Posts Tagged ‘Pennsylvania gambling’

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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January 4th, 2011 – by Glen Farmer Pennsylvania’s regime of expanding gambling has always aided in the battling of social ills, particularly pathological gambling. In order to continue the fight against the spread of compulsive gambling, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has launched a website that aids in the treatment of problem gambling. The new website, […]

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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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September 25th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer A proposal for a casino near the historic city of Gettysburg has caused great controversy. While the number of casinos in the state of Pennsylvania is rising, many residents, historians, and a nonprofit group, the Civil War Preservation Trust, have spoken out against the proposal. “Gettysburg holds a […]

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September 18th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer Pennsylvania’s gambling expansion has led them to be one of the leading suppliers of gaming in the nation. Having risen to the top, the Gaming Control Board has encountered a whole new problem – illegal gambling. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, in order to battle illegal gambling, has […]

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August 10th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The Pennsylvania Department of Health has recently stepped up their efforts to aid pathological gamblers in receiving help with their problem. Following the incorporation of table games into the state’s casinos, the Department of Health was met with the concern that the number of problem gamblers would increase. […]

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August 1st, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The Pennsylvania Lottery has recently reported an increase in gambling profits, displayed for the 2009-2010 fiscal year. This was the fifth best year for ticket sales and fourth best for profits in the history of the Pennsylvania Lottery. According to reports, sales for the 2009-2010 Lottery represented $3.065 […]

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June 6th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer Gambling revenue in Pennsylvania has constantly been on the rise, and the month of May has been no different. Another sizable increase has been observed, and the gambling locations in Pennsylvania have collectively witnessed an increase of 12.63 percent. Gamblers had collectively given up $200,944,627 in revenue, a […]

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May 30th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer Pennsylvania has embraced gambling as one of the most significant forms of revenue generation within the state. Though casinos and poker games are growing more rapidly than anything, the lottery remains a favorite for many players. The Pennsylvania Lottery has decided to bring back the Match 6 Lotto […]

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