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Presque Isle Downs & Casino reports $15 million less revenue in 2023

Presque Isle Downs & Casino saw its gaming revenue decline by about $15 million in 2023, a year in which casinos statewide earned record-high gaming revenue. The Summit Township casino saw revenue decreases in all types of gaming, but the steepest was for iGaming (online casino gambling), which Presque Isle Downs shut down in February 2023. The…
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Presque Isle Downs & Casino reports $15 million less revenue in 2023
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Two Casino Companies Granted PGCB Licenses

It's time to welcome two new online casino companies to the Keystone State as the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has issued licenses to game developers Anaxi and Games Global. Both brands have built a solid reputation, offering players worldwide some of the most well-known slot titles, and it's looking likely that will be eager to strike…
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Two Casino Companies Granted PGCB Licenses
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Not just fun and games: State’s testing lab for casino machines ensures fair play is no roll of the dice

Tucked away on a top floor of a Harrisburg office building - behind three locked doors - is a secret casino of sorts. Only a handful of people can play there. You can find one of every game and related equipment in operation at Pennsylvania casinos there, but the machines are usually silenced, and the payout is money they can't keep. It's the…
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Not just fun and games: State’s testing lab for casino machines ensures fair play is no roll of the dice
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Blairsville man banned from casinos for leaving two minors unattended

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said Wednesday that a Blairsville man was placed on the Involuntary Exclusion List for every casino in the commonwealth. A spokesman for the board said the man was put on that list at the board's regular meeting in Harrisburg after he left two minors, aged 6 and 8, unattended in a vehicle in the parking lot of…
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Blairsville man banned from casinos for leaving two minors unattended
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Pa.'s casino games testing lab ensures fair play is no roll of the dice

Tucked away on a top floor of a Harrisburg office building - behind three locked doors - is a secret casino of sorts. Only a handful of people can play there. You can find one of every game and related equipment in operation at Pennsylvania casinos there, but the machines are usually silenced, and the payout is money they can't keep. It's the…
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Pa.'s casino games testing lab ensures fair play is no roll of the dice
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Exclusion Confusion: May I Enter Casino Despite Online Self-Ban?

Britton Reider doesn't consider himself a compulsive gambler, though he admits to using a dozen or more online casino apps more than he should have in Pennsylvania over the past year. For that reason, on June 29 the 37-year-old mechanical engineer from a small town near Reading placed himself for one year on the state's voluntary self-exclusion…
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Exclusion Confusion: May I Enter Casino Despite Online Self-Ban?
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Golden Nugget Finally Gets Online Casino Designation in PA

Golden Nugget Online Gaming (GNOG) has been granted Qualified Gaming Entity (QGE) status in Pennsylvania, allowing it to launch online casino gaming. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) awarded GNOG two certificates, one for online slots and the other for online table games. Golden Nugget Casino PA is still months away from launching due…
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Golden Nugget Finally Gets Online Casino Designation in PA
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Pa. gambling revenue hits $500 million in March

According to the Pa. Gaming Control Board, monthly gaming revenue exceeded $500 million for the first time. YORK, Pa. - The Commonwealth is rolling in gambling money. According to a new report by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, monthly gambling revenues in Pennsylvania exceeded half a billion dollars for the first time. "This has become a…
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Pa. gambling revenue hits $500 million in March
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Gaming revenue exceeds a half-billion dollars for the first time

March was a bad month for bettors but a great month for gaming in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) reported this week that all forms of gaming, along with fantasy contests, generated $515 million in revenue in March, an increase of 11% from a year before and the first time Pennsylvania crossed the half-billion dollar line…
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Record-Breaking Gambling Revenue of $5.21 B Soars in Pennsylvania in 2022

Since gambling in Pennsylvania is riding the waves of an increasingly permissive environment, it comes as no surprise that 2022 was a massively successful year for the state, resulting in almost half a billion worth of dollars in terms of year-on-year increase totals. To find out what lies behind the success of casinos in PA, we'll be looking at…
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Record-Breaking Gambling Revenue of $5.21 B Soars in Pennsylvania in 2022
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Pa. gaming regulators met with casino lobbyists before coming out against competitor

On a mid-January morning in 2020, the state's top gambling regulators privately gathered inside a conference room at their downtown Harrisburg offices with lobbyists for Parx Casino, the largest in the state. The lobbyists had worked for weeks to land the meeting with the two highest-ranking members of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board:…
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Pa. gaming regulators met with casino lobbyists before coming out against competitor
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Top Pa. gaming regulators met with industry lobbyists before allying against casino competitor

HARRISBURG - On a mid-January morning in 2020, the state's top gambling regulators privately gathered inside a conference room at their downtown Harrisburg offices with lobbyists for Parx Casino, the largest in the state. The lobbyists had worked for weeks to land the meeting with the two highest-ranking members of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control…
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Top Pa. gaming regulators met with industry lobbyists before allying against casino competitor
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Parx Casino met privately with PA gaming regulators-Spotlight PA

HARRISBURG - On a mid-January morning in 2020, the state's top gambling regulators privately gathered inside a conference room at their downtown Harrisburg offices with lobbyists for Parx Casino, the largest in the state. The lobbyists had worked for weeks to land the meeting with the two highest-ranking members of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control…
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Borgata's July set monthly record for Atlantic City casinos

ATLANTIC CITY - Internet gambling and sports betting helped propel Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in July to the best month an Atlantic City casino has ever had. Figures released Tuesday by New Jersey's Division of Gaming Enforcement show Borgata, the city's top-performing casino, won more than $124 million from in-person casino gamblers, internet…
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Pa. gambling revenue jumps 4.59% in November

Gambling revenue was up across the state in November. The funds generated from all forms of gaming and fantasy contests was more than $452.3 million, an increase of 4.59% compared to November 2021, according to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. The board oversees 16 casinos, as well as online casino and sports betting, retail wagers and game…
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Pa. gambling revenue jumps 4.59% in November
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Borgata sets Atlantic City's monthly record in July with $124 million in winnings

Internet gambling and sports betting helped propel the Borgata in July to the best month an Atlantic City casino has ever had. Figures released Tuesday by New Jersey's Division of Gaming Enforcement show the Borgata, the city's top-performing casino, won more than $124 million from in-person casino gamblers, internet wagering and sports betting.…
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Borgata sets Atlantic City's monthly record in July with $124 million in winnings
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Pennsylvania: PGCB to Introduce Online Gambling Market in Early 2023

The Pennsylvania online gambling market is prepared to implement two-factor authentication by the end of the year. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board warned casino operators of the impending change in the summer. Pennsylvania is preparing to join the online gambling markets of New Jersey and Ontario and implement two-factor authentication (2FA)…
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Pennsylvania: PGCB to Introduce Online Gambling Market in Early 2023
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PA Gaming Board Campaign Targets Gamblers Who Abandon Kids

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board voted Wednesday to ban from the state's casinos eight more adults who abandoned their kids to gamble - as the regulator had done 147 times previously - but it took an additional step to address the problem more directly than it ever has. At its monthly meeting, the agency announced the launch of a "Don't Gamble…
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PA Gaming Board Campaign Targets Gamblers Who Abandon Kids
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Nittany Mall Casino Hearing Delayed for a Month

A hearing regarding a Bally's Corporation casino, which was planned to be placed inside the State College shopping complex, was scheduled to be held on Wednesday but was postponed for at least another month. In July, per a hearing officer's order, the said hearing regarding petitions to intervene was set for the Pennsylvania Gaming Control…
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Hearing on Nittany Mall Casino Delayed

Preliminary design rendering of the exterior of the proposed casino at the Nittany Mall. Image by Nelson Worldwide A Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board hearing on the proposed casino at the Nittany Mall has been delayed for at least another month. A hearing officer in July tentatively scheduled arguments on motions to intervene in developer SC…
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Before leaving your kid alone in a car to gamble at a casino, consider this

Eight people were banned from Pennsylvania casinos on Wednesday after authorities said they left children unattended in vehicles while they went inside. The bans, one of which stemmed from a poor parenting incident at Wind Creek Bethlehem, sadly are just the latest. This is a big problem, and there's no excuse for it. Since the beginning of last…
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What Happened to Craps At Several PA Online Casinos?

Because some of Pennsylvania's online craps games have gone bust. So, what happened to Craps? After reaching out to DraftKings on Thursday about the situation, they were generous enough to respond the following day (Good Friday), which happens to be an official Holiday. "We are aware of an issue that has caused DraftKings Craps to be temporarily…
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Pennsylvania Online Craps Now On The Horizon With DK Craps

The wait for craps in Pennsylvania online casino apps appears it is about to "seven out" soon. On Monday, DraftKings announced it debuted a new spin on craps in its app in New Jersey, with plans to do the same with the casino favorite in Pennsylvania in the future. There's no timeline for the game's launch in PA right now. However, DraftKings…
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Pennsylvania Online Craps Now On The Horizon With DK Craps
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Self-Excluding From iGaming Can Mean Ban On Casino Visits Too

It's commonly accepted that iGaming - with its capability for high-speed play and 24/7 accessibility - can pose higher risk of problem gambling than traditional walk-in visits to casinos. But some Pennsylvania gamblers trying to minimize such risks are learning it's hard to exclude themselves from online play without also giving up the visits…
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Self-Excluding From iGaming Can Mean Ban On Casino Visits Too
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Pennsylvania bans two adults from entering casinos statewide

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board and casinos in the Keystone State have been working together to ensure that irresponsible adults leaving children unattended in casino parking lots and garages face consequences for their actions. In the latest such enforcement action, the state's single gambling regulator banned two adults from entering…
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Pennsylvania bans two adults from entering casinos statewide
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Pennsylvania Casinos Warn Gambling Parents: Don’t Leave Children in Cars

While inside a warm casino, playing slot machines, a Pennsylvania woman's small children, ages 2 years and 11 months, sat alone in a cold car at the Lady Luck Casino in Pennsylvania. She is not the only parent who left children unattended while they gambled. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, which oversees all aspects of gambling in the state,…
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Pennsylvania Casinos Warn Gambling Parents: Don’t Leave Children in Cars
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Kids left alone at casinos while parents gamble is a problem across Pa.

Children as young as 2 months old have been found alone at Wind Creek while a parent or guardian gambles. Hundreds of kids are left at Pa. casinos while parents or guardians gamble. Wind Creek has a new safety plan From 2018 to 2021hundreds of children were left in cars and hotel rooms while their parents or guardians went to Wind Creek Casino in…
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Kids left alone at casinos while parents gamble is a problem across Pa.
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Pennsylvania Posts Record Gaming Revenue for Second Consecutive Month

In April, Pennsylvania's gaming sector set a new high for revenue, with $461.6 million received from gamblers closely matching the. The good and rising statistics come from a handful of factors, according to PGCB Director of Communications Doug Harbach. Players are continuing to feel at ease with the expanding iGaming offerings. In terms of retail…
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Pennsylvania Posts Record Gaming Revenue for Second Consecutive Month
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Online resources may bring gambling addiction to a greater risk

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Online resources may bring gambling addiction to a greater risk
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Casinos set revenue record, and it's a good bet they'll set another

One minute into the interview, Doug Harbach stated the obvious. "Comparing 2021 to 2020 is unfair," said the communications director of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, which regulates legalized gambling statewide. The state's 16 casinos generated $4.73 billion in revenue last year, a significant increase from $2.65 billion in 2020, when 14…
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Casinos set revenue record, and it's a good bet they'll set another
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Mini-casino approved for Shippensburg, casinos major economic driver for state

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - The state's Gaming Control Board approved another mini-casino on Wednesday for Shippensburg. While it might feel like there are too many gambling places in Pa., the numbers suggest otherwise. Parx will get the state's fourth mini-casino. It's going to Shippensburg and could open by November. But in a world gone virtual and…
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Mini-casino approved for Shippensburg, casinos major economic driver for state
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Pennsylvania casinos not ready to cut smoking from gambling experience

Like flashing lights, dings and coins splashing into a slot machine tray, an equally familiar - even stereotypical - casino experience involves plumes of smoke wafting skyward from patrons puffing on ash-tipped cigarettes. Casinos, and the states that host them, have permitted smoking for decades, with the industry bypassing a sweeping ban that in…
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Pennsylvania casinos not ready to cut smoking from gambling experience
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Pennsylvania’s Gaming Market Flourishes Despite the Pandemic

Pennsylvania's gambling market has seen a record increase in gross gaming revenue in October, despite the new COVID-19 wave, as revealed by the state's Gaming Control Board. Combining all the various retail and online betting options in Pennsylvania, the state has seen all-time high monthly gaming revenue of about $425.9 million, beating July's…
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Pennsylvania’s Gaming Market Flourishes Despite the Pandemic
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Area casinos see drop in internet gaming revenue in August

Total revenue increased in August compared to August 2020 at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Plains Twp. while it decreased at Mount Airy Casino Resort in Monroe County, but both casinos saw drops in internet gaming revenue. Total revenue increased nearly 12% at Mohegan Sun Pocono from about $19.5 million in August 2020 to $21.8 million in August 2021 while…
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Area casinos see drop in internet gaming revenue in August
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Penn National Wants to Cut Back on Its Slots in Pennsylvania

Penn National is the latest gaming company with a request to reduce its slot machines in Pennsylvania after Harrah's Philadelphia and Mount Airy. Penn National says it wants to get rid of 500 slot machines at two of its Pennsylvania casinos. The company, which opened its mini-casino, Hollywood Casino York, on August 12, filed applications this…
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Penn National Wants to Cut Back on Its Slots in Pennsylvania
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Penn National Becomes Latest Seeking To Reduce Slots At PA Casinos

Two months after Harrah's Philadelphia won state approval to remove 563 slot machines from its gaming floor, Penn National Gaming wants to get rid of more than 500 combined at its two biggest Pennsylvania casinos. Penn National, which just opened its Hollywood Casino York mini-casino Aug. 12, filed applications with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control…
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Penn National Becomes Latest Seeking To Reduce Slots At PA Casinos
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Cardless, contactless and cashless technology: Take a look inside Hollywood Casino York

Like most casinos, you won't find many outside windows or clocks at Hollywood Casino York, which will become the state's newest casino when it opens at noon Aug. 12. The casino will be open 24 hours a day. Gaming and food will be available around the clock. Alcohol beverages will be available 19 hours a day. There's also a 125-seat sit-down…
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Cardless, contactless and cashless technology: Take a look inside Hollywood Casino York
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Gambling Revenue Soars To Record High

New numbers out this week show that Pennsylvania saw the most revenue ever from gambling. Over the last fiscal year, the revenue totaled $3.9 billion, which was up $600 million more than last year. PA Gaming Board spokesman Doug Harbach says even though casinos closed during the pandemic, online and sports gambling help boost revenues. "We are very…
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Gambling Revenue Soars To Record High
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The First Live Dealer Games Are Underway At PA Online Casinos

It took many months since the launch of iCasinos in Pennsylvania, but live dealer games are now available. A Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board spokesman reported Wednesday that Rush Street Interactive's BetRivers and PlaySugarHouse sites, as well as the DraftKings casino site attached to Hollywood Casino, are in a two-day test period open to the…
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The First Live Dealer Games Are Underway At PA Online Casinos
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Smoking returns to Pennsylvania casinos after 1-year ban

Patrons at Pennsylvania casinos are once again permitted to smoke in designated areas on the gaming floor. In Pennsylvania, most indoor smoking is prohibited at commercial establishments across the state due to legislation passed in 2008. But, one large exception to that rule where smoking is permitted is casinos, where facilities can designate…
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Smoking returns to Pennsylvania casinos after 1-year ban
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NJ Not Yet Following PA's Lead On Ending Casino Smoking Ban

Smokers are now free to light up in Pennsylvania casinos, but they will have no such luck - at least for now - if they cross the state line to visit Atlantic City properties. With the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board having just ended the ban, Gov. Phil Murphy was asked at his press conference on Monday if there was any word on New Jersey soon…
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NJ Not Yet Following PA's Lead On Ending Casino Smoking Ban
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A Surplus Of Slot Machines Is Not Something Harrah's Wants In New Era

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) heard an unusual request from a casino last week: Please let us reduce our number of slot machines. And after hearing the rationale from Harrah's Philadelphia for removing 563 machines from the gaming floor - that it would create better spacing without any expectation of reduced revenue - the board…
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A Surplus Of Slot Machines Is Not Something Harrah's Wants In New Era
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Internet gaming revenue exceeds $100 million in May in Pennsylvania

Revenue from online casino games in Pennsylvania exceeded $100 million in a month for the first time since the state launched internet gaming in July 2019, according to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. Online casino games generated a record $101251771 in May in revenue compared to $55838787 in May 2020, the board reported. The total revenue…
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Internet gaming revenue exceeds $100 million in May in Pennsylvania
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Proposed Shippensburg casino sparks spirited debate

SHIPPENSBURG - Opponents had their say Thursday at a public hearing for a proposed 73000-square-foot Parx casino and restaurant planned for the empty Lowe's store in Shippensburg Township. One by one, residents - mostly from neighboring municipalities - argued to Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board members that the proposed casino will, in the long…
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Proposed Shippensburg casino sparks spirited debate
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Online gaming surge in Pennsylvania and NJ not enough to offset casino losses

ven in states with the US laxest online gambling laws, revenues plummeted by hundreds of millions of dollars following the closure of land-based casinos last month amid the coronavirus pandemic. Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware allow for full online casino gaming, including poker, roulette and slots. Nevada, which allows online poker, bans…
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Online gambling explodes in Pa. as brick-and-mortar casino revenues tank due to pandemic

Casino revenues in Pennsylvania crashed in March as all gaming halls were shuttered for half the month due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Thursday released the predictably dismal data collected from the state's 12 casinos and video gaming terminals and fantasy contests. Revenues collapsed 51% last month to…
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Online gambling explodes in Pa. as brick-and-mortar casino revenues tank due to pandemic
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No Dice: Craps Not Available Yet At PA Online Casinos, But Why?

The craps tables are usually the most lively spots on the gaming floor. Before social distancing and player limits, craps drew a crowd to gather around the nonstop action. When casinos closed in mid-March to slow the spread of coronavirus, players went online, where they found similar land-based slot titles and table games. Except something…
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No Dice: Craps Not Available Yet At PA Online Casinos, But Why?