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Pa. Senate committee takes up the future of illegal skill games as top lawmakers return industry funds

BY: - June 14, 2021

In the last week, Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman, R-Centre, and Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward, R-Westmoreland, said they returned thousands of dollars in donations from the skill games industry.

State gambling oversight agency sees revenue potential in online sports bets

BY: - February 27, 2019

Allowing Pennsylvanians to place sports bets online could mean increased revenue for the state, a Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board official told lawmakers Wednesday. “The information we’re receiving is that the online component is popular and can exceed the amount of revenue obtained from a retail side,” Executive Director Kevin O’Toole said during a House Appropriations […]