Ante Up: Live! Casino Pittsburgh Adding a New Poker Room

Written By Katie Kohler on November 8, 2021

What a nice early birthday present. Live! Casino Pittsburgh is opening a new poker room.

The Pennsylvania casino in Westmoreland County PA opened in late November 2020. In a Nov.8 email press release, Live! Casino Pittsburgh announced that it will open a new poker room with seven tables by early 2022 pending regulatory approval.

Live! Casino Pittsburgh poker room

Live! Casino Pittsburgh, a mini-casino, currently has:

  • 750 slot machines
  • 30 table games
  • A FanDuel Sportsbook
  • Dining options include Sports and Social Steel City, Guy’s American Kitchen + Bar, and PBR Pittsburgh

The poker room at Live! Casino Pittsburgh will be 1,400 sq. ft. and have seven tables. Sean Sullivan, general manager of Live! Casino Pittsburgh, commented:

“Our new Poker Room will be exciting and provide our guests with yet another reason to enjoy their time with us at Live! Casino. Our free Poker Dealer School is an amazing opportunity for someone who wants to start a career in the fast-paced gaming industry. Live! is proud to continue its investment in Westmoreland County through opportunities like the free Poker Dealer School for members in and around our community.”

Live! Casino Pittsburgh poker dealer school

The addition of the poker room to the mini-casino will add about 25 jobs. Live! Casino Pittsburgh is hosting a poker dealer school. Classes are conducted by experienced, licensed instructors during a six-week period, Monday through Friday from either 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or from 6–10 p.m. Participants can earn an interview for full-time employment immediately after completion of the school. However, completion of the school does not guarantee employment. For more information on employment or poker dealer school, visit Live! Casino Pittsburgh’s website.

Poker is back at PA casinos

Most poker rooms are now open in Pennsylvania casinos:

  • Rivers Casino Philadelphia
  • Rivers Casino Pittsburgh
  • Mount Airy Casino
  • Mohegan Sun Pocono
  • Parx Casino
  • The Meadows
  • Live! Casino Philadelphia
  • Wind Creek Bethlehem Casino

Tournament poker action also returned to a number of PA casinos.

In Pennsylvania, options for online poker include”

Lead image c/o Live! Casino Pittsburgh Facebook

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Katie Kohler is a Philadelphia-area based award-winning journalist and Managing Editor at PlayPennsylvania. Katie especially enjoys creating unique content and on-the-ground reporting in PA. She is focused on creating valuable, timely content about casinos and sports betting for readers.

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