Author: Adam Haman

Golden Nugget Follows MGM Into Pennsylvania’s Online Gaming Market

Golden Nugget Follows MGM Into Pennsylvania’s Online Gaming Market

Recently, MGM Resorts became the first casino operator from outside the state to apply for a casino gaming license in Pennsylvania. Now we can add Golden Nugget to this list. At the meeting on Wednesday, Golden Nugget submitted its application to be considered a Qualified Gaming Entity (QGE) to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB). Being approved as a QGE is the first step to being…

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MGM Will Soon Enter The PA Online Gaming Market

MGM Will Soon Enter The PA Online Gaming Market

Here comes the lion According to paperwork recently submitted to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), MGM Resorts is applying to enter Pennsylvania’s online gaming market in as expansive a way as it possibly can. How the door to this opportunity was opened Pennsylvania recently created 39 new online gaming licenses. These consisted of three…

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Rivers Casino Opts Out Of Online Gaming In Pennsylvania

Rivers Casino Opts Out Of Online Gaming In Pennsylvania

Thursday, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) announced that Rivers Casino has rescinded it’s online gaming application. That means there are only ten PA casinos pursuing online gaming, with Rivers, Lady Luck, and The Meadows standing on the sidelines. This means that of the 39 licenses available (13 PA casinos x 3 different kinds of…

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In Defense Of PA iLottery And Rationality In The PA Online Gaming World

In Defense Of PA iLottery And Rationality In The PA Online Gaming World

by Adam Haman Recently David La Torre wrote an article complaining about the PA iLottery that is both blatantly self-serving and dishonest. As he admits in the piece, La Torre works for a coalition of Pennsylvania casinos that are upset that the PA iLottery offers online lottery games that “imitate the look, sound and feel…

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Valley Forge Casino Bringing FanDuel Sportsbook To Pennsylvania

Valley Forge Casino Bringing FanDuel Sportsbook To Pennsylvania

FanDuel allies with Boyd Valley Forge Casino has yet to file for a Pennsylvania sports betting license, but it is sure to do so, now that an alliance between FanDuel and Valley Forge Casino owner Boyd Gaming Corp (BGC) has been finalized. Earlier in the year, Irish gaming company Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) purchased a controlling…

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PokerStars And Mount Airy Casino Resort Partner To Provide Online Gaming In Pennsylvania

PokerStars And Mount Airy Casino Resort Partner To Provide Online Gaming In Pennsylvania

BetStars and PokerStars coming soon to PA residents More big news came from the operators of Mount Airy Casino Resort on Friday when they announced a partnership with The Stars Group, a Toronto-based gaming company that runs the well known PokerStars platform. The Canadian company, which also has an online gaming presence in New Jersey,…

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Pennsylvanians Cheer As The US Supreme Court Repeals A Nationwide Prohibition On Sports Betting

Pennsylvanians Cheer As The US Supreme Court Repeals A Nationwide Prohibition On Sports Betting

On May 14, 2018 the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) ended a nationwide prohibition on single-sport wagering that had been in effect for 36 years. During the ban (due to grandfather clauses) Delaware, Oregon, and Montana were allowed to accept limited sports wagers, and only Nevada casinos could operate a full sports book. With the repeal, all 50…

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