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Pa. Gambling Expansion Leads to $385m Revenue Boost

A little over a year ago, the Keystone State passed an expanded gambling package that paved the way for sports betting, online gambling as well as online lottery sales. According to recent revenue reports, this seems to have paid off as the expanded gambling sectors have brought in over $385 million to the state’s coffers […]

PGCB Holds Public Hearing for Big Beaver Mini-Casino Project

Last Tuesday (December 4), the Pennsylvania Gaming Control board hosted a public hearing that was attended by over 100 people including county representatives, local residents, and tradesmen all of who came to hear about the additional details about a proposed mini-casino by the operators of Mount Airy Casino Resort. The developers presented a summary of […]

PokerStars Gets Approved for Online Poker in Pennsylvania

Over seven years ago, the Stars Group and its poker-facing online operation, PokerStars, was forced to exit the United States market in the wake of the April 2011 “Black Friday” crackdown that targeted a number of off-shore and local US-facing sites. Since then, PokerStars ha campaigned very hard to re-enter the American gaming market and […]

Cordish Given Until 2020 To Complete Delayed Philly Casino

Last Wednesday the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board held a meeting with gaming operators from the state. During the meeting, the gaming control board granted a two-year extension for the developers of the delayed South Philadelphia casino project to complete the project. That said, the casino is expected to launch the casino project by December 2020. […]

Hollywood Casino Debuts Its Pa. Sports Betting Offering

It is finally here everybody! On Thursday, November 16 the Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course became the first Pennsylvanian Casino to offer sports betting in what they are calling a “live wagering test day”. The two days of tests will involve real money wagering which will be facilitated by William Hill USA, a […]

Penn National Gaming Eyes Morgantown for Satellite Casino

Renowned online casino operator, Penn National Gaming Inc. has finally chosen a location for its mini casino project. In an application addressed to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, the operator revealed plans to build a $111 million, 80,000 square foot mini casino on a 36-acre piece of land that is located near the intersection of […]

PointsBet Will Not Be Venturing into Pa. Sports Betting

Sports betting in the United States is still in its early stages – this is true for all states except for Nevada where sports betting has been present for way longer. The legal sports betting industry is just about five months old even in New Jersey where the business has been able to quickly pick […]

MGM and Golden Nugget Apply for Pa. Online Gambling Licenses

Pennsylvania’s online gambling industry is on the verge of an official launch date despite the fact that the state’s licensed casino operators left 11 interactive gaming licenses unclaimed. Fortunately, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board had a backup plan – this involved auctioning all the remaining licenses to off-state qualified gaming entities for a whopping $4 […]

Two More Casinos Approved for Pa. Online Gambling

It has been a little over a year since the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board signed into law a bill that sort to expand gambling in all parts of the state. However, most of the highly anticipated operations including sports betting and online gambling are yet to go live, but that will soon change. During its […]

Penn National Inks New Partnership Deals for Pa. Gambling

Pennsylvania’s online gambling and sports betting plans are beginning to pick up quite well thanks to a ton of new developments including the approval of a number of interactive gaming and sports betting licenses. Now, the various operators are beginning to prepare for the forthcoming gambling market and if things go as planned, the residents […]