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Online Gambling Staying Out of Political Theater In Pennsylvania Budget Standoff

The topic of internet gambling is staying out of the heated debate surrounding the Pennsylvania budget impasse between Republican legislators and Gov. Tom Wolf, which might be the best thing online gaming proponents in the state could hope for. No lack of disagreement, but it’s not about gambling Why is that possibly the case? As

PA Gaming Revenues Dip 0.51 Percent In July 2017, As Slots Revenue Dwindles Again

Contents 1 PA total gaming revenues hit $286.9 million 2 Parx Casino heads up the list 3 Lawmakers look for $200 million more Even an uptick in revenue from table games could not prevent Pennsylvania gaming revenues from declining in July. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board released July 2017 table games revenue numbers last week.

Penn National Launches Social Casino App Mere Weeks After Acquiring Rocket Games

Contents 1 Acquisition of Rocket Games 2 Hollywood Classic Slots part of Penn National’s online strategy 3 Penn National’s comprehensive online approach With the unveiling of Hollywood Classic Slots, Penn National is the latest casino corporation to jump into the mobile social casino market. The new app from the operator of Hollywood Casino in Pennsylvania

New Proposal Would Increase Taxes On Pennsylvania Casinos

A new budget proposal (for the FY 2016/2017 budget) by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf would impose an 8 percent tax on promotional play at the state’s 12 casinos. Based on 2015 promotional play numbers, this new tax would create an additional $50.9 million in revenue for the state. But the numbers don’t tell the entire

Online Gambling Legislation In Pennsylvania Could Still Be Part Of Final Budget

As the 2015 legislative session wore on, Pennsylvania was seen as the United States’ best chance to pass an online gambling bill this year. The commonwealth had momentum on its side, and there were only pockets of opposition to online gaming expansion. But the 2015 window for iGaming appears to be closing as the state

Online Gambling Still Alive In PA After Legislature Votes Down Governor’s Budget

The Pennsylvania legislature last week voted down Governor Tom Wolf’s proposed budget by a final count of 127-73. The takeaway for proponents of gambling expansion in the commonwealth? No budget means that online gambling still isn’t off the table. Budget impasse keeps going, and going… Lawmakers and Governor Wolf have spent the past several months

PA Regulator Says Casino ‘Novelty Has Worn Off’; Could Online Gambling Spur Growth?

Pennsylvania’s top gambling regulator says that the “novelty has worn off” for Pennsylvania’s casinos and that growth may have plateaued, leaving online gambling as a possible avenue for growth in the state’s gaming industry. What the Gaming Control Board’s head said William H. Ryan Jr., chairman of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, was commenting as

PennLive Op-Ed: Failure To Regulate Online Gambling Would Be “Fiscal Irresponsibility”

Accusing Pennsylvania lawmakers of “apparent fiscal irresponsibility” in neglecting a lucrative revenue source, the Pennsylvania Patriot-News voiced its support of legalizing and regulating online gaming in the state. Citing the state’s looming $2 billion budget deficit, the PennLive editorial urged legislators to capitalize on the burgeoning market “because it can,” arguing the state “cannot afford