A Review of Pennsylvania’s Sports Betting Revenue Report
Dec19

A Review of Pennsylvania’s Sports Betting Revenue Report

Legal and regulated sports betting in Pennsylvania went live a little over two weeks ago. This is probably too short a time to effectively analyze the future of the industry in the state but, nonetheless, the revenue statistics are quite interesting. On Tuesday, December 18, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reported that sports bettors wagered $1.4 million at the state’s first-ever legal sports-betting operation during the...

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PGCB Approves PokerStars for Online Poker in Pennsylvania
Dec03

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. The announcement came after a meeting that was hosted by the state gaming control board...

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PointsBet Shys Away from Pa. Sports Betting
Nov08

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 Jersey this November. With its unique “spread betting and “points betting” feature, the...

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Boyd Gaming Completes Valley Forge Casino Acquisition Deal
Sep20

Boyd Gaming Completes Valley Forge Casino Acquisition Deal

Boyd Gaming recently completed its acquisition of Valley Forge Casino Resort, nearly nine months after it officially begun the process. With the newly acquired property, Boyd which was founded in 1975 now boasts of 25 casino properties across eight states: Pennsylvania, Nevada, Louisiana, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Mississippi, and Kansas. Valley Forge Casino Resorts, an operation that is located 20 miles downtown of Philadelphia, is...

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Pennsylvania Casinos File Lawsuit Against State Lottery
Aug27

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 of criticism in the past few months due to the resemblance of its offerings to slot machine offering typically...

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Huge Gains Expected from Share Liquidity in Online Poker
Aug06

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 online poker, online slots, and table games. There are, of course, a ton of other significant developments in the...

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