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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 […]

Pennsylvania Sports Betting Could Begin As Early As Dec. 1

After months of delays, legal tussles, and other setbacks, the Keystone State has finally set a launch date for its highly anticipated sports betting industry. At the forefront of the race to capitalize on the state’s sports betting market is Pittsburgh-based Rivers Casino which will hopefully take its very first sports wager on December 1 […]

Three More Pennsylvania Casinos Approved for Sports Betting

The Keystone State is inching closer to becoming the sixth state in the United States to offer sports betting with the most recent development being the approval of the sports betting license applications of three more casinos. On Wednesday, October 31, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board awarded Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino in Chester, SugarHouse Casino in […]

Hollywood Casino iGaming Even Closer with Two New Deals

Penn National, the operator of Pennsylvania’s Hollywood Casino has recently signed two new groundbreaking deals that are expected to bring the launch of its much-anticipated online gaming offering even closer. Supposing everything goes as planned, residents of the Commonwealth will be able to access legal and regulated online gaming products before the end of the […]

Parx Casino Plans to Build a Mini-Casino in Shippensburg

Parx Casino’s parent company, Greenwood Gaming Entertainment has filed an application with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board for a license to build a mini casino venue in Shippensburg. This puts the satellite casino’s potential opening at around or after mid-2020, that is, if the casino operator’s application is approved by the state regulator. The proposed […]

PGCB Maintains Its Stand on Controversial Sports Betting Tax

Since the U.S. Supreme Court lifted the federal ban on sports betting, a number of states have been enacting legislation with reasonable tax rates on the sports betting revenue, which has been a great factor in the growth of the industry. Unfortunately, Pennsylvania has lagged behind in this regard thanks to a wave of criticism […]

Pennsylvania Casino Gaming Revenue Dwindles in September

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Tuesday, October 16 released a revenue report that showed that the state’s 12 licensed casino operators have won a total of $268.5 million in September, which was a rather surprising year-over-year decline over the same period last year. Now, the state, which is already preparing to kick off its […]

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 […]

Parx, Hollywood Casinos Get Approved for Pa. Sports Betting

On October 3, during its scheduled meeting, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board unanimously approved sports betting license petitions for Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment, the operator of Parx Casino and South Philadelphia Turf Lub and Mountainview Thoroughbred Racing (Hollywood Casino) that is operated by Penn National. This move could see sports betting go live in the […]

SugarHouse Casino Applies for 4th Pa. Sports Betting License

Pennsylvania’s sports betting market is getting even bigger with the entry of yet another of the state’s casino operators in the race to get licensed to offer sports wagering services. Just a few days after Harrah’s Philadelphia filed their petition for the third sports betting license, SugarHouse Casino whose operations are overseen by Rush Street […]