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US – Pennsylvania Board fines Second Street Gaming and Greenwood Gaming

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has fined two licensees related to the theft of Video Gaming Terminals at a truck stop and an iGaming certificate holder that allowed deployment of unapproved online games. The fines, totaling $17,500, were the result of Board approval at its public meeting of consent agreements between the PGCB’s Office of…

US – Conscious Gaming’s self-exclusion tool makes US debut with Pennsylvania regulator

Conscious Gaming and the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board are today deploying “PlayPause”, a self-exclusion tool for internet-based gambling created to modernise and strengthen the effectiveness of the U.S. gaming industry’s responsible gaming programmes. This is the first deployment of PlayPause in the United States with the solution being made available at no cost to operators…

US – Penn National Gaming set to soft launch Barstool Sportsbook App in Pennsylvania

Penn National Gaming has announced that the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has approved a live, real money test period for its new Barstool Sportsbook mobile app in Pennsylvania from September 15 to 17, pending final iOS app approval. Following the test period, Penn National intends to officially launch the Barstool Sportsbook app in Pennsylvania on…

US – Gaming Control Board levies fine for unapproved poker tournaments at Pennsylvania casino

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has fined Mountainview Thoroughbred Racing Association, operator of Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Dauphin County, $20,000 for conducting poker tournaments that had not been approved by the agency. The fine was the result of a Board approval at its public meeting of a consent agreement between…

US – Stadium Casino awarded Category 4 license for $150m Live! Casino Pittsburgh

Stadium Casino Westmoreland has been awarded a Category 4 gaming license by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board for its Live! Casino Pittsburgh project. The project will be developed at the Westmoreland Mall in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, PA. Stadium Casino, is owned by Principals of The Cordish Companies. he presentation for the new $150m Live!…

US – Pennsylvania launches Self-Exclusion Program for VGTs

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) will launch a self-help tool for individuals to voluntarily exclude themselves from participating in gambling at Video Gaming Terminals (VGTs). The VGT Self-Exclusion Program allows individuals to voluntarily choose one-year, five-year, or lifetime bans for this gambling activity. VGT establishments and operators must refuse wagers and deny gaming privileges,…

US – Penn National approved for Hollywood Morgantown mini casino

Penn National Gaming has received licensing approval from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board and will soon begin construction of its Category 4 Hollywood Casino Morgantown on a vacant 36-acre site in Caernarvon Township, Berks County. Timothy Wilmott, Chief Executive Officer for Penn National Gaming, said: “We are very pleased with today’s unanimous approval and appreciate…

US – Pennsylvania launches self-exclusion program for online gambling

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has announced that a self-help tool for individuals to voluntarily exclude themselves from participating in the new internet-based gaming (iGaming) activities for sports wagering and casino-like games is now available. Modeled after the successful Self-Exclusion Program that has assisted thousands of persons by allowing them to voluntarily ban themselves…

US – Pennsylvania generates record-breaking revenue in March

Revenue from Pennsylvania’s slots and tables have reached an all-time monthly high during March 2019 of $309,125,131. The amount was also a 2.86 per cent increase over March 2018, the only other month since casinos opened in late 2006 where overall revenue was above $300m ($300,516,011). March’s numbers were driven by the highest single month…