Category: PA Gambling Expansion

PA online casino launch

4/17/2019: We’ve Got Launch Dates!

Years of waiting finally came to a halt at the April PGCB meeting. Executive Director O’Toole announced that online casinos would roll out en masse on July 15. That gave the 10 casinos planning to offer interactive roughly 3 months to get things in order. Not all will be ready..Read More Read More
Posted on: May 3, 2019 | | Jessica Welman
Correcting Online Casino Misconceptions

2/28/2019: PGCB Says No Online Till Summertime

When PGCB officials met with state lawmakers to discuss the new budget, money was not the headline to come out of discussions. Instead, casino fans everywhere were disappointed to hear it would be June or July before any online gambling launched in PA. Executive Director O’Toole explained that the Wire..Read More Read More
Posted on: May 3, 2019 | | Jessica Welman
Parx Sportsbook kiosks

1/8/2019: Parx Doubles The PA Sportsbook Count

Parx joined the sportsbook business just in time to get in on the last of the Philadelphia Eagles betting action. It also launched a second location at the same time. Parx’s off-track betting parlor, South Philadelphia Turf Club, has the most enviable location for a sportsbook in the city. It..Read More Read More
Posted on: May 3, 2019 | | Jessica Welman
PA casinoe revenue

12/14/2018: PA Lottery Brings In $23 Million For PA

In seven months of operation, PA Lottery’s gambling expansion products fared well. So well, in fact, that they generated what PlayPennsylvania estimates is roughly $23 million in state profit by December. Keno came out strong out of the gate, but Xpress Sports had less success. However, online lottery did well..Read More Read More
Posted on: May 3, 2019 | | Jessica Welman
Rivers SPortsbook sign

12/13/2018: SugarHouse, Rivers, And Parx Open Up Betting

The size of the PA retail sports betting market tripled on Dec. 13 when SugarHouse Sportsbook and Rivers Sportsbook launched simultaneously. Unlike Hollywood, whose central location near Harrisburg worked to its disadvantage, these were the first two sportsbooks to open in major cities. With the rabid fanbase of the Pittsburgh..Read More Read More
Posted on: May 2, 2019 | | Jessica Welman
pile of lotto tickets

12/4/2018: PA Lottery Expansion Brings In Big Bucks

While PA sports betting struggled along with one sportsbook, PA Lottery kept firing on all cylinders. A December report from the Lottery indicated that expansion games like Keno and online lottery. had brought $150 million in sales thru the first seven months of action. From that, the Lottery generated around..Read More Read More
Posted on: May 2, 2019 | | Jessica Welman
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