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Another Pennsylvanian Casino Project Bites the Dust

Recent reports from a number of sources have revealed that the proposed Philadelphia Live! property could be the most recent of the Keystone State’s many abandoned casino projects. This is perhaps due to a case of cold feet on the part of the investors despite the fact that it has been less than a year […]

Online Poker in New Jersey Languishing Without Pennsylvania

A week ago, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) released a revenue report that detailed the earnings of the state’s online gambling operators. From the looks of it, things have not been improving, at least not in the way that the state as well as the online gambling operators expected, something that has […]

Mt. Airy Applies for Beaver County Mini-Casino License

The owners of Monroe County-based Mount Airy Casino Resort on Friday, October 12 officially forwarded their application for a mini-casino license to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. With this development, the multimillion-dollar mini casino complex will be constructed in the land that is currently laying barren in Big Beaver. The Times Online, a local news […]

Pa. Maintains Prohibition of Online Gaming Inside Casinos

A number of concerns have been raised with regards to the laws governing Pennsylvania’s online gaming industry which should go live sometime before the end of the year. One of these concerns revolves around a curious exclusion – bettors in the Commonwealth will be able to place bets from every location in the state except […]

Pennsylvanian Mini-Casinos Allowed to Offer Sports Betting

Reports pertaining to a crucial revelation by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) and pertaining to whether the state’s licensed casino operators will be allowed to operate sportsbooks are indicating a bright future for the state’s sports betting industry. Penn National, the casino operator whose Hollywood York-based satellite casino is at the center of this […]

PGCB Approves Online and Sports Betting License Applications

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on October 3 approved the state’s first two sports betting licenses to the Dauphin County-based Hollywood Casino and Parx Casino in Bensalem. These are the first operators to be given the go-ahead for sports in the Keystone State since the May US Supreme Court ruling that repealed PASPA and paved […]

Seven Pennsylvania Interactive Gaming Licenses Up for Grabs

Following the end of the application period for Pennsylvania interactive gaming licenses which attracted a total of nine applicants, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has seven licenses left. The state regulator resolved during its September 12 meeting that it would award these remaining licenses through a random draw process that any Qualified Gaming Entity […]

Pa. Lifts Bans on Political Donations from Casino Operators

On Wednesday, a court in Pennsylvania struck down a law that prohibited the state’s casino operators and its employees from contributing to political campaigns. The main aim of overturning the ban on political contributions from various stakeholders in the gaming industry was to tone down the law that was considered to be too broad. However, […]

Two More Pennsylvanian Casinos Approved for iGaming Licenses

SugarHouse and Penn National Gaming were on Wednesday granted licenses to offer interactive gaming in Pennsylvania, which brings the total number of casinos that have been approved for online gaming by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) to five. The other three casinos that have previously been approved are Parx, Mount Airy and Harrah’s. First […]

Esports Betting in Pennsylvania Could Be on Its Way

Sports betting is on the verge of its official launch in the state of Pennsylvania which is by no means an easy task. However, the state is going to have to work much harder to ensure that its sports betting industry is offering more than what the same industries in other states do. This has […]