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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 […]

Pa. Casinos Ask State Court to Stop New State iLottery Games

Pennsylvanian casinos have once again waged war against the state lottery. Seven of the casinos have filed a lawsuit against the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue, asking the federal court to shut down its new iLottery program and its new breed of “casino-style” online games that were introduced in May. According to the casinos – Meadows […]

Penn National First to Apply for Pa. Sports Betting Licenses

After announcing plans for sports betting offerings in West Virginia and Mississippi, Penn National Gaming has made yet another bold move by applying for a sports betting license in the state of Pennsylvania. This became official last Friday when the Berks County-based casino operator submitted a petition to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, the state […]

Mt. Airy Teams Up with The Stars Group for Pa. Online Gaming

Poconos-based Mt. Airy Casino Resort on August 8 announced that it will be teaming up with Canadian gaming company, The Stars Group to offer full state internet betting options in Pennsylvania. This will include both online poker and sports betting. According to Mt. Airy, the partnership with The Stars Group will encompass offerings consisting of […]

Pennsylvania State Lottery Sets Annual Revenue Record

The 2017-2018 fiscal year turned out to be another jackpot-hitting year for the Pennsylvania Lottery, having set new records for both prize pay-outs and ticket sales. Maintaining a top spot among the United States’ highest grossing gaming entities, the Pennsylvania Lottery sold more than $4.2 billion in tickets, the highest since the $41 billion that […]

Online Poker Operators to Gain Big from Shared Liquidity

As expected, pooling together online poker players from across different state lines and even from multiple countries has proven to be a very beneficial strategy for online gaming operators and the governments within their various jurisdictions of operation looking for an increase in tax revenue. By doing this – bringing together poker players from different […]

Pennsylvania Sports Betting Hawk-Dove Game Continues

None of Pennsylvania’s properties that are eligible for sports betting licenses have forwarded their applications to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), the state regulator. Just like many other holdouts, the reason is a financial dispute between the stakeholders. The rollout of the Keystone State’s sports betting industry remains almost stagnant despite the fact that […]

Penn National Lacing Up for Pa. Online Gambling

During a presentation that covered Penn National Gaming’s Q2 results for 2018, Timothy J. Wilmott, its chief executive officer, confirmed that its online gambling operation in Pennsylvania will go live in early 2019. Penn National operates Hollywood Casino, one of the nine Pennsylvania casinos that forwarded their applications for the discounted $10 million interactive gaming […]

Pa. Authorities Dismantle Illegal Video Gambling Ring

Pennsylvania state police recently bust up a multimillion-dollar video gambling organization that has been operating for over a decade. Anthony Zenner, the alleged owner of the illegal gambling operation, was also arrested and now faces corruption and illegal gambling charges, reports the office of the state’s Attorney General. During a Thursday press release, Josh Shapiro, […]

Pa. Finally Receives Applications for iGaming Licenses

After weeks of restless waiting and lots of speculation, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) finally received applications for its interactive gaming licenses. As of this moment, three of the Keystone State’s casinos have become the first to forward their applications for the interactive gaming licenses that will allow them to offer online betting. They […]