Global Gaming Business
Global Gaming Business is a premium monthly trade publication focusing solely on the casino gaming industry worldwide. A unique combination of features, columns and departments, the magazine provides innovative editorial coverage. Global Gaming Business also publishes the most timely gaming electronic news magazine, Global Gaming Business Weekly, a joint venture with Spectrum Gaming Group and Michael Pollock's Gaming Industry Observer. Global Gaming Business is an official publication of the American Gaming Association and Global Gaming Expo (G2E).
Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
Formed at the end of 2004, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is directly responsible for awarding licenses for the fourteen future gaming facilities in the state. The site has information regarding the selection process, the latest news, the members and executives at the agency, and gaming regulations.
Pennsylvania Gambling and Philadelphia Casinos
In 2004, the Pennsylvania state legislature legalized slots gambling, creating 14 licenses that are expected to produce $1 billion in revenue. Lawmakers said the money would be used to fund statewide property tax reductions. As of February 2006, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board had received 25 applications for these licenses. The agency has said that it would issue conditional licenses for six racetracks late in the summer and permanent licenses for all parlors by early 2007.
The gambling industry's hope is that table games will soon follow. Needless to say, interest is piqued in Philadelpia, Northeast Pennsylvania and in Pittsburg. The race is on as to who will be successful in bringing the best gambling to the state. Delaware Avenue will never be the same...
More Pennsylvania Casino News
Pennsylvania slot players spending $46 million per week
Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Slot players lost $46 million at Pennsylvania’s 11 casinos during the week ending Nov. 25, the Gaming Control Board reported. That’s down from $46.2 million in the comparable week last year, which was before Valley Forge resort casino opened.
Pennsylvania casino fined $45,000 over dispute
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Harrah's Chester Casino and Racetrack was fined $45,000 today by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board for improperly dealing with a disruptive patron last year.
SugarHouse Casino breaks ground amid protests
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
With protest chants often drowning out the applause of supporters, the lead investor behind the SugarHouse Casino today called the project a 'great addition to the city' before joining other investors and Mayor Nutter to break ground on the $310 million waterfront project.
Tax Relief From Pennsylvania Casino Profits
Property taxes for residents of Southwestern Pennsylvania will fall by as much as $407 next year, offset by taxes on casino profits that will go to school districts, officials said Monday.
Pennsylvania Judge Rules Poker is a Game of Skill
In a ruling handed down by Pennsylvania Judge Thomas A. James Jr. in Columbia County on Friday, it was ruled that Texas Hold'em is a game of skill and therefore not gambling under state law. The ruling sets an 'excellent bar' for future poker litigation, according to Poker Players Alliance (PPA) Executive Director John Pappas.
Meadows Racetrack and Casino is a Good Bet
Monday, December 29, 2008
The silence inside the permanent structure of The Meadows Racetrack & Casino in North Strabane was perhaps the biggest thing to separate it from the temporary casino nearby as officials led a recent media tour of the new facility's shell.