With the fiscal year coming to a close, Pennsylvania lawmakers have still not come to a consensus on expanded gambling. Resolution targeted for mid-July.
Posted on: June 29, 2017 |
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has expressed concerns that VGTs might cannibalize revenue from existing gaming buckets. Online gambling may be best alternative.
Posted on: June 23, 2017 |
Thanks to the continued strong performance of table games, the Pennsylvania land-based casino industry only experienced a modest decline.
Posted on: June 17, 2017 |
Online gambling proponents have some reason to cheer, as a gaming reform bill (HB 271) passed through the PA Senate. But we're not out of the woods yet.
Posted on: May 24, 2017 |
The good news is that there's been movement on a gaming reform bill in the PA senate, and it includes online gambling. The bad: just about everything else.
Posted on: May 23, 2017 |
Tremendous gains in table games revenue more than offset the continued decline of Pennsylvania's slot revenue, prompting casinos to slowly shift focus.
Posted on: May 17, 2017 |
Just because a proposed 54 percent tax would only apply to legal PA online slots doesn't mean that Pennsylvania online poker players wouldn't be impacted.
Posted on: April 27, 2017 |
It's shortsighted to think that just because a land-based casino in Pennsylvania has a certain tax rate, that an online gambling property must follow suit.
Posted on: April 24, 2017 |
Thanks to the explosive growth of legal NJ online gambling, it's becoming more and more difficult for PA legislators to justify passing on its own rollout.
Posted on: April 17, 2017 |