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PACOOP 2020 to Kick Off on September 19

September is proving to be quite an exciting month for poker players all around the world. There are several exciting poker tournaments going down and Pennsylvania players are about to get a piece of tournament action too despite a few setbacks. PokerStars Pennsylvania has recently announced that its very prestigious Pennsylvania Championship of Online Poker […]

Pennsylvania Successfully Auctions One More Mini-Casino License

Last year, the Keystone made an attempt to auction a license for a mini-casino or satellite casino with the minimum bidding amount set at $7.5 million. This particular auction was a flop since there was no show of interest and subsequently no bids. As such, the mini-casino license auction process was put on the shelves, […]

57 Illegal Gaming Machines seized in Berks County Casino Raid

Last Friday, the office of the Berks County district attorney announced that they had raided Windfall Amusements’ 777 lounge in the Kenhorst Plaza shopping center, an unlicensed mini-casino. The raid also extended to a home in the Exeter Township – all of this was part of an extensive investigation on illegal video gambling machines or […]

Pa. Welcomes Live! Casino-Sponsored Casino Dealer School

The Keystone State’s casino industry continues to grow at an interesting rate despite all of the hiccups that have been caused by the coronavirus pandemic. A lot of impressive developments are being pursued but none is as special as a recent move that has led to the launch of a casino dealer school. The Westmoreland […]

Keystone State Loses $424 Million in Taxes Due to Casino Shutdown

Despite the rather impressive resurgence in gambling revenue that the state of Pennsylvania recorded in the past month, the overall impact on gaming revenue since the pandemic hit has been quite devastating, to say the least. The state’s casino remained closed for about three months and this was enough time for about $424 million in […]

The Cordish Gaming Group Launches Online Casino in Pennsylvania

While the Cordish Gaming Group, one of the biggest gaming operators in the United States, prepares to launch two new gaming venues in the Keystone State, it has decided to fast track its plans for an online gambling site. In addition to the Live! Casino Pittsburgh and Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia which are still […]

Wind Creek Bethlehem Debuts Pennsylvania’s 11th Online Casino

Wind Creek Bethlehem has recently gone live with a new online gambling platform in the Keystone State. This will be the 11th online casino to launch in the state and it will be giving Pennsylvanian gamers even more options when it comes to internet slots and online table games. For the online gaming venture, Wind […]

Pa. Casino Revenue Rebounds in July

During the August 5 public meeting that was held by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), some very interesting developments came to light. As expected, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the meeting was held via a conference phone call. There was a lot that was discussed but the gaming revenue was one of the […]

Close To 2,000 New Live! Casino & Hotel Jobs Coming to Pennsylvania

The Cordish Gaming Group’s Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia is one of the most anticipated operations in the Keystone State. Initially set to launch by the end of 2020, the $700 million casino and hotel development will be going live in early 2021 instead. The postponement of the launch date is a rather obvious result […]

DraftKings Finally Unveils Standalone Casino App in Pennsylvania

For the past couple of months, DraftKings has been offering its services in the Keystone State through an integrated sportsbook and casino app. However, the company has been hard at work trying to separate its online sports betting and online casino offerings. It succeeded at this and last month it was able to launch an […]