The House passed a budget this week that includes vague online gambling language, but its problems means it will take time for the Senate to sign off on it.
Sands Bethlehem continues to decline voluntary casino host fee payments to the city, which is putting Bethlehem’s financial standing in danger.
A new study out of the University of Illinois finds a link between increased crime rates and video gambling terminals (VGTs).
House Republicans are now suggesting borrowing from smaller state funds to address Pennsylvania’s budget shortfall instead of expanding gambling.
Pennsylvania legislators continue to drag through the gambling expansion debate. The Senate scheduled a hearing on VGTs, but no plan to vote on thm yet.
Three years and multiple court battles later, the proposed South Philadelphia Stadium Casino is just a couple steps away from actually moving forward.
Still no vote on online gambling expansion in Pennsylvania, but the Senate’s new budget measure earmarks $200 million in new gaming revenue.
Sands Bethlehem President Robert Juliano oversaw the most profitable casino in Pennsylvania. Despite his success, he surprisingly resigned his post.
The online gambling bill is in the holding pen. The state legislature is on recess, but could be called back to vote on it before the year is over.
A report from newly-formed lobbying group iDevelopment and Economic Association offer overwhelming evidence online casinos would benefit Pennsylvania.