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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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DraftKings, Caesars Entertainment Partner for Sports Betting

Renowned fantasy sports company, DraftKings is set to bring its online and mobile sports betting as well as casino gaming offerings to more states in the United States following a recent multi-year and multi-state partnership agreement with casino operator Caesars Entertainment. This means that the fantasy sports operator will now be able to offer its […]

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 […]

PGCB Approves PokerStars for Online Poker in Pennsylvania

The Keystone State’s online poker market is set to become even more competitive when it goes live following the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board’s approval of PokerStars. Even though no specific date has been set for the launch of PokerStars’ operation in Pennsylvania, the state’s online gambling industry is expected to go live sometime in 2019. […]

PointsBet Shys Away from Pa. Sports Betting

Despite the fact that sports betting is only beginning to establish its footing in the United States, one company is already making moves towards completely revolutionizing sports betting in the country. PointsBet, the company in question just recently set up new offices in Jersey City and is currently preparing to launch its operations in New […]

Pennsylvania Casino Gaming Revenue Dwindles in September

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Tuesday, October 16 released a revenue report that showed that the state’s 12 licensed casino operators have won a total of $268.5 million in September, which was a rather surprising year-over-year decline over the same period last year. Now, the state, which is already preparing to kick off its […]

Harrah’s Philadelphia Applies for Pa. Sports Betting License

On September 26, Harrah’s Philadelphia officially became the third Pennsylvanian casino to apply for a sports betting license. The Caesars Entertainment-owned gambling facility has even already dished out the $10 million licensing fee to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board as part of its application. However, as it stands, there is no solid timeline that can […]

Shared Liquidity for Online Poker in Pa. Still a Gamble

Given the somewhat high level of success that shared liquidity online poker has achieved in New Jersey, the focus has shifted to the long-awaited but pending launch of online poker in the Keystone State. However, there is some bad news – the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has stated that at the present moment, it is […]

Pennsylvania Lottery Launches Virtual Sports

Last Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Lottery rolled out the latest additions to its robust line up of games with the introduction of a simulates sports games which will certainly appeal to auto racing and football fans. The news of the new Pennsylvania Lottery virtual sports comes amidst similar reports from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) […]

Penn National Withdraws Lawsuit Against Pa. Mini-Casinos

Casino operator Penn National Gaming Inc. confirmed this week that it had withdrawn its lawsuit against the Keystone State challenging the legalization and expansion of the so-called “mini-casinos”. Penn National went public with its objection to the new Category 4 casino licenses that authorized the establishment of new mini-casino in the state. According to Penn […]

Pennsylvania Lottery Agrees to Alter iLottery Advertising

Over the past few months, online gambling in Pennsylvania has grown immensely and this eventually led to the legalization and operation of the state’s iLottery industry which claimed to bring more to the players. However, in the past few weeks, the state’s operating casino developers forwarded a number of complaints. Consequently, the Pennsylvania iLottery has […]