Posts Tagged ‘pennsylvania casinos’

February 11th, 2011 – by Glen Farmer Two casinos in Pennsylvania have recently been hit with fines for allowing underage gamblers into the gaming floor. Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh and the Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Houston, Washington County, PA, have been fined for allowing players under the age of 21 to gamble on their […]

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January 28th, 2011 – by Glen Farmer Pennsylvania’s gambling industry has been increasing at an exponential rate, and the Commonwealth has been taking steps to give residents who suffer from pathological gambling to get their help. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has released data showing that the two thousandth self exclusion request. Liz Lanza, director […]

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January 5th, 2011 – by Glen Farmer A trial was set to take place over charges placed against a Pennsylvania man for his involvement in an alleged scheme to swindle slots, but it was quickly interrupted by FBI agents who arrested the man instead. Before the jury had even sat down, FBI agents took the […]

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December 5th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The revenue figures from the casinos in Pennsylvania have risen once again. The slots revenue in the state has risen 8.37 percent over the previous year. The ten different casinos operating in Pennsylvania collectively generated $180,206,835 in gross revenue. This can be contrasted to the $166,293,583 in November […]

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November 30th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer When casinos were legalized in the state of Pennsylvania, tax revenue collected was meant to be distributed to home owners to cover property taxes. Homeowners can now begin to file applications for the tax cutes associated with the revenue generated from the state’s casinos. With Pennsylvania’s casinos generating […]

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November 17th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has postponed stripping Foxwoods of the license to develop a casino in Philadelphia. Foxwoods will have until December 10th to submit evidence to the Gaming Control Board that the deal to give Harrah’s Entertainment control of the project is finalized. The casino’s license […]

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October 27th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The ailing casino project in Philadelphia could soon experience progress, as a tentative deal has been reached between project developers and Harrah’s Entertainment. In addition to managing the casino, Harrah’s would hold a minority stake in the casino. Harrah’s interests in Atlantic City have reportedly been hemorrhaging money, […]

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October 25th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The largest veteran’s organization in America has once again released a statement in protest of a proposed casino near the Gettysburg National Military Park. The American Legion has made their assertion that they are not necessarily against casino, but rather they are heavily in favor of maintaining history, […]

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October 18th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer Connecticut’s gambling industry may not always be at the forefront of media attention, but recently the two largest casinos int he United States have made headlines. For better and for worse, these two casinos are in the news. Between the Foxwoods Resort Casino and the MGM Grand at […]

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October 8th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has approved of fines against three casinos in the state. Like nearly all of the fines levied against the casinos, these are associated with underage gambling. The first of the casinos to be fined for underage gambling was that of the Hollywood Casino […]

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