Lawmakers weigh expanding Pa.’s indoor smoking ban to protect casino workers
Fifteen years after Pennsylvania banned smoking in most public places, a Pennsylvania lawmaker wants to close the loopholes that allow patrons to smoke in casinos and some other establishments, to protect workers’ health. State House Health Committee Chairman Dan Frankel (D-Allegheny), held a hearing on Wednesday where casino dealers, gaming and health experts testified about […]
Pennsylvania could cash in on ‘skill games,’ but some just want them gone
[*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 […]
Jackpot: Pa’s casino revenue hit an all-time high in March | Thursday Morning Coffee
Internet casino-type gaming broke the $110M mark for the first time, officials said.