Latest articles

Pennsylvania Retail Casinos Are Removing Slot Machines, Blaming Unregulated Skill Games

April 26, 2024 | By: Chav Vasilev

Pennsylvania casinos are cutting slot inventory over poor performance, with one placing blame on the unregulated skill game machines found in convenience stores and gas stations. Rivers Pittsburg received permission from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) to remove 302 slots from its casino floor. While it acknowledged the need for newer machines, the casino […]

Mohegan Launches Pennsylvania Online Casino Ahead of Unibet’s Upcoming Departure

April 25, 2024 | By: Robyn McNeil

Online casino players in the Keystone State have a new way to play following Mohegan Digital’s full launch of its branded Pennsylvania online casino. Starting today, players can access “no shortage of thrilling slots, table games, and more” through their browser or by downloading the apps for iPhone and Android. Pennsylvania’s newest online platform entry follows Unibet‘s […]

Pennsylvania Senator Wayne Fontana Delivers His Promised Ban on Credit Card Deposits

April 24, 2024 | By: Chav Vasilev

Thanks to a bill introduced by Senator Wayne Fontana, credit cards may soon disappear as a payment option for Pennsylvania online casinos. He and six cosponsors have proposed legislation that would amend the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes to ban credit card usage for all online gambling in the state, which includes: Online casinos Online sportsbooks iLottery purchases […]

Pennsylvania Gambling Industry Under Threat by Unregulated Skill Games & Declining Population

The Allegheny Institute for Public Policy (AIPP) is sounding the alarm that the proliferation of unregulated skill games may threaten Pennsylvania’s lucrative gambling industry and a declining population will impede growth. Although its policy brief says the industry is currently “coming up aces,” these two trends, in combination, paint a more worrisome picture for the […]

Pennsylvania Skill Game Manufacturers and Operators Fight Philadelphia City Council Ban

March 26, 2024 | By: Robyn McNeil

G&B Amusements, a distributor of Pace-O-Matic (POM) gaming machines, and Philly-based 7-Eleven franchise owner Tariq Jalil are suing the city of Philadelphia to keep the machines operating in spite of a municipal ban. The lawsuit is an attempt to block legislation passed by Philadelphia City Council last week banning skill machines inside convenience stores and […]

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Declines Appeal in Banilla Skill Games Case, Pace-o-Matic Still Pending

March 22, 2024 | By: Alex Weldon

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has declined to hear an appeal by state authorities defending their seizure of gray market “skill game” machines from Banilla Games. That means the Commonwealth Court’s order that the machines be returned to their original owners will stand, and the machines can continue to operate. That case was one of two appeals before the […]

White Hat Studios Continues to Expand Partnerships at a Lightning Pace

White Hat Studios’ content is rapidly making its way into more US online casinos—so rapidly, in fact, that announcements of new operator partnerships have been arriving on a weekly basis. The latest of these include expansions of existing partnerships with Caesars and FanDuel. FanDuel Casino now offers White Hat slots to its players in Connecticut and Pennsylvania. […]

More Pennsylvanians Using Text Messages & Online Chat for Problem Gambling Help, 2023 Data Shows

March 18, 2024 | By: Robyn McNeil

Last year, Pennsylvanians increasingly sought problem gambling help via text and online chat, according to data from the Council on Compulsive Gambling of Pennsylvania (CCGP). CCGP is responsible for promoting and monitoring 1-800-GAMBLER helpline use in the state. Ahead of the release of its annual report, CCGP shared its call data with Bonus and PlayUSA. In addition […]

Back To Top

Get connected with us on Social Media