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Spencer Harwood
Spencer Harwood

With a flair for writing and editing, Spencer brings a lot to the table. He’s committed to helping us streamline our editorial policy and enforcing the highest ethical standards of reporting. Serving as an inspiration for the rest of the staff, Spencer presently operates remotely from India, but he’s always our man on the job when it comes to improving the overall content strategy.

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Pennsylvania’s Tax on Sports Betting Set to Be the Highest

When sports betting finally debuts in the Keystone state’s casinos, it is anticipated that it will have the highest sports betting tax rate in the United States. There has been a lot of debate about how this could affect the budding industry, especially because prior to the lifting of the ban on sports betting, a […]

You Can Now Play Pennsylvania Lottery’s New Keno Game

A week ago the Pennsylvania Lottery unveiled a new Keno game as part of the state newest gambling expansion option. According to the lottery’s officials, the fast-paced game with drawings every four minutes has been selling briskly at Pennsylvania Lottery retailers statewide. The game starts at $1 with players choosing up to 10 numbers, or […]

Pennsylvanian Casinos Can Now Petition for Gambling Licenses

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board as finally announced that the 90-day window for online gambling license petitions is now open for the Keystone state’s casinos. According to Doug Harbach, Pennsylvania Gaming Control Boards’ director of communications, current license holders are now able to petition the board for the state’s interactive gaming certificates. Initially, the opening […]

Pennsylvania Might Tip the Scales for Online Poker in the US

It has been five years since New Jersey launched its legal online poker industry but this has had little impact on the country’s poker scene as a whole. However, many more states have been working towards legalizing online poker and Pennsylvania happens to be one of them. The state’s poker industry is expected to act […]

Cash Game Festival Bratislava Scheduled for April 4 to 8

2018’s second Cash Games Festival will be heading to the Slovakian capital of Bratislava. This is the first time that the five day event that will be held at the Banco Casino has come to the country. Players wishing to participate will be glad to hear that they will get to enjoy 120 hours of […]

Jonathan Little’s New Book Is Free for a Limited Time

Two-time World Poker Tour champion Jonathan Little has for years been at the helm of poker education with his best-selling books as well a decent number of webinars and training sites. If you have been following through on the poker pro’s offerings then you have something to get really excited about. The World Poker Tour […]

Las Vegas Sands Selling Pennsylvania Casino for $1.3 Billion

Online gambling was legalized in the state of Pennsylvania last fall, something that had been strongly opposed for years by billionaire casino boss Sheldon Adelson. This week, Adelson’s company, Las Vegas Sands, announced that it would be selling its sole casino, Sands Bethlehem casino-resort, in the Keystone State. During a press release on Thursday 8th […]

Pennsylvanian Poker Rooms Rake In $4.6 Million in January

According to recent financial figures posted by Pennsylvania’s Gaming Control Board, the state’s 10 land-based poker rooms generated revenues amounting to a total of $4.6 million in January 2018. All the ten casinos paid state taxes of a $648,000 on the revenue. Since the first poker room was officially opened in Pennsylvania, the casinos have […]