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Experts Offer Mixed Opinions at Online Poker Hearing in Pennsylvania

Two Pennsylvania lawmakers recently announced that they intend to introduce new bills to legalize online poker. However, many experts have questioned the probability that either of their bills would be passed. A Senate committee recently held a hearing to debate the advantages and disadvantages associated with legalizing online gambling. The general tone of the hearing …

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Another Online Poker Bill to Be Submitted in Pennsylvania House

Pennsylvania Representative Nicholas Miccarelli recently announced that he intends to submit a bill to regulate online poker. Miccarelli is the second state lawmaker that intends to introduce a bill to legalize online poker. A draft of Senator Edwin Erickson’s bill has been published on OnlinePokerReport.com. Miccarelli hasn’t released a version of his bill to the …

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Pennsylvania Senate Committee to Hold Hearing on Internet Gambling

Pennsylvania lawmakers are currently reviewing two bills that would legalize online gambling. Many lawmakers feel that regulating online gambling would be beneficial for the state, but want to study the idea more carefully before voting on it. The Senate Committee on Community, Economic and Social Development held a hearing on Tuesday to discuss the benefits, …

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Pennsylvania Lawmaker Introduces New Online Poker Bill

Pennsylvania State Senator Edwin Erickson recently announced that he intends to introduce a new online poker bill. Edwin referenced a study that was released last month that showed the state could generate nearly $26 million in annual tax revenue from regulating online poker. The report also showed that Pennsylvania could generate nearly $70 million in …

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NCLGS Creates Guidelines for State Regulated Gambling Markets

The regulated online gambling market in the United States is rapidly expanding. Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware have passed online gambling bills over the past year. New York, California, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts are expected to legalize some form of online gambling in the near future. The National Council of Legislators From Gaming States (NCLGS) has …

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Pennsylvania Committee Report on Casino Industry Highlights Online Gambling

The Pennsylvania General Assembly is gauging the future of the state’s casino industry. A recent report from the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee stated that online gambling could be highly beneficial to the state’s economy. The authors carefully studied developments in New Jersey, Delaware and Nevada. They pointed out that analysts overestimated the size of …

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Pennsylvania Lawmaker Predicts Future Online Gambling Bill

Pennsylvania has expanded its gambling industry considerably over the past decade. The industry has helped boost revenues for the state’s revenue considerably. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said that it generates about $4 million in taxes from the state’s twelve casinos every day. A Pennsylvania lawmakers discussed this during the Internet Gaming hearing on May …

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Pennsylvania Internet Gaming Hearing on May 1

Mike Sturla from Lancaster, Pennsylvania has announced that the House Democratic Policy Committee will hold a public hearing on internet gaming at 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Thursday, May 1 in 418 Main Capitol Building, Harrisburg. The information for hearing announcement can be found here and it will be streamed live. This is a week after the internet gaming hearing in California. …

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