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article BLOG: PA Gambling Guide: If You Don’t Like Philadelphia, ‘You Don’t Know Nuthin’
(2/24/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Tourist books for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, spotlight the city’s many attractions, from Independence Hall to the Liberty Bell to the “...
article PA Gaming Expansion Proceeds, With A Few Bumps In The Road
(2/24/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The commonwealth’s gambling industry is midway through a significant shift, with bidding currently underway for existing casinos to acquire newly...
article REVIEW: Gin Blossoms at Mount Airy Casino show 'New Miserable Experience' is universal, timeless
(2/24/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- When Gin Blossoms opened its concert Friday at Mount Airy Casino in Mount Pocono with “Lost Horizons,” the first song from its breakthrough...
article Fourth mini-casino set for south-central Pa.
(2/23/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The fourth mini-casino license auctioned off by Pennsylvania gambling regulators is for a location in south-central Pennsylvania, officials said...
article Greenwood Gets PA 'Mini-Casino' After Sands' Bid Nixed
(2/23/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- There was a bit of drama this week in the latest auction for "mini-casino" licenses in Pennsylvania. Yesterday it was announced another such license...
article Valley Forge Forges Ahead With Massive Table Games Uptick In January
(2/23/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Valley Forge Casino Resort, while in the midst of a media hailstorm with dealer criminal charges, appreciated the largest table games revenue gains in...
article 4th mini-casino set for south-central Pennsylvania
(2/22/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The fourth mini-casino license awarded by Pennsylvania gambling regulators is for a location in south-central Pennsylvania, a region with one full-...
article Casino targets area between Carlisle and Chambersburg
(2/22/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- A casino has been proposed for an area that includes Shippensburg. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Thursday announced that Greenwood Gaming...
article Gaming Gaming company wins rights to build mini-casino in Cumberland County
(2/22/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today said it awarded a mini-casino license, also known as a Category 4 license, to Greenwood Gaming and...
article Las Vegas Sands Gaffe Hands Parx Casino Fourth Pennsylvania Satellite Venue
(2/22/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- On Wednesday morning, Las Vegas Sands submitted what was thought to be a winning $9.9 million bid to secure a 15-mile radius in Western Pennsylvania...
article PA gaming expansion proceeds, with a few bumps in the road
(2/22/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The commonwealth's gambling industry is midway through a significant shift, with bidding currently underway for existing casinos to acquire newly-...
article Partner in South Philly casino wins bid for smaller gaming venue near Harrisburg
(2/22/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- A partner in the planned casino and hotel complex in South Philadelphia’s sports stadium district has won a bid for a license to operate a smaller...
article Sands out, Parx in for latest mini-casino license
(2/22/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- After briefly awarding Pennsylvania’s fourth Category 4 casino to the operator of the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control...
article With Sands' bid invalidated, Parx operator named winner of state's fourth mini-casino auction
(2/22/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Call it mini-casino auction No. 4, part two. After the winning $9.9 million bid of Sands Bethworks Gaming LLC was invalidated on Wednesday because its...
article Parx Casino's New Campaign Promotes $50 Million Makeover by Larissa Faw , 9 hours ago
(2/22/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- After undergoing a $50 million expansion, Parx Casino is attempting to lure visitors in Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey with its "What A...
article Casino targets area between Carlisle and Chambersburg
(2/22/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- A casino has been proposed for an area that includes Shippensburg. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Thursday announced that Greenwood Gaming...
article Partner in South Philly casino wins bid for smaller gaming venue near Harrisburg
(2/22/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- A partner in the planned casino and hotel complex in South Philadelphia’s sports stadium district has won a bid for a license to operate a...
article With Sands' bid invalidated, Parx operator named winner of state's fourth mini-casino auction
(2/22/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Call it mini-casino auction No. 4, part two. After the winning $9.9 million bid of Sands Bethworks Gaming LLC was invalidated on Wednesday because its...
article Mini-casino bid for Mercer County invalidated by location snafu
(2/21/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Plans by the Las Vegas Sands Corp. to expand its casino empire into the Western Pennsylvania market have been sidetracked, at least temporarily, by a...
article Owner of Sands Casino wins auction for 4th mini-casino
(2/21/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The owner of Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem has won the rights to build a mini-casino on the other side of Pennsylvania. The Morning Call of Allentown...
article Sands Bethlehem soon won't be Las Vegas company's only Pennsylvania casino
(2/21/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Las Vegas Sands Corp. is doubling down on Pennsylvania. Wednesday morning the owner of Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem won the rights to build a mini-...
article Sands Bethlehem's winning mini-casino bid invalidated by Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
(2/21/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The operator of Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem started its Wednesday morning in Harrisburg, placing a big bet on a mini-casino location in western...
article Sands wins Pennsylvania’s fourth satellite casino license auction
(2/21/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Casino operator Las Vegas Sands has won the latest auction for Pennsylvania’s new satellite casino licenses.
article Sands wins state's fourth mini-casino auction, selects site near Ohio border
(2/21/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- If the chips fall how they’re expected to fall, Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem won’t be the mini in Las Vegas Sands Corp.’s portfolio...
article Winning bid tossed in Pennsylvania casino license auction
(2/21/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Las Vegas Sands Corp. submitted the highest bid Wednesday in an auction for the rights to Pennsylvania's fourth mini-casino license, but gambling...
article PA Governor: State Lottery Will Get A Big Boost From Launch Of Online Games
(2/19/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The governor of Pennsylvania believes that online lottery sales will help turn around an underperforming product that lost tens of millions of dollars...
article Pennsylvania Mini-Casino Back in Picture for Harley-Davidson Maker Springettsbury, Previously Opted Out
(2/15/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- In the tiny township of Springettsbury, the prospect of a Pennsylvania mini-casino, just a few months after being rejected, is getting a second look....
article Mercer County still has slim chance at mini-casino
(2/14/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- It’s a longshot bet, but Mercer County might still have a chance at getting a mini-casino. Last week, Mt. Airy Casino Resort, headquartered in...
article Mini-casino could end up in Mercer County, not Lawrence
(2/13/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- It's a longshot bet, but Mercer County might still have a chance at getting a mini-casino. Last week, Mt. Airy Casino Resort, headquartered in...
article Springettsbury Township leaders open the door for a mini-casino
(2/12/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- In December, Springettsbury Township supervisors said no to a mini-casino. But last week, supervisors said they now want to allow a mini-casino in the...
article West York mayor says mini-casino part of business 'synergy' plan
(2/12/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Mayor Shawn Mauck looks at the former Pfaltzgraff industrial complex in West York, and he sees a thriving hotel and convention center, as well as a...
article BLOG: Parx Casino Lobbies State Officials To Limit Online Gaming Skins
(2/11/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment (GGE), parent company of Parx Casino Bensalem, is lobbying Pennsylvania regulators to restrict the number of...
article Casino prospect drawing support, criticism
(2/10/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Split decision. While Lawrence County waits for Mount Airy #1 LLC, the winner of Thursday's mini-casino license drawing, to announce where the...
article Parx Casino Calls For Limiting Online Gambling Skins To One Per License In Pennsylvania
(2/9/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The issue of the number of brands or “skins” in the pending Pennsylvania online gambling industry remains a key sticking point before a...
article Change of heart: Springettsbury board wants in on casino action
(2/9/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- On second thought ... deal Springettsbury Township in. The township supervisors voted 4-to-1 Thursday, Feb. 8 to rescind its earlier resolution opting...
article Latest mini-casino owner has winning bid of $21 million
(2/9/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The family that owns northeastern Pennsylvania’s Mount Airy Casino Resort won the rights Thursday to build a mini-casino on the opposite side of...
article Blough: Pa. misses out by limiting video gaming to truck stops
(2/9/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- In the spring, the Pennsylvania House passed a bill allowing liquor license holders the opportunity to install up to five video gaming terminals in...
article Mount Airy Is The King Of New Castle After Winning Mini Casino Bid
(2/8/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The weather delayed the inevitable, but Pennsylvania did run a successful casino auction this week. After a day’s delay, Thursday Mount Airy...
article Mount Airy wins Pennsylvania's third mini-casino auction, picks location near Ohio border
(2/8/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The winner of Pennsylvania’s third mini-casino auction is the owner of Mount Airy Casino Resort in Monroe County. Mount Airy #1 LLC won the...
article Pennsylvania Casino Slot Revenue Down In January
(2/8/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Keystone State slot machine industry generated a combined $177.8 million last month, according to figures from gaming regulators. The roughly 26,...
40 Total Articles on this Issue

Penn National

article Penn National Gaming, Inc Expected to Earn FY2018 Earnings of $1.76 Per Share (PENN)
(2/23/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Penn National Gaming, Inc (NASDAQ:PENN) – Research analysts at SunTrust Banks increased their FY2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Penn...
article Parx Casino Wants to Limit Pennsylvania Online Gambling Licensees to One Skin Only
(2/10/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania’s Parx Casino is seeking to limit the scale of the state’s impending online gaming market by insisting participating land-...
article Penn National’s numbers up, but Alton’s Argosy Casino receipts dip in 2017
(2/10/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Penn National Gaming Inc., this week announced a record fourth-quarter revenue of $769 million from all of its properties, including Argosy Casino...
article Penn National Gaming Reports Record Fourth Quarter Revenue of $769.0 Million
(2/8/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN: Nasdaq) (“Penn National” or the “Company”) today announced financial results for the three...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Skins Betting

article BLOG: Why PA Should Follow NJ Online Casinos’ Successful Model For ‘Skins’
(2/20/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The pieces are beginning to move into position in Pennsylvania, as the state inches closer to becoming the fourth in the country to offer legal online...
1 Article on this Issue

Mohegan Sun

article BLOG: Mohegan Sun Pocono Online Casino Preview
(2/18/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono was the first Pennsylvania casino to offer slots to the public, and from the looks of it, the property will be among the first to...
article Self-Exclusion List Violations Remain A Small But Persistent Problem For PA Land-Based Casinos
(2/14/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Downs Racing, LP – the operator of Mohegan Sun Pocono – has received a $7,500 fine by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board for violating...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Cashing In on Sports Betting
(2/15/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Have you ever placed a bet on a sporting event or played the squares during the Superbowl? If you did it outside of Vegas or through an off-shore...
1 Article on this Issue

Pennsylvania Online

article What We Know And Don’t Know About Pennsylvania Online Gambling Partnerships
(2/14/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- It’s been more than three months since Pennsylvania legalized online gambling. While the state made some progress — it instituted some...
1 Article on this Issue

Online Poker

article Pennsylvania Casino Regulators Want Online Poker Applications This Spring
(2/8/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is moving ahead with plans for a Keystone State online gambling industry. Regulators said this week in a news...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Fraud trial nearing end for 'Skinny Joey,' reputed mob boss who moved to Boca Raton
(2/14/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- A notorious Philadelphia mob boss who claimed he gave up his life of crime instead made money by muscling his way into health insurance and gambling...
article New GM named for Presque Isle Downs
(2/4/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Kevin O’Sullivan has been named general manager of Presque Isle Downs & Casino, following a promotion from assistant general manager. O...
article No dice: U.S. court nixes lawsuit by gambling addiction counselor who was banned from Pa. casino
(1/29/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- A man who runs a faith-based internet forum for gambling addicts has failed to convince a federal appeals court that his civil rights were violated...
article Meadows cancels more races as additional horses quarantined after virus outbreak
(1/27/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Races have been canceled at the Meadows Racetrack Monday through Wednesday as the Bureau of Animal Health is taking "precautionary measures" to avoid...
article Over 60 horses quarantined at Meadows Casino due to contagious virus
(1/24/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- More than 60 horses are quarantined at the Meadows Racetrack and Casinos, suffering from a so-called "horse flu." The racetrack and casino has its...
article Second new casino license awarded in Pennsyvania
(1/23/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Stadium Casino LLC has won the second round of bidding to open a mini-casino in Pennsylvania. The Baltimore firm tendered the winning bid of $40.1...
article Valley Forge Casino Resort sold to Boyd Gaming Corp.
(1/18/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Since it opened nearly six years ago, Valley Forge Casino Resort has gone through a lot of changes, but none as big as the change that happened about a...
article REVIEW: Chicago fans know what time it is; band needs no reminders at new Parx Casino Xcite Center
(1/15/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- It was one thing when, last year, classic horns-rock band Chicago celebrated its 50th anniversary as a band by opening its concerts with its 1970...
article Reviewing the new Xcite Center at Bucks County's Parx Casino: More intimate venue wants to get big names
(1/15/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Tony Ricci, chief executive officer of Greenwood Racing Inc., which owns Parx Casino in Bensalem, was at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the casino...
article Police: Homeless man steals casino slot credits
(1/9/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- State police Bureau of Gaming Enforcement charged Robert J. Matlock, 41, with theft and receiving stolen property after he allegedly cashed out slot...
article Various records help with researching Native American genealogy
(1/6/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- It seems as if a great number of people living in Coshocton County mention they are related to Native Americans and are at a loss as to where records...
article Subway worker accused of stealing $1,346, going to casino
(1/5/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- A Unity Township woman is accused of stealing $1,346 from the Salem Township Subway restaurant where she worked on New Year's Day and gambling away...
article Catholic Monsignor Who Stole Money to Cover Gambling Expenses Sentenced to Federal Prison
(1/4/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Catholic Monsignor William Dombrow is headed to federal prison for the next eight months for stealing $535,000 from the Philadelphia Archdiocese to...
article Monsignor who stole $500,000 for gambling, concert tickets headed to federal prison
(1/3/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The church has forgiven Msgr. William Dombrow for embezzling a half-million dollars meant to fund the care of aging and retired priests. The federal...
article Parx Casino Announces Reba McEntire to Perform Two Nights at New Xcite Center
(1/3/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Parx Casino®, Pennsylvania's #1 casino, announced today two concerts by award-winning country legend Reba McEntire on Friday, April 27, 2018...
article Boyd Forging New Territory In PA With Casino Acquisition
(12/26/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Valley Forge Resort Casino is ready for Vegas. Las Vegas-based Boyd Gaming announced earlier this month they are purchasing the King of Prussia...
article Valley Forge Casino Resort Sold for $280.5 Million
(12/21/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) yesterday announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Valley Forge Convention Center Partners, L...
article Reexamining the Story Behind Indian Hannah
(12/13/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Massachusetts has Native American chief King Philip, and Pennsylvania has “Indian Hannah” Freeman. Here in the Quaker state, we’ve...
article Manager of Chippewa Lender Not Protected by Tribal Immunity in RICO Suit
(12/12/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- The manager of a title-lending company established under Chippewa Indian law is not immune from a racketeering case that targets his personal assets, a...
article Ex-lawmaker gets 18 months of house arrest in gambling case
(12/11/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- A former Pennsylvania lawmaker has been sentenced to 18 months of house arrest for his role in an illegal gambling machine operation.

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