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Caesars Finally Launches Online Sportsbook in Pennsylvania

The Keystone State’s blossoming sports betting industry has welcomed yet another operator. After a very long wait, Caesars Entertainment, one of the most popular gaming brands on the planet, will be officially launching an online sportsbook after the soft-launch phase elapses. Caesars Online Sportsbook, the new digital sportsbook, launched its testing phase on March 10. […]

Pennsylvania State Police Seize Dozens of ‘Illegal’ Gambling Machines

Lawmakers in the Keystone State are still in the process of reviewing the legality of “skill games” that have been rapidly spreading across the state. Their spread is so significant that the state lottery has raised concerns citing the fact that these machines are cutting into Pennsylvania’s ability to bring in revenue which is mostly […]

Pennsylvania ‘Skill Games’ Still on the Spotlight

Earlier this month, “game of skill machines” which are classified under the “Pennsylvania Skill” brand were subject to lots of drama. These gaming machines which are very similar to slot machines have been on the receiving end of a number of rather controversial decisions with a number of police raids being organized and court orders […]

Work Begins On $150M Live! Casino in Westmoreland County

Stadium Casino Westmoreland, an affiliate of The Cordish Companies has recently officially marked the beginning of the construction of its casino project in the county. The $150 million Live! Casino project kicked off with a groundbreaking ceremony that was graced by a number of high-ranking state officials as well as leading stakeholders in the gambling […]

Pennsylvania Slots Records Revenue Growth in Fiscal Year 2018/2019

The Keystone State’s slot machine revenue increased 1.1 percent during the just concluded 2018/2019 state fiscal year compared to the 2017/208 fiscal year. These figures were presented by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) last Monday, the breakdown of the slot machine revenue figures has set the precedence for the total gaming report that is […]

Pa. Advances Bill That Would Prohibit Truck Stop Gambling

A recent bill introduced in the Keystone Stone state seeks to give counties in the state the power to opt out of offering video gaming terminals (VGTs) at the truck stops within their jurisdictions. From the looks of it, the bill might actually make become a law as it has recently even advanced through a […]

Interest in Slot Machines Decline in Pa. As Revenues Drop

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has recently posted the monthly revenue report for the state’s online slot gaming industry and things are not looking so good. In the report, the gaming control board revealed that last month’s gross revenue from the slot machines at the state’s 12 licensed casino operators was $200,359,403 which is […]

The NCAA and the Inevitable Reality of Sports Betting

AS it stands, it seems that all the bets are off in as far as the NCAA’s resistance against sports betting in the United States is concerned. Contrary to what was the case at the 2018 Final Four where the only state where players could legally place sports bets was Nevada, there are tons of […]

Gamblers Flock at Rivers Casino for March Madness Betting

It has been about 4 months since the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board finally approved the launch of a sportsbook in the state and so far, everything has been going great. We cannot dismiss some of the issues that have been setbacks to the progress of the industry – including the revenue drops reported in February […]

Caernarvon Township Officials Back First Pa. Mini Casino

A little over a week ago Penn National Gaming pitched a proposal for a Category 4 satellite casino during a public hearing that was hosted by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board in Caernarvon Township. During that particular hearing, a significantly large of residents opposed the establishment of the mini-casino citing concerns that such an initiative […]