Great Neck, New York's Gregory Nerenberg became a back-to-back Big Stax poker tournament champion at Parx Casino in Bensalem, Pennsylvania this past week.
After a big July, revenue at Pennsylvania poker rooms dropped back down a bit in August, with numbers dipping slightly over the month.
Pennsylvania's largest and most successful live poker tournament series wrapped up last week at Parx Casino with a three-way chop in the $1,500 Main Event.
Pennsylvania slot machine revenues continued to decline in the month of July, marking the tenth straight month the numbers were down for casinos in PA.
Pennsylvania casino regulators announced slot revenues had dipped two percent over the past year, just as lawmakers were considering gambling expansion.
A bill that would legalize online poker games in Pennsylvania is moving back to the Senate this week and the hope is it will pass before the end of June.
As Pennsylvania lawmakers still ponder the legalization of online casino games, online poker, and DFS, slot revenue at PA casinos continues to decline.
Pennsylvania table game revenue numbers saw a big jump in April, helping total gaming revenues increase for the second month in a row.
After five straight months in decline, Pennsylvania casino gaming revenues turned around last month, seeing an increase of 0.12 percent over March 2016.
The Pennsylvania Legislature is considering making online poker a crime after a bill was introduced seeking to make all forms of online gambling illegal.