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PGCB Launches Campaign for Gambling Adults Who Leave Minors Behind

This year, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has noticed an uptick in the number of instances when individuals have left their children behind while they gambled. Consequently, the gaming board has launched a fresh initiative to address the problem. The purpose of the PGCB’s “Don’t Gamble with Kids” campaign is to raise awareness and discourage […]

Parx Casino Sues Pennsylvania Skill Gaming Company

Parx Casino, located in Philadelphia, is arguably the most prosperous gambling operator in the state of Pennsylvania but the company believes that its profits would increase even further if the Commonwealth did not have any unregulated skill gaming machines. In the latest development, Parx Casino has taken POM to court in Philadelphia’s Court of Common […]

Pace-O-Matic Doubling Down on PA Lobbying Efforts?

During the summer, Wyoming hosts its most famous event, Cheyenne Frontier Days, which boasts of being one of the biggest outdoor rodeo and Western celebrations in the world. A professional bull-riding competition is just one of the many attractions of this year’s festival, which also features a music series, carnival, parade, cook-off, and air show. […]

Pennsylvania Brings In $429M in Gambling Revenue in July

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has just published the gaming revenue data for July, which shows a notable rise in comparison to July of the previous year. According to the findings of the survey, Pennsylvania’s gaming industry saw modest year-over-year growth. In July 2022, the state’s gaming authority reported $429.07 million in earnings from […]

FanDuel Group Extends Footprint in Pennsylvania

In conjunction with Evolution, the FanDuel Group has launched its very first FanDuel-branded live dealer studios in the state of Pennsylvania. This move is part of the company’s plan to extend its portfolio of online casino games across the United States. The well-known online gaming and fantasy sports operator has also extended its services to […]

Wind Creek Bethlehem Presents a Plan to Deal With Issues Related to Minors

Wind Creek Bethlehem has presented a mitigation plan to the Pennsylvania Gaming Board through which it will improve security and make sure that unattended children will not present a problem in the future. According to the casino, it plans to spend around $4 million to become more effective in this sector. Wind Creek Had Quite a […]

Pennsylvania Skill Negotiates Settlement for the of Return Its Games

According to a press release issued this week, Pace-O-Matic’s legal representatives have secured a settlement that involves the restoration of its confiscated skill games, equipment, and money. In September of 2021, the Pennsylvania Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement and the Clearfield County District Attorney’s office conducted raids and confiscated this property wrongfully. This fight was […]

Pennsylvania Posts Record Gaming Revenue for Second Consecutive Month

In April, Pennsylvania’s gaming sector set a new high for revenue, with $461.6 million received from gamblers closely matching the previous record set in March. The good and rising statistics come from a handful of factors, according to PGCB Director of Communications Doug Harbach. Players are continuing to feel at ease with the expanding iGaming […]

PointsBet Receives Top Sports Betting Operator Award

Renowned worldwide online gambling operator and the leading live betting sportsbook, PointsBet has recently received the award for the top sports betting operator at the EGR North America Awards 2022 for the second year in a row. The award comes as a result of the company’s unwavering commitment, impressive scale and development, capacity to innovate […]

New iGaming Options for Pennsylvanian Gamblers

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 […]

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Caesars Palace Online Casino Makes a Mark in Pennsylvania

Caesars has released a fresh initiative to strengthen its position in the expanding market of Pennsylvania online casinos. In its new guise as Caesars Palace Online Casino, the company hopes to compete with other top providers in Pennsylvania. Not just in Pennsylvania, but throughout the country, industry behemoths like DraftKings, BetMGM, and FanDuel have a […]

Pennsylvania Gaming Industry Reaches New Revenue Milestone

During the fiscal year 2022-2023, the gaming sector in Pennsylvania was on a phenomenal growth trajectory, setting multiple new revenue records. These milestones are reflective of the growing gambling market in the state. The PGCB reported record-breaking gaming revenue of $5.51 billion for the fiscal year. This figure represents a considerable rise of 10.0% above […]

Pennsylvania’s Self-Exclusion Program Reaches the 20,000 Mark

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has achieved a significant milestone by processing its 20,000th voluntary request for self-exclusion from the state’s brick-and-mortar casinos. Pennsylvania’s Casino Self-Exclusion Program first launched in 2006 to provide gamblers with the option of excluding themselves from the state’s legal casinos and retail sportsbooks. The PGCB, under the leadership of […]

Pennsylvania’s iGaming Wake-Up Call

Through the first four months of 2018, the gambling business in Pennsylvania has continued its increasing trend. In April, gambling establishments in Pennsylvania raked in more than $476,7 million. As compared to April of 2022, that’s an improvement of 3.2%. In April of 2023, the state’s revenue hit $420 million for the ninth consecutive month. […]

Industry News

Wind Creek Bethlehem Presents a Plan to Deal With Issues Related to Minors

Wind Creek Bethlehem has presented a mitigation plan to the Pennsylvania Gaming Board through which it will improve security and make sure that unattended children will not present a problem in the future. According to the casino, it plans to spend around $4 million to become more effective in this sector. Wind Creek Had Quite a […]

Pennsylvania Skill Negotiates Settlement for the of Return Its Games

According to a press release issued this week, Pace-O-Matic’s legal representatives have secured a settlement that involves the restoration of its confiscated skill games, equipment, and money. In September of 2021, the Pennsylvania Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement and the Clearfield County District Attorney’s office conducted raids and confiscated this property wrongfully. This fight was […]

Pennsylvania Posts Record Gaming Revenue for Second Consecutive Month

In April, Pennsylvania’s gaming sector set a new high for revenue, with $461.6 million received from gamblers closely matching the previous record set in March. The good and rising statistics come from a handful of factors, according to PGCB Director of Communications Doug Harbach. Players are continuing to feel at ease with the expanding iGaming […]

New iGaming Options for Pennsylvanian Gamblers

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 […]

Legislation News

New State Legislation Targets Smoking in Pennsylvania Casinos

For the second year in a row, Pennsylvania State Representative Dan Frankel (D-Allegheny) has spoken out against allowing smoking exemptions at some companies, such as casinos. He has submitted a bill in Harrisburg, the state capital, that would make it illegal to smoke inside casinos and other businesses that are now excluded from the law. […]

Proposed Law Could End Smoking in Pennsylvania Casinos

Gaming laws continue to advance in the Keystone State. Given the size of that gambling market, it is not surprising to see how new regulations are being introduced to make everything much more sustainable. One of the most recent developments is a proposal that will affect the state’s land-based gambling venues. This comes as part […]

Pennsylvanian Lawmakers Pondering Over New Gambling Proposal

The Keystone State’s gambling industry has been very successful thus far. Still, there is always room for improvement which is not too surprising considering how dynamic that space is. The Senate will be reconvening for a new session in later September and one of the things that will likely be on the agenda will be […]

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 […]