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State College Casino Faces Various Causes For Delay

The proposed State College mini-casino is delayed due to a lawsuit. Stadium Casino RE, LLC (owned by Cordish Companies) is suing Ira Lubert and the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. The PGCB tentatively plans to hear arguments regarding the licensing of the proposed Nittany Mall mini casino at its meeting on October 19, 2022. It is most likely that they will vote on the license no earlier than their meeting of November 16, 2018.
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Hollywood Casino takes over as market leader in West Virginia in July

Hollywood Casino takes over as market leader in West Virginia in July
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Pennsylvania: Hollywood Casino York celebrates anniversary with $77M in year-one revenue, 70 more slots by next month

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Detroit’s three casinos report monthly revenue growth to $107.2M in July; regulator approves license renewals

The three Detroit casinos reported $107.2 million in monthly aggregate revenue in July. Table games and slots made $105.9 million and retail sports betting made $1.3 million. MGM had the highest monthly market share with 48% in the month of July, followed by MotorCity with 33%, and Hollywood Casino at Greektown with 19%. The three casinos paid $8.6 million to the state of Michigan and $12.5 million to Detroit. The gaming board voted unanimously to approve the one-year renewal of the licenses for the three.
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Detroit’s three casinos report monthly revenue growth to $107.2M in July; regulator approves license renewals
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Floods sweep Las Vegas strip, casinos for second time in weeks

Flooding has swept the Las Vegas strip for the second time in weeks. The National Weather Service warned of more heavy downpour and flash flooding through midnight Friday. A severe thunderstorm disrupted life on the strip two weeks ago, causing water damage to multiple casinos. Las Las Vegas is experiencing its most intense monsoon season in a decade. The last major monsoons season took the lives of two people in 2012.
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Floods sweep Las Vegas strip, casinos for second time in weeks

Hollywood Casino York to celebrate its first anniversary

Hollywood Casino York is celebrating its first anniversary this weekend. It took in $77 million in the past year from slot play. The Grant Bryan Band will play on Friday and Saturday. There will be a brunch buffet on Sunday. The casino plans to add 70 more slot games by late September. According to state data, it took $58.6 million in slot revenue through June 30 since its opening last summer. Its majority of revenue came from slots. MyChoice Card holders can get the buffet for $19.99. They can also get a champagne bar.
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Hollywood Casino York to celebrate its first anniversary

MGM Grand Detroit led July casino revenue

In Michigan, the city of Detroit's three casinos have collectively reported monthly revenue for July of $107.2 million. The lion’s share of revenue, $105.9 million, was generated by table games and slots, while $1.3 million was made by retail sports betting.
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MGM Grand Detroit led July casino revenue
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In Malaysia, both offline and online gaming are equally developed. Sports betting is a sensible option if you enjoy extreme mental games or appreciate sports.
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An Inside Look at Game Developers in Pennsylvania

There are nine Pennsylvania-based online casinos. They are operated by well-known brands like FanDuel, DraftKings, MGM, Unibet, and BetRivers. Today we are going to take a look at the top three game developers that supply games to Pennsylvania casinos and find out who makes the games that are played at these casinos by thousands of players.
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An Inside Look at Game Developers in Pennsylvania

Here's How Much Revenue the New Casino in Morgantown Generated Last Month

In March, the Keystone State's gaming industry brought in a record $462.7 million. The brick-and-mortar revenue of $309 million from 16 casinos is almost the same as in March 2019 ($309.1 million). March was the last pre-pandemic month when only 12 facilities were operating. Four new casinos made up for the 14.2 percent drop in earnings by the state's first 12 gaming venues. Hollywood Casino Morgantown brought $5.3 million in revenue for March.
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Here's How Much Revenue the New Casino in Morgantown Generated Last Month

Detroit casinos report $107.2 million in revenue for July

Table games and slots generated $105.9 million in revenue in July. Online gambling revenues are reported separately by the state. MGM Grand Detroit led with 48% market share, followed by MotorCity Casino Hotel with 33% and Hollywood Casino at Greektown with 19%. The venues' revenue from table games dropped 8.4% year-over-year, but rose 7. 9%. MGM's table game and slot revenue was down 4.7% to $51.2 million, Motor City's was 9.6% down to $34.8 million and the Hollywood's revenue fell 15% to $19.1 million. The casinos paid $8.5 million wagering taxes to the Michigan Gaming Control Board and $12. 6 million to Detroit.
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Detroit casinos report $107.2 million in revenue for July
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Maryland Casinos Generate Single-Month Revenue Record

Maryland Casinos Generate Single-Month Revenue Record. Last month, Maryland’s six casinos generated over $181.5 million in gaming revenue, contributing $76.1 million to the state. The contributions to Education Trust Fund totaled $55,273,437. Casino gaming revenues support local communities and jurisdictions home to casinos, horse racing industry, and small, minority- and women-owned businesses.
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Maryland Casinos Generate Single-Month Revenue Record

Louisiana casino revenue drops 9.7% year-over-year in June; land-based venue only winner

Louisiana Gaming Control Board reported overall gaming revenues in June at $265 million. Most of it came from the state's 15 riverboat casinos, which produced $151 billion in revenue for June. The only positive monthly variation was Caesars' land-based property, Harrah's New Orleans Casino, with $21 million in revenues. Rancinos reported the largest monthly decline with an 8.3% decline. Baton Rouge's three riverboats earned a combined $22.5 million for the month, up from $ 22.2 million from May. Online and retail sportsbooks reported $132.4 million, a 22% drop from last May's figure. Mobile operators took 86% of the bets made in Louisiana.
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Louisiana casino revenue drops 9.7% year-over-year in June; land-based venue only winner
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It Took New Casinos To Set PA Record For Slots, Tables Revenue

It took new casinos to set a new record for Pennsylvania's slot machines and table games revenue. The state's casinos generated $3.43 billion from slot machine and tables games in the last year. Online casinos and sports betting have boosted the industry. Traditional casinos have been operating since 2006. They employ nearly 15,000 people. They made a record $5.04 billion in revenue in last 12 months.
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It Took New Casinos To Set PA Record For Slots, Tables Revenue
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Gambling revenue in Pennsylvania tops $5 billion for first time ever

It's the first time revenue figures have eclipsed the $5 billion mark. The previous high for gaming revenue and tax revenue in a fiscal year was during 2020/2021. Table games revenue increased by a record amount. iGaming, Sports Wagering, iGambling and Video Gaming Terminal (VGT) markets also increased.
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Gambling revenue in Pennsylvania tops $5 billion for first time ever

Illinois Casino, VGT Revenues Take Hit In June

Illinois Gaming Board reports $327.4 million in revenue from casino gaming and video gaming terminals in June. There were 745,546 admissions across the state's 11 revenues, nearly 50,000 fewer compared to May. The state collected $86.2 million from the two wagering disciplines.
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Illinois Casino, VGT Revenues Take Hit In June

MD Casinos Generate Nearly $163M in June Revenue

Maryland Lottery and Gaming reports that last month, the state's six casinos generated nearly $163 million in gaming revenue. The contribution to the Education Trust Fund in June 2022 was $49.7 million.
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MD Casinos Generate Nearly $163M in June Revenue

Detroit casinos report flat $108M revenues during May; only MGM Grand up from prior-year

Detroit's three casinos made $108.7 million in May. MGM Grand Detroit was the month's leader in revenue with 46% market share. MotorCity Casino Hotel had 32%, and Hollywood Casino at Greektown had 22%. MGM’s monthly gaming revenue was up 8.3% from a year ago to $50 million. Table games and slots generated $116.86 million, while retail sports betting produced revenue of $1.87 million during May, up 37%.
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Detroit casinos report flat $108M revenues during May; only MGM Grand up from prior-year

Maryland casinos see gaming revenue growth slow

Maryland Lottery and Gaming reports June gaming revenue of $68.4 million. Most of the money goes to the state's Education Trust Fund. MGM National Harbor generated the most gambling revenue in June, at $ 68.3 million, up 7. 4%. Live! Casino & Hotel generated $56 million less than a year ago. Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore had $17.1 million in gaming revenues.
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Maryland casinos see gaming revenue growth slow

DraftKings Adds Live Dealer Casino Games in West Virginia

DraftKings' online casino offering in West Virginia has been expanded effective June 24, 2022. The expansion offers more iGaming products including live dealer games. DraftKings introduced its online casinos in the state almost two years ago. It launched its suite of virtual, branded table games and popular slots in association with Hollywood Casino at Charlestown Races in July 2020.
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DraftKings Adds Live Dealer Casino Games in West Virginia

Small Businesses in Montgomery County Now Eligible for Casino Fund

Montgomery County businesses are now eligible for loans from the Video Lottery Terminal Program. The program is funded by slot machine taxes from Maryland's casinos. Since 2013, the VLT has disbursed over 860 loans, totaling $92.3 million. In May 2022, $73.4 million from six casinos was set aside for small, minority and women-owned business loans. The state’s casinos are: Maryland Live in Anne Arundel County, Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore City, Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil County and Rocky Gap in Allegany County. National Harbor in Prince George”s County; and Ocean Downs in Worcester County
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Small Businesses in Montgomery County Now Eligible for Casino Fund

Pennsylvania casinos see revenue up 8% to $448M in May, led by Hollywood Casino at Penn National

Pennsylvania casinos see revenue up 8% to $448M in May, led by Hollywood Casino at Penn National. The top five casinos are Parx Casino, Valley Forge Casino Resort, Wind Creek Bethlehem, Rivers Casino Philadelphia and Rivers. Sports betting is also performing well despite a slow summer season. The state industry has been reported as performing good despite the slow season, with revenue slightly down from the previous month’s results. According to Pennsylvania”s regulator, total tax revenue generated collectively through all forms of gaming was $181.6M during the month.
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Pennsylvania casinos see revenue up 8% to $448M in May, led by Hollywood Casino at Penn National

Consistent Online Casino Play Has PA On Pace For $1.3B IGaming Year

Pennsylvania's 18 iCasinos collected $113.3 million in May. It's the seventh month in a row that the state's online casino play has exceeded $100 million. In the first five months of 2022, the i Casinos have collected about $555.2 million from gamblers. The retail casinos generate a lot more revenue, but that total year-to-year is basically flat.
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Consistent Online Casino Play Has PA On Pace For $1.3B IGaming Year

Pennsylvania gambling revenue reaches $447.8m in May

Land-based gaming is the most popular form of gambling in Pennsylvania. The state's total market revenue was up from $413.2m in May 2021 to $462.7m this year. Sports betting revenue is up 26. 2% to $35.0m, but retail revenue here is just $2.8m. Valley Forge and FanDuel are the top sports betting providers in the state. Hollywood Casino at Penn National led the way in igaming with $45.5m and Rivers Casino Philadelphia on $26.9m while Valley forge took $21.6m from sports bets.
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Pennsylvania gambling revenue reaches $447.8m in May

Wind Creek Bethlehem OK'd To Reduce Slots On Casino Floor By 655

Wind Creek Bethlehem gets state approval to reduce the number of slot machines on its gaming floor by 655. The renovation process is expected to take place over the next 10 months. The state has a 54% tax rate on slots. Several of Wind Creek's counterparts have already obtained approval. They were allowed to go smaller without losing revenue. It's because of the post-COVID restrictions. There are currently 2,318 slot machine authorized machines in the Pennsylvania casinos. Only about 70% of them are used when the casino is busiest.
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Wind Creek Bethlehem OK'd To Reduce Slots On Casino Floor By 655

Hollywood Casino Presents $40K in Scholarships to Two Southeastern Indiana Students

Emma Sauers and Ally Gray received $40,000 in Penn National Gaming Diversity Scholarships. Emma will continue her education at Northern Kentucky University. Ally will attend the University of Southern Indiana. Penn has awarded over $1 million in scholarships each of the last two years. Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg features over 1,300 slot machines, table games, blackjack, roulette, craps and poker, a Barstool Sportsbook, four restaurants including Final Cut Steakhouse.
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Hollywood Casino Presents $40K in Scholarships to Two Southeastern Indiana Students

Maryland Casinos Report Second-Best Month Ever

Last month, Maryland's six casinos generated nearly $179 million in gaming revenue. The total represents an increase of $6,373,378 (3.7%) compared to May 2021. Last month's contributions from casino gaming revenues totaled $73.4 million, including $53.3 million for the Education Trust Fund.
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Maryland Casinos Report Second-Best Month Ever

Rivers Casino's Million-Dollar Bad Beat Jackpot Becomes Poker Draw

Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh is offering a million-dollar bad beat jackpot. It's twice the amount it had previously awarded for a bad beating. The jack pot grows by a couple thousand dollars every day. The largest bad-beat jackpots were reported from Detroit's Motor City Casino and Playground Poker Club. If the Rivers prize doesn't reach $1.5 million within two to three weeks, it could be the largest in U.S. casino history.
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Rivers Casino's Million-Dollar Bad Beat Jackpot Becomes Poker Draw

Missouri's 13 casinos post slight revenue drop in January amid call for crackdown on illegal machines

Missouri's 13 casinos posted $145.4 million in revenue for the month of January. The St. Louis market reported $72.7 million, while the Kansas City market posted $50. 7 million. Ameristar St Charles in St Louis placed first among all venues, delivering $24.3 million but the figure was 6. 3% down from the same period last year. Hollywood Casino St., Louis ($18.9 million), and River City Casino in, St, Louis, placed second and third.
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Missouri's 13 casinos post slight revenue drop in January amid call for crackdown on illegal machines

Pennsylvania fines Hollywood Casino at Penn National and Wind Creek $27K for self-exclusion breaches

Wind Creek Bethlehem and Mountainview Thoroughbred Racing Association will pay $35,500 for violations. Underdog Sports will have to pay an $8,000 fine for operating fantasy contests without securing required licenses. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reported an increase of 14% in gaming revenue in April compared to the same period in 2021. The state's casinos reached $461.6 million in revenue last month.
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Pennsylvania fines Hollywood Casino at Penn National and Wind Creek $27K for self-exclusion breaches

PA Casinos Fined for Allowing Excluded People to Gamble

PA Casinos Fined for Allowing Excluded People to Gamble. Wind Creek Bethlehem casino has to pay $22,500 for allowing an excluded gambler to enter the property. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced the penalties on Wednesday.
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PA Casinos Fined for Allowing Excluded People to Gamble

Wind Creek Bethlehem fined for allowing person on self-exclusion list to gamble for 4 days

Wind Creek Bethlehem has been fined $20,000 for allowing a person on the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board's self-exclusion list to gamble for 4 days. The PGCB offers self exclusion programs to help people with problem gambling distance themselves from the temptation of gambling. Mountainview Thoroughbred Racing Association, Inc., operator of Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Dauphin County, was fined for a self exclusion violation. Underdog Sports, Ltd., was also fined.
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Wind Creek Bethlehem fined for allowing person on self-exclusion list to gamble for 4 days

Pennsylvania gaming revenue in April up 14% over 2021

Pennsylvania gaming revenue in April 2022 was $187.6 million. The Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Dauphin County had the most revenue with $65.5 million, followed by Valley Forge Casino Resort, Upper Merion with about $57.4 million and Hollywood casino in Morgantown with almost $5.1 million in revenue. Parx Casino, Bethlehem had revenue of $ 57. 1 million for the month, down 9.34% from a year ago. Mount Airy Casino resort in Mt. Pocono had $20.0 million revenue for April, which was down 15.35% on last year.
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Pennsylvania gaming revenue in April up 14% over 2021

Wind Creek fined $20k for allowing self-excluded person to gamble over 4 days

Wind Creek casino in Bethlehem is fined $20,000 for letting a person on the self-exclusion list gamble at the table games over a four-day period. Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Dauphin County was fined for a self exclusion violation. The self exclusivity program was begun in 2006. It allows people to be banned from casinos and offsite venues like off-track betting, from online gaming and video gaming terminals.
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Wind Creek fined $20k for allowing self-excluded person to gamble over 4 days

Pennsylvania falls just short of monthly gambling revenue record in April

Pennsylvania's gambling revenue increased 14.5% from $404.1m in April last year. Sports betting revenue rose 28.0% to $33.7m, while the state's handle increased 19. 5% to $572.8m. Valley Forge, partnered with FanDuel, retained top spot in the sports betting market with $22. 8m off of a $228.2m handle. Online slots revenue for the month was $76. 7m and online table games revenue jumped 20.9% and internet poker revenue 22.
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Pennsylvania falls just short of monthly gambling revenue record in April

Maryland's six casinos report $171M revenue in April, the state's fourth-best month on record

April was the fourth-best month on record for casino gaming revenue in Maryland. MGM National Harbor generated the most gaming revenues, with $71 million. Live! Casino & Hotel had $58.1 million in gaming Revenue. Horseshoe Casino had only $19 million, while Rocky Gap Casino and Ocean Downs had lower revenue. The largest share of the revenue went to the state's Education Trust Fund.
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Maryland's six casinos report $171M revenue in April, the state's fourth-best month on record

Column: Chicago rushes to approve casino deal while south suburbs hit jackpot with trusted partner

Chicago is in a hurry to approve a $1.7 billion casino deal. Chicago CFO testified that the city loses $1000 million per day in revenue without a functioning casino. Joliet has had a double casino payday for nearly three decades. In northwest Indiana, officials in Gary and Lake County have reacted to recent developments in Chicago. The first casino in Illinois opened May 4, 1993. It was called the Empress. Now it's owned by Hollywood Casino. They also own the naming rights to Tinley Park’s outdoor amphitheater. In Gary, the officials reacted by delaying the casino approval.
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Column: Chicago rushes to approve casino deal while south suburbs hit jackpot with trusted partner

Mayor Announces Bally's Casino Coming To Chicago

Bally's Corporation is the winner of the contract to build and operate the first casino in Chicago. The project would be built on the site of Tribune Publishing Center near Grand Avenue and North Canal Street. It would include a 3,000-seat theater, Immerse Agency exhibition experience, 500-room hotel tower, six restaurants, an adjacent outdoor park, and outdoor music amphitheater.
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Mayor Announces Bally's Casino Coming To Chicago

The best West Virginia casinos & road trips

John Denver's song Take Me Home, Country Roads is about West Virginia. West Virginians are fond of the mountains, the Shenandoah River and country roads. The state is rich in history and culture. It has many towns named after famous world cities.
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The best West Virginia casinos & road trips

March Revenue Expands Again As WV Online Casinos Top $8.3 Million

West Virginia online casinos broke their previous record for revenue in one month by exceeding$8.3 million in March. February was the first time that earnings hit $8 million before March, when they almost reached $7.4 million. The online platforms in the Mountain State generated more than $2 million more in three of the four weeks. Their best week came on Mar. 19 when betting apps took in over $ 2.2million. They accepted over $225 million last month, beating December’s action by around $1.5 million, and for the second time ever, the casino apps made over over$60 million on March 5.
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March Revenue Expands Again As WV Online Casinos Top $8.3 Million

Changing The Name Of Greektown Casino Is A Mistake

Hollywood Casino at Greektown will be called Greek Town starting on May 1. The name of the casino will remain the same. DTE Energy took over the naming rights of GreekTown in 2001. The original name was reinstated this past January.
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Changing The Name Of Greektown Casino Is A Mistake

Greektown Casino-Hotel to Be Renamed Hollywood Casino at Greektown

Hollywood Casino-Hotel in Detroit will be renamed Hollywood Casino at Greektown on May 1. The name change is custom to regulatory approvals. Other updates include new guestrooms, dining options, and tech features. Hollywood casino will host special events on 19 and 21 May to celebrate the rebranding. The festivities will feature entertainment, refreshments, free slot play for all members of mychoice, big giveaways, including luxury cruises, trips to Las Vegas, a Mercedes-Benz lease, etc. and improvements to the casino’s self-park and VIP garages.
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Greektown Casino-Hotel to Be Renamed Hollywood Casino at Greektown

Maryland casino revenue rises 29% YoY to reach $163M in February

Maryland's six casinos brought in nearly $163 million in February. MGM National Harbor generated $65.8 million, followed by Live! Casino & Hotel at $59.4 million. The Horseshoe Casinowas the only other operator to reach eight figures at $17.7 million and Hollywood Casino in Perryville collected $7. 8 million; Ocean Downs Casino at Berlin collected $6.6 million while Rocky Gap Casino collected 5.5 million
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Maryland casino revenue rises 29% YoY to reach $163M in February

Best Casino App Choices For You in Pennsylvania

Some forms of online casinos in Pennsylvania have been legalized. New gambling apps are available for smartphones, tablets and other gadgets. The apps provide detailed features and an enormous number of gaming options to their players. The best apps in the state are listed below. They are: Best Casino App Choices For You in PA.
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Soft Launch Testing Underway For PointsBet Casino In Pennsylvania

PointsBet Casino began its soft launch period in Pennsylvania yesterday. The full launch should come tomorrow at 1 PM. PointsBet is a sports-first company. It is operating in partnership with Penn National’s Hollywood Casino. The PGCB doesn't cap the number of skins per master license when it comes to iGaming.
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Soft Launch Testing Underway For PointsBet Casino In Pennsylvania