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PokerStars Now Fully Operational in Pennsylvania

Following a two-day day test period that kicked off on November 4, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Wednesday, November 6 approved PokerStars for full operations. Now the online gambling operator will be able to legally offer a range of online poker and casino games to the Pennsylvania gamblers. The debut of PokerStars in the […]

PokerStars Pennsylvania to Launch on November 4

The wait may finally be over for poker lovers in Pennsylvania as the state’s first online poker offering is reportedly set to debut on Monday, November 4. It goes without saying that the lack of a legal and regulated online poker option in the state has been very frustrating for the state’s residents and this […]

Pennsylvania Delays Peer-to-Peer Online Poker Again

Online gambling in Pennsylvania officially kicked off as promised on July 15 albeit for a testing period that was overseen by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB). While this development was highly welcomed by the state’s gambling community in the state, the absence of online poker in the newly launched online gaming operations did not […]

Pa. Online Casino and Online Poker to Go Live on July 15

Finally! The Keystone State’s online gaming and online poker industries are set to officially kick off operations in July. This has been confirmed by a letter from Kevin O’Toole, the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) which was addressed the state’s 13 licensed casino operators and stated that interactive gaming will be […]

West Virginia’s Interactive Gambling Bill Becomes Law

On Wednesday, March 27, West Virginia’s interactive gaming legislation officially became law after Jim Justice, the state’s billionaire Republican governor failed to take any action on the measure. The bill was pushed to governor’s desk on March 9 and he was given 15 days (excluding Sundays) to either pass the bill into law or veto […]

888 Launches Poker 8 Client and Rake or Break Promotion

Leading global gaming operator, 888 Holdings has recently responded to declining revenues by launching a brand-new poker client that has been christened Poker 8. The new generation poker client is going to be made available to all of the new customers on the 888poker.com network and is primarily designed to make the operator’s offerings more […]

Philadelphia’s SugarHouse Casino Slapped with $30,000 Fine

Philadelphia-based SugarHouse Casino has recently been slapped with a $30,000 fine by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board after being found to have facilitated the dealing of multiple poker hands in unauthorized game formats. The most notable of these unauthorized gaming activities was a 10-card stud flip between Jeremy Kaufman and Doug Polk that founds its […]

Pa. Gambling Licensees Asked to Comply with New DOJ Opinion

On Monday, January 14, the United States Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel issued a new legal opinion on the Wire Act of 1961. This new opinion stated that the Wire Act applied not only to sports betting but also all other forms of interstate online gambling – this effectively reversed a 2011 Office […]

888 To Venture into Pa. Gambling Industry Via Mount Airy

It goes without saying that gambling is practically a national pastime, a fact that has continued to become clearer due to the advent of the internet. Thanks to this amazing technology there have a ton of wins in the online gaming arena with a number of casino operators making significant steps towards carving out pieces […]

A Forecast of Pennsylvania’s Gambling Expansion in 2019

Gambling expansion in the Keystone State has been moving at a pretty steady ever since the bill that facilitates it was passed in October 2017. Needless to say, the gambling expansion plans has seen several different projects through since the beginning of 2018 and this is set to continue in 2019. As it stands, the […]