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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 […]

Pennsylvanian Casinos Shut Down as Part of COVID-19 Mitigation Order

The Keystone State, just like many other states across America is still reeling from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Things seemed to have been getting back on track for a moment but that was short-lived thanks to a surge in infections. Last week, Pennsylvania’s Governor Tom Wolf who had at about the same time […]

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. […]

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 […]

The Changing Face of Gambling Across the United States

It has been quite the ride since the coronavirus pandemic began wreaking havoc on the global economy. Over two months later and the United States, just like many other countries, is still struggling to deal with the issue. However, there is a lot of pressure to reopen the economy, and, as expected, this is raising […]

Pennsylvania Gambling Industry Starts Preparations for Reopening

Its been weeks since a number of businesses across the United States and the Keystone State halted operations amid efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic that has rocked the world. Needless to say, the economy has taken quite the hit and there are quite a number of concerns regarding the future of […]

Pennsylvania Lottery Strives to Stay Afloat Amid Pandemic

Just like many other sectors of the Keystone State’s online gambling industry, the Pennsylvania Lottery has also been feeling the pinch. Needless to say, this is a pretty huge blow for the state especially considering how important the lottery is to social programs for older Pennsylvanians. The PA Lottery uses all of the revenue it […]