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.
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.
PA slot revenue declined at a slower rate in March, but unless the industry does something to turn the tide, it may experience its sharpest drop-offs yet.
Will VGTs help the state of Pennsylvania generate more tax revenue? Probably. Will land-based casinos be better off for it? Not so much.
As MGM looks to expand into the PA casino market, its purchase of Sands Bethlehem is expected to take a minimum of six months to complete, possibly longer.
Once again, Pennsylvania lawmakers are debating whether or not to expand gambling in the state to include controversial VGTs in bars and truck stops.
Imposing a 25 percent tax rate on legal PA online gambling revenue may seem like a good idea on paper, but it could result in the downfall of the industry.
The poker battle was between Cate Hall and Mike Dentale, but the real winner of the Poker Night In America livestream was host property, SugarHouse Casino.
Once again, David LeVan is trying to open a Gettysburg, Pennsylvania casino, but critics are concerned it is too close to Gettysburg National Military Park.
Pennsylvania gamblers that currently play at Sands Bethlehem might be seeing a few changes in the coming months, as MGM looks to be purchasing the property.