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Pennsylvania Lottery Revenue Peaks to Record High

The Pennsylvania Lottery has reached a new record in lottery ticket sales. The States Lottery sold over $4.5 billion worth of lottery tickets in the 2018/19 financial year. According to Pennsylvania Lottery, the ticket sales set an all-time record since its inception 47 years ago. The executive director of the Penn State Lottery, Drew Svitko, […]

PokerStars PA Tournament Reaches Pool Prize of $250,000

PokerStars PA Tournament Reaches Pool Prize of $250,000

PokerStars PA tournament was held to add some much-needed smiles on poker players’ faces. Poker tournaments take place a lot in the online gambling scene in Pennsylvania. What was impressive about it was that it consisted of a guaranteed prize pool of a staggering $250,000. While the brick and mortar casino establishments remain closed as […]

DraftKings Casino Launches in Pennsylvania

DraftKings casino and sportsbook is a popular web-based gambling platform. The gambling brand has joined the Pennsylvania iGaming market. The online gambling product was approved by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. On May 1, 2020, the internet casino was launched.  Draftkings partnered with Hollywood Casino that is an affiliate of Penn National Gaming. The brand […]

Hollywood Casino Fined $20 000 for Unapproved Poker Tournaments

Hollywood Casino Fined for Unapproved Poker Tournaments

The Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course has been slapped with a $20 000 fine by the state for holding several unauthorized poker tournaments. In addition, these tournaments also featured a higher entry fee than normal. The fine was approved and announced by the Pennslyvania Gaming Control Board on Wednesday as a consent of […]

Pennsylvania Gaming Industry Shows Growth

Pennsylvania Gaming

Pennsylvania is on track to becoming an even richer gaming state. According to new financial records on the 2018/19 financial year, Pennsylvania gaming revenue made $3.3 billion. The gross income from wagering on sports garnered $21.7 million, online fantasy sports matches generated $23.5 million, and land-based casinos with table games created to winnings of $885.5 […]

iGaming Launches in Pennsylvania Giving 24/7 Online Wagering

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Online wagering is now a reality with the recent launch of iGaming in the state of Pennsylvania. Fans of gambling living in PA can now access their favorite real money casino games anywhere and at any time. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) announced on Thursday, July 18 that they’ve given three casino licenses to […]

Pennsylvania Online Betting Launch

Pennsylvania online gambling

Pennsylvania online betting is said to be launching in just a matter of 90 days. This launch follows 18 months after the governor, Tim Wolf, signed the online wagering bill into legislation. Pennsylvania will join Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware on the list of states that have internet gambling. The full roll-out of internet casinos […]

NetEnt Enters New Pennsylvania Online Gambling Market

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The state Governor in Pennsylvania signed a bill legalizing online gambling in October 2017. Since then NetEnt made plan to enter the online casino gaming market in Pennsylvania. Initially it was said the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approve only 10 online casino licences. With time the number is expected to grow. However, while others wait […]

PA Gamblers Arrested for Neglecting Children

Three sets of PA gamblers were arrested in two states, Indiana and in Pennsylvania. These parents were arrested for neglecting children and placing them in danger while they chose to go and gamble. One of the arrested, Jarad Elsen, 29, got charged with two counts of criminal imprisonment and abandonment after he allegedly left his […]

Pennsylvania Online Gambling Market on Schedule

Pennsylvania online gambling market on track for launch

The Pennsylvania online gambling market is apparently still on schedule to launch by the end of 2018. This is the latest from Kevin O’Toole, the executive director of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB). He recently confirmed that the state will start accepting applications for online casino licenses in April, which is according to plan. In […]

Pennsylvania Passes Gambling Expansion Plans

Pennsylvania has finally passed its proposed gambling expansion plans, which were thought up to help cover the budget deficit. The gambling expansions first came to light several months ago, but they have only just been given the green light. This is great news for anyone living in the state who loves casino games. The gambling […]

Pennsylvania Begins Investigating Suspicious Lottery Wins

Pennsylvania to begin investigating frequent lotto winners

Pennsylvania has officially launched an investigation into frequent lotto wins within the state. The investigation is being carried out by the Office of the Auditor General. The investigation comes hot on the heels of a report published by PennLive, which seemed to indicate that some players were winning the lotto too often. Frequent Lotto Wins […]

Sands Bethlehem in Hot Water Over Underage Gamblers

Sands Bethlehem Casino fined for underage gamblers

The Sands Bethlehem is once again in hot water with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB). This is due to the casino once again failing to stop underage gamblers from accessing the casino’s gaming floor. The Sands Bethlehem reported the incidents to the regulatory board and has been fined US$150 000. Sands Bethlehem Reports 10 Incidents […]

Pennsylvania Governor, Tom Wolf, Against Gambling Expansion

Tom Wolf opposes Pennsylvania gambling expansion

The state of gambling in Pennsylvania has been hotly debated over the last few months. Now, the Democratic Governor of the state, Tom Wolf, has spoken out about the planned gambling expansion. He has said that the Republican legislature needs to let go of its proposed changes and focus on ways to create meaningful revenue […]

Pennsylvania Gambling Expansion Passes State House

Pennsylvania Passes Gambling Expansion Bill

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has finally taken action on the state’s proposed changes for gambling, which could lead to massive changes. The issue has been a hot topic for more than 12 months, and this week, it finally went before the house. However, controversy seems to follow the gambling industry sometimes, and this bill […]