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Pennsylvania Online Poker Afoot as Gaming Control Board Issues Three Licenses, Seven More Expected Soon

Pennsylvania Online Poker Afoot as Gaming Control Board Issues Three Licenses, Seven More Expected Soon

CardsChat News - August 17th, 2018

Three Pennsylvania brick-and-mortar casinos have officially been licensed to offer online poker in the Keystone State. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) granted interactive gaming licenses to Harrah’s Casino Philadelphia, […]

New Jersey Sports Betting Revenues Outstrip Online Poker in July

New Jersey Sports Betting Revenues Outstrip Online Poker in July

CardsChat News - August 15th, 2018

New Jersey casinos and racetracks earned more than $3.8 million in revenue from sports betting in July, a figure that is more than double the amount made from online poker […]

Stars Group Partners with Pennsylvania Casino for Online Poker, Sports Betting

Stars Group Partners with Pennsylvania Casino for Online Poker, Sports Betting

CardsChat News - August 13th, 2018

PokerStars announced Friday that they would be partnering with Mount Airy Casino Resort in Pennsylvania to bring online poker, casino games, and sports betting to the state. According to a […]

DraftKings Officially Launches Mobile Sports Betting in New Jersey

DraftKings Officially Launches Mobile Sports Betting in New Jersey

CardsChat News - August 7th, 2018

Following a short soft launch period, DraftKings has officially started offering online sports betting in New Jersey through an app available on mobile devices. The official launch came Monday morning, […]

With UK Prospects Dimming, William Hill Expands US Sports Betting Operations

With UK Prospects Dimming, William Hill Expands US Sports Betting Operations

CardsChat News - August 6th, 2018

William Hill is aggressively looking to expand its sports betting reach in the United States, a move that could help offset some of the challenges the company is facing in […]

MGM Resorts Signs Deal to Become Official Gaming Partner of the NBA

MGM Resorts Signs Deal to Become Official Gaming Partner of the NBA

CardsChat News - August 1st, 2018

NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday that the league had signed an agreement to make MGM Resorts the official gaming partner of the NBA and WNBA. The deal is the […]

Illinois Lawmaker Calls for Major Gaming Expansion: Legal Sports Betting, Online Poker Included

Illinois Lawmaker Calls for Major Gaming Expansion: Legal Sports Betting, Online Poker Included

CardsChat News - August 1st, 2018

Illinois could be the next state in line to create a regulatory framework for legalized sports betting, after a lawmaker announced his intent to push for comprehensive gaming expansion that […]

Two Mississippi Casinos Will Begin Taking Sports Bets on Wednesday

Two Mississippi Casinos Will Begin Taking Sports Bets on Wednesday

CardsChat News - July 31st, 2018

Gamblers will be able to place their first legal sports bets in the state of Mississippi starting Wednesday, as two casinos open their sportsbooks in the third state to embrace […]

GVC Holdings to Partner with MGM Resorts in $200 Million US  Sports Betting Venture

GVC Holdings to Partner with MGM Resorts in $200 Million US Sports Betting Venture

Daniel Smyth - July 30th, 2018

Partypoker parent company GVC Holdings and the world’s largest casino operator, MGM Resorts, are in the final stages of completing a sports betting partnership worth a reported $200 million. According […]

Ohio Sports Betting Bill Has Bipartisan Support, but No Poker in the Cards

Ohio Sports Betting Bill Has Bipartisan Support, but No Poker in the Cards

CardsChat News - July 26th, 2018

There’s not much common ground to be found between Democrats and Republicans these days, but in Ohio, both sides agree that it’s time to get moving on legalized sports betting. […]

Bets Pour in to New Jersey Sportsbooks during Opening Month of Wagers

Bets Pour in to New Jersey Sportsbooks during Opening Month of Wagers

CardsChat News - July 25th, 2018

The Meadowlands Racetrack in New Jersey accepted $3.5 million in sports bets in the first nine days of operation for the FanDuel Sportsbook — impressive considering that the launch period […]