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Pennsylvania Senator Seeks Backing on Bill to Ban Credit at Online Casinos, Sportsbooks, Lottery

March 11, 2024 | By: Robyn McNeil

Senator Wayne Fontana wants to ban Pennsylvania’s legal online casinos and sportsbooks from accepting credit card payments, and he’s going to sponsor a bill to stop it. Sen. Fontana (D-Allegheny County) shared his intention in a memo sent to his Senate colleagues last week seeking a cosponsor for the upcoming legislation. The memo highlighted the importance […]

Betr Casino Coming to Pennsylvania—Jake Paul’s Sportsbook Announces iGaming Expansion Plans

January 23, 2024 | By: Alex Weldon

Sports betting newcomer Betr has announced its expansion plans for 2024, which include making its online casino debut in Pennsylvania. Betr hit the scene last year as a collaboration between online gambling entrepreneur Joey Levy and social media personality and boxer Jake Paul.  Paul leveraged his YouTube fame to get eyes on his professional boxing debut in […]

Fanatics Casino Is Taking Bets in Pennsylvania as of Jan. 22

January 22, 2024 | By: Heather Fletcher

Fanatics Casino began taking bets in Pennsylvania on Jan. 22. As Bonus reported on Jan. 16, the online gambling app switched from PointsBet, a Fanatics Experience, to Fanatics Sportsbook and Casino. The change happened because sports merchandise etailer Fanatics bought the US holdings of Australian online gambling operator PointsBet. After that August purchase of the […]

Fanatics Casino Debuts in Pennsylvania ‘Next Week,’ as PointsBet Becomes Fanatics

January 16, 2024 | By: Heather Fletcher

Fanatics Casino will replace PointsBet, a Fanatics Experience. At 7 p.m. on Jan. 16, I received notice as a Pennsylvania account holder that the changeover from PointsBet to Fanatics Sportsbook and Casino would happen “next week.” When the app changes over, Fanatics Casino will be accessible through Fanatics Sportsbook. Eventually, the online casino app will […]

Vox Pop: Is Online Gambling Legal? I Asked Pennsylvanians If They Knew

December 29, 2023 | By: Heather Fletcher

At the suggestion of an online gambling industry professional, I spent 90 minutes asking Philadelphians a simple question. Is online gambling legal? Exactly 90% said “yes,” which will probably surprise the iGaming professional who wishes to remain anonymous. Because despite Pennsylvania online casinos, poker rooms, and sportsbooks becoming legal in 2019, many Keystone Staters still […]

Time Out Ohio, Gamban Offer Free Blocking Software to Ohio Gamblers

December 12, 2023 | By: Robyn McNeil

A new partnership between Time Out Ohio (TOO) and Gamban offers Ohio gamblers one year of free access to the software that blocks over 70,000 international gambling websites and apps—across multiple devices. With the deal between the Ohio Lottery Commission’s (OLC) timeout program and the UK-based developer, Ohio joins Pennsylvania in giving players free access […]

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