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Pennsylvania Eyes Legalized Sports Betting

Pennsylvania has moved closer to the introduction of a legalised sports betting market after the Gaming and Oversight Committee in the US state’s House of Representatives voted to move legislation forward. Introduced in February, House Bill 519 would enable Pennsylvania to legalise sports betting activities, pending federal authorisation. The bill passed with a unanimous vote…

Online Gambling Problems, Retirements and Celebrations!

Pennsylvania has been trying regulate online gambling for several years.

Now that they are close to getting a bill passed, a few senators are trying to throw a wrench into the plans.

Also, a key online gambling opponents is retiring from politics, and Trump talks sports betting!

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More Trouble for Online Gambling in Pennsylvania

A powerful group is pushing to set high tax rates to online gambling activities in order to make it non-viable in the state.US.- A group within the Pennsylvania State Senate is attempting to trample down the intent of regulating online gambling in the region. Online Poker Report (OPR) reported that the small but powerful group…

Talk of New Jersey – New York – Pennsylvania Online Poker Pact

At present, playing legal online poker on a regulated New Jersey site can be a frustrating ordeal. Games do not run round the clock, tournament guarantees are on the low side (and dipping), and low-to-mid stakes No Limit Hold’em games dominate cash game lobbies. But with online poker at the forefront of the legislative conversation…

Pennsylvania Republicans Push to Criminalize Online Gambling

Not everyone in the Pennsylvania legislature is on board with the idea of legal online gambling. That became abundantly clear at last week’s joint hearing of the House Gaming Oversight Committee and the Senate Community Economic & Recreational Development Committee. Now there’s even a bill to make online gambling explicitly illegal in the state. Five…

Pennsylvania Online Gaming Hearing This Week

Pennsylvania is planning to host a joint gambling reform hearing before both the House and Senate in an effort to push ahead with plans to introduce legalised online gaming in the US state. A hearing was due to take place this week before the House Gaming Oversight Committee, but was cancelled in favour of the…

Pennsylvania Online Gambling Bill Returns

Pennsylvania State Reps. Rosita Youngblood and George Dunbar are looking for co-sponsors for an impending gaming reform bill they plan to introduce in the near future. In co-sponsorship memoranda that surfaced on Wednesday, Youngblood and Dunbar laid out their case… The key components of the bill are carryovers from legislation passed by the Pennsylvania House…

Pennsylvania’s Sports Betting Bill

Pennsylvania has added another type of gambling offering to its wish list. A House Representative has recently informed fellow lawmakers that he plans to introduce a bill that would call for the legalization of sports betting within the Keystone State’s borders. Rep. Robert F. Matzie, who has been member of the state Legislature since 2009,…

Reasons for Optimism in Pennsylvania Online Gambling Push

A key Pennsylvania lawmaker is optimistic on online gambling coming to the Keystone State in the next few months. Pennsylvania state Sen. Mario Scavello — the newly appointed chairman of the Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee — made some news on Friday when he told Mark Gueretze of CDC Gaming Reports: “It looks like…

Pennsylvania Online Gambling Talks Start January 3rd

Representatives of the state’s casinos will meet on January 3 to discuss the gambling law. Senator Kim Ward, R-Westmoreland, announced that she set up a meeting with representatives of the state’s 12 casinos on the same day that lawmakers are supposed to discuss the new legislative session. The closed-door meeting will take place in the…

Pennsylvania Misses Out on Internet Gambling, Again

A bill to regulate online gambling and daily fantasy sports (DFS) in the US state of Pennsylvania is not likely to pass before the end of 2016, according to an official close to legal talks. Pennsylvania newspaper Tribune-Review quoted Casey Long, director of policy and legislative affairs in the office of Senate President Pro Tempore…

Gambling News from New York, Pennsylvania and Jamaica

This weeks gambling news is jamming, mon! We’re following stories from the American states of New York and Pennsylvania.

Plus, rare online gambling news from the island of Jamaica! We also have a game review for the Red Riding Hood Online Slot from Net Entertainment.

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Pennsylvania Online Gambling a Coin Flip

Next week, Pennsylvania lawmakers in the House Gaming Oversight Committee will take another look at regulated online gaming for the Keystone State. The hearing would add to the growing list of meetings on the proposal. The bill has been discussed more than 50 separate times since the start of 2015, according to Pennsylvania Rep. John…

Online Gambling’s Pennsylvania Coin Flip

The time to get online gambling legislation passed in Pennsylvania is running out for this year, and the best chance to get a bill passed in just 50/50.

Also, has the fantasy sports industry inspired a Hollywood movie? r, and the best chance to get a bill passed in just 50/50.

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Pennsylvania Online Gambling Pushed Back… Again

Legislation that would allow online gambling in Pennsylvania will not be passed until at least the autumn after it was left out of the state’s spending bill. The $31 billion ($28 billion) budget was signed by Governor Tom Wolf on Monday, however a fiscal plan to pay for its provisions has not yet been agreed.…

Online Gambling’s Wild Ride in Pennsylvania

It’s been an up and down ride for online gambling in the state of Pennsylvania.

Will they ever regulate our industry?

Also, gambling news from the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and New Jersey.

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Online Gambling’s Wild Ride in Pennsylvania

The fate of a bill that would authorize online gambling in Pennsylvania seemingly changes by the day in recent weeks. Last week, the possibility of Pennsylvania online poker and casino games took an unprecedented step when an omnibus gaming bill passed the House of Representatives. Gambling is a major part of the revenue package being…