Pennsylvania casinos had a pretty solid run in the 2021 calendar year. Casinos in the state did very well in terms of recovery from the devastating impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. To put this into perspective, these gaming operations brought in a state-record $4.7 billion in revenue. Online gaming’s contributions were a key part of this accounting for up to a whopping $1.1 billion of the revenue.
In 2022, the success of the previous year is anticipated to continue. Bettors in Pennsylvania have already indicated that they are eager to get more online gambling options. This is a huge market and there are already big brands that are either making their debut or expanding their existing operations.
PointsBet’s New Online Casino Offering
Last Wednesday, PointsBet announced that it had joined the burgeoning Pennsylvania online casino market. This follows the successful rollout of its mobile sportsbook in the Keystone State in February. The operator’s whole suite of online casino games for a necessary two-day test that would be overseen by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB).
Unsurprisingly, the company’s two-day test run was a success. Its reputation as a leading online casino brand in some other states may have played a role in this. Now online bettors in Pennsylvania can enjoy the full suite of casino games available in PointsBet’s collection. The total number of online PA casinos currently stands at 18 including PointsBet which means that players have quite the catalog of iGaming platforms to choose from.
Games from Evolution and IGT among other leading game developers are available on PointsBet’s online casino. Among the payment methods that players will be able to use on the platform are e-wallets such as PayPal and eCheck. Moreover, the operator has added a deposit limitation feature on the PointsBet app to help gamblers control their habits.
Videoslots Group’s Mr. Vegas Casino Brand Coming Soon
Thanks to a lucrative market access agreement with Caesars Entertainment, the Videoslots Group is bringing its successful casino brands to the United States. One of the places that the operator has set its sights on is Pennsylvania. That is definitely a great place to start. Utilizing its industry-leading technology and a Caesars license, the operator’s Mr. Vegas casino brand will debut in Pennsylvania in 2023.
When it launches, players will have access to 2,000 or more high-quality online casino games. These will include live casino titles, online slots, video slots, video poker, as well as traditional table games like roulette, blackjack, and baccarat.