Thursday, February 2, 2023

Tag: Pennsylvania

MGM throws cap in ring for Pennsylvania online operation

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MGM Resorts has submitted an application for one of ten remaining online gambling licences in Pennsylvania. With 29 licences already filled, the Las-Vegas based operator applied as a qualified gaming submitting to a vetting process by the…

Pennsylvania’s online permits prove popular, despite hefty fines

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Having signed its gaming reform package almost a year ago, Pennsylvania has finally begun issuing licences for online and sports betting. And despite the controversy over globally high tax rates - operators are already lining up to purchase the eight figure permits. ...

Scientific Games expands Pennsylvania presence with virtual sports offering

Scientific Games has launched its virtual sports service in the newly regulated US state of Pennsylvania. Part of a partnership with Pennsylvania Lottery, Xpress Sports will be made available across a number of retail venues, bars and taverns.

Greenwood proposes two venues for Pennsylvania sports betting approval

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Following the successful July bid to operate online gambling in the state of Pennsylvania, Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment has submitted an application to launch a supplementary sports betting offering. The gaming group, which follows …

Pennsylvania regulators propose limits on skins branding

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has ruled that skins, branded portals to interactive gaming platforms, must prominently display the certificate holder’s information in updates to its proposed online gaming regulations. “All interactive gaming skins…

Pennsylvania casinos reject on-site iGaming

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  Pennsylvania has insisted online gaming will be prohibited in all of the state’s 12 casinos, as stakeholders fear cannibalisation of their traditional product.   The curious but all too common decision is significant in that it forms part of a wider debate taking place across the states this year. While the majority of stakeholders concede that online gaming is coming, there is...

Five markets to look out for in 2018

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As we enter a new year, it's time to take a look at five markets resolved to step into the light this year. Nothing is certain, but if lawmakers vote the right way another half a billion people could have access to by 2019.   AN AMERICAN DREAM – UNITED STATES Above all else the industry will be hoping for a positive...

Pennsylvania expansion thwarts US anti-iGaming lobby

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  As Pennsylvania becomes the fourth US state to legalise online gaming, prospective licensees have struggled to celebrate the stifling tax rates on offer. But in the battle between states’ rights and federal prohibition, the Keystone State has tilted the scales.   Efforts to ban online gambling across the US could now be dead in the water, as Pennsylvania becomes the fourth...

Scientific Games and Pennsylvania Lottery smash records

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A Pennsylvania Lottery promotion created by Scientific Games has broken industry records for the most entries into a US lottery promo.   Scientific Games Corporation has confirmed that its Secret Santa Second-Chance Drawings created for the Pennsylvania Lottery has set an industry record for the most entries into a US lottery promotion. Over 15.8 million tickets were entered into the promotion for...

Pennsylvania stuck in limbo over online gaming

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Pennsylvania remains stuck at an impasse on the road to legalising online gambling, with the new legislation likely to be put on the back-burner until around March next year. The bill in question, HB 1887, has had a complicated trajectory so far, starting out as a piece of problem gambling legislation and later being amended by the Senate to introduce...

Pennsylvania to legalise gambling and daily fantasy sports

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The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has approved a bill that could lead to the legalisation of online gambling and daily fantasy sports (DFS) throughout the state. The House voted 114-85 in favour of HB 2150 - a bill that had previously been rejected over a component regarding video gaming terminals. This element has now been removed from the approved bill,...