Clicky

Home - PennsylvaniaCasinos.com News : PennsylvaniaCasinos.com News

Latest News

BetMGM Announces Partnership with Pittsburgh Steelers

Ever since the federal ban on sports betting was lifted, there have been a ton of new developments in the sector. With more sports leagues and teams warming up to the idea of being a part of the industry, we have seen several team-ups that are set to push things even further. It was, therefore, […]

Wind Creek’s Betfred-Powered Sportsbook Now Live in Pennsylvania

Last Wednesday, Wind Creek Hospitality and Betfred USA Sports announced the debut of their sports betting operation in Pennsylvania. The new sportsbook is located at Wind Creek Bethlehem, one of the Keystone State’s most popular retail gambling destinations. Pennsylvania now has a total of 13 retail sportsbooks and this addition is bound to shake things […]

Pennsylvania Sports Betting Sets New Revenue Record in October

Things seem to be shaping up quite well for some sectors of the Keystone States gambling market despite the ongoing pandemic. Thanks largely to the rather dramatic surge in online betting traffic, the state recorded a double-digit revenue gain in October. This is the third consecutive record month for sports wagering since the launch of […]

Penn National Gaming Resumes Mini-Casino Construction in York County

 A lot of things are picking up pace in the Keystone State as efforts to reopen continue to ramp up. Lots of measures have been put in place to ensure smooth and safe operations despite the ongoing pandemic. One of the things that were temporarily halted back in March as part of the efforts to […]

Evolution’s Live Casino Games Come to Caesars Casino & Sportsbook

Gamblers in Pennsylvania no have even more online gambling options to choose from thanks to the announcement of a very lucrative partnership between Evolution Gaming and Caesars Entertainment, Inc. As per the terms of the agreement, Evolution will be bringing its highly-acclaimed portfolio of live dealer casino games to Caesars Casino & Sportsbook Pennsylvania. What […]

PGCB Releases Coronavirus Data on The State’s Casino Workers

Last Thursday, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) released a report that detailed the COVID-19 situation and its relation to the Keystone State’s workforce. According to the figures from the gaming control board just 108 coronavirus cases were reported since casinos reopened back in June from among more than 16,000 casino workers across the state. […]

PokerStars Celebrates Pennsylvanian Anniversary with Tournament Series

It has been one whole year since renowned poker operator PokerStars made its debut in the Keystone State and to celebrate its very first anniversary, the operator will be running a special PokerStars 1st Anniversary Series. The $1 million anniversary tournament series is going to offer Pennsylvanian poker players a chance to dive into a […]

BetMGM One Step Closer to Pennsylvania Launch

Sports bettors in the Keystone may soon have even more betting options thanks to a recent decision by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) to approve a pair of operator licenses for BetMGM. The renowned online gaming and sports betting operator has received approval for both interactive gaming and sports betting which effectively gives it […]

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 […]

Events News

Some Pennsylvanian Casinos to Reopen on January 4

About a week into December 2020, authorities in the Keystone State ordered a three-week shutdown of all non-essential businesses amid a worrying surge in cases of COVID-19 infections. That state-mandated shutdown is coming to an end and it seems some of those businesses will be able to reopen their doors. On Wednesday Pennsylvania state Governor […]

Penn National Extends Barstool Sportsbook Footprint to Michigan and Indiana

Penn National Gaming has ended the year on a very high note through the launch of three Barstool Sportsbooks.  These launches are a great milestone in the Pennsylvania-based gaming company’s very ambitious expansion plans. Sports bettors in both states can therefore look forward to some very robust sports betting services going forward. Speaking on the […]

Pennsyl-MANIA Returns To PokerStars PA This Weekend

PokerStars Pennsylvania will be treating its customers in the state to some action-packed poker gaming thanks to the return of Pennsyl-MANIA, the largest poker tournament in the state. The event will be returning for the third time on Sunday, December 27 with a record-breaking guaranteed prize pool of a whopping $500,000. This is not only […]

Penn Nation Gaming to Acquire Hollywood Casino Perryville

Renowned gaming and entertainment operator Penn National Gaming has recently made a huge announcement that resonates with its very ambitious expansion plans in the United States. The huge announcement pertains to a deal that the company has struck with Gaming and Leisure Properties to acquire the operations of the Hollywood Casino Perryville in Maryland. This […]

Industry News

Pennsylvania Records Lower Overall Gaming Revenue in November

Last week, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) released the revenue figures for the state’s gaming sector in November. 2020 has been a challenging year and thus it came as no surprise when the report revealed a year-over-year decline in gaming revenue. According to the gaming control board, in November the state’s gambling industry generated […]

Blackhawk Network Launches Gift Cards for Sports Betting

Global branded payment provider Blackhawk Network Incorporated has made history with its launch of a new kind of gift card. Game On ™, the new gift card, is for use in the sports betting market. In addition to an extra layer of security and convenience, the card promises a smart and easy way for sports […]

New Interstate Self Exclusion Technology Coming to Pennsylvania

Earlier this month, renowned gaming and entertainment operator GVC Holdings unveiled its Sustainability Charter, and shortly after that, the company began the journey towards its implementation. Now, GVC Holdings which will soon be known as Entain is the first-ever official partner of PlayPause, a new responsible gambling tool from a non-profit known as Conscious Gaming […]

Pennsylvania Sports Betting Sets New Revenue Record in October

Things seem to be shaping up quite well for some sectors of the Keystone States gambling market despite the ongoing pandemic. Thanks largely to the rather dramatic surge in online betting traffic, the state recorded a double-digit revenue gain in October. This is the third consecutive record month for sports wagering since the launch of […]

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 […]