Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board News

11 Aug 2021
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today approved a consent agreement between the PGCB’s Office of Enforcement Counsel and a casino license holder resulting in a $7,500 fine.
15 Jul 2021
The World Series of Poker is officially live online in Pennsylvania following a successful field trial and approval from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.
16 Jun 2021
Today, the board approved six consent agreements between the PGCB’s Office of Enforcement Counsel and license holders resulting in a total of $284,000 in fines along with two non-monetary enforcements.
21 Apr 2021
A fine of $7,500 was levied against VGT Terminal Operator Second Street Gaming, LLC and one of $5,000 against VGT Establishment Licensee Love’s Travel Stops & County Stores.
26 Feb 2021
Throughout March, the PGCB will educate about the effects of gambling disorders, provide tools to identify this addiction and recognize access to services that help minimize the consequences of disordered gambling.
19 Feb 2021
Pennsylvania becomes the fourth state in which GiG’s Media division is active through its U.S.-facing websites the World Sports Network and CasinoTopsOnline.com.
19 Feb 2021
This week, we saw more signs of progress toward normalcy when MGM Resorts International announced three of its Las Vegas Strip resorts will be moving back to 24/7 hours.
17 Feb 2021
PGCB reported that revenue from Internet Casino Type Gaming of more than $80.4 million was the highest amount to date eclipsing the previous high set in December 2020 by 11% when revenue was $71,609,260.
12 Feb 2021
After news broke on Thursday regarding restriction changes in Nevada, we are starting to trend back to what we remember Sin City being.
9 Feb 2021
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today reported that preliminary figures show $53,634,680 was wagered in the Commonwealth on this past weekend’s Super Bowl through retail and online sportsbooks.
6 Jan 2021
The new gaming and entertainment destination located in the Stadium District will open on 19 January 2021 at 4 p.m. with a series of reservation-only preview days for Live! Rewards Club members.
2 Jan 2021
Restaurants and bars at Rivers Casino Philadelphia remain closed, per the citywide orders. Smoking is not currently permitted on the gaming floor; designated outdoor smoking areas have been established.
22 Dec 2020
This is the first deployment of PlayPause in the U.S. with the solution being made available at no cost to operators and regulators via Conscious Gaming.
10 Dec 2020
Under the order by Governor Tom Wolf today, 12 casinos operating in the Commonwealth will cease all gaming activities and patron entry by tomorrow.
19 Oct 2020
Leading up to the 24 November public opening, Live! Casino will host a series of invitation-only private events, including charity nights on 14-15 November to benefit the Westmoreland County Food Bank and Sage’s Army, as well as a ribbon-cutting ceremony on 17 November.
5 Oct 2020
Eric Fitzgerald comes to Philly by way of the Las Vegas Strip, where he most recently served as president and COO of Excalibur Hotel and Casino.