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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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The PA PlaySugarHouse Bonus Is A No-Brainer

The PA PlaySugarHouse Bonus Is A No-Brainer

PlaySugarHouse PA is officially accepting bets. The sportsbook came to players in May as the first online sportsbook to launch in the state. The PlaySugarHouse casino will be next on tap when they open as part of a state-wide coordinated launch in mid-July. Not only is this a great time for anybody that likes to…

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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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Grumpy Cat Gets A Game In The PA Online Lottery

Grumpy Cat Gets A Game In The PA Online Lottery

The original Grumpy Cat has died. But that doesn’t mean she won’t continue to live in our hearts and through an instant game in the PA Online Lottery. The PA iLottery released the game before Grumpy Cat’s untimely death and represents just the latest game that players can enjoy in the PA Online Lottery. The…

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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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Mohegan Sun Pocono Approved For PA Sports Betting

Mohegan Sun Pocono Approved For PA Sports Betting

On Tuesday, the Mohegan Sun Pocono became the eighth PA casino to be approved for sports betting by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. Mohegan Sun had originally applied for its license in March. The approval of the Mohegan Sun Pocono will bring the first sportsbook to north-eastern Pennsylvania. It is expected to open this fall…

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Kentucky Derby Controversy: Did The Track Made The Right Call?

Kentucky Derby Controversy: Did The Track Made The Right Call?

Last weekend was a tumultuous one in the world of horse racing. While all eyes turned to Churchill Downs for the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby, fans and bettors were stunned when the unofficial winner, Maximum Security, was disqualified for interference, resulting in a 65-1 shot, Country House, taking the roses as the winner.…

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