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Harrah’s Philadelphia Applies for Pa. Sports Betting License

On September 26, Harrah’s Philadelphia officially became the third Pennsylvanian casino to apply for a sports betting license. The Caesars Entertainment-owned gambling facility has even already dished out the $10 million licensing fee to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board as part of its application. However, as it stands, there is no solid timeline that can […]

Pennsylvania’s Ban on Gambling Contributions Struck Down

The law that prohibited Pennsylvanian casino operators from contributing to political campaigns has now officially been lifted. The ruling which was delivered on Wednesday, September 19 by U.S. District Judge Sylvia Rambo, a federal judge, cited the fact the provision violated constitutional protections over political associations. According to the judge in her 32-page opinion, the […]

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 […]

Global Poker Partners with MLB for Poker Fun

Global Poker has always been at the forefront of ensuring customer satisfaction with its neat portfolio of mind-boggling promotions and now the operator is taking it to the next level. This development comes in the form of a partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB) something that effectively merges one of the country’s favorite sports and […]

Two More Pennsylvanian Casinos’ iGaming Licenses Approved

Pennsylvania’s online gambling industry has received yet another boost with the approval of two more casinos’ licenses by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB). SugarHouse casino and Penn National Gaming’s Hollywood casino, are now the fourth and fifth of the state’s 13 casinos to receive approval for online gambling, behind Harrah’s, Parx and Mount Airy […]

Sports Betting in Pennsylvania Could Include Esports Betting

Sports betting in the Keystone Stone is almost becoming a reality having been set in motion by license applications by some of the state’s interested operators. It is also just a matter of time before the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) finally finishes up on furnishing the regulations that will be governing the industry. Placing […]

Shared Liquidity for Online Poker in Pa. Still a Gamble

Given the somewhat high level of success that shared liquidity online poker has achieved in New Jersey, the focus has shifted to the long-awaited but pending launch of online poker in the Keystone State. However, there is some bad news – the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has stated that at the present moment, it is […]

Penn National Gaming to Finally Choose Mini-Casino Location

Penn National Gaming, the parent company of Hollywood Casino Grantville is reportedly set to pick its first mini casino location during a September 12 meeting that will be hosted by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB). This is going to be the first Category 4 casino in Southeastern Pennsylvania and is, therefore, a considerably big […]

Parx Casino Second to Apply for Pa. Sports Betting License

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) on Monday revealed that the owner of Parx Casino is the second applicant for the state’s online gambling licenses. Greenwood Gaming Entertainment, the owner of the casino, hopes to offer the sports betting services at the Bensalem casino as well as at the off-track betting parlor it owns in […]

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 […]