Pennsylvania could cash in on ‘skill games,’ but some just want them gone

BY: - August 23, 2023

[*This article was updated at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023, to correct Jeff Morris’ name.] Pennsylvania misses out on an estimated $250 million in revenue that could be collected by regulating and taxing so-called skill games that have proliferated across the commonwealth, a state Senate panel heard Wednesday. And without the oversight of the […]

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Jackpot: Pa.’s monthly gambling revenue breaks $500M mark in March | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 21, 2023

All told, the state collected $212.3 million in taxes off those revenues in March.

Pa. Gaming revenue shot up in February; sports betting leads the way | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 21, 2023

Pa. took in nearly $457M in gambling revenue in February, a 21.6 increase from February 2022, state regulators said.

Pa. reports $311M in gaming, fantasy sports revenue in August, state regulators say

BY: - September 16, 2020

The total tax revenue from those sources was $128.8 million in August, the gaming board said in its statement.


Pa. casinos lost big in lockdown. Here’s how that happened | Opinion

BY: - August 9, 2020

A bright spot was the significant rise of online gambling in the period in which the coronavirus reared its ugly medical and economic head.