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article Internet play is helping put the Pennsylvania Lottery on a record pace
(4/19/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Lottery’s use of the internet to expand its sales could be a positive sign for the casinos looking to expand games and revenue through...
article Meadows Casino operator fined $12,500 for underage gaming
(4/19/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Washington Trotting Association LLC, operator of the Meadows Racetrack & Casino in North Strabane Township, has been fined $12,500 for an underage...
article Online sports betting in Pennsylvania expected to launch before NBA Finals
(4/18/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- If you’re a Sixers fan who feels confident enough in Pennsylvania’s only NBA franchise to bet on some playoff games, but you don’t...
article Pennsylvania announces July 15 online casino and poker launch date
(4/18/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Some 18 months after passing legislation to legalize online gambling and the state of Pennsylvania has just reportedly announced that it anticipates...
article Online sports betting just weeks away in Pa.; other Internet gambling will go live in mid-July
(4/18/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania should go live with online sports betting within two to three weeks, a Pennsylvania Gaming Control board spokesman said Wednesday. Most of...
article First truck stop video slots approved in Pennsylvania
(4/18/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Wednesday approved the first batch of licenses permitting truck stops to offer video gambling to their patrons....
article Pennsylvania is rolling the dice with a casino in the heart of Amish Country
(4/18/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- For the past two years, Pennsylvania has quickly expanded its gaming laws to include Internet lotteries, sports betting, online gaming, and the...
article Casino impacts on students discussed by Twin Valley School Board
(4/18/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Concerns about the proposed casino’s impact on students were brought to the Twin Valley School Board during their April 15 meeting. Lisa Joye of...
article Sands Casino, Meadows track face underage gambling fines
(4/18/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania state Gaming Control Board has announced a fine levied against the Sands Casino in Bethlehem, citing underage gambling and...
article Online legal sports bets could come in May, with other digital casino games to follow by July
(4/17/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The next wave of Pennsylvania’s gambling expansion — the use of casinos’ websites and apps to wager on sports or to play slots, table...
article Pennsylvania nears online sports betting, casino gambling
(4/17/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania state regulators say online casino-style gambling, such as poker, and online sports betting is close to getting started. Pennsylvania...
article Pennsylvania Online Casino, Poker To Launch July 15
(4/17/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- On Wednesday, Pennsylvania gaming regulators said at a hearing in Harrisburg that the state’s online casino gaming will kick off in 90 days,...
article Waiting for internet gaming in Pennsylvania? State sets a deadline to go live
(4/17/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board told gaming operators this week that the state’s 12 licensed internet operators should be ready to go live...
article March Madness fuels state's biggest month of sports betting
(4/16/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Fueled by March Madness betting, Pennsylvania’s sports wagering revenue jumped more than 40 percent in March. There were $41.5 million in sports...
article Pa. Gamblers Bet Record $44.5 Million Amid March Madness
(4/16/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Sports betting leaped by almost one-third in Pennsylvania’s fourth full month, as more venues opened amid March Madness. The Pennsylvania Gaming...
article Pennsylvania breaks gaming revenue record for March
(4/16/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Total gaming revenue in the state of Pennsylvania for March reached a record $314.6m, including $5.5m in sports betting revenue.
article US Judge Tosses Sexual Orientation Bias Claim Against Parx Casino
(4/16/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- A federal judge has dismissed a casino worker’s lawsuit over claims that she was discriminated against due to her sexual orientation. But in...
article PA Gaming Control Board to Hold Public Input Hearing on May 6th for Stadium Casino License Renewal
(4/15/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 6, 2019 to gather evidence, including public comment, on the renewal of...
article State sets gambling revenue record in March. Here's how Philadelphia-area casinos fared.
(4/15/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The numbers are in, and the Philadelphia area's four casinos helped drive record state gaming revenue numbers for the month of March. State casinos...
article Proposed Amish country mini-casino divides rural community
(4/13/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Few people here grasped the monumental implications of Pennsylvania’s expanded gaming law until Penn National Gaming Inc. announced plans...
article OP/ED: Deepening regret over Pennsylvania's 2017 gambling expansion
(4/12/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- In Berks County’s Caernarvon Township, which borders Lancaster County, plans for Hollywood Casino Morgantown — a $110 million, 86,000-...
article Pennsylvania To Issue 2 More Betting Licenses
(4/12/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Operating a sportsbook in the newly regulated US state of Pennsylvania doesn’t come cheap. But according to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board...
article Pennsylvania Bill Calls For Slots Parlors In Major Airports
(4/10/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- New legislation on the table in Pennsylvania calls for the existing Las Vegas-style casinos to operate traditional slot machines in state airports. The...
article Resident: Caernarvon should have communicated better about casino
(4/9/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- A resident complained to the Caernarvon Township supervisors Tuesday that the township does not communicate effectively about important issues. Willow...
article A casino in Amish country? A potential onslaught of slots divides a rural Pennsylvania community
(4/8/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Few people here grasped the monumental implications of Pennsylvania’s expanded gaming law until Penn National Gaming Inc. announced plans...
article BLOG: PA’s Sports Betting Tax Revenue May Be Low, But Budget Will Be Just Fine
(4/8/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- A few months into the endeavor, Pennsylvania is faring better than some other states in the early stages of sports betting. A recent Associated Press...
article March slots revenue jumps statewide, but falls at Meadows
(4/6/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Slot machine play at Pennsylvania casinos last month generated $226,597,681.24 in gross revenue. That was the third-highest monthly total on record,...
article A casino in Amish country? A potential onslaught of slots divides a rural Pa. community
(4/6/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Few people here grasped the monumental implications of Pennsylvania’s expanded gaming law until Penn National Gaming Inc. announced plans...
article Slow progress: Where Pa.’s planned mini-casinos stand
(4/6/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Remember mini-casinos? The planned satellite gambling parlors, authorized as part of the state’s massive gambling expansion legislation signed by...
article OP/ED: Casinos are still a bad bet in Pa.
(4/5/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The casino industry and its addicted enabler — a.k.a. your elected Pennsylvania representatives — never ceases in their efforts to bring...
article A roundup of Pennsylvania’s five planned mini-casinos, slowly moving forward across the state
(4/3/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Remember mini-casinos? The planned satellite gambling parlors, authorized as part of the state’s massive gambling expansion legislation signed by...
article A casino in Amish country? A potential onslaught of slots divides a rural Pa. community.
(4/3/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Few people here grasped the monumental implications of Pennsylvania’s expanded gaming law until Penn National Gaming Inc. announced plans...
article Mount Airy And Mohegan Bring PA Sportsbook Licensee Tally To Nine
(4/3/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The frozen sportsbook tundra that was northeast Pennsylvania may have a thaw in sight. This past week, news broke that that Mohegan Sun Pocono...
article Pennsylvania Set to Legalise Sports Betting
(4/2/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania looks set to be the latest state to benefit from a Supreme Court decision to legalise sports betting. Two casinos in the fifth most...
article Pennsylvania Online Sports Betting – Secure Legal Wagering Coming Very Soon!
(4/1/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Recent years have seen a stunning shift in the state of Pennsylvania and its attitude towards gambling. Since the first casinos opened in 2006 the...
article Mount Airy Files For $10 Million Pennsylvania Sports Betting License
(4/1/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Mount Airy Resort Casino has filed its long-awaited sports betting application in the state of Pennsylvania, the latest property to seek regulatory...
article Mount Airy, Mohegan Sun Pocono casinos apply for sports-betting licenses
(3/29/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Two more casinos in Pennsylvania are angling to join the state’s booming sports betting industry. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced...
37 Total Articles on this Issue

Philadelphia Gaming

article Pa. casinos set single-month revenue gaming record: Here’s how they did it
(4/18/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reported Monday that revenue from the combined play of slot machines and table games set a one-month record...
1 Article on this Issue

Sands Corp.

article Sands Casino Resort operator facing $230k in fines
(4/17/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The operator of the Sands Casino Resort in Northampton County is facing $230,000 in fines. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved fines of $120...
1 Article on this Issue

Mohegan Sun

article Sanders stumps at casino, focusing on healthcare reforms
(4/15/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Chants of “Bernie! Bernie! Bernie!” could be heard echoing through the halls of Mohegan Sun Pocono on Monday, where hundreds of members of...
article Pocono casinos preparing to roll the dice on sports betting
(4/14/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono in Plains Twp. is getting ready to offer a new amenity the casino’s President and General Manager Tony Carlucci expects will...
article 2 New sportsbooks likely coming to Pennsylvania
(3/31/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Sports betting venue options continue to increase in the state of Pennsylvania as it was announced over the weekend that two new casinos have submitted...
article Two More Casinos Angling to Enter Pennsylvania’s Sports Betting Space
(3/31/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Two more casinos have tossed their sports betting hats in Pennsylvania, the state Gaming Control Board said Friday. The regulator revealed that Mount...
article Gourmet Gala Benefits Ronald McDonald House
(3/31/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The creme de la creme of local cuisine put their best bite forward in Luzerne County, all in the name of charity. This year's Gourmet Gala was held...
article 2 more casinos seek sports-betting licenses in Pennsylvania
(3/30/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Two more casinos in Pennsylvania are seeking sports-betting licenses. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said Friday that Mount Airy Casino Resort...
article Mohegan Sun Pocono Applies For Pennsylvania Sports Betting Permit
(3/29/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The latest Pennsylvania casino to apply for permission to offer sports wagering on-site and over smartphones is Mohegan Sun Pocono, located about 100...
article Mohegan Sun Pocono officially requests permission for sports betting
(3/28/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono has a petition before the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board officially asking for permission to allow sports betting at the casino....
article Petition filed for Mohegan Sun Pocono to offer sports betting
(3/28/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Downs Racing, L.P. has filed a petition with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board seeking approval for Mohegan Sun Pocono in Plains Twp. to offer all...
9 Total Articles on this Issue

Penn National

article Penn National Plans for New Mini-Casino near Amish Country Meet Strong Opposition from Local Communities
(4/2/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Following recent approval from local authorities, the plans for the new Penn National Gaming’s mini-casino in Morgantown, Berks Country,...
1 Article on this Issue

Mental Health

article What People Get Wrong About Suicides On Tribal Lands
(3/31/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Native American communities experience a of mental health issues, such as substance abuse and suicide, than any other racial or ethnic group in the...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Pennsylvania fines casino $235K for underage gaming, and unauthorized free slots play
(4/17/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- State regulators on Wednesday fined Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem $235,000 for 11 instances last year in which underaged patrons gambled and...
article Want to make a bet? Sports betting could be only months away at Mohegan Sun
(4/13/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono in Plains Twp. is getting ready to offer a new amenity the casino’s president and general manager Tony Carlucci expects will...
article Toby Keith To Play 2 Shows At Parx Casino
(4/12/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Get your red Solo cups ready, Bucks County. Country star Toby Keith is coming this fall, playing two shows at Parx Casino. Keith will perform at the...
article A roundup of Pennsylvania’s five planned mini-casinos, slowly moving forward across the state
(4/3/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Remember mini-casinos? The planned satellite gambling parlors, authorized as part of the state’s massive gambling expansion legislation signed by Gov....
article Combing for Ideas
(3/27/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- "An interesting example." That's what Washington Post columnist David Ignatius, who visited in October 2018 as part of the Jefferson Educational...
article Pennsylvania sports betting flattens in third full month
(3/20/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The third full month of legal sports betting in Pennsylvania saw gambling flatten. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said gamblers bet $31.5...
article Dive into a landmark's dark history with Lake Of Betrayal: The Story Of Kinzua Dam at Row House Cinema
(3/20/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- In Western Pennsylvania, the Kinzua Dam is a noted landmark of the Allegheny National Forest, an area that attracts visitors looking for natural beauty...
article Spectrum Esports Advisors to Address Gaming Conferences Nationwide in 2019
(3/18/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Spectrum Esports Advisors (SeA), formed in 2018 to combine industry thought leaders in esports and casino gaming policy and operations, will be...
article Breathing New Life Into Native American Crops
(3/15/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Before Europeans arrived in North America, the Lenape and other Native American tribes had developed sophisticated methods for breeding and growing...
article GAN Announces Extension of Parx Casino Contract into New Jersey; Awarded US Gaming License Award from Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
(3/11/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- GAN plc (“GAN” or the “Company”), an award-winning developer and supplier of enterprise-level B2B Internet gaming software,...
article 3-year-old wandered Sands casino hotel while couple gambled, cops say
(2/26/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- For a second time in three days, Bethlehem police officers say they found two children alone in a Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem hotel room while their...
article Parents left kids alone in hotel room to gamble at casino, Bethlehem police say
(2/25/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- A couple from Brooklyn is accused of leaving their two kids alone in a hotel while they gambled at the Bethlehem Sands casino, city police said. Police...
article Harrah's opens new Topgolf Swing Suites
(2/15/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack unveiled its newest offering Friday that combines sports with technology in an indoor setting. “...
article Feds: CPA laundered $1.3M for gambling habit
(2/15/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Federal prosecutors on Friday revealed a Rice Twp. accountant who laundered more than $1 million from a nonprofit was stealing the money to pay down...
article Pennsylvania man arrested, found with guns on him at Rivers Casino
(2/10/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- A Pennsylvania man was arrested and found with two guns on him at the Rivers Casino on Saturday, according to police. Police said security guards...
article Pennsylvania: Mount Airy Casino fined after patron drives drunk, kills jogger
(2/8/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- A Pennsylvania casino has been fined more than $250,000 after a customer was served eight drinks in less than two hours and killed a jogger while...
article Bookmaker Jimmy Vaccaro: Take the ‘over’ on sports betting predictions
(2/3/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Legal sports betting in the United States will generate even more revenue than the current rosy predictions, says a famed bookmaker who left Las Vegas...
article Federal move could ‘virtually destroy’ online gambling in Pennsylvania, N.J., but help big GOP donor
(2/2/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Online gaming is already a big hit even though it is still in its infancy. Internet gaming has generated a billion dollars in revenue for New Jersey...
article Rivers Casino Pittsburgh unveils massive event space
(2/2/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Models dressed as tables glided across the polished floors as Rivers Casino Pittsburgh unveiled its new event center. One had Caesar vegetable rolls...
article Legendary bookmaker Jimmy Vaccaro named Rivers Casino's director of sports relations
(2/2/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Jimmy Vaccaro has seen decades of big sports bets. But even the seasoned veteran of Las Vegas sportsbooks is excited for what’s to come now that...

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