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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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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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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Online Sports Betting In PA Frequently Asked Questions

Online Sports Betting In PA Frequently Asked Questions

It’s only a matter of time now. Last week, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board revealed in its monthly meeting that online sports betting in PA would be coming in May. The launch would mark approximately six months after Penn National Gaming went live with the first land-based casino. With an online sports betting launch imminent,…

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PA Online Lottery Players Can Win Up To $150,000 At New Game Jungle Tumble

PA Online Lottery Players Can Win Up To $150,000 At New Game Jungle Tumble

The PA Online Lottery has introduced yet another new game to the ever-expanding iLottery. The new game is called “Jungle Tumble,” a multi-match style game where players can win up to $150,000 in cash. With the launch of the new game, the PA Online Lottery has 35 instant games for players to play as of…

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Big Benjamins Prize Draw Awards $5,000 Each Week To PA Online Lottery Players During April

Big Benjamins Prize Draw Awards $5,000 Each Week To PA Online Lottery Players During April

Fresh off the heels of last month’s Pot of Gold prize draw, the PA iLottery is back with another big prize draw during April called The Big Benjamins Prize Draw. In total, the PA Online Lottery will be giving away $35,000 over the course of the month including a $10,000 grand prize on April 30th…

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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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