Caernarvon Township Officials Back First Pa. Mini Casino
Mar16

Caernarvon Township Officials Back First Pa. Mini Casino

A little over a week ago Penn National Gaming pitched a proposal for a Category 4 satellite casino during a public hearing that was hosted by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board in Caernarvon Township. During that particular hearing, a significantly large of residents opposed the establishment of the mini-casino citing concerns that such an initiative would result in increased crime and traffic. They were also of the opinion that it...

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FanDuel Sportsbook to Debut at the Valley Forge Casino Resort
Mar14

FanDuel Sportsbook to Debut at the Valley Forge Casino Resort

Sports betting in Keystone State has been moving forward at a rather steady pace despite the fact that the extremely high licensing fees and exorbitant tax rates threatening to slow the pace. This week, it has been announced that a fourth casino has ventured into the state’s sports betting market – this will be at the Boy Gaming Corp.-owned Valley Forge Casino Resort. The new in-person sports betting facility is a direct result...

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Pa.’s Plans to Join Fight Against DOJ Opinion Hits Bump
Mar12

Pa.’s Plans to Join Fight Against DOJ Opinion Hits Bump

This year, the Department of Justice, under the Trump Administration, decide to review the Wire Act of 1961 and this resulted in a change of opinion that made all forms of online gambling subject to the law. As expected, gaming operators and states with or planning to have online gaming industries were quick to express their displeasure with the change primarily because the reinterpretation of the law would have a profound effect on...

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Philadelphia’s SugarHouse Casino Slapped with $30,000 Fine
Mar09

Philadelphia’s SugarHouse Casino Slapped with $30,000 Fine

Philadelphia-based SugarHouse Casino has recently been slapped with a $30,000 fine by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board after being found to have facilitated the dealing of multiple poker hands in unauthorized game formats. The most notable of these unauthorized gaming activities was a 10-card stud flip between Jeremy Kaufman and Doug Polk that founds its way to YouTube – two years later, this has cost two SugarHouse Casino...

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Penn National Pitches Second Mini-Casino at PGCB Hearing
Mar07

Penn National Pitches Second Mini-Casino at PGCB Hearing

On Monday, March 4, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) held its fourth public input hearing which is part of the state grand gaming expansion plans. At the hearing, Penn National Gaming was given the opportunity to give a presentation to the locals and the gaming control board about the plans it has for the satellite casino project proposed for the Caernarvon Township. Penn National Gaming is already a force to reckon with...

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DraftKings, Caesars Entertainment Partner for Sports Betting
Feb27

DraftKings, Caesars Entertainment Partner for Sports Betting

Renowned fantasy sports company, DraftKings is set to bring its online and mobile sports betting as well as casino gaming offerings to more states in the United States following a recent multi-year and multi-state partnership agreement with casino operator Caesars Entertainment. This means that the fantasy sports operator will now be able to offer its gaming products to certain states where sports betting has been legalized and...

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