Pennsylvania Gambling Earns Over $385 Million in First Year

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The future of gambling in the Keystone State keeps getting brighter. In the fiscal year since signing a comprehensive gambling expansion bill into law into law, Pennsylvania has generated over $385 million from legal gambling licensing fees and tax revenue – earning the state over $1million per day since late 2017. Governor Tom Wolf signed …

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Pennsylvania Now Accepting Sports Bets

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Pennsylvania has finally launched its sports betting operations after 13 months since passing pre-emptive legislation for expanded gambling. Pennsylvania was the first US state to introduce a comprehensive gambling expansion bill which included sports wagering long before PASPA’s removal. After PA Governor Tom Wolf approved of legislation in October of 2017, many assumed sports betting …

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Pennsylvania Focuses on Sports Betting and Online Casinos Over Online Poker

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Last year, Pennsylvania approved of expanding its gambling offers which allowed for online casino gambling, online poker, and sports betting. In 2018, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) announced they could not comment on the status of progression of PA online poker due to uncertainty regarding an intrastate liquidity program. The state commented on its …

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PA Mount Airy Deal Includes Sports Betting

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Pennsylvania residents will have a bona fide sports gambling option through land-based, online and mobile platforms thanks to an agreement with Mount Airy Casino. We recently reported that The Stars Group, parent company to PokerStars, struck a deal with Mount Airy Casino to offer online casino and poker platforms to residents. This deal also includes …

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Pennsylvania Budget Deal Falls Through, As Does Online Gambling

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Pennsylvania legislators attempted to restructure their budget via a revenue package, but the House failed to successfully pass it through. The proposed budget was supposed to leave room to fund a state regulated online gambling network, but that will have to wait in light of this legislative failure. While USA online poker and casinos are …

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Pennsylvania Legislature Pitches Online Gambling Bill – Again

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Nevada, Delaware and New Jersey are all in. California, Massachusetts, Ohio, Idaho, Hawaii and several other states want to join the party. What are we referring to? Online gambling of course. Back in early February we informed you of a possible move by Pennsylvania legislators to introduce House Bill 1235, a long-awaited online gambling bill. …

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