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Still Zero Applications for PA Online Gambling Licenses

Nearly two months after the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) announced that it had begun accepting petitions for interactive gaming certificates on April 16, no operator has applied. Being that the state is two months into the process of licensing online gaming operators there seems to be some extent of laxity from the state’s casinos. […]

A Review of Pennsylvania’s Sports Betting Positioning

Last week’s Supreme Court ruling is still making waves across the entire country and this should continue to happen until more states finally launch their own sports betting industries. Key among these states is Pennsylvania, which like many other states has been positioning itself to capitalize on the lifting of the federal ban on sports […]

US Supreme Court Lifts the Federal Ban on Sports Betting

Sports betting is in the United States is about to go through a major changeover thanks to a Monday U.S Supreme Court decision that has effectively made it possible for widespread regulation of the activity in various states. The long-awaited Supreme Court ruling was made in favor of the New Jersey, which had filed a […]

Anti-Online Poker Group Exploits Facebook’s Data Scandal

An anti-online poker group that is backed by Las Vegas casino mogul, Sheldon Adelson, has been exploiting ongoing concerns pertaining to data privacy following the recent Facebook data scandal. The group’s ultimate goal is to ensure that regulated online casinos are completely done away within the United States. According to a report made by Business […]

PCGB Allows Online Gambling Operators to Host Multiple Skins

On April 4, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) approved Temporary Rules and Regulations 125-215 that will allow online gaming license holders to “to deploy interactive gaming skins or interactive gaming websites to facilitate the conduct of interact gaming activities.” This decision will offer gambling operators that are not based in the state to get […]

Pennsylvania Online Gaming Operators to Be Licensed in June

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has some more good news for companies that are looking to get a piece of Pennsylvania’s gambling market. In an announcement that was made on Tuesday, the PGCB confirmed that the interested casino operators can start submitting Interactive Gaming License Applications on June 4. The interested parties will have […]

New PA Online Casino Regulations Allow Out-of-State Servers

  The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board’s most recently outlined regulations have answered quite a number of concerns that pertain to integrity, security, advertising, as well as the location of the gaming servers. Even though there are still some pending questions regarding the Keystone State’s forthcoming online gambling sites with one of the pressing ones being […]

Penn National Hell-Bent on Acquiring Pinnacle Entertainment

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board’s (PGCB) mini-casino auction that was scheduled for this week did not happen again after inclement weather kept potential bidders and other stakeholders from making it to Harrisburg. Consequently, the auction was rescheduled to April 4 and it will be the very first one of the subsequent auction round. This time, […]

Online Gambling at Pennsylvanian Casinos Will Be Prohibited

Recently, the Pennsylvanian Gaming Control Board released a documentation pertaining to online gambling in the state. The FAQ document is meant to help the state’s citizens to gain a better understanding of its forthcoming online gambling industry. However, the two-page document contains no new, or rather groundbreaking, information. Still, there is a specific aspect of […]

The Implications of Partnering Bitcoin With Online Poker

Cryptocurrencies have had a tremendous effect on various industries and sectors since they were conceptualized in 2008 by figures or a figure, that is yet to be known. We have seen very low lows and the highs have also left very many people gazing in awe. At the moment, it is rather difficult to predict […]