Pala Interactive Debuts New Social Casino and Poker for WPT
Jan31

Pala Interactive Debuts New Social Casino and Poker for WPT

Leading online social casino and real money business-to-business (B2B) gaming provider, Pala Interactive on Tuesday, January 29 announced the launch of its social casino and poker for the World Poker Tour’s current ClubWPTTM sweepstakes-based subscription poker offering. The platform is considered to be one of the largest online poker sites in the United States thanks to its presence in several poker-friendly states where it has...

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New Wire Act Opinion Forces Pa. To Fence-In Online Gambling
Jan24

New Wire Act Opinion Forces Pa. To Fence-In Online Gambling

Late last week, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board responded to the change of opinion on the 1961 Wire Act by the United States’ Department of Justice – the new opinion stated that the law applied not only to sports betting but also all other forms of online gambling. This reversal of the same law back in 2011 caught a number of people by surprise even though there have been significant lobbyists efforts supporting the move....

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Pennsylvania Gambling Expansion Plans Not Slumping Down
Jan10

Pennsylvania Gambling Expansion Plans Not Slumping Down

The Keystone State’s gambling expansion has been moving quite steadily with the most recent developments being the launch of sports betting which is set to be followed shortly by the official launch of the state’s online gaming sector. While the state was already prepared to offers sports betting, it was until the United States Supreme Court lifted the federal ban on sports betting that the lawmakers and the state’s...

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Pennsylvania’s Gambling Expansion Plans – So Far So Good
Dec27

Pennsylvania’s Gambling Expansion Plans – So Far So Good

2018 has definitely been an eventful year for the state of Pennsylvania especially when it comes to the states rapidly growing industry. Gambling expansion, which was one of the state’s top agendas in 2018, has brought a number of welcome developments including the long-awaited launch of sports betting. Thankfully, these plans are still on track as we head to 2019. Perhaps the most monumental development for the gaming scene in...

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Pa. Gambling Expansion Leads to $385m Revenue Boost
Dec11

Pa. Gambling Expansion Leads to $385m Revenue Boost

A little over a year ago, the Keystone State passed an expanded gambling package that paved the way for sports betting, online gambling as well as online lottery sales. According to recent revenue reports, this seems to have paid off as the expanded gambling sectors have brought in over $385 million to the state’s coffers in the last year – this amount can be easily be equated to $1 million per day and it significantly surpasses the...

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PokerStars Gets Approved for Online Poker in Pennsylvania
Dec04

PokerStars Gets Approved for Online Poker in Pennsylvania

Over seven years ago, the Stars Group and its poker-facing online operation, PokerStars, was forced to exit the United States market in the wake of the April 2011 “Black Friday” crackdown that targeted a number of off-shore and local US-facing sites. Since then, PokerStars ha campaigned very hard to re-enter the American gaming market and until last week Wednesday, November 28, the only place it had managed to get to was the New...

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