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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 […]

Two More Pennsylvanian Casinos Prep for Sports Betting

Sports bettors in Pennsylvania are about to have three sports books to choose from as two more casinos, namely Rivers and SugarHouse casinos, are about to go live with their own sports betting offerings. Both casinos are set to begin their test periods on Thursday, December 13 – if this goes well, the Pennsylvania Gaming […]

Pa. Expanded Gambling Nets $385 Million in First Year

A recent report has revealed that the Keystone State gas netted a little over $1 million each day since the state’s lawmakers passed a law to expand gambling in the region in October 2017. Gambling in the state has injected over $385 million into its coffers, surpassing initial budget estimates. The gambling expansion bill that […]

PGCB Holds Public Hearing for Big Beaver Mini-Casino

On Tuesday, December 4, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board held a public hearing in Big Beavers to listen to the details of the proposed mini-casino that is to be built by Mount Airy Casino Resort. Mount Airy has been targeting a mid-2020 launch date for its big Beaver mini-casino, a facility that is anticipated to […]

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. […]

PGCB Approves Sports Betting Licenses for Three More Casinos

Sports bettors in the Commonwealth will soon have many more legal betting options thanks to the approval of three more sports wagering licenses by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia and Parx Casino in Bensalem whose bookmakers were approved on Wednesday hope to launch their sportsbooks at around the beginning of December. […]

Cordish Buys 100 Percent Control of Philly Casino Project

Last Wednesday, Cordish Cos., a Maryland-based casino operator announced that it is taking complete ownership of the project developer of Philly Live! Hotel & Casino, Stadium Casino LLC. This move is a pretty huge shakeup for the long-delayed Philly Live! Hotel & Casino projects as now Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment Inc. has been officially bought […]

Pennsylvania Sees Significant Revenue Drop in October

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control has just released the October revenue numbers for the gambling industry and it does not look so good – there has been a significant drop in the earnings recorded for table games and slot machines. While this is certainly not a sign that the state is headed downhill as far as […]

Pennsylvania Sports Betting Finally Goes Live

The long wait for legal sports betting in the Keystone State has finally come to an end and Penn National Gaming’s Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course is the first casino to offer the service. All this begun last week on Thursday when the first legal sports bet was placed at the Hollywood Casino […]

Kambi Partners with Greenwood Gaming for Pa. Sports Betting

After months of hinting at a possible partnership, Kambi Group and Parx Casino owner, Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment have finally unveiled a multi-year partnership agreement for sports betting in the Commonwealth. This is perhaps one of the more lucrative partnerships that have been crafted in the state as it prepares to launch its long-awaited sports […]