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Jordan Tevez
Jordan Tevez

Jordan is located in New York from where he's following the latest legislative changes in the online gaming landscape. A keen sports fan and an accomplished journalist, Jordan produces meaningful pieces of text that help us build a trustworthy editorial policy. He has long earned the respect of our readers. Covering sports is another passion of Jordan's, and you will see him penning the occasional piece on who won the game and more importantly – why.

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Parx Becomes Second Pa. Casino to Launch Online Sportsbook

Online sports betting kicked off in the Keystone State just a little less than a month ago and already the state’s residents are getting even more options in that regard. SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia was the first online and mobile sports betting platform to go live in Pennsylvania and on Thursday, June 27, Parx Casino […]

Federal Court Delivers Decision on the 1961 Wire Act Case

Last Monday, the state of New Hampshire won the legal challenge against the US Department of Justice’s revises opinion of the 1961 Wire Act. Paul Barbadoro, the federal judge who presided over the case, ruled that the Wire Act applies only to sports betting and not all forms of online gambling as stipulated by the […]

Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Pa. Sports Betting License Approved

During a Wednesday, May 15 hearing, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) finally approved the sports betting license application that was filed by Mohegan Sun Pocono. The casino filed its petition for all forms of sports betting permitted by the state’s government in March and there was very little doubt that the state regulator would […]

Anti-Internet Gambling Group Wades into Wire Act Case with Faulty Argument

The new reinterpretation of the 1961 Wire Act that was delivered by the United States Department of Justice at the beginning of the year has caused quite stir in states with online gaming industries and those that have been considering the interactive gaming laws. Now, as the legal battle between the State of New Hampshire […]

Sports Betting Revenues Falling Short of Premarket Forecasts

Since the United States Supreme Court lifted the federal ban on sports betting in May last year, a total of eight states have operational sports betting industries. All of these states had very high hopes for sports betting, but things are not looking so good for some of the state’s – officials in four of […]

FanDuel Sportsbook to Debut at the Valley Forge Casino Resort

Sports betting in Keystone State has been moving forward at a rather steady pace despite the fact that the extremely high licensing fees and exorbitant tax rates threatening to slow the pace. This week, it has been announced that a fourth casino has ventured into the state’s sports betting market – this will be at […]

Morgantown Locals Oppose Penn National Casino

Locals are concerned about the construction of a new casino property worth $111 million in Berks County. Known as NIMBYs in the United Kingdom and as “much bother” if you are a company looking to expand real-estate, the locals of Pennsylvania are pushing back against an expensive Penn National Gaming Inc. casino project. Penn National […]

Pennsylvania Marks Month of Responsible Gambling in March

Pennsylvania’s Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) Secretary Jen Smith met with recovering gambling addicts, officially marking the launch of the National Problem Gambling Awareness Month on March 2. Mr. Smith met with various noteworthy individuals who had admitted to being addicts and were actively participating in treatment programs. Speaking from Strawberry Square, Mr. Smith had […]

DraftKings Not Coming to Pennsylvania After All

Recently, Caesars Entertainment and DraftKings announced a fresh partnership, allowing the sportsbooks to expand beyond New Jersey and seek to replicate its success model in other states. Even though the original statement didn’t specify Pennsylvania as a potential host of DraftKing’s sportsbooks backed by Caesars. Caesars Entertainment has a history for expanding rapidly into new […]

Pa. Slot Machine Revenue Goes Up by Over 1% in January

On Monday, February 4, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board posted on its website the January monthly report for the total revenue accrued from slot machines at the state’s licensed casino operators. Fortunately, the slot machines have continued to show year over year growth and the last month was no exception as we got to see […]