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New Online Options Boost Pennsylvania Gambling Revenue

The Pennsylvanian online gambling sector just recently went live and it is already performing very well. According to revenue figures that were recently released by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), three of the state’s online gambling sites managed to perform their online sports betting counterparts in August 2019. While online gambling verticals are certainly […]

Harrah’s Philadelphia to Introduce a New Mobile Betting App

Its been just nearly two years since the Keystone State signed off on a massive gambling expansion bid that has propelled the growth of the industry so much that it is anticipated that state’s gambling market will be more valuable than those of any other state in the country. Just recently, online gambling was launched […]

Kindred’s Launches Sportsbook in New Jersey, Sets Sight on Pennsylvania

About three months ago, Kindred debuted its online casino offering in New Jersey, one of the most lucrative gambling markets in the United States. As it turns out, that was just part of the operator’s plans to capitalize on the growing market in the state and it has followed through with the launch of an […]

Evolution Gaming Awarded License in Pennsylvania

Renowned Swedish provider of Live Casino products Evolution Gaming has recently accomplished another huge achievement, a development that is set to have a huge positive impact on its expansion bid in the United States. In a press release that was officially made public last week, the company announced that it had been awarded a conditional […]

Lack of Interest Thwarts Pa. Mini Casino Auction

On Wednesday, September 4, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) held a Category 4 satellite casino license auction as part of the state’s gambling expansion plans that were set in motion by its lawmakers back in 2017. Touted as “the auction to end all auctions”, the event was expected to draw in interested operators from […]

Social Casino Space Set to Grow Even Bigger

Nearly every fan of online gambling has had some experience with social casino games – the ones that allow players to place bets using fake currency on a variety of popular casino games. While these are mostly found on mobile gaming platforms and social media sites such as Facebook, they are beginning to take shape […]

Fox Bet Reportedly Planning to Launch Online Sportsbook in Pa.

Sports betting has been thriving in the Keystone State for quite a while and it is about to get even bigger. Online sports betting was among the most anticipated gaming verticals in the state and since online sportsbooks launched in the state, they have reported impressive revenue figures. That said, it is not surprising that […]

York County Mini-Casino Approved by Host Community

The Keystone State’s betting industry is about to grow even a bigger thanks to a recent development that will see Penn National Gaming actualize its plans for a brand new mini-casino near York County. Last week, the supervisors of Springettsbury Township voted in favor of the Penn National satellite casino that will be operating as […]

US Department of Justice Files Notice of Appeal for Wire Act

On Friday, August 16, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) officially filed a Notice of Appeal in the civil case that it recently lost to the New Hampshire Lottery Commission (NHLC) over the reinterpretation of the 1961 Wire act opinion. The Notice of Appeal was filed by the DOJ, led by Attorney General William […]

Revenue Stats Reveal Modest Start for Pennsylvanian Online Gambling

On Friday, August 15, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board released revenue figures for the state’s online gambling industry which officially kicked off in July, and from the looks of it, the sector is on the right trajectory. According to the gaming regulator, the state’s three online gaming operators brought in a total of $812,306 between […]

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PGCB Reminds Players of Complaint Process for Online Gaming

The Keystone State’s online gambling sector has recently launched and while this is certainly a great development for the state, there are bound to be a few issues that will need to be sorted out especially with regards to consumer protection. To that effect, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Monday issued a press release […]

Harrah’s Philadelphia Unveils New Poker Room

Last Friday (April 26, 2019) Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack officially launched a brand-new poker room following extensive renovations. The World Series of Poker-branded poker room is part of the operator’s bid to reverse an extended period of loss of customers due to both in- and out-of-state competitors. Even though the renovated and upgraded poker […]

Gamblers Flock at Rivers Casino for March Madness Betting

It has been about 4 months since the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board finally approved the launch of a sportsbook in the state and so far, everything has been going great. We cannot dismiss some of the issues that have been setbacks to the progress of the industry – including the revenue drops reported in February […]

PA Lottery to Address Compulsive Gaming

The Pennsylvanian lottery may be in trouble, but what trouble is this exactly? On the one hand there’s the coming Department of Justice (DOJ) decision which will effectively throw a big spanner in the works. Even though it has been suggested that the DOJ wouldn’t be so foolish as to target lotteries, the danger is […]

Industry News

New Online Options Boost Pennsylvania Gambling Revenue

The Pennsylvanian online gambling sector just recently went live and it is already performing very well. According to revenue figures that were recently released by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), three of the state’s online gambling sites managed to perform their online sports betting counterparts in August 2019. While online gambling verticals are certainly […]

Harrah’s Philadelphia to Introduce a New Mobile Betting App

Its been just nearly two years since the Keystone State signed off on a massive gambling expansion bid that has propelled the growth of the industry so much that it is anticipated that state’s gambling market will be more valuable than those of any other state in the country. Just recently, online gambling was launched […]

Kindred’s Launches Sportsbook in New Jersey, Sets Sight on Pennsylvania

About three months ago, Kindred debuted its online casino offering in New Jersey, one of the most lucrative gambling markets in the United States. As it turns out, that was just part of the operator’s plans to capitalize on the growing market in the state and it has followed through with the launch of an […]

Evolution Gaming Awarded License in Pennsylvania

Renowned Swedish provider of Live Casino products Evolution Gaming has recently accomplished another huge achievement, a development that is set to have a huge positive impact on its expansion bid in the United States. In a press release that was officially made public last week, the company announced that it had been awarded a conditional […]

Legislation News

US Department of Justice Files Notice of Appeal for Wire Act

On Friday, August 16, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) officially filed a Notice of Appeal in the civil case that it recently lost to the New Hampshire Lottery Commission (NHLC) over the reinterpretation of the 1961 Wire act opinion. The Notice of Appeal was filed by the DOJ, led by Attorney General William […]

PGCB Criticizes Plans by Operators to Reduce Slot Machines

On Wednesday, August 14, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board held a hearing in Harrisburg that saw to the unfolding of a number of regulatory actions. However, most of the time was spent addressing three petitions that sought to reduce gaming floors at certain venues. The most notable petitions were filed by Presque Isle Downs Casino, […]

Legal Sports Betting Finally Comes to Illinois

Last Friday, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill that effectively made the state the fifth one to officially legalize sports betting in the country following the May 2018 Supreme Court ruling that abolished PASPA and legalized sports betting. The bill that was signed into law included a wide-ranging $45 billion capital funding package. Work […]

Congress Reportedly Planning to Defund DOJ Wire Act Opinion

Just a little over two weeks after a federal court ruled against its recent reinterpretation of the 1961 Wire Act, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has suffered yet another potential blow. This is because Congress has taken a keen interest in fighting against the recently-published Wire Act opinion that was set to effectively […]