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.

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BY: - March 24, 2023

A new report by Penn State and two state oversight agencies takes stock of Pa.'s online gambling landscape.

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BY: - March 21, 2023

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

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BY: - September 22, 2022

A reminder the House always wins: It's a 4.24 percent increase over last August.


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BY: - April 21, 2022

Internet casino-type gaming broke the $110M mark for the first time, officials said.