After nearly three months of no action a glut of applications came in from PA casinos to offer online casinos and online poker in the Keystone State.
The Pennsylvania Lottery soft-launched its online lottery website this week, offering the first-ever legal and regulated online gambling products available in the state.
Keno is being hailed a hit in Pennsylvania, with over $2 million in sales in the first 17 days since the game officially launched. Additionally, the PA Lotto has awarded $1.3 million in prizes.
Churchill Downs is about to make a big splash in the legal and regulated online gambling and sports betting markets in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Next up in the expanded offerings from the Pennsylvania Lottery is Xpress Sports, a virtual sports offering from Inspired Entertainment.
Skins continue to be a major sticking point in the current creation of regulations governing online gambling in Pennsylvania, with most experts agreeing any limits and limitations will hurt revenue.
March was a huge month for Pennsylvania casinos with combined revenue across the state’s 12 gaming properties exceeded $300 million for the first time ever.
While the PA Gaming Control Board debates how many skins online casinos should get, the bill’s authors clarify they never intended to limit skins.
There are four different types of casinos in Pennsylvania. Each category can have a limited number of slots and table games in addition to other amenities all based on type.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced this week it will begin accepting applications for interactive gaming platforms on June 4.