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Simon Deloit

With a decade of experience, Simon knows how to write about poker. He provides interesting pieces written with confidence and deep understanding, which are easy to assimilate by an advanced player or a novice alike. Simon manages to advice PennsylvaniaPoker News on all matters that directly relate to the PA local poker scene.

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Pa. Lottery and Scientific Games Launch Virtual Sports

On August 14, the Pennsylvania Lottery launched a new category of fast-paced games drawn every five minutes. Referred to as Xpress Sports, the new virtual sports entertainment options were launched in conjunction with renowned gaming software vendor Scientific Gaming and is expected to be rolled out statewide to all the retailers. “Following Keno’s very strong […]

Mount Airy to Build Mini-Casino in Beaver County Next Year

Pennsylvania’s Beaver County might have just hit the jackpot. Monroe County-based Mount Airy Casino has recently purchased over 100 acres of land near the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Interstate 376 where it is reportedly going to build a mini-casino and entertainment complex in Big Beaver. Mount Airy Pittsburgh, the casino, is expected to go live in […]

Penn National Lacing Up for Pa. Online Gambling

During a presentation that covered Penn National Gaming’s Q2 results for 2018, Timothy J. Wilmott, its chief executive officer, confirmed that its online gambling operation in Pennsylvania will go live in early 2019. Penn National operates Hollywood Casino, one of the nine Pennsylvania casinos that forwarded their applications for the discounted $10 million interactive gaming […]

Pa. Finally Receives Applications for iGaming Licenses

After weeks of restless waiting and lots of speculation, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) finally received applications for its interactive gaming licenses. As of this moment, three of the Keystone State’s casinos have become the first to forward their applications for the interactive gaming licenses that will allow them to offer online betting. They […]

Lupe Soto, Maria Ho Inducted Into Women in Poker HOF

The Women in Poker Hall of Fame will be marking its 10th anniversary this summer and what better way to celebrate than to induct two new members into the ranks. This went down on Tuesday at the Orleans Casino in Las Vegas where Maria Ho and Lupe Soto were welcomed into the ranks of the […]

Sands Bethlehem’s Table Games Revenue Declines for 3rd Month

As far as table games in Pennsylvania go, Sands Casino Bethlehem has always been the king. However, recent revenue statistics are beginning to shake the casino’s stranglehold over the throne, something that is beginning to become more and more noticeable especially because the decline has been for three straight months. To begin with, in May […]

Hellam Township Residents Speak Out Against Mini- Casino

The possibility of a mini-casino going live in York County is still dependent on the choice that will be made by Penn National. There has, however, been a ton of controversy surrounding what the residents of the Hellam Township consider to be surreal. “No one wins except for a casino when a casino goes in,” […]

Matthew Waxman Triumphs at the WPT Tournament of Champions

It is about that time of the year when registration opens and live satellites begin for this year’s World Series of Poker tournaments, but before we get to the next biggest poker event, we needed to see the World Poker Tour through to the end. And so it ended on Sunday with renowned poker player, […]

Millennials Set to Be the Driving Force of US Online Poker

Following the United States Supreme Court ruling that paved that paved the way for the legalization sports betting, the states have the power to whether a sports betting industry would be good for them or not. A number of states are expected to lean towards a regulated sports betting industry, but even then there is […]

Behold, the Return of Online Poker to the United States

Online poker is finally making its long-awaited comeback to the United States. Even though there is still plenty more to be done before the industry regains its former glory, the May 1 development made the situation way better than it was a couple of years ago. Last Tuesday, became the first online poker operator […]