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Mini-Casino Coming to Caernarvon Township Despite Opposition

Last Tuesday, the officials of Caernarvon Township unanimously approved Penn National Gaming’s bid to establish a Category 4 satellite casino in the area despite opposition from a good number of residents. Penn National which currently owns and operates the Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Grantville, Pennsylvania has been trying to expand its […]

Pa. Truck Stop Gambling to Launch This Year? Maybe Not

Even though since the Keystone State’s gaming expansion plans were signed into law back in 2017 the major focus has been on sports betting, online gaming and mobile gaming, the state has been quietly advancing towards allowing gambling at over 40 truck stops as well as five mini-casinos. According to the gaming expansion plans, the […]

Churchill Downs Takes Over Operations at Lady Luck Casino

Following the approval by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on March 6, 2019, Churchill Downs Incorporated has finally followed through with its plans to assume operations at the Fayette County-based Lady Luck Casino in Nemacolin. According to the Nasdaq-listed and Kentucky-based gaming, racing, and entertainment group’s Friday press release, they paid a cash consideration of […]

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 […]

Another Pennsylvanian Casino Approved for Sports Betting

Last Wednesday the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved a petition by Presque Isle Downs & Casino to offer sports betting services in the Keystone State. As always, additional review and testing will be required before the casino’s sports betting sector is launched officially – there will be a two-day public testing period but the actual […]

Pala Interactive Debuts New Social Casino and Poker for WPT

Leading online social casino and real money business-to-business (B2B) gaming provider, Pala Interactive on Tuesday, January 29 announced the launch of its social casino and poker for the World Poker Tour’s current ClubWPTTM sweepstakes-based subscription poker offering. The platform is considered to be one of the largest online poker sites in the United States thanks […]

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, […]

Pennsylvania Gambling Expansion Plans Not Slumping Down

The Keystone State’s gambling expansion has been moving quite steadily with the most recent developments being the launch of sports betting which is set to be followed shortly by the official launch of the state’s online gaming sector. While the state was already prepared to offers sports betting, it was until the United States Supreme […]

888 Holdings Buys Out All American Poker Network for $28M

Renowned Gibraltar-based online gaming operator, 888 Holdings in December 2018 announced its intentions to acquire the remaining interest in the All American Poker Network (AAPN) as part of its efforts to facilitate future growth in the United States poker market. The company has followed through with these plans and has now bought out the remaining […]

Pennsylvania’s Gambling Expansion Plans – So Far So Good

2018 has definitely been an eventful year for the state of Pennsylvania especially when it comes to the states rapidly growing industry. Gambling expansion, which was one of the state’s top agendas in 2018, has brought a number of welcome developments including the long-awaited launch of sports betting. Thankfully, these plans are still on track […]