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Shapiro wants to tax skill games. He must first navigate Pa.’s wealthy, warring gambling interests.

Because skill games aren’t explicitly legal in Pennsylvania, the question of whether the games should be allowed to operate has led to State Police seizures and sparked years of litigation over their status.
By Stephen Caruso/SpotlightPA and Katie Meyer/Spotlight PA

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Top gaming regulators in Pa. met with industry lobbyists before coming out against a casino competitor

The state Gaming Control Board, which previously took no position on the legality of skill games despite casino opposition, reversed course after their meeting with Parx Casino representatives.
By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA

State Gaming board turns down a competitor’s request for information about the proposed Nittany Mall casino developer

In 2020, Stadium Casino lost the bid to apply for a mini-casino license to SC Gaming.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

Leola six-time game show contestant wins the opportunity to host a game show podcast

Carrion joined us on The Spark Monday to discuss his career as an award-winning game show contestant and new podcast host and producer.

By Aniya Faulcon

Pennsylvania casinos reach new record for gambling revenue

Pennsylvania has set a new annual record for gambling revenue, rising above $5 billion for the first time.

By The Associated Press

Pennsylvania set state record for gambling revenue in 2021

Pennsylvania has been neck-and-neck with New Jersey for No. 2 in gambling revenue behind Nevada.

By The Associated Press