Pennsylvania Inches Toward Online Gambling and VGTs

Lawmakers in Pennsylvania are inching their way towards a consensus on regulated online gambling, but the contentious issue of land-based video gaming terminals (VGT) could derail the entire process. As it stands today, the Pennsylvania legislature is working on two different bill that both legalize online gambling in the Keystone State. The biggest difference between…

Pennsylvania Casinos Post Record Revenue for March '17

Pennsylvania's regulated casino gambling industry posted its highest revenues, ever, in March 2017 when it comes to table games. According to a recent statement from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, gross table games revenue clocked in at $79,543,775 compared to $77,914,245 during that same period in 2016. That's an increase of roughly 2 percent. March…

Pennsylvania Online Gambling Could Bring in $400 Million Over Six Years

Regulated online gambling could generate as much as $400 million in tax revenue over its first six years of operation. That's the extremely optimistic viewpoint put forward in a recent study produced by onlinepokerreport.com analyst Robert DellaFave. DellaFave's report was commissioned by supporters of the effort to legalize online gambling in Pennsylvania and includes $146…

Nevada Loses Gambling Tax Crown to Pennsylvania and New York

Move over Nevada, there's a new gambling tax revenue king in the United States of America, Pennsylvania. The Keystone state is now besting the Battle State by more than $500 million in revenue, according to a recent report from the American Gaming Association (AGA). Pennsylvania's popular casinos brought in more then $1.38 billion in tax…

Pennsylvania Lawmaker Introduces Online Gambling Bill

Pennsylvania lawmakers are considering a bill that would legalize online gambling in their jurisdiction. If it passes, the bill would create the largest regulated igaming market in the United States. The new online gambling bill was introduced earlier this week by Pennsylvania State Rep. John Payne. (It's no coincidence that Payne is also the head…