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Luke always has a smile ready on his face. As a poker player and a dedicated writer, he’s got a few tricks up his sleeve. With the poker landscape changing quite rapidly, he’s our boots on the ground, following all developments with the utmost interest and reporting back to our readers. Luke’s big strength is that he doesn’t just write for the sake of reporting, he genuinely puts himself in our readers’ shoes, trying to make sense of an overwhelming inflow of information.

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PGCB Fines SugarHouse Casino for Regulatory Violations

Last Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved fines totaling to a whopping $95,000 against the owner and operator of the Philadelphia-based SugarHouse Casino. According to the gaming control board, the casino had violated the state’s gaming regulations by dealing cards to patrons using “illegitimate” decks – the violations include a series of incidents in […]

Global Poker Partners with MLB for Poker Fun

Global Poker has always been at the forefront of ensuring customer satisfaction with its neat portfolio of mind-boggling promotions and now the operator is taking it to the next level. This development comes in the form of a partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB) something that effectively merges one of the country’s favorite sports and […]

Pennsylvania Casinos File Lawsuit Against State Lottery

Last Wednesday, half of the licensed Pennsylvanian casinos proved that they are willing to do whatever is legally possible to protect their rights after they filed yet another lawsuit against the Pennsylvania Lottery. The state hosts a wide array of gaming offering one of which is the iLottery that has been subject to a ton […]

Huge Gains Expected from Share Liquidity in Online Poker

In late 2017, the state of Pennsylvania passed a legislation that paved the way for online gaming. Now, several months later, 9 of the state’s 13 licensed casinos have applied for the licenses to offer interactive gaming products at a discounted cost of $10 million. This licenses will give the licensees the right to offer […]

Three Pa. Casinos Forward Applications for iGaming Licenses

The Keystone State has finally received the first applications for its iGaming Licenses reports the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB). This is great news especially considering the fact that the applications were forwarded less than a week to the deadline which happens to be today (July 16). Mt. Airy in the Poconos, Parx in Bethlehem […]

Penn National Raises Complaints in Letter Addressed to PGCB

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) is already publishing responses to is the sports betting regulations that it proposed last month in a preliminary framework draft. As it turns out, the stakeholders of Pennsylvania’s budding sports betting industry took full advantage of the window for public comment that was allowed by the board after announcing […]

Pa. Starts Accepting Sports Betting License Applications

After deciding on temporary regulations for sports betting last Wednesday, the seven-member Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) followed through with more developments on Thursday when they begin accepting sports betting license applications from the state’s existing casino license holders. A product of a unanimous agreement among the members of the PGCB, the temporary regulations mark […]

The Stars Group Revenue Goes Up 23 Percent in Q1 2018

Renowned online gambling company, The Stars Group has reported a 23 percent year-on-year increase in its revenue during the first quarter of this year. Issuing its first trading update of the year, the company reported group revenues that summed up to $393 million – this surpassed the $317 million that it accrued during the same […]

Multi-State Online Poker Pool to Debut on May 1

According to a report filed by Associated Press, online gaming behemoths 888 Holdings and World Series of Poker have plans to debut online player pools between New Jersey and Nevada. Nevada and Delaware have had a poker liquidity sharing arrangement for years now which means that Delaware is definitely in the mix. Nevada and New […]

Alabama Indian Tribe Buys Pennsylvania Casino for $1.3B

The Creek Indian tribe-owned and Alabama-based Wind Creek Hospitality is reportedly working out a deal that will see it purchase Pennsylvania’s Sands Bethlehem Casino for a whopping $1.3 billion. Sands Bethlehem which is located in Eastern Pennsylvania is the only casino in the United States outside of the state of Nevada that shares a parent […]