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How Pennsylvania Might Regulate Daily Fantasy Sports: A Tale Of Two Approaches

Contents 1 Approach No.1: Regulated like gambling 2 Approach No.2: The fantasy industry model bill? 3 Which DFS bill will win? Pennsylvania is still waiting on an actual bill that would regulate the daily fantasy sports industry. But when the state legislature finally sits down to look at the issue in earnest, it may be

Is Sands Bethlehem Using Potential Capital Investment To Kill Online Gambling?

Contents 1 Relocating the poker room is the key 2 Table game cap complicates the project 3 Leverage against online gambling? Sands Bethlehem is one of the most successful Pennsylvania casinos. But in the rough-and-tumble casino industry, you’re either growing or you’re dying. Sands doesn’t want to fall into the latter category… so long as

Key Takeaways And Interesting Nuggets From The PA Online Gambling Hearing

This week’s joint online gambling hearing in front of Pennsylvania’s House Gaming Oversight Committee and the Senate CERD Committee was long and often contentious. A live blog of the entire hearing can be found here. Clocking in at over four hours, the hearing featured 15 witnesses broken up into seven separate panels. Each panel fielded

Legalization Of PA Online Casinos Still In The Mix, But Not A Guarantee

Contents 1 The latest on PA online gambling: Tax rate is an issue? 2 The lottery getting involved? 3 PA online gambling still has a ways to go State lawmakers have had plenty to say when it comes to the possibility of legalizing PA online casinos in recent weeks. Whether it is going to happen

Mount Airy Wants To Axe $10 Million Casino Host Fee

Contents 1 Mount Airy says fee isn’t fair, uniform 2 Communities say fee is necessary 3 Mount Airy not the first casino to go after host fee Pennsylvania’s Mount Airy Casino Resort doesn’t like paying the piper, so they’re taking up their case with the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. The Pocono casino’s beef is with

New Chair Of Key PA Committee Bullish On Online Gambling

A key Pennsylvania lawmaker is optimistic on online gambling coming to the Keystone State in the next few months. The optimistic forecast for PA online gambling Pennsylvania state Sen. Mario Scavello — the newly appointed chairman of the Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee — made some news on Friday when he told Mark Gueretze

Gov. Wolf Staying Firm On Increased Spending, Meaning Revenue Questions Remain

A month into Pennsylvania’s budget standoff, Gov. Tom Wolf appears to have no plans to reduce the expenditures he has planned for the state, like more money for education. The takeaway? If he wants to keep his plans for the budget intact, he will have to find a way to fund the expenditures while also

Guy Not Named Sheldon Adelson Thinks PA Should Ban All Online Gambling

Days after the Pennsylvania House Gaming Oversight Committee hosted a positive hearing on potential online gaming expansion, a new bill has emerged in the Keystone State, but this time the sponsor and cosponsors are trying to prohibit online gaming. This new bill, HB 1013, introduced on April 20 by Representative Thomas Murt and cosponsored by

If Passed, RAWA Could Deal Knock Out Blow To Nevada Mobile Sports Betting

Last week Howard Stutz of the Las Vegas Review-Journal penned a must-read column that detailed some of the costly unintended consequences Sheldon Adelson’s push for a federal online gambling ban might bring about. Most notably, RAWA (the Restoration of America’s Wire Act) could lead to a ban on mobile sports betting in Nevada – a

MGM Chief Shares His Thoughts On Regulated Online Gambling, DFS

MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren, who also happens to be the Chairman of the American Gaming Association (AGA), made several interesting comments about the future of gaming during a press briefing in Washington DC on Wednesday. During his remarks Murren touched on three hot-button issues in the gaming industry: Online gambling Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS)