- including possible sale to owners who would move the two-time Stanley Cup champions.

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