After talks on the budget between House Republicans and Gov. Tom Wolf collapse, online gambling expansion in Pennsylvania is in jeopardy.
With the push for VGTs in Pennsylvania still going, several groups, including law enforcement, speak out against the bar gambling devices.
Video gambling terminals (VGTs) are a contentious issue in Pennsylvania, but bar and restaurant owners are pushing for the new revenue source.
Pennsylvania’s Senate rejected a revenue packaged passed by the House, sending lawmakers back to the drawing board as time wastes away.
Over the past five years, free play payouts have dropped by nearly 10 percent, leaving experts to wonder about the future of free-play programs.
In a move that is drawing both praise and criticism, the Pennsylvania Lottery is testing debit card purchases in Pittsburgh and Harrisburg.
July was a normal month for Pennsylvania casinos. Slots revenue was down, table games were up. The outlier is Mount Airy, who had a massive month.
SugarHouse Casino is facing a $14 million lawsuit from the general contracting firm that handled the casino’s 2016 expansion.
Pennsylvania lawmakers have yet to agree on how to fund the 2017-2018 budget, which means a gambling expansion bill will have to wait until the fall.
While gambling expansion remains in limbo, two Pennsylvania lawmakers duke it out in a local paper with a pair of pro and anti-VGT letters to the editor.