Author: Adam Haman

Will New Competition Disrupt Rivers Casino’s Sportsbook “Monopoly”?

Will New Competition Disrupt Rivers Casino’s Sportsbook “Monopoly”?

For the last four months, Rivers Casino has operated the only sportsbook in the western half of Pennsylvania with no competition in sight. Located in Pittsburgh, Rivers Casino’s sportsbook is on an island. The other seven PA casino sportsbooks are located in and around the Philadelphia area. That gives Rivers a big leg up in the Pennsylvania sports…

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July 15 Picked As Launch Date For PA Online Casino Gaming

July 15 Picked As Launch Date For PA Online Casino Gaming

After a long wait, gamblers in Pennsylvania finally know when online gaming will arrive: July 15, 2019. During a meeting on April 15, Executive Director Kevin O’Toole of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) announced that the board needed 90 more days to finalize regulations and procedures and then they would allow casinos to launch their online gambling operations.…

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Presque Isle Downs & Casino Announces Date of Sportsbook Launch: June 1, 2019

Presque Isle Downs & Casino Announces Date of Sportsbook Launch: June 1, 2019

Presque Isle Downs & Casino made headlines last week, announcing that the casino will be bringing a legal sportsbook to the Erie, Pennsylvania region. Unfortunately, locals will have to wait a while for it to arrive – Presque Isle won’t be opening their already approved sportsbook until June 1, 2019. In an announcement, Presque Isle Downs Vice President and General…

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PA’s Mount Airy And Mohegan Sun Pocono Apply For Sports Betting Licenses

PA’s Mount Airy And Mohegan Sun Pocono Apply For Sports Betting Licenses

Last Friday, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) announced that Mount Airy Casino Resort and Mohegan Sun Pocano have applied with the state for sports betting licenses. These two PA casinos are arriving a little late to the sports betting scene in Pennsylvania. The state has already allowed five PA casinos to begin sportsbook operations…

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Reviewing Wild Run And Fast Buck Basketball – 2 New Games From PA iLottery

Reviewing Wild Run And Fast Buck Basketball – 2 New Games From PA iLottery

Pennsylvania’s online lottery just introduced two new games, Wild Run and Fast Buck Basketball, bringing their total number of games up to 36. Since the state-sponsored online gaming site launched last year, the operators of PA iLottery have done an impressive job of keeping their players interested by constantly introducing many new game variants. The site hosts…

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A Review Of Volcano – A New Collect-Style Game From The PA iLottery

A Review Of Volcano – A New Collect-Style Game From The PA iLottery

Pennsylvania’s Online Lottery has added a new game to its catalogue of offerings, bringing the total up to 35. The new game is called “Volcano“. It’s a collect-style game with some interesting bonus features. Let’s break this new game down in detail. What’s Volcano all about? Game play features in Volcano The player’s first choice…

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PA Sports Betting Is Attracting Some Big Names Including FanDuel and DraftKings

PA Sports Betting Is Attracting Some Big Names Including FanDuel and DraftKings

Sports betting has been only taking place (legally) in Pennsylvania for a few months, but the state is already attracting some big names interested in taking a bite of this brand new market. It’s also calling home some native Keystone Staters from more well-established sports betting Meccas. The current lay of the land When the…

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Parx Casino Opens 2nd Sportsbook At South Philly Turf Club

Parx Casino Opens 2nd Sportsbook At South Philly Turf Club

Pennsylvania is the 7th US state to officially start allowing it’s casinos to take sports bets. The first PA sportsbook was at Hollywood Casino which opened in November of last year. Since then, more have followed suit, demonstrating that Pennsylvania is moving fast and furiously into the US’s long suppressed and currently burgeoning sports betting market.…

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MGM And Golden Nugget Inching Closer To Being Online Casino Gaming Providers In Pennsylvania

MGM And Golden Nugget Inching Closer To Being Online Casino Gaming Providers In Pennsylvania

MGM and Golden Nugget are two of the biggest casino operators in the US. They are also creeping closer to being online casino operators in PA. This week the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) announced that the two applicants had been approved under the board’s Qualified Gaming Entity (QGE) program and as such are eligible…

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