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Emily Davis

Emily makes up the core of our team and takes lead in all the written content on PennsylvaniaCasinos.com to ensure it meets our golden quality standards. She has always been interested in the online gambling scene and is an avid online casino player in her spare time, so she knows what factors make a platform great for gamers.

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Pennsylvanian Casinos Shut Down as Part of COVID-19 Mitigation Order

The Keystone State, just like many other states across America is still reeling from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Things seemed to have been getting back on track for a moment but that was short-lived thanks to a surge in infections. Last week, Pennsylvania’s Governor Tom Wolf who had at about the same time […]

UPDATE: BetMGM Finally Goes Live in the Keystone State

The long wait has finally come to an end as BetMGM which is one of the fastest-growing brands in the United States has finally launched its online gaming offering in the Keystone State. After building up anticipation through various partnerships, the iGaming brand has followed through with its plans of venturing into Pennsylvania’s very lucrative […]

Penn National Gaming Resumes Mini-Casino Construction in York County

 A lot of things are picking up pace in the Keystone State as efforts to reopen continue to ramp up. Lots of measures have been put in place to ensure smooth and safe operations despite the ongoing pandemic. One of the things that were temporarily halted back in March as part of the efforts to […]

Mount Airy and Rivers Philadelphia Penalized Over Slot Violations

Pennsylvania’s gambling market has been operating very smoothly with a few major issues since the state’s gambling expansion plans kicked off a few years back. Even so, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has been very vigilant in fulfilling its mandate of overseeing the gaming sector and ensuring the safety of the consumers. On Wednesday, […]

Live Poker Finally Returning to Pennsylvania

It has been months since live poker rooms in the Keystone were shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic. Poker enthusiasts in the state have had to settle for online gambling options but for avid live poker game grinders, those just did not cut it. It is, therefore, going to be an understatement if we […]

Pa. Lottery and Casinos Oppose Proposed VGT Expansion Bill

On Tuesday, October 6, the Pennsylvania Senate’s Community, Economic and Recreational Development Commitment held a hearing on a proposed bill that seeks to legalize and tax video gaming terminals (VGTs) and “skill” machines in bars and clubs with liquor license across the state. During the event, the committee heard from a total of 15 different […]

Pennsylvania Casinos Post Year-Over-Year Revenue Boost in August

The United States’ gambling industry is slowly inching towards a return to normalcy despite all of the uncertainty that came with the coronavirus pandemic. These efforts are slowly beginning to pay off and this can be seen from states like Pennsylvania where despite the limitations that gambling businesses have to operate under, we are beginning […]

Pennsylvania Successfully Auctions One More Mini-Casino License

Last year, the Keystone made an attempt to auction a license for a mini-casino or satellite casino with the minimum bidding amount set at $7.5 million. This particular auction was a flop since there was no show of interest and subsequently no bids. As such, the mini-casino license auction process was put on the shelves, […]

Keystone State Loses $424 Million in Taxes Due to Casino Shutdown

Despite the rather impressive resurgence in gambling revenue that the state of Pennsylvania recorded in the past month, the overall impact on gaming revenue since the pandemic hit has been quite devastating, to say the least. The state’s casino remained closed for about three months and this was enough time for about $424 million in […]

Close To 2,000 New Live! Casino & Hotel Jobs Coming to Pennsylvania

The Cordish Gaming Group’s Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia is one of the most anticipated operations in the Keystone State. Initially set to launch by the end of 2020, the $700 million casino and hotel development will be going live in early 2021 instead. The postponement of the launch date is a rather obvious result […]