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Timothy Adams Wins $3.5M at Triton Jeju Main Event

Canadian poker pro Timothy Adams pocketed a whopping $3.54 million after winning the Triton Poker Super High Roller Series Jeju HKD 2,000,000 Main Event following a head-to-head final battle at the Landin Casino in the Jeju Shinhwa World which is located on the South Korean resort island of Jeju. The win was the largest single […]

Online Casino Bill Making Progress in West Virginia

West Virginia may just be on verge of launching its online gambling industry and becoming the fifth sated to do so. This news comes after the state’s Senate passed an online casino gaming bill by a 26-7 vote. The West Virginia Lottery Interactive Wagering Act (H 2934), the bill, is now closer to being passed […]

Great Start for Pennsylvanian Gaming Industry in 2019

The Keystone State’s gambling industry has begun 2019 on a very high note, something that has seen it even outpace the neighboring state of New Jersey in the month of January. According to figures released by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on February 19, gaming operators in the state generated a whopping $254.2 million in […]

DOJ Opinion on Gambling to Affect Pa. Online Gaming, Or Not

The long-awaited Department of Justice opinion on the Wire Act that was expected to arrive in December 2018 arrived on Monday when it issued the body issued a new legal interpretation of the 1961 Wire Act in a politically-motivated effort that seeks to delay efforts by various states to legalize online gambling. The memo, allegedly, […]

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 […]

Pa. Fantasy Sports Revenue Hits Record High in October

As it turns outs, October was a great month for the Keystone State’s daily fantasy sports – the industry’s revenue grew 36 percent when compared to the previous month and by so doing it got to a whopping $2.90 million. According to the figures recently released by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, the revenue figures […]

MGM and Golden Nugget Apply for Pa. Online Gambling Licenses

Pennsylvania’s online gambling industry is on the verge of an official launch date despite the fact that the state’s licensed casino operators left 11 interactive gaming licenses unclaimed. Fortunately, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board had a backup plan – this involved auctioning all the remaining licenses to off-state qualified gaming entities for a whopping $4 […]

Mt. Airy Applies for Beaver County Mini-Casino License

The owners of Monroe County-based Mount Airy Casino Resort on Friday, October 12 officially forwarded their application for a mini-casino license to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. With this development, the multimillion-dollar mini casino complex will be constructed in the land that is currently laying barren in Big Beaver. The Times Online, a local news […]

Harrah’s Philadelphia Applies for Pa. Sports Betting License

On September 24, Harrah’s Philadelphia officially became the third casino to apply for the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board’s sports betting licenses. The casino joins Parx Casino and Penn National’s Hollywood Casino in the list of casinos that are looking to get a share of the state’s sports betting market. The remaining casinos are still reluctant […]

Penn National Eyeing Suburban York Mall for Its Mini Casino

Penn National Gaming has reportedly selected one site for one of the two mini-casinos it plans to open in the Keystone State. The Berks County-based company has confirmed that it has an option agreement with the owners of the York Galleria Mall that is off Route 30 in Springettsbury Township, York County, to have its […]