Online Gambling Hits $1.5 Billion In Top Three Markets In 2021

Mobile Casino

New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Michigan online gambling combined for over $1.5 billion in revenue in the first half of 2021. The mobile sports betting boom of 2020 continued into 2021. The success of these online markets could persuade other markets to launch. TRENTON, N.J. – Online gambling has continued to surge in the US with … Read more

Bill Hornbuckle Of MGM Endorses Online Casinos In Nevada

iGaming

At the recent IndyFest 2021, Bill Hornbuckle, CEO of MGM Resorts, publicly endorsed iGaming in Nevada. Nevada has historically been against online casinos. However, iGaming access would have saved the state from a lot of lost revenue suffered during the pandemic casino closures. LAS VEGAS – The topic of iGaming in Nevada was brought up … Read more

Pennsylvania Sports Betting Revenue Dips In August 2021

Pennsylvania Sportsbook

Sportsbooks in Pennsylvania saw $25.3 million in August revenue which is down month-over-month. August’s betting handle had $348.5 million in wagers, up 14.5% from July’s handle. Pennsylvania should see an increase in betting activity in September with the return of college football and the NFL. HARRISBURG, Pa. – Sports betting in Pennsylvania saw an increase … Read more

Senator Fontana Wants Sportsbook Kiosks In Pennsylvania Bars

Pennsylvania Gambling

Senator Fontana wants Pennsylvania bars to be able to have sports betting kiosks within their establishments. Kiosks could help local bars make extra money to aid in the financial relief needed due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. HARRISBURG, Pa. – Senator Wayne Fontana is currently spearheading a new effort to free Pennsylvania bars from a regulation … Read more

Online Poker Revenue Profits See Big Jump From June To July

Poker Revenue Increase

Online poker revenue numbers from June to July are rising in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and possibly Michigan. LAS VEGAS – Online poker saw its best revenue year in 2020 due to people staying in their homes from the COVID-19 pandemic. Since that time however, revenue rates have expectedly dropped for online poker as in-person options … Read more

WSOP High Roller Online Bracelet Event Cancelled In PA

Pennsylvania WSOP Canceled

The WSOP cancelled a high roller event in Pennsylvania 10 minutes before signup. Many players were forced to travel to the event in order to compete. The WSOP rescheduled the event for a week later, instead of running it when the issues were fixed. PHILADELPHIA – A World Series of Poker High Roller Online Bracelet … Read more

Penn National Gaming To Open New PA Casino In August

Penn National Gaming

Penn National Gaming is opening a third casino in Pennsylvania on Aug. 12. The casino is located in York County, in what used to be a Sears. It will hold 500 slot machines and 24 table games, with capacity for more. SPRINGETTSBURY TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Penn National Gaming is opening a third brick-and-mortar casino in … Read more

States Consider Interstate Gaming In Wake Of Wire Act Case

Online Poker

The West Virginia Lottery Commission is considering an online poker interstate compact. Currently, the major compact is the MSIGA, which covers Delaware, New Jersey and Nevada. Pennsylvania and Michigan are also potential interstate compact partners. LAS VEGAS – The West Virginia Lottery Commission is looking into the possibility of joining the MSIGA, which is a … Read more

WSOP To Be Available In Pennsylvania On July 12

World Series of Poker

Pennsylvania will not be part of the interstate compacts that states like New Jersey and Nevada are part of. This will be the third online poker option in Pennsylvania’s regulated poker market. HARRISBURG, Penn. – The World Series of Poker online poker website is soon to be available to online gamblers in Pennsylvania. While Pennsylvania … Read more

Betway Opens Online In Pennsylvania For Casino & Sports Betting

Betway

Betway is on its way to becoming the 13th mobile sportsbook in Pennsylvania and the 17th iCasino. The European company has a temporary license for Monday through Wednesday and will be issued a permanent license if their operations run smoothly. Betway is currently active in Colorado and Indiana, making Pennsylvania the third state in the … Read more