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High Hopes as DraftKings Acquisition of SBTech Nears

DraftKings, one of the most popular gaming operators in the United State is currently on the verge of completing its bid to acquire online gambling and sports betting company SBTech. The announcement of the acquisition plans came just a week after SBTech had appointed a new president for its operation in the United States. This […]

Legal Sports Betting Finally Comes to Illinois

Last Friday, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill that effectively made the state the fifth one to officially legalize sports betting in the country following the May 2018 Supreme Court ruling that abolished PASPA and legalized sports betting. The bill that was signed into law included a wide-ranging $45 billion capital funding package. Work […]

Parx Becomes Second Pa. Casino to Launch Online Sportsbook

Online sports betting kicked off in the Keystone State just a little less than a month ago and already the state’s residents are getting even more options in that regard. SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia was the first online and mobile sports betting platform to go live in Pennsylvania and on Thursday, June 27, Parx Casino […]

GAN, FanDuel Expand Pennsylvania Online Gaming Partnership

Renowned online gambling software developer and solutions provider GAN last week announced that it would be making substantial additions to the services that it currently provides to FanDuel Group which is owned by Flutter Entertainment, the behemoth gambling operator that was previously known as Paddy Power Betfair. The expansion will be going down in the […]

75 Percent of Pa. Sports Betting Attributed to Kiosks

Pennsylvania’s sports betting industry is yet to officially go live but already, the sports betting operators are already working on the implementation of a few vital components that are reminiscent of online poker operations. This is through the use of sports betting kiosks which offer the sports bettors the ability to access sports betting services […]

Pa. Gambling Industry Posts Lackluster Performance in April

In March 2019, the Keystone State established a new market record thus setting some rather high expectations for the months that would follow. Unfortunately, things took a rather unanticipated turn in April when the state posted falling gambling revenue. The Slump in Slot Machine and Table Game Revenue According to figures released by the Pennsylvania […]

Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Pa. Sports Betting License Approved

During a Wednesday, May 15 hearing, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) finally approved the sports betting license application that was filed by Mohegan Sun Pocono. The casino filed its petition for all forms of sports betting permitted by the state’s government in March and there was very little doubt that the state regulator would […]

Live! Casino & Hotel Set to Launch Pa.’s Seventh Sportsbook

Philadelphia has long been very friendly to sportsbooks – six of the Keystone State’s sports betting facilities are located either inside or outside the city’s area. A seventh sportsbook is now headed for the area courtesy of the Stadium Casino-operated Live! Casino & Hotel. Even though Stadium Casino, LLC is yet to apply for the […]

Pa. Casinos Post Record Gaming Revenues in March

The Keystone State’s 12 licensed casino operators have recently set a brand-new all-time high record for gambling winnings in a single month. According to the revenue figures that were released by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board last Monday, the casinos managed to rake in whopping $309.1 million from slot machines and table games – the […]

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 […]