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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 […]

PGCB Approves PokerStars for Online Poker in Pennsylvania

The Keystone State’s online poker market is set to become even more competitive when it goes live following the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board’s approval of PokerStars. Even though no specific date has been set for the launch of PokerStars’ operation in Pennsylvania, the state’s online gambling industry is expected to go live sometime in 2019. […]

PGCB Approves Sports Betting Licenses for Three More Casinos

Sports bettors in the Commonwealth will soon have many more legal betting options thanks to the approval of three more sports wagering licenses by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia and Parx Casino in Bensalem whose bookmakers were approved on Wednesday hope to launch their sportsbooks at around the beginning of December. […]

Global Poker Partners with MLB for Poker Fun

Global Poker has always been at the forefront of ensuring customer satisfaction with its neat portfolio of mind-boggling promotions and now the operator is taking it to the next level. This development comes in the form of a partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB) something that effectively merges one of the country’s favorite sports and […]