Author: Adam Haman

Stadium And Meadows Most Recent PA Applicants For Sportsbook Licenses

Stadium And Meadows Most Recent PA Applicants For Sportsbook Licenses

Earlier this month (Aug 2019) Meadows Casino and Stadium Casino queued up to join the nine other Pennsylvania casino operators in the state’s brand new sports betting market. Both casinos submitted their applications (along with a $10 million fee) to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) and both are expected to be approved with no…

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Win Huge With the First Progressive Jackpot Available Online in PA!

Win Huge With the First Progressive Jackpot Available Online in PA!

Online gaming has finally come to Pennsylvania! There are currently four online sportsbooks operating in PA and three online casinos (spreading online slots and table games). One of the newest kids on the block is also one of the biggest. It’s PlaySugarHouse and the new online gaming site boasts Pennsylvania’s first online progressive jackpot slot…

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PA Online Gaming Now Available On iPhones Thanks To PlaySugarHouse

PA Online Gaming Now Available On iPhones Thanks To PlaySugarHouse

Online sports betting and casino gaming is beginning to be available to Pennsylvanians, but until very recently only Android apps could be used to access these gaming platforms on mobile devices. Finally a workaround for users of Apple devices (iPhones and iPads) has been created. It’s not a functional Apple app, but it at least…

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A Review Of The iRush Rewards Program At PlaySugarHouse PA Online Casino

A Review Of The iRush Rewards Program At PlaySugarHouse PA Online Casino

PlaySugarHouse PA just launched (on May 31) as Pennsylvania’s first online sportsbook and mobile sports betting app. Sports betting serves as a beachhead for the Philadelphia-based casino into PA’s new online gaming market, they have larger aspirations. On July 15, 2019 PlaySugarHouse will expand its online casino game offerings to include slots, video poker, blackjack, roulette, and many other…

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SugarHouse Casino To Be Rebranded as Rivers Casino Philadelphia

SugarHouse Casino To Be Rebranded as Rivers Casino Philadelphia

SugarHouse Casino has been a landmark in Philadelphia for quite a few years now, but by years end, the historic casino will get a major rebranding along with an expensive facelift. The property is to be renamed “Rivers Casino Philadelphia” and will get $15 million in renovations along with the new name. Gaming with a…

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SugarHouse Sportsbook First To Offer Mobile Sports Betting In PA – More To Follow

SugarHouse Sportsbook First To Offer Mobile Sports Betting In PA – More To Follow

Legal sports betting in Pennsylvania began last November, when Hollywood Casino at Penn National launched the first retail sportsbook authorized by the state’s new gaming regulatory body – the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB). That was six months ago. Yesterday (May 28, 2019) another sports betting milestone was reached in the state when a soft-launch…

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Online Sports Betting Testing Phase To Begin Soon In Pennsylvania

Online Sports Betting Testing Phase To Begin Soon In Pennsylvania

Testing of online sports betting is to begin within a week according to Communications Director Douglas Harbach of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB). Before online sports betting can go live, the PGCB will need to watch closely to make sure everything is functioning correctly. A primary focus will be to ensure that geo-location features…

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Stadium Casino Piling Up Gaming Licenses – Including Sports Betting

Stadium Casino Piling Up Gaming Licenses – Including Sports Betting

The foundation for Stadium Casino hasn’t even been poured yet, but casino developers (and future operators) have spent lots of money and obtained several gaming licenses for this “casino-to-be” that won’t be open until December 2020 at the earliest. Even though Stadium Casino is still approximately 18 months away from taking its first bet, groundwork is being…

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Parx Casino’s Racing License Renewed

Parx Casino’s Racing License Renewed

On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PCGB) voted unanimously to renew Parx Casino’s horse racing license. According to a press release from the PGCB, the board determined that Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment, Inc., the owner of Parx, complied with their obligations under the terms of the previous license. The last time…

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6 Things You Need To Know About Online Poker In Pennsylvania

6 Things You Need To Know About Online Poker In Pennsylvania

This summer (July 15, in fact) will see the launch of Pennsylvania casinos’ online gambling platforms according to a recent announcement by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB). This will include online versions of traditional casino games, including a welcome return of online poker, once so popular throughout the country. First, a little backstory: In the late 1990s, online poker…

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