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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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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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Former Valley Forge Turf Club Opens Second PA Sportsbook In Week

Former Valley Forge Turf Club Opens Second PA Sportsbook In Week

The location of the former Valley Forge Turf Club became the second sportsbook to go live in the Valley Forge area last week after officially launching on Thursday after two days of successful testing. The launch of the Pennslyvania’s eighth overall sportsbook comes just in time for March Madness. Earlier in the week, the Valley…

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SugarHouse Casino Sportsbook Was Number One In PA During January

SugarHouse Casino Sportsbook Was Number One In PA During January

Last week, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board released numbers for its rapidly expanding sports betting market, doubling handle from the previous month from $16 million to $32 million. The increase in handle, which is a measure of total wagers, was in large part due to a full month of reporting for three sportsbooks and partial…

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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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