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Pennsylvania Sports Betting Tops $5bn Handle in 11 Months

Though receding tides of Pennsylvania sports betting resulted in a 7% decline, May pushed the yearly handle to the $5 billion mark. Still, there’s one month left in the fiscal year. Despite a drop in handle, sportsbook revenue reported a 5.5% increase from April. According to monthly figures released Thursday …

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Pennsylvania Casinos Lose Legal Battle Against Lottery Over Online Offerings

The Pennsylvania Lottery has recently won a legal battle against the state’s seven casinos trying to shut down the lottery’s online games. While rejecting the lawsuit filed by casino owners, the judge ruled the lottery’s internet-based games do not violate state law by using systems unique enough to slot machines …

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Pennsylvania Sports Betting Fares Better with $479M Handle in April

Pennsylvania sports betting also witnessed a declining trend in April, reporting a 14% month-on-month decrease to $479 million for the month. However, amid a traditional spring slump, the Pennsylvania sportsbooks fared relatively better than the other markets like Indiana and Michigan, which saw 25% and 26% decline, relatively. According to …

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Pennsylvania Sports Betting Resumes Success With March Handle

Normalcy returned to Pennsylvania sports betting which continued its rising trend in March after a temporary dip in February. According to the monthly report released Thursday by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), the state recorded $560.3 million of handle in March, representing a 9.97% increase from February’s $509.5 million, …

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PointsBet Enters Pennsylvania & Mississippi via Penn National Expanded Deal

PointsBet has gained market access to Pennsylvania and Mississippi online sports betting and iGaming through an extended agreement with Penn National Gaming. The announcement made late Thursday came following the extension of the digital gaming services framework agreement between Australia-based online sportsbook and Pennsylvania-based Penn National Gaming in July 2019. …

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Pennsylvania Sports Betting Posts $509.5M in February Handle

Pennsylvania sports betting reported $510 million of handle in February, falling more than $100 million from the record figure achieved in January. In January, the state’s sportsbook operators took a record-setting $615 million in bets, thanks to three more days and one full additional weekend than February. However, according to …

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BetMGM Launches Second Casino App in Pennsylvania

BetMGM launched its second online casino, the Borgata Casino app, in Pennsylvania through a deal with Rivers Casino Philadelphia on Wednesday. While hailing the launch as an “important milestone,” BetMGM’s CEO Adam Greenblatt said there are few casino brands as well-respected as Borgata, which is evident by its success in …

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Pennsylvania: Third State Ever to Cross $600M Monthly Handle

Pennsylvania has become the third US state ever to cross $600 million monthly sports betting in handle in January, after New Jersey and Nevada. As Pennsylvania sportsbooks continue to snowball the state’s monthly sports betting records, January brought in an unprecedented $615 million of bets. According to the official report …

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Pennsylvania Could See Another Online Poker Option, GGPoker

Regulators have authorized two more digital gaming licenses, including one which could bring another online poker option to Pennsylvania. On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) awarded licenses to Betfair and NSUS Group, the parent company of GGPoker, to operate in the Keystone State. Members of the board, who …

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Pennsylvania Sports Betting Posts Record Handle in December with $548.6M

Pennsylvania bade farewell to 2020 by posting an all-time high sports betting handle of $548.6 million in December. The previous best for the state was $525.8 million posted in October 2020. The December 2020 handle was also an increase of 60.1% from December 2019, which saw $342.6 million. According to …

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