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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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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pennsylvania Sports Betting Sector Adds Two New Sportsbooks

The Keystone State’s retail sports betting market recently grew bigger thanks to the launch of two new sportsbooks. The sportsbooks which went live on Thursday, August 8, were launched just in time for the NFL preseason which implies that the state is now on full throttle in as far as the sports betting industry is […]

Sports Betting is Now Legal and Regulated in New York

Mid this month, the Empire State saw the launch of its very first regulated sportsbook. This comes six years after the enabling law was passed and a little over a year since the United Supreme Court abolished the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). Sports betting in the state was authorized under a voter-approved […]

PGCB To Hold Casino License Auction in September

On Wednesday, July 10, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) voted in favor of a plan to recommence the Category 4 satellite casino auction process. As such, the state will try again to award gaming licenses for five more satellite casinos as part of the ongoing aggressive gambling expansion that kicked off in October 2017. […]