Pa. Gambling Licensees Asked to Comply with New DOJ Opinion
Jan23

Pa. Gambling Licensees Asked to Comply with New DOJ Opinion

On Monday, January 14, the United States Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel issued a new legal opinion on the Wire Act of 1961. This new opinion stated that the Wire Act applied not only to sports betting but also all other forms of interstate online gambling – this effectively reversed a 2011 Office of Legal Counsel opinion which gave several states the green light to launch online lottery, online casino, and...

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888 To Venture into Pa. Gambling Industry Via Mount Airy
Jan16

888 To Venture into Pa. Gambling Industry Via Mount Airy

It goes without saying that gambling is practically a national pastime, a fact that has continued to become clearer due to the advent of the internet. Thanks to this amazing technology there have a ton of wins in the online gaming arena with a number of casino operators making significant steps towards carving out pieces of the vast online gaming landscape that includes online poker, online casinos as well as online sports betting....

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Pennsylvanian Sports Betting Takes Another Leap Forward
Jan09

Pennsylvanian Sports Betting Takes Another Leap Forward

As we have already seen from the impressive revenue figures, the legalization of sports betting and online gambling in the Keystone State was one of the greater decisions that its lawmakers have ever made. Both industries are yet to go live, at least full, that is, but they have already managed to generate upwards of $395.4 million for the state which portrays as a very promising sector. However, considering the rather stormy nature...

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A Forecast of Pennsylvania’s Gambling Expansion in 2019
Jan02

A Forecast of Pennsylvania’s Gambling Expansion in 2019

Gambling expansion in the Keystone State has been moving at a pretty steady ever since the bill that facilitates it was passed in October 2017. Needless to say, the gambling expansion plans has seen several different projects through since the beginning of 2018 and this is set to continue in 2019. As it stands, the state authorities and its gaming regulator are preparing to add sports betting operations to the already vibrant gambling...

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Pa. Truck Stop Video Gaming Terminals Already Materializing
Dec26

Pa. Truck Stop Video Gaming Terminals Already Materializing

It has been over a year since the Keystone State passed its large gambling expansion bill and since then there have been a ton of developments ranging from the launch of sports betting to the approval of several online gaming licenses. Now, the next step seems to be the push for truck stop gambling, something that has been materializing in Center County where two truck stops are being prepared to become the future homes of video...

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A Review of Pennsylvania’s Sports Betting Revenue Report
Dec19

A Review of Pennsylvania’s Sports Betting Revenue Report

Legal and regulated sports betting in Pennsylvania went live a little over two weeks ago. This is probably too short a time to effectively analyze the future of the industry in the state but, nonetheless, the revenue statistics are quite interesting. On Tuesday, December 18, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reported that sports bettors wagered $1.4 million at the state’s first-ever legal sports-betting operation during the...

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