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Don't worry Pittsburgh, your team likely isn't leaving

Updated: December 8, 2006, 12:50 PM ET
By E.J. Hradek | ESPN The Magazine

In the next seven to 10 days, the board of governors will vote by fax to approve BlackBerry king Jim Balsillie's purchase of the Pittsburgh Penguins.

After that, things will get interesting for the team.

On Dec. 20, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (a seven-person regulatory committee) is expected to announce the winner of the much-coveted slots license. If you've been following this drawn-out process, which has taken more than a year, you know the Pens have a significant ...

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