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PA Truck Stop Gambling Finally Rolls Out With Rutter’s VGT Parlor

The list of gambling expansion markets that haven’t launched in Pennsylvania is getting smaller and smaller. As of Friday, video gambling terminals (VGTs) are officially live in Pennsylvania. The truck stop gaming terminals debuted at a York, Pennsylvania Rutter’s. The store is one of 10 planned Rutter’s VGT parlors planned for 2019. Eventually, there will be 20 Rutter’s with VGT parlors.

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7/3/2019

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6/28/2019

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6/27/2019

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6/26/2019

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6/25/2019

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6/23/2019

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6/22/2019

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6/19/2019

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6/18/2019

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(Pennsylvania) -- More than two years after first presenting it to the Pittsburgh Planning Commission, the ownership of the Rivers Casino Pittsburgh announced that it...
press release Rivers Casino Pittsburgh Greenlights $60 Million Hotel Project
(Pennsylvania) -- Rivers Casino Pittsburgh announced today that it will break ground on a $60 million North Shore hotel later this summer. The seven-story, four-star...
article Rivers Casino ready to get rolling on $60 million hotel
(Pennsylvania) -- More than two years after receiving approval for the project, Rivers Casino finally is ready to gamble on the construction of a $60 million hotel next...
article PA table games revenues increased 2.2 percent in May, Gaming Control Board says
(Pennsylvania) -- Table games revenue for Pennsylvania in the month of May increased by 2.2 percent over the previous year, according to figures released Tuesday by the...
article Lancaster County carve-out on truck stop gambling passes state Senate; bill moves to state House now
(Pennsylvania) -- The state Senate has voted 50-0 to pass a bill that would allow municipalities in Lancaster County a fresh bite at the apple when it comes to stopping...
article Pennsylvania Casinos Pursue Action Against Lottery as iGaming Draws Near
(Pennsylvania) -- Next month, the state of Pennsylvania is set to finally launch their online casino gaming sites. Since 2017, players have been patiently waiting to see...
press release PGCB awards Category 4 license to Berks County
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today voted unanimously to award a license to Mountainview Thoroughbred Racing Association, LLC.
press release Online Sports Betting Off To Impressive Start As Pennsylvania's Retail Sportsbooks Post Solid May, According To PlayPennsylvania.com
(Pennsylvania) -- Hindered by a slow rollout of online sports betting, Pennsylvania's retail sportsbooks generated $35.9 million in bets and $2.8 million in revenue...

6/17/2019

article Penn National subsidiary awarded Category 4 License to construct casino in Morgantown, PA
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has awarded a license to the Mountainview Thoroughbred Racing Association, LLC to build a Category 4...
article Pennsylvania gaming regulator awards inaugural convenience store slot license
(Pennsylvania) -- In Pennsylvania and a Juniata County franchise of the Rutter’s convenience store chain has reportedly become the first venue of its type to be...
article Presque Isle Downs & Casino Nearing Sportsbook Launch
(Pennsylvania) -- When the United States Supreme Court ruled in May 2018 that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act was unconstitutional, it opened up the...

6/15/2019

article Gaming board OK indicates sportsbook ‘coming soon’ to Erie casino
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board issued a conditional interactive sports wagering manufacturer license to KT Group Limited, the company that made...
article Rutter’s: State grants 1st gambling license for a convenience store
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has granted a license to the owner of the Rutter’s convenience store chain to install video gambling at a...

6/13/2019

article Caernarvon residents react to casino getting final approval
(Pennsylvania) -- The cards have been dealt. Hollywood Casino Morgantown is one step closer to becoming a reality. "I think it's awesome," said Morgantown...

6/12/2019

article Mount Airy gets approval for sports betting
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania’s gambling offerings are growing again. On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved Mount Airy Casino Resort in the...
article Pa. gaming board approves sports betting at Mount Airy, mini-casino near Amish Country
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Wednesday cleared the way for another sports betting operation to kick off before the NFL season starts, and...
article Gaming Control Board approves license for Morgantown casino
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board voted 7-0 to grant a license to the Hollywood Casino Morgantown, which is being built in Caernarvon Township. The...
article Pennsylvania approves first 'mini-casino,’ on the edge of Amish country
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania regulators on Wednesday approved Penn National Gaming’s proposed satellite casino in Berks County to attract gamblers from...
article Berks mini casino receives state approval
(Pennsylvania) -- Berks County is one step closer to getting its own mini casino — Hollywood Casino Morgantown. The Pennsylvania Gaming Commission has approved the...
article Rutter’s gets its video gambling games... at one store so far
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Wednesday granted a license to the owner of the Rutter’s convenience store chain to install video...
article Truck stop gambling rolling towards a summer start in Pennsylvania
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania has passed another key milestone in the launch of truck stop gambling, but an exact launch date for this chapter of the 2017 gambling...

6/11/2019

article Third Circuit Readies Hammer for Casino-Targeted Donor Limit
(Pennsylvania) -- Casino shareholders who want to make political contributions urged the Third Circuit on Tuesday to strike down a Pennsylvania law in their way....
article Lancaster lawmakers want to ban 'Pennsylvania Skill' machines
(Pennsylvania) -- While getting gas at a Sunoco on Decatur Street in Strasburg, Chuck Blessing ran in the store to pay in cash. He had an extra couple dollars, so he put...

6/10/2019

article Do video ‘skill’ games threaten money stream of Pa.'s Lottery, casinos? Lawmakers hear both sides
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania legislators - who have already shown their appetite for widespread, convenience gambling in recent sessions - have a decision to make...
article Pa. Gaming Control Board could approve Morgantown casino this week
(Pennsylvania) -- Penn National Gaming Inc. could get final approval for its planned Hollywood Casino in Morgantown this week. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has...

6/9/2019

article Online sports betting now live in PA
(Pennsylvania) -- Legal online sports betting has finally arrived in Pennsylvania after longer-than-expected delays. There’s only one available online casino...
article Lawmakers seek to crack down on video skill games
(Pennsylvania) -- Video-based skill games found increasingly in convenience stores and similar locations statewide would be banned under legislation announced last week...

6/7/2019

article Pennsylvania finds casinos' positive impact on horse racing industry
(Pennsylvania) -- Among the report’s findings is that tax generated by the play of slot machines amounted to USD 242 million, an increase of 1.3% when compared to...

6/6/2019

article Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Releases Annual Report on Casino Gaming's Impact on PA's Horse Racing Industry
(Pennsylvania) -- Affiliate Catena Media has officially launched within the state of Pennsylvania. Considered a market leader, Catena specialises in M & A, having...
press release Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Releases Annual Report on Casino Gaming's Impact on PA's Horse Racing Industry
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today released the Annual Racetrack Casino Benchmark Report detailing the impact of Pennsylvania casinos on the...

6/5/2019

article Pennsylvania mini-casinos wait as state figures out licensing
(Pennsylvania) -- Penn National’s proposal for a mini-casino at York Galleria remains on hold as state regulators grapple with a new type of gambling license. The...
article Why DraftKings Sportsbook Deal With Caesars Isn’t Bearing Fruit in PA
(Pennsylvania) -- Back in February 2019, DraftKings and Caesars Entertainment announced a partnership that will help DraftKings enter into a number of states with legal...
article It's not gambling: 'Games of skill' owner calls proposed ban legislation shortsighted
(Pennsylvania) -- It's the multimillion dollar question that's facing lawmakers right now. If games of skill machines look like a slot machine and sound like a...
article Ortitay bill to help gambling addicts approved in House
(Pennsylvania) -- The state House this week approved legislation sponsored by Rep. Jason Ortitay, R-Cecil, to help those who violate the casino or video game terminal (...
article Slot machine revenue up in May at Erie's PI Downs
(Pennsylvania) -- Slot machine revenue increased nearly 4 percent during May at Presque Isle Downs & Casino, data from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board shows....

6/4/2019

article Casinos ask court to immediately halt some lottery games
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania's casinos are asking a court to immediately stop the state lottery's use of online games that they say are too much like casino...
article Penn National still awaits licensing approval for proposed York Galleria mini-casino
(Pennsylvania) -- Penn National's proposal for a mini-casino at York Galleria remains on hold as state regulators grapple with an entirely new type of gambling...
article Parx reports $37M in May slot revenue
(Pennsylvania) -- Guests at the Bensalem casino wagered more than $485.9 million on Parx’s slots, and the machines paid out more than $440.8 million. Parx Casino...

6/3/2019

article With internet poker, slots and other games coming this summer, Pennsylvania casinos ask court to stop or limit iLottery games
(Pennsylvania) -- A group of Pennsylvania casinos have asked Commonwealth Court to either stop or significantly curtail the Pennsylvania Lottery’s iLottery games...
article Some in this Pa. community don’t want a casino. Will it matter?
(Pennsylvania) -- For Michele King, the tornado that struck the Morgantown area last week revealed the true nature of the community. The tornado hammered Caernarvon...

5/29/2019

article Online Sports Betting a Reality in Pennsylvania
(Pennsylvania) -- Online sports betting is coming to a computer or tablet or smart phone near you. SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia is the first in Pennsylvania to come...
article Online Sports Betting Goes Live In Pennsylvania
(Pennsylvania) -- Online sports betting is now live at a Pennsylvania casino. Regulators on Tuesday gave approval to SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia to begin a three-...
article Online sports gambling begins in Pennsylvania
(Pennsylvania) -- Gamblers began placing online sports bets in Pennsylvania on Tuesday afternoon. SugarHouse Casino received approval to open its online sports betting...
article SugarHouse takes its online sportsbook live in Pennsylvania
(Pennsylvania) -- SugarHouse began offering its online sportsbook to gamblers in New Jersey when that state legalized sports gambling and Pennsylvania’s sports...
article SugarHouse becomes first in US to debut IMG Arena live streaming
(Pennsylvania) -- Rush Street Interactive’s SugarHouse online sportsbook has become the first US sportsbook operator to launch IMG Arena’s live streaming...

5/28/2019

article Live testing of online sports betting begins in Pennsylvania
(Pennsylvania) -- On-line sports betting has arrived in Pennsylvania. SugarHouse Casino began testing of its on-line sports betting platform at about 4 p.m. Tuesday,...
article SugarHouse becomes first Pennsylvania casino to launch internet sports betting
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania regulators on Tuesday gave SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia the green light to launch online sports betting at 4 p.m. Tuesday, the first...

5/27/2019

article Apple App Store Causing Delays in Online Sports Betting Launch in PA
(Pennsylvania) -- In Pennsylvania, there have been many additions to the gambling industry over the past few months. In late 2017, the state approved a gaming package...

5/24/2019

article Bill would allow local opt-out for video gaming terminals
(Pennsylvania) -- A new bill in the Pennsylvania Senate would allow municipalities to prohibit video gaming terminals in their communities. Truck stops are applying to...
article How much tax money did Pa. get from fantasy sports games in their first year?
(Pennsylvania) -- The most significant data released by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board in May features totals from the first full year of the state’s...

5/23/2019

article Two gamblers are suing SugarHouse claiming they lost $250,000
(Pennsylvania) -- Two frequent gamblers sued SugarHouse Casino on Wednesday claiming they collectively lost $250,000 while the casino used malfunctioning card shufflers...

5/21/2019

article More than US$3.3m in tax revenue from DFS in Pennsylvania
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has reported the monthly fantasy sports (DFS) revenue report, which includes totals from the first full...

5/19/2019

article April Numbers Show Parx Casino Leads Pennsylvania Sports Betting In Revenue
(Pennsylvania) -- With another month of PA sports betting on the books, a new casino has taken the lead in terms of revenue. Parx Casino, which trailed SugarHouse in...
article Lower Results Than Expected Reported for Pennsylvania Slots, Tables and Sportsbook in April
(Pennsylvania) -- April was not a particularly stellar month for Pennsylvania casinos that reported lower than desired gaming revenue. March had reached a new record, so...
article Opinion: Online gambling leaving lottery profits at risk
(Pennsylvania) -- To varying degrees, lotteries impact the budgets of America’s states. Even if lottery profits are directed primarily toward funding specific...

5/18/2019

article The 'beau-ti-ful Mount Airy Lodge' is now a casino and resort, and I might like it better than A.C.
(Pennsylvania) -- In the recesses of my brain, for sure displacing something important like world history or algebra, it still exists: I know every word to the Mount...

5/17/2019

article No timeline yet for sports betting at Erie’s PI Downs
(Pennsylvania) -- More information could come in early June, says Kevin O’Sullivan, vice president and general manager of the Summit Township casino. Presque Isle...

5/16/2019

article Pennsylvania’s Sports Betting Revenue Swoons In April, But Mobile Is Coming … Really Soon?
(Pennsylvania) -- With state-wide mobile sports betting yet to launch, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Thursday released its April sports betting numbers, and...
article Parx Casino Sports Betting Made State $326K In Taxes In April
(Pennsylvania) -- The state made $326,627 in taxes from sports wagering at Bensalem's Parx Casino in April, statistics show. All told, eight casinos across the...

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