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PokerStars Brings Social Poker Game to Australia and the US

The Stars Group, the parent company of online poker giant PokerStars, has recently announced the launch of their new social game, PokerStars Play, to players living in the United States and Australia. The social poker game will once again give players in both regions to enjoy online poker while at the same time assisting in […]

Second Casino Applies for Pa. Sports Betting License

Just over a week ago sports betting in the state of Pennsylvania finally picked up when Penn National Gaming became the first licensed casino operator in the state to apply for a sports betting license. Now, according to an official statement released by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) on Monday, a second casino operator […]

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 […]

GAN, Parx Casino Partner for Sports Betting

Pennsylvania’s Parx Casino and online gaming software developer and provider, GAN have recently announced that they have inked a multi-year deal to offer sports betting both at the land-based casinos and online. Officials from both companies issued the statement of the partnership jointly say that they have “executed a material contract to offer sports betting […]

Pennsylvania Sports Betting Hawk-Dove Game Continues

None of Pennsylvania’s properties that are eligible for sports betting licenses have forwarded their applications to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), the state regulator. Just like many other holdouts, the reason is a financial dispute between the stakeholders. The rollout of the Keystone State’s sports betting industry remains almost stagnant despite the fact that […]

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. Authorities Dismantle Illegal Video Gambling Ring

Pennsylvania state police recently bust up a multimillion-dollar video gambling organization that has been operating for over a decade. Anthony Zenner, the alleged owner of the illegal gambling operation, was also arrested and now faces corruption and illegal gambling charges, reports the office of the state’s Attorney General. During a Thursday press release, Josh Shapiro, […]

Online Gambling Operator GAN Readies for US Sports Betting

Renowned internet gambling company GAN has raised £7.5 million to support its ambitions to venture into the United States sports betting industry. The company confirmed the new development in a recent press release in which they also mentioned the issuance of 15 million new capital shares. In addition to this, the press release also elaborated […]

Pennsylvania’s Casinos Seek Suspension of iLottery Games

Pennsylvania 13 casinos are up in arms against the state’s new iLottery games on grounds that the iLottery online games violated state law and will intrude in their online gambling sites that are yet to be launched. As such, the Keystone State’s casinos have been seeking the suspension of the iLottery games by the Wolf […]

Robust Public Input Go at PGCB Sports Betting Regulations

As sports betting in Pennsylvania nears its official launch, various stakeholders including the professional sports leagues, colleges, and even individual sports teams are making the final push towards cementing their positions in the budding industry. This was made possible by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) which fielded public comments on the proposed regulations that […]