Online Poker Is Still In Pennsylvania Hold’em Pattern

Posted By Katie Kohler on September 10, 2019 - Last Updated on January 17, 2020

Poker allegedly coming soon for months

Online gambling went live in Pennsylvania on July 15. But poker was not included in the initial offerings of real-money games. “Coming soon,” operators said.
A rumor circulated that PokerStars could go live with online poker in Pennsylvania during the week of Aug. 26.
The PGCB shot down the rumor.

PGCB spokesperson Doug Harbach stated:

The PGCB does not have any testing scheduled for this week. Mount Airy and PokerStars are working toward launching sports wagers and online products (slots, tables, poker).  However, at this point,  I do not know if they will be testing all of their different products at the same time or at different times.

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Katie Kohler is a Philadelphia-area based award-winning journalist. She is the Managing Editor at PlayPennsylvania and covers the Pennsylvania gambling industry with an emphasis on sports betting, online casino/poker and the lottery.

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