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NetEnt Expands US Footprint with Wind Creek Deal

The United States’ online betting market is, without a doubt, one of the most lucrative ones on the planet. NetEnt took note of this very early on and it has been doing all it can to be a part of the rapidly growing sector. Over the past several months it has been working incredibly hard […]

Pennsylvania Casinos Post Year-Over-Year Revenue Boost in August

The United States’ gambling industry is slowly inching towards a return to normalcy despite all of the uncertainty that came with the coronavirus pandemic. These efforts are slowly beginning to pay off and this can be seen from states like Pennsylvania where despite the limitations that gambling businesses have to operate under, we are beginning […]

Penn National Gaming Inks Partnership with GTG Network

Renowned gaming and entertainment operator Penn National Gaming has been very busy preparing for the launch of its Barstool Sportsbook which is has been operating in beta since September 15. Now, the gambling operator is proceeding with more plans that are to make the new sports betting offering even better for its Pennsylvanian customers. The […]

Kindred and Penn National Extend Partnership to More States

Over the past few months, renowned gambling and entertainment operator Kindred Group has been working very hard to achieve its expansion goals in the United States. The company’s entry into the country’s thriving gambling sector has been quite successful and it is continuing to push through with more plans. Kindred partnered with Penn National Gaming, […]

Barstool Sports Betting App Finally Coming to Pennsylvania

The Keystone States sports betting market may be quite young, but it is growing at an awe-inspiring rate. Things are about to get even better as the NFL season kicks off. This is because the sports betting sector is about to go through a major shakeup thanks to the arrival of yet another service provider. […]

PACOOP 2020 to Kick Off on September 19

September is proving to be quite an exciting month for poker players all around the world. There are several exciting poker tournaments going down and Pennsylvania players are about to get a piece of tournament action too despite a few setbacks. PokerStars Pennsylvania has recently announced that its very prestigious Pennsylvania Championship of Online Poker […]

Pennsylvania Successfully Auctions One More Mini-Casino License

Last year, the Keystone made an attempt to auction a license for a mini-casino or satellite casino with the minimum bidding amount set at $7.5 million. This particular auction was a flop since there was no show of interest and subsequently no bids. As such, the mini-casino license auction process was put on the shelves, […]

Gaming Realm’s Slingo Originals Come to Pennsylvania

Thanks to the recent extension of Gaming Realm’s partnership with Rush Street Interactive (RSI), the former has recently rolled its robust portfolio of Slingo Originals in the Keystone State. Prior to this new venture, the Slingo Originals portfolio was available in New Jersey, which is one of the United States’ fastest-growing and most lucrative online […]

Live Poker Rooms in Pennsylvania Still Closed

Despite the fact that online gaming has been on a roll in the Keystone State, there is still a significant amount of interest in live poker. Since casinos in the state went into a temporary shutdown in mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic, these poker rooms have not been in operation. Even now when several […]

57 Illegal Gaming Machines seized in Berks County Casino Raid

Last Friday, the office of the Berks County district attorney announced that they had raided Windfall Amusements’ 777 lounge in the Kenhorst Plaza shopping center, an unlicensed mini-casino. The raid also extended to a home in the Exeter Township – all of this was part of an extensive investigation on illegal video gambling machines or […]

Events News

Mount Airy and Rivers Philadelphia Penalized Over Slot Violations

Pennsylvania’s gambling market has been operating very smoothly with a few major issues since the state’s gambling expansion plans kicked off a few years back. Even so, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has been very vigilant in fulfilling its mandate of overseeing the gaming sector and ensuring the safety of the consumers. On Wednesday, […]

WSOP’s Pennsylvania Launch Delayed Until Next Year

It has been about a year since online poker went live in the Keystone State. There were some pretty high expectations for the sector even though it contributes very little to gaming revenue. So far, the biggest development has been the entry of PokerStars, one of the biggest poker brands on the planet. Even though […]

Pennsylvania’s First Mini Casino Finally Has an Opening Date

In addition to moving forward with its efforts to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, the Keystone State’s gambling sector is also not backing down from its expansion plans. While there have been several impressive developments in as far as gambling expansion in the state is concerned, mini-casino plans seemingly took to the sidelines. This has […]

DraftKings and NetEnt Extend Their Partnership to Pennsylvania

Renowned online casino content developer and supplier NetEnt has been pursuing some very ambitious expansion goals over the past year. The United States has been one of the markets where the company has had its sights set on especially considering the massive growth of the country’s online gambling sector. For this, the company has inked […]

Industry News

Pennsylvania Gaming Revenue Rises Year-Over-Year in September

We are still in the middle of a pandemic but thanks to all of the recovery efforts that are ongoing across the country, there have been significant improvements in various sectors. The Keystone State’s gaming sector is one of the ones that has shown significant improvement over the past couple of months following all of […]

Live Poker Finally Returning to Pennsylvania

It has been months since live poker rooms in the Keystone were shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic. Poker enthusiasts in the state have had to settle for online gambling options but for avid live poker game grinders, those just did not cut it. It is, therefore, going to be an understatement if we […]

Over 6,000 Casino Jobs Lost in the Keystone State

Despite all of the attempts that have been made recover from the coronavirus pandemic, Pennsylvania’s gambling industry is still reeling from the impacts of the COVID-19 induced changes. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has previously released some figures detailing the impact that the pandemic has had on the state’s online gambling revenue and now […]

Pennsylvania Casinos Post Year-Over-Year Revenue Boost in August

The United States’ gambling industry is slowly inching towards a return to normalcy despite all of the uncertainty that came with the coronavirus pandemic. These efforts are slowly beginning to pay off and this can be seen from states like Pennsylvania where despite the limitations that gambling businesses have to operate under, we are beginning […]

Legislation News

Pa. Lottery and Casinos Oppose Proposed VGT Expansion Bill

On Tuesday, October 6, the Pennsylvania Senate’s Community, Economic and Recreational Development Commitment held a hearing on a proposed bill that seeks to legalize and tax video gaming terminals (VGTs) and “skill” machines in bars and clubs with liquor license across the state. During the event, the committee heard from a total of 15 different […]

Bill to Abolish Excise Tax on Legal Sports Betting Introduced in US Congress

The United States’ sports betting industry is still taking shape even though it has been a little over three years since PASPA was abolished. While states are now able to decide for themselves whether they would like to launch sports betting industries or not, the federal government still has some ties with the sports betting […]

Pennsylvania Announces Another Mini-Casino License Auction

As plans to reopen retail gambling venues continue to pick up pace in Pennsylvania, the state’s gaming control board also seems to have its sights set on even more expansion. Once again, the state will be trying its luck at increasing the number of mini-casinos. Already, the gaming officials have set September 2 as the […]

Pennsylvania Quietly Pauses War on Skill Gaming Machines

At the beginning of the year, casino operators in the Keystone State launched an aggressive campaign whose main intention was to prevent further operation of the so-called “skill gaming” machines. Available in a number of convenience stores across the state, these machines have remained very controversial particularly because they are unregulated despite the fact that […]