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Sports Betting is Now Legal and Regulated in New York

Mid this month, the Empire State saw the launch of its very first regulated sportsbook. This comes six years after the enabling law was passed and a little over a year since the United Supreme Court abolished the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). Sports betting in the state was authorized under a voter-approved […]

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 […]

DraftKings, Caesars Entertainment Partner for Sports Betting

Renowned fantasy sports company, DraftKings is set to bring its online and mobile sports betting as well as casino gaming offerings to more states in the United States following a recent multi-year and multi-state partnership agreement with casino operator Caesars Entertainment. This means that the fantasy sports operator will now be able to offer its […]

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 […]

Pennsylvanian Sports Betting Takes Another Leap Forward

As we have already seen from the impressive revenue figures, the legalization of sports betting and online gambling in the Keystone State was one of the greater decisions that its lawmakers have ever made. Both industries are yet to go live, at least full, that is, but they have already managed to generate upwards of […]

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 […]

A Review of Pennsylvania’s Sports Betting Revenue Report

Legal and regulated sports betting in Pennsylvania went live a little over two weeks ago. This is probably too short a time to effectively analyze the future of the industry in the state but, nonetheless, the revenue statistics are quite interesting. On Tuesday, December 18, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reported that sports bettors wagered […]

Two More Pennsylvanian Casinos Prep for Sports Betting

Sports bettors in Pennsylvania are about to have three sports books to choose from as two more casinos, namely Rivers and SugarHouse casinos, are about to go live with their own sports betting offerings. Both casinos are set to begin their test periods on Thursday, December 13 – if this goes well, the Pennsylvania Gaming […]

Pa. Expanded Gambling Nets $385 Million in First Year

A recent report has revealed that the Keystone State gas netted a little over $1 million each day since the state’s lawmakers passed a law to expand gambling in the region in October 2017. Gambling in the state has injected over $385 million into its coffers, surpassing initial budget estimates. The gambling expansion bill that […]

PGCB Holds Public Hearing for Big Beaver Mini-Casino

On Tuesday, December 4, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board held a public hearing in Big Beavers to listen to the details of the proposed mini-casino that is to be built by Mount Airy Casino Resort. Mount Airy has been targeting a mid-2020 launch date for its big Beaver mini-casino, a facility that is anticipated to […]