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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 […]

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first operators to be given the go-ahead for sports in the Keystone State since the May US Supreme Court ruling that repealed PASPA and paved […]

SugarHouse Lines Up for Fourth Pa. Sports Betting License

Rush Street Gaming LLC-operated SugarHouse Casino in Fishtown and Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh recently became the fourth and fifth applicants for the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board’s sports betting licenses. The two casinos will be joining Parx Casino in Bensalem, Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack and Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Dauphin County […]

Harrah’s Philadelphia Applies for Pa. Sports Betting License

On September 24, Harrah’s Philadelphia officially became the third casino to apply for the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board’s sports betting licenses. The casino joins Parx Casino and Penn National’s Hollywood Casino in the list of casinos that are looking to get a share of the state’s sports betting market. The remaining casinos are still reluctant […]

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 […]

Penn National Eyeing Suburban York Mall for Its Mini Casino

Penn National Gaming has reportedly selected one site for one of the two mini-casinos it plans to open in the Keystone State. The Berks County-based company has confirmed that it has an option agreement with the owners of the York Galleria Mall that is off Route 30 in Springettsbury Township, York County, to have its […]

FanDuel Sports Betting Coming to Pa. Via Valley Forge Casino

FanDuel is increasing the pace of its sports betting expansion with the Keystone State reportedly being the next venture for the ambitious sports book operator. Sources close to the company have recently revealed that the company which already has footprints in New Jersey and West Virginia will be partnering with Valley Forge Casino for a […]

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 […]