Parx Casino's parent company Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment wants to develop a 15-story hotel at its Street Road property in Pennsylvania. Bensalem Township Planning Commission voted to accept the plan presented by the applicant.
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Linda Jorgensen won a jackpot of $1,541,533.11 on the Wheel of Fortune Cash Link Video Game Machine at the Clearwater River Casino. It's the largest jack pot ever won in the Casino's history. The maximum jackpots reset to $500,000 immediately after the win.
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course's poker room will not reopen after a March 2020 shutdown. The casino will hold a draw at the end of July to give away over $440,000 from its poker "bad beat" jackpot.
Lotto 649 draw on Saturday ended with a person in Ontario winning $11 million. The winning ticket from the July 9 jackpot was sold in Scarborough. Two second-prize winning tickets valued at $121,811.40 each were also sold. Another lucky person bought an ENCORE ticket worth $100,000 in Mississauga.
Max Holloway suffered a brutal cut to his eye during his fight at UFC 276. He was partying at Circa Resort and Casino in Las Vegas hours later. He is posing with legendary casino owner Derek Stevens. The UFC featherweight champion is #1 in the world rankings.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reports that the revenue generated from all forms of gaming and fantasy contests during May 2022 was $447,794,294.
TwinSpires is no longer servicing the state of New Jersey with its online casino and sportsbook. The closure effective on June 10, 2022. Betting on the platform ends on July 11, 2018.
There are 10 casinos in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The area is great for outdoor attractions and food. PlayMichigan gives a rundown of all the casinos and local entertainment and dining options. It also gives some recommendations for things to do outside the gambling halls.
The winning ticket for the Saturday April 30, 2022 LOTTO 6/49 jackpot worth $11,036,139 was sold somewhere in the Prince Edward / Hastings County region. A ticket sold in Scarborough won the LOTT 6-49 Guaranteed $1 million prize in last night's draw. LOTto 6's players in Ontario have won over $13.6 billion in prizes since 1982.
The gaming industry in Pennsylvania has seen a record-breaking revenue last month.
Adam Libby from Maine has 1.6 million followers on TikTok and 14 million likes on YouTube. He was born with Down Syndrome. Last week he was a winner at the Cheer Choice Awards at MGM Grand Casino & Hotel in Las Vegas. Adam won in the cooking category for his Tik Tok and YouTube videos during the pandemic.
The LOTTO MAX jackpot will hit $60 million for Friday's draw. There were no jackpots in Tuesday's drawing. However, there were some big prizes, including a million-dollar prize sold in Ajax and two secondary prizes worth $118,381.10. A ticket sold in Sudbury won an ENECORE prize worth $100,000.
Niagara Wine Trail hosts 'Vino at the Casino' March 26 at Batavia Downs. Tickets are on sale now for the popular wine tasting event.
Michael V. Feleppa, 44, is an autistic support teacher and head football coach at Cochranton High School. He was charged with disorderly conduct for the incident 10:40 p.m. Dec. 22 inside the Presque Isle Downs Casino. A summary level charge of disorderly Conduct was filed by state police against Feeleppa on Dec 23. On Dec 30, he was issued a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Brian McGowan in Erie County on March 1.
Carnival and Royal Caribbean Cruise Line have lifted restrictions on indoor smoking. The ban was introduced to combat the spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant. Passengers playing at gaming tables and slot machines are allowed to smoke temporarily. Royal Caribou has designated areas of its casinos on most ships. Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruise will lift all mask mandates for fully vaccinated passengers starting on March 1.
Carnival and Royal Caribbean banned casino smoking last month. The ban was in response to the contagious omicron variant. Starting this week, smokers will be free to smoke again in casinos on Carnival Cruise Lines and on Royal Caribou. Regent and Oceania are also relaxing their mask requirements. The cruise line Cruises Critic is keeping an ongoing list of which lines are relaxing the mask policies.
The Lotto Max winning ticket for the latest $30 million jackpot was bought in Toronto. The winner has been notified of their win via email. It's the second time in a row that the winning lottery ticket was sold in Ontario. The last time the lottery's grand prize was won was for draw a few weeks back on January 18, 2022. That ticket had been sold online through the OLG website.
Hawaii has considered many gambling proposals over the last three decades. The Legislature has ordered studies on all those forms of gambling. All the proposals failed. This year, several lawmakers are back with measures to allow a single casino in Waikiki and regulate online sports betting and online fantasy sports games. House Vice Speaker John Mizuno says the measures won't pass because 2022 is an election year. The House is up for reelection. Hawaii is one of two states that prohibit all forms. of gaming. It is hoping to convince people that heavily regulated gambling can be a healthy source of revenue.
The Shinnecock Indian Nation wants to build a casino on its land. The neighbors of the reservation oppose it. Gov. Kathy Hochul is pushing to grant three downstate commercial casino licenses. The tribe's members live on the Hamptons reservation. They argue they deserve a full-scale casino license.
A Missouri Lottery player in Farmington, Missouri, won a $1.7 million jackpot for the Dec. 22 drawing. The winner has come close to winning before by matching five of the six numbers. Lotteries have generated more than $7 billion for state and public education since 1986. In the last fiscal year, players in St. Francois County won more $13.9 million in total lottery prizes.
Lotto player in Farmington, Missouri, won a $1.7 million jackpot for the Dec. 22 drawing. Lottery proceeds make up approximately 3-4% of the state’s funding for public education. Since 1986, 267 Lotto jackpots have been won by 267 winners. In the last fiscal year, players in St. Francois County won more than $13.9 million in total Lotteries prizes.
NY lawmakers want the state to issue downstate casino licenses this year. The state's gaming industry witnessed the launch of mobile sports betting recently. It is believed that the digitalization and the expansion of land-based property would be of significant benefit to the New York State.
The winner of the $1.7 million jackpot from the Dec. 22 drawing is from Farmington, Missouri. The ticket was bought at Convenience Barn 2, 1750 W. Columbia St. in Farminton. Lottery officials encourage the winner to sign the back of his or her ticket and keep it in a safe place until they're ready to claim.
$1.7 million Lotto jackpot was won by a Farmington, Missouri, ticket holder. The jackpots reset to $1 million for Saturday's drawing. Lottery officials encourage the winner to keep the ticket safe until he or she claims the prize. He or her can choose to receive the jackpupil in one lump sum payment or in 25 annual payments.
Stay Frosty is a new online video slot developed by Malta-based Betsoft Gaming Limited. It's five-reel and 100-payline and offers rewards worth up to 922 times the triggering stake.
Record revenue reported in October for Pennsylvania gaming. Total gaming and fantasy contests revenue generated in the Commonwealth during October 2021 was $425,916,762.
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.
Pennsylvania Regulator Has Fined Three Casino Operators $150,000.
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.
Pennsylvania Gaming Watchdog Approves Four Fines Totaling $150K.
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.
Live! Pittsburgh plans to add a seven-table poker room at the Westmoreland Mall mini-casino. It will be open in early 2022. The room will create about 25 new jobs. Live! opened a free six-week dealer school Monday to begin the process of filling them.
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The New York Gaming Commission is looking for proposals of interest for up to three new casinos in the New Yorkers' area. In Maryland, the Lottery and Gaming Control Commission has given approval for sports betting licenses to two more casinos.
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.
Irish EuroMillions LIVE: Numbers in for Friday October 15 as €220m jackpot WON and Irish player scoops over €33k
There was a €220m jackpot won tonight. One player in Ireland won over €33k. The lucky numbers were 21, 26, 31, 34, 49, and 02, 05.
Irish Lotto LIVE: National Lottery appeal for players to buy their tickets early as Mayo punter claims €250,000
The National Lotto appeal for punters to buy their tickets early ahead of Wednesday's €19.06M draw. A lucky Mayo punter has come forward and claimed their €250,000 prize. The jackpot remains capped at €1.262m.
The jackpot is capped at just over €19 million. Extra money will be distributed to the next prize tier at which there are winners. The Lotto Plus 2 top prize winner from last Wednesday’s October 6 draw will receive their €250,000 prize soon. On Saturday, an online player in Sligo won €1,262,603 after matching 5 numbers and the bonus.
There was no winner of tonight's €19million Lotto jackpot. However, Ireland has one new millionaire as a player matched five numbers and the bonus to bag €1, 262, 603. The jackpots is now capped at € 19,060,800.
Irish Lotto LIVE: Two Dublin punters share €1,130,780 after coming within one number each of €19m mega jackpot
Two Dublin punters will share a prize fund of €1,130,780 after coming within one number each of the €19.06m Lotto jackpot. The winning tickets were sold at Applegreen filling station on the Ballyfermot Road and at Lynch’s Centra on Main Street in Lucan.
A lottery ticket worth $21,185,218.10 was sold online at OLG.ca to an Ontario resident. A second ticket, worth more than $127,000, was also sold in Scarborough. The next LOTTO 6/49 draw is on September 25 for an estimated $5 million jackpot.
Monthly Pennsylvania Gaming Revenue Tops $400 million for second straight month. The combined total revenue in April 2021 generated from all forms of gaming regulated by the Board was $404,105,692. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all casinos were closed during the entirety of April 2020, so no revenue was generated by slot machines, table games or retail sportsbooks. Video Gaming Terminals were also not in operation last April.
Pennsylvania's online casino revenue fell slightly to $86 million in July. It was down from $87 million grossed in June and $98 million peak in May. Sports betting declined 33.5% month-to-month.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reports that the total revenue in June 2021 was $388,892,795. The Board is providing a comparison of this year's revenue against that of June 2019 when Covid-19 restrictions were not in place and casinos operated for the entirety of the month. The chart compiles all revenue generated in 2021 by casinos, fantasy contests and video gaming terminals operated by other vendors.
Nine land-based casinos applied for a license to operate an online casino in Pennsylvania. They are each paying $10 million for the right to offer online poker, online slot machines and online table games.
July 2021 revenue from all forms of gaming regulated by the Board was $423,657,956. Table games achieved a record for revenue and slot machines placed 4th all time for a month.
Harkins was reappointed Democratic chair of House Gaming Oversight Committee. He is excited to be returning at a time when state gaming revenue is setting new records. Presque Isle Downs and Casino reported a 40% increase in casino revenue since last summer. The gaming industry funds many critical areas, from property tax relief to seniors’ programs to local government services. It also provides contributions to the state”s General Fund.
July was the best month for Pennsylvania's casinos. They made a record $309.8 million on slots and table games. Live! casinos in Philadelphia and Westmoreland County made $31.7 million. The 12 casinos open in July 2021 as July 2019 reaped $278.1 million last month. That's a 0.6% increase from two years ago. The state's gaming industry is booming due to the growth of iGaming and sports betting.
July saw a 27.6% drop in sports betting in Pennsylvania. However, the number of gamblers who bet on casinos increased. The Hollywood Casino York mini-casino opened last week. In July, there are now 15 casinos in the state. In June, 14 casinos earned $260.5 million. July's revenue from land-based casinos was $309.8 million, while in July of 2019, it was only $276.1 million due to the addition of Live! casinos. It was the first month since COVID-19 was lifted that all restrictions within casinos were lifted for the entire month.
There are many crimes committed in Pennsylvania casinos. The perpetrators are put on the involuntary exclusion list. They are also subject to security and cameras.
Smoking is allowed in designated areas on the gaming floor in Pennsylvania casinos. The ban was lifted at the end of last month. All of the state casinos were closed during the COVID-19 shutdown in May 2020. Pennsylvania's casinos brought in $413,182,161 in 2021. PennLive will have a casino guide later this month to let readers know what restaurants, poker rooms and entertainment venues have reopened at Pennsylvania’s 14 casinos and other information about each facility.
Retired truck driver wins $311K lottery jackpot. J. Ned Paffile worked as a long-haul trucker for his family's produce farm all his life. He won the jackpots on the Idaho Cash game drawn on March 21. Pafile will use the money to fix his house and buy an old-fashioned lever action rifle.
Pennsylvania online casino revenue hit a record $98.6 million in May. Hollywood Casino grew its revenue to a new record of $41 million. Rivers-Philadelphia lost market share, Valley Forge Casino held onto the third place for the 13th consecutive month. Wind Creek was the biggest winner among the small operators. Mohegan's revenue and market shares fell for third consecutive months.
Presque Isle Downs and Casino in Erie, PA was evacuated on Saturday night due to a bomb threat. The threat was deemed unfounded and the casino reopened on Sunday morning.
Smoking is permitted again at Pennsylvania casinos. The return of smoking comes as a result of Pennsylvania officially ending its universal masking order on Monday, June 28 at 12:01 a.m.
The Lotto 6/49 jackpot is currently CA$23,000,00. The search for the next Canadian lotto multi-millionaire will resume this week.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf ordered all casinos to close again starting Saturday, December 12th. The order goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, January 4th 2021. All 40 truck stop video gaming terminallocations are also shuttered on the same schedule.
Pennsylvania has kicked off 2021 with a new monthly record of $80.4 million in online gaming revenue.
Gov. Tom Wolf ordered the temporary shutdown of entertainment industry for the remainder of 2020 and into early 2021. The number of positive COVID-19 cases continues to climb in Pennsylvania. Nine gaming executives representing their respective casinos in the commonwealth wrote to Wolf asking him to keep casinos open. Penn National Gaming said it has adhered to the guidance from Wolf’s administration, the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Gaming Control Board”s CO VID- 19 protocols. The closure of Penn‘s casinos will affect 18,000 employees and thousands of business partners.
Pennsylvania's 12 casinos have been closed for two months to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The state is following a three-phase, color-coded reopening plan.