Ten of the 13 Pennsylvania casinos plan to launch online poker in 2019, but these three properties plan to stay on the sidelines.
A Penn National spokesman voiced the gaming group's disappointment about the gambling expansion bill in Pennsylvania, claiming legislators were unprepared.
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.
The PA Senate will be moving ahead with legislation seeking to legalize and regulate online poker next week. The taxation rate is still up for discussion.
Penn National Gaming officials commented that if Pennsylvania lawmakers set online gambling taxes too high, the Pennsylvania casino industry will walk away.
Pennsylvania politicians have ignored revenue in the budget impasse, leaving hope for internet gambling, while one CEO is pessimistic on regulation in 2015.