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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
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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 Posts Record Gaming Revenue for Second Consecutive Month

Pennsylvania's gaming sector set a new high for revenue in April. Online casinos and poker rooms outpaced New Jersey's in the same month. PokerStars was the most profitable poker operator in Pennsylvania. The state's online casino games made $135.1 million, while online slots brought in $101.5 million and online table games brought $33.4 million.
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Pennsylvania Posts Record Gaming Revenue for Second Consecutive Month
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Bragg Gaming Approved for License By Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

Bragg Gaming Group has been approved for a license to participate in the Commonwealth's robust iGaming market. The PGCB's approval is the final regulatory approval needed in advance of closing for Bragg to complete its previously announced acquisition of Spin Games LLC. Brag expects to close the acquisition later this month. Spin Game is a B2B gaming technology and content provider servicing the U.S. market and supplies Tier 1 operators in key igaming-regulated states.
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Bragg Gaming Approved for License By Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

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
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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

New Pittsburgh Steelers Branded Casino Games are #1 Hit in Pennsylvania

BetMGM has launched live blackjack and roulette tables featuring Pittsburgh Steelers branding. The games are called Steelers Blackjack & Steelers Roulette. They are available in a virtual and live version. Online casino gambling is legal in Pennsylvania since December 2020. BetM MGM is one of the leading iGaming platforms in the state. It entered the market in December 2019. In December 2021, it signed a partnership with Evolution. Evolution is renowned for pioneering live casino games at online casinos. Its games include First Person Rouchelette and First person Black Jack. Steelers rouchettes are based on European roulettes.
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New Pittsburgh Steelers Branded Casino Games are #1 Hit in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Online Gambling Regulations

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board regulates all gambling activities within the state. PGCB was established in 2004. It is responsible for issuing licenses to online and land-based casinos and regulating all aspects of gaming within Pennsylvania.
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New iGaming Options for Pennsylvanian Gamblers

Pennsylvania casinos had a good year in 2021. They brought in a state-record $4.7 billion in revenue. Online gaming’s contributions were a key part of this accounting for up to $1.1 billion. Bettors in Pennsylvania are eager to get more online gambling options. Last Wednesday, PointsBet joined the burgeoning Pennsylvania online casino market. It follows the successful rollout of its mobile sportsbook in the Keystone State in February. The total number of online PA casinos currently stands at 18 including Pointsbet.
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PointsBet goes live with online casino in Pennsylvania

PointsBet goes live with online casino in Pennsylvania. It follows its sports betting product that went live in the region earlier this year in February. PointsBet Canada sealed a multi-year sports betting agreement with Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment. The agreement makes it an official sportsbetting partner of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Marlies, and Toronto Raptors.
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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

PointsBet Casino Goes Live in Pennsylvania

On Wednesday, PointsBet's internet casino product went live in Pennsylvania. It is the fifth state where the company has a live casino. It has also launched its iGaming platform in Michigan, New Jersey, West Virginia and Ontario.
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PointsBet Casino Goes Live in Pennsylvania

PointsBet (ASX:PBH) launches online casino in Pennsylvania

PithsBet Holdings has launched an online casino in Pennsylvania. The company has already launched in Michigan, New Jersey, West Virginia and Ontario in Canada. PointsBet has operations in Australia, Canada and Ireland. PBH shares were up 1.31 per cent to $3.10 at 12:01 pm AEST.
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Inside The Minds Of People Who Leave Kids Alone In Cars To Gamble

Two people were banned from gambling in Pennsylvania casinos for leaving their children alone in a car while they gambled. The children were 8-years-old. Since 2011, 134 people have been banned for this type of incident. Gregory Krausz, MA, CAADC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a consultant with the Council on Compulsive Gambling of Pennsylvania.
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Apps4 Web Media Launches Online Platform to Provide Online Casino and Sports Betting Promo Codes and Bonus Offers

Apps4 Web Media launches GamblingPromoCodes.com. The website is a sports betting aggregator that provides users with promo codes, bonus offers and news updates. G gambling Promo Codes is the largest provider of promo code for gambling. About 30 states in the United States have legalized online gambling and 18 allow online sports wagering. Apps4 is excited to launch the website for players in US. It will only feature licensed legal casino operators and sportsbooks. They are regulated by state gaming authorities like the NJ DGE, MGCB, and PGCb.
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Feb. gaming revenue in PA up from last year

February's gaming revenue in Pennsylvania was $375.7 million. It's the third consecutive month gaming revenues have declined. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board regulates slot machines, table games, internet gaming, sports wagering, fantasy contests and video gaming terminals.
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Feb. gaming revenue in PA up from last year

Wolf Administration Kicks off Problem Gambling Awareness Month to Highlight Resources and Help

March is National Problem Gambling Awareness Month. The theme is Awareness + Action. Jen Smith, Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Secretary, is joined by the Pennsylvania Lottery, the PGCB, Council on Compulsive Gambling of Pennsylvania, problem gambling treatment provider Empowerment Resources Associates and an individual in long-term recovery from problem betting.
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Online Gaming Revenue in PA Soars As "Problem Gambling Awareness Month" Begins

Today marks the beginning of the 18th annual National Problem Gambling Awareness Month. According to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, January's gaming revenue generated this January was over $390 million. Roughly $108 million of that revenue is from interactive gaming. 11 percent of Pennsylvanians participated in online gambling in the past year.
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Online Gaming Revenue in PA Soars As "Problem Gambling Awareness Month" Begins

Hollywood Casino Morgantown brings in $2.8 million in December

Hollywood Casino Morgantown had a profitable 10 days. The casino received $2.4 million from slot machines, $389,818 from table games and $39,535 from its sportsbook. Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course pulled in $58.8 million. Internet gaming brought in the bulk of the total with $40.5 million, while slots brought $13.1 million and table game $ 2. 4 million in December.
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Hollywood Casino Morgantown brings in $2.8 million in December

Pennsylvania License Given to Parx Casino Shippensburg

Parx Casino's holding company has been granted a license to open a mini-casino in Shippensburg Township, Cumberland County. Parx expects to build the 73,000-square-foot casino on the site of the shuttered Lowe’s Home Supply store in the Shipper Towne Center.
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NetEnt now live in Pennsylvania

Net Entertainment has launched its innovative titles in the newly-regulated market in New England state of Pennsylvania. The company was granted an Interactive Gaming Manufacturer Conditional License by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board in March this year.
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Online Gambling Continues to Thrive in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is one of the most vibrant gambling markets in the United States. Recent revenue reports from the state gaming regulator affirm that the gambling sector in Pennsylvania still has a lot of potential.
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PGCB Releases Latest Figures, Sees Casino Results Up, Sportsbook Win More

Pennsylvania's gaming revenue has remained steady through November. The state has posted a new record through its casino operations. Land-based casinos continue to be the main driver of operational results. Hollywood Casino at Penn National in Grantville generated $60.1 million. Valley Forge Casino Resort in King of Prussia posted $57. 1 million, and Parx Casino in Philadelphia was third with $56.3 million in November's results, up to $7 million from October. Sports betting generated a total of $761.6 million and the FanDuel Sportsbook generated almost $63 million of taxable revenue.
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PGCB Releases Latest Figures, Sees Casino Results Up, Sportsbook Win More

Live! Casino Pittsburgh rings the changes with new additions and upgrades

Live! Casino Pittsburgh has unveiled a host of new additions and upgrades to its gaming, entertainment and dining offerings this week. The changes follow news from the facility regarding investments totaling nearly $135m during its first year of operation. The Poker Room is expected to open 20 December pending PGCB approval. High-Limit Room now includes 18 additional slot machines and 20 new EGTs. Roulette and Blackjack is available on these electronic terminals with a live dealer.
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Live! Casino Pittsburgh rings the changes with new additions and upgrades

Live! Casino Pittsburgh making big changes after one year

Live! Casino has made a number of investments to its entertainment facility. The latest additions include a new Poker Room, new Event Center, a FanDuel FanCave, reconfigured High-Limit Room and new electronic gaming tables (EGTs). Live! also introduced several new menu items at its premier restaurants. The entertainment center released economic impact investments totaling nearly $135 million during its first year of operation. Live!' expects to invest additional capital to enhance the facility in 2022. It is expected that the Poker room will open 20 December pending PGCB approval.
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NJ, PA Exceed One Billion Online Casino Revenue In 2021

New Jersey and Pennsylvania both passed the $100 million monthly revenue threshold in October. Michigan is at $775 million as of Oct. 31. Delaware and West Virginia saw a rise in daily average revenue. The data comes directly from each state's respective regulatory body. The states are looking to finish the year on a strong note. Online gambling revenue surged in September. All three states held on to those gains in the October, though they didn't add much to it.
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NJ, PA Exceed One Billion Online Casino Revenue In 2021

What Are The Different Types Of Jackpots On Slot Games?

There are different types of jackpot prizes on modern slot games. The jackpots range from a few hundred dollars to tens of thousands of dollars. Online Sportsbook and Casino is a gaming service provided by Rush Street Interactive PA. You must be 21+ years old and physically located in PA to wager. It is 100% Match on First Deposit. Online sportsbook is available at 1001 N. Delaware Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19125. For more information, visit the website. iReport.com. They are a service of SugarHouse HSP Gaming, LP d/b/a Rivers Casino Philadelphia (Internet Gaming Certificate 1356) and Holdings Acquisition Co., LP d /b /a Rivers casino Pittsburgh (license# F-1361).
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Valley Forge Casino Adds Infrared Cameras to Catch Irresponsible Parents

Valley Forge Casino Resort in Pennsylvania is installing infrared cameras to catch irresponsible parents leaving their children in cars in the parking lot. The company is spending $776,000 on prevention and educating patrons about leaving unsupervised minors. In 2021 alone, there have been 22 such incidents compared to 15 in previous three years. There will be warning signs that explicitly prohibit this behavior. It is a problem that usually attracts bad press.
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Valley Forge Casino Adds Infrared Cameras to Catch Irresponsible Parents

Penn National fined by Pa. Gaming Control Board

Penn National Gaming Inc. was fined $57,500 for allowing self-excluded individuals to access and gamble on its websites. The second fine was for the Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Dauphin County. PID LLC, operator of Presque Isle Downs and Casino near Erie, was also fined for violation of the Governor’s COVID-19 Safety Order regarding alcohol service.
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Penn National fined by Pa. Gaming Control Board

Pennsylvania regulator fines three operators a total of $150K

Mountainview Thoroughbred Racing Association, which manages the Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course, was fined $57,000. Presque Isle Downs and Casino, as well as Chester Downs & Marina, the operator of Harrah's Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack, were fined a total of $150,00. Failings involved self-exclusion, underage gambling and alcohol service. The PGCB’s Office of Enforcement Counsel and three casino operators approved consent agreements. It was to prevent spread of Covid-19.
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New Gaming Venues Approved, Others Are Fined And Reducing Slots

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board fined three casinos for violations of regulations and gave a green light for opening of a mini-casino in Berks County and an OTB race and sportsbook in Chester County. It also approved two casinos’ plans to reduce their number of slot machines and heard one casino outline an intensified program to prevent gamblers from leaving children unattended. October represented a record $89 million month for table games revenue at the brick-and-mortar casinos and $200 million for slots revenue.
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New Gaming Venues Approved, Others Are Fined And Reducing Slots

Live! Casino in Greensburg, PA To Open New Poker Room in 2022

Live! Casino in Greensburg, PA To Open New Poker Room in 2022. Western Pennsylvania will become home to three poker rooms. Rivers and Hollywood Casinos are the only ones offering poker in and around Pittsburgh. The presence of a third room is expected to stimulate the market. The region's poker market has always fallen behind other places like Philadelphia. It is hoped that the presence will encourage US operators to improve their poker offerings.   The room will be located beside the casino's sports-themed restaurant, the Sports & Social Steel City.
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Pennsylvania Gambling Revenue in September Reaches $415.6 Million

September 2021 is a 46% increase on September 2020. The state had an all-time high revenue of $423.6 million in July. Parx Casino in Bucks County generated $57.1 million. Rivers Casino Pittsburgh generated a total of $33. 1 million, while Hollywood Casino at Meadows in Washington County recorded $18.9 million and Live! Casino Pittsburg recorded $9.2 million for September. Lady Luck Casino recorded a revenue $2.29 million while Sports Betting brought in $6.8 million last month.
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Pennsylvania Gambling Revenue in September Reaches $415.6 Million

Help Wanted: PA Gaming Report Reveals Post-COVID Hiring, Diversity Woes

Pennsylvania casinos have rehired thousands of employees since COVID-19 forced the industry to reduce its labor numbers by more than a third. Before Covid, Pennsylvania’s 12 casinos employed about 17,000 people. Three new properties have since opened, but collectively, their workforce dropped to 9,883 in June 2020. A year later, June 2021, 60% of the casino workforce had returned, with 13,870 employees.
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Hollywood Casino Morgantown News and Updates

Hollywood Casino Morgantown is located off Exit 298, right off the Morgantsown. It is visible from the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The $111 million project is scheduled to open the end of 2021.
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Hollywood Casino Morgantown News and Updates

Penn National Gaming announces hiring event

Penn National Gaming Inc. is accepting applications for 375 new positions for its Hollywood Casino Morgantown. The 80,000-square-foot casino will feature 750 slot machines and 30 tables games, a Barstool Sportsbook and race book, and various food and beverage options.
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Penn National Launches First Mini-Casino in the Keystone State

Penn National Launches First Mini-Casino in the Keystone State. The grand opening of Hollywood Casino York came with a lot of hype. It is the operator's 3rd property in Pennsylvania and 43rd in Commonwealth. It offers 24 table games, more than 500 slot machines and the first retail Barstool Sportsbook in state. There is also upscale casual dining offering and premier guest service.
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Penn National Launches First Mini-Casino in the Keystone State

Table game revenue at casinos hits record highs as patrons return

Table game revenue at casinos hits record highs as patrons return. Monthly table game revenues set new records. Revenue from onshore casino games was particularly strong. The total monthly revenue for games regulated by PGCB is $ 423,657,956. The difference between the previous year's and this year is minus 7.31%.
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Table game revenue at casinos hits record highs as patrons return

The Pros and Cons of the Proposed Penn State Casino

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board held a public hearing on the proposed Penn State casino. Ira Lubert obtained a category 4 casino license last September for $10 million. Bally plans to convert Nittany Mall into a casino with up to 750 slots machines, 30 table games, and a sportsbook. PGCB is planning to hold a meeting in Harrisburg and further evaluate the NITTany mall casino project.
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The Pros and Cons of the Proposed Penn State Casino

Hollywood Casino York GRAND OPENING in Pennsylvania

Penn National Gaming celebrated the grand opening of its $120 million Hollywood Casino York on Thursday. The 80,000 sq ft mini-casino is located in Springettsbury Township at the western end of the Galleria Mall in a space formerly occupied by a Sears department store.
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Hollywood Casino York GRAND OPENING in Pennsylvania

Rivers Casino Philadelphia fined for unauthorized surveillance footage duplication

Sugarhouse HSP Gaming LP, operator of Rivers Casino Philadelphia, received a $7,500 fine for violating internal controls. A security officer at the casino duplicated surveillance footage without permission and showed it to a customer who was disputing a losing bet. The patron was evicted from the premises. The PGCB is tasked to oversee all aspects of gambling at 14 land-based casinos and online casino games. In June, the P GCB issued six consent agreements with license holders, resulting in a total of $284,000 in fines.
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