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Heidi Specter
Heidi Specter

Heidi is our Liverpool-based star writer. Though she has spent most of her life in the city, Heidi has become something of a globe-trotter in the past few years, an experience that has inspired her to pursue a career as a freelance writer. Thankfully, she has chose a niche that helps us push our editorial strategy forward. As a well-rounded writer, Heidi will be bringing you pieces of delightful and informative text, following closely on the latest iGaming developments in your state.

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Caesars Finally Launches Online Sportsbook in Pennsylvania

The Keystone State’s blossoming sports betting industry has welcomed yet another operator. After a very long wait, Caesars Entertainment, one of the most popular gaming brands on the planet, will be officially launching an online sportsbook after the soft-launch phase elapses. Caesars Online Sportsbook, the new digital sportsbook, launched its testing phase on March 10. […]

Pennsylvania Gambling Industry Posts 17 Percent Revenue Increase in January

Things definitely took off on a high note for the Keystone States gambling industry and this is now evident from a recently released revenue report. Pennsylvania’s gambling industry which consists of 12 licensed casino operators, daily fantasy sports as well as video gaming terminals posted a 17 percent increase in revenue in January 2020. This […]

BetRivers Online Casino Now Live in Pennsylvania

Thanks to its lucrative partnership with Rivers Casino Philadelphia, renowned gaming solutions provider Rush Street Interactive is now offering an online casino to its customers in the Keystone State. This move involved the linking of the new BetRivers.com online casino to the already existing Rivers Casino Pittsburg online sportsbook. With the new online casino offering, […]

More Highlights of Pa.’s Gambling Industry

It has just been a little over a fortnight since the new year began and already a lot has happened in the Keystone State’s gambling industry. Needless to say, much of this was expected especially considering the meteoric growth of the sector over the past year and the big promises that gaming operators gave to […]

Pennsylvania ‘Skill Games’ Still on the Spotlight

Earlier this month, “game of skill machines” which are classified under the “Pennsylvania Skill” brand were subject to lots of drama. These gaming machines which are very similar to slot machines have been on the receiving end of a number of rather controversial decisions with a number of police raids being organized and court orders […]

eSports Betting Live in New Jersey, Where Next?

Last month, casinos and racetracks in New Jersey began taking bets on esports tournaments, a move that further expanded the already thriving sports betting industry in the state. Needless to say, esports is a multi-billion industry that has sparked a lot of interest among investors in several different sectors. Esports betting is, therefore, a very […]

PGCB Denies Mount Airy Proposal for Big Beaver Mini-Casino

Mount Airy Casino has been eyeing the prospects of bringing a mini-casino to Beaver County. This was the second attempt at introducing gambling to both Beaver and Lawrence counties but just like the first attempt, it has failed miserably. On Thursday, November 20, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) denied Mount Airy Casino’s proposal to […]

PGCB Levies $120,000 in Fines for Gambling Failures

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has recently issued a whopping $120,000 in fines as part of its regulatory efforts. These fines were issued against two of the Keystone State’s licensed gambling operators who had let their guard down and allowed for some regulatory failures to occur at their facilities. Before issuing the fines, the gaming […]

Pennsylvania Posts Record Sports Betting Revenue in September

The return of football in September contributed to yet another great milestone for the Keystone State’s sports betting market which is barely a year old. According to a revenue report that was released by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, retail and online sportsbooks in the state handled wagers totaling to a whopping $194.5 million. That […]

Parx Casino Overpaid Taxes by $1.1 Million

It is not often that we hear about companies or individuals overpaying taxes. Well, this is exactly what happened with Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment. The gambling operator has been one of the companies that have made sizeable contributions to the Keystone State’s development but, as it turns out, not all of it was intentional. The […]