After selling just one mini-casino license in the subsequent round of bidding, Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board now has to decide whether or not to continue the auction process.
A former Mohegan Sun executive currently serving time for a fraud crime at the property is now being arraigned on charges related to a second scam at the casino.
Mercer County developers and officials are still holding out hope they can land a satellite casino after one from Sands Resort Casino Bethlehem fell through because of an unthinkable regulatory snafu.
Penn National became the first Pennsylvania casino to purchase a second mini-casino license. The group’s near-minimum bid secured a location between Harrisburg and Philadelphia in the town of Cocalico, PA.
New temporary regulations for the PA Lottery’s online offerings establish rules about setting up an account and geolocation. It also makes it clear no games will look anything like casino offerings.
With a new June 4 date to submit applications, online casino software providers are growing increasingly impatient for Pennsylvania regulators to make a decision about skins.
Even with bad weather derailing some Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board activities, the group did manage to approve Penn National’s acquisition of Pinnacle Entertainment.
There is an official start date for the online gambling process in Pennsylvania. Applications for interactive gaming licenses will be available April 16.
By mid-April, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) should start accepting applications from PA casinos wanting to take their operations online.
An Alabama tribal gaming group, Wind Creek, is buying Sands Bethlehem Casino in Pennsylvania for $1.3 billion, the fourth casino sale in the state since December.