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The Debate on Skill Games Takes It’s Toll on PA Law Enforcement

Dane TerrellBy: Dane Terrell
The issue of skill games continues to take it’s toll for Pennsylvania law enforcement and the PGCB.
05/15/2024
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Recent Study Shows Pennsylvania Losing Millions to Unregulated Betting Machines

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The American Gaming Association’s recent study into the damage created by unregulated betting machines estimates that Pennsylvania houses roughly 67,000 illegal machines across the state. The unregulated machines costs Pennsylvania untold millions in lost taxes annually.
02/29/2024
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Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Hopes to Curb Unattended Children in Vehicles at Casinos

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After a rash of incidents of adults leaving children in vehicles outside the state’s casinos while they gamble, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has moved to crack down on the problem.
02/29/2024
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Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Opens Application Period for Online Casino Operators

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In a surprise move, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) decided to re-open the petition period for casino operators located outside the state to enter Pennsylvania’s expanding online gaming market.
02/29/2024
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Bally’s Applies with PGCB to Join Pennsylvania iGaming Market

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Bally’s Pennsylvania made the move this week to expand their gaming reach in the Keystone State by filing an application to offer online slots and table games to Pennsylvania’s iGaming customers.
02/29/2024
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Dealer, Player Charged With Cheating at Mohegan Pennsylvania Casino

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52 year-old Jason Richard Kutney of Bear Creek, an electronic craps dealer at the Mohegan is accused of pressing a button on the game early allowing casino player, Louis Attilo Grasso, 66, to see the final numbers on the dice before placing his final bet.
02/29/2024
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Legislators Debate Forcing Smoke-Free Pennsylvania Casinos

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With a recent study showing that only 14% of Pennsylvania adults smoke tobacco regularly, Rep. Frankel reintroduced his legislative measure to repeal the exemption and ban smoking from all gaming locations.
02/29/2024
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National Council on Problem Gambling Gives Pennsylvania Passing Regulations Grade

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Pennsylvania’s iGaming market opened in June 2019. The NCPG report shows state regulators have successfully prevented problem gambling on a wide scale by implementing guidelines that help players receive all the information they need before making a wager.
02/29/2024
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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Could Settle Bally’s Dispute Over Mini Casino

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The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board’s recent decision to award Bally’s and their parent company, SC Gaming, the contract for a Category 4 mini-casino in College Township could land the regulatory group in the crosshairs of Pennsylvania’s highest court.
02/29/2024
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Caesars Entertainment Sued By Pennsylvania Casino Employees for Lost Wages

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Both gentleman say that the casino began using a time clock that would register only 7 hours and 45 minutes when they clocked out after a shift lasting over eight hours. The casino then forced their employees to work uncompensated for other duties including card and dice inventories, jackpot payments, and training sessions.
02/29/2024
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