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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 […]

Pa. iLottery Rakes In $21.6 Million in Its First Month

Despite complaints from the Keystone State’s casinos, the state’s iLottery has managed to move past all its obstacles while at the same time earning a whopping $21.6 million in its first month of operation. According to the Times Leader of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania’s iLottery program garnered the said amount between the time it went live on […]

Slot Machine Revenue Fuels Growth in Pennsylvania Gaming

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Boards (PGCB) just recently wrapped up its fiscal year at the end of June during which they reported that slot machine revenues at the state’s 12 operating casinos were up $16 million throughout the 2017/2018 fiscal year – this compared to the previous fiscal year is a 0.7 percent increase and […]

Pennsylvania Lottery Agrees to Alter iLottery Advertising

Over the past few months, online gambling in Pennsylvania has grown immensely and this eventually led to the legalization and operation of the state’s iLottery industry which claimed to bring more to the players. However, in the past few weeks, the state’s operating casino developers forwarded a number of complaints. Consequently, the Pennsylvania iLottery has […]

Poker Central Acquires and Rebrands Poker Players Alliance

This year has proven to be a truly monumental year for the Poker Players Alliance thanks to a number of events, both good and bad, that have contributed to the organization’s present situation. First, earlier this year, the lobbyist group’s executive director John Pappas stepped down as the president of the alliance, a position he […]

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Levies $481,116 in Fines

Yesterday (June 27, 2018), the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved four Consent Agreements, one of which was with a casino operator and the remaining three with other firms that provide gambling services. This resulted in a total of $481,116 in fines. These Consent Agreements were negotiated and presented by the board’s Office of Enforcement Counsel […]

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 […]

Pro Sports Leagues and Casinos Weigh In on PA Sports Betting

Following the recent repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) by the United States Supreme Court in about a month, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) recently promulgated regulations that would control the new industry. The details of sports betting in the Keystone State can be found in Act 42 of 2017 […]

No Applications Submitted for PA Online Gambling Licenses

It is about a couple of months now since the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) announced the beginning of the 90-day period in which it would be accepting interactive gaming licenses. Since that date (April 16), the board has not received a single online gambling license application and this is starting to draw a bit […]

PGCB Clarifies How State Online Casino Accounts Will Work

A couple of months ago, one of the biggest concerns for Pennsylvanian online casino operators was the issue of skins. Fortunately, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) acted quickly and made sure that the issue was sorted out – the board allowed operators to have multiple online gaming skins. However, as it turns out, while […]