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Updated: September 2, 2020 | 2:48 pm

New casino could be built near Penn State’s flagship campus

A possible candidate is the Nittany Mall, just outside State College.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Pennsylvania casino revenues down 18%, hammered by pandemic

The state’s 12 operating casinos spent much of the spring shut down, while online gambling went on.

By The Associated Press

Pennsylvania tries luck again in mini-casino license auction

The state received bids in five auctions in 2018, but interest petered out in the sixth auction and another auction ordered by lawmakers last year drew no bids.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

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Prospects dimming for behind-the-scenes push to expand video gaming in Pa.

A clash of deep-pocketed lobbying interests and concerns from some rank-and-file Republican lawmakers might stall the effort, though it will probably return in the fall.

By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA and Brad Bumsted/The Caucus

Top Pa. GOP lawmaker fast-tracking a lucrative gambling expansion that would benefit a major campaign donor

The maneuvering offers a window into the raw intersection between politics and policy-making in Pennsylvania, and how campaign dollars can drive the legislative agenda.
By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA, Brad Bumsted/The Caucus and Sam Janesch/The Caucus

Gambling revenue in Pennsylvania hits new record high

It was the fifth straight calendar year that casino revenue grew in the state.
By The Associated Press

Penn National gets OK to open mini-casino in York County

Pennsylvania state gambling regulators are approving a second license for Penn National Gaming to open a mini-casino, this time in a vacant former Sears store at a suburban York mall.

By The Associated Press

Mini-casino in western Pennsylvania rejected by regulators

Pennsylvania gambling regulators are rejecting a proposed mini-casino near the state’s western border with Ohio after the winning bidder for the license acknowledged that it couldn’t finance the project.

By The Associated Press