Pennsylvania politicians have ignored revenue in the budget impasse, leaving hope for internet gambling, while one CEO is pessimistic on regulation in 2015.
The forces behind the Restoration of America's Wire Act -- legislation that seeks to ban iGaming -- could stop online gambling legislation in Pennsylvania.
An interest group representing part of the horse racing industry in Pennsylvania has come out against legislation that would regulate online gambling.
An online gambling bill in Pennsylvania is in limbo as a deadline for the state budget looms and an impasse remains between Gov. Tom Wolf and Republicans.
Pennsylvania's Senate held a new hearing about regulating iGaming, as witnesses were generally in favor of a bill, while some legislators had reservations.
Follow A second effort to legalize online poker in Pennsylvania was formally submitted to the House this week; however, in contrast to John Payne’s HB 649, Nick Miccarelli’s bill is strictly poker. A reworking of an earlier bill (HB 2297), HB 695 seeks to legalize online poker but under a different framework to the one Payne envisions. [...]
Follow Pennsylvania state Rep. John Payne (R-106th District) introduced an online gambling bill this week. The bill, HB649, is not specific about the games that would be legalized and regulated. It appears to leave the door open for all forms of poker and casino games. Rep. Payne is the chairman of the House Gaming Oversight Committee. [...]
Follow Lawmakers from four states plan to introduce legislation to legalize online gambling in 2015. Most industry pundits believe California will be the next state to legalize some form of online gambling, but some experts believe that Pennsylvania may precede them. Pennsylvania Governor-elect Tom Wolf ran on online gambling in the November [...]
Follow Earlier this week, Canadian authorities executed search warrants at Amaya Gaming headquarters in Quebec. The search was jointly conducted by the Canadian Federal Police and Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), the Canadian financial regulator reported Forbes. The reason for the search was initially unknown. AMF spokesman Sylvain [...]
Follow Billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson has donated over $100 million to GOP lawmakers to support a bill to ban online gambling. However, the chairman of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation is facing opposition from some of the same politicians that he lobbied for. The Tea Party base is particularly opposed to his bill. Tea Party politicians [...]