Casino

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Pennsylvania regulators aren't predicting when sports betting will begin legally in the state now that the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states.

Penn National Snares Its 4th Casino License In Pennsylvania

Apr 4, 2018
Heather Ainsworth / AP

Penn National Gaming is the sole and winning bidder for a fifth new mini-casino license authorized by Pennsylvania, potentially giving the company a state-leading fourth casino.

Penn National won Wednesday's auction by submitting a bid just $3 over the $7.5 million minimum.

A Penn National spokesman says the company hasn't picked a specific location yet. But the general location Penn National identified seems to ensure it'll be built in southern Berks County, either in the city of Reading, its suburbs or along a section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

Mini-Casino Headed For Lawrence County, Along Ohio Border

Feb 8, 2018
Julie Jacobson / AP, file

The family that owns northeastern Pennsylvania's Mount Airy Casino Resort won the rights Thursday to build a mini-casino on the opposite side of the state along the Ohio border, an area that has tried for years to land a casino project.

Julie Jacobson / AP, file

Southwestern Pennsylvania will soon have another casino.

Firm Wins Right To Build Mini-Casino In Westmoreland County

Jan 24, 2018
Heather Ainsworth / AP

A company that's building a casino in Philadelphia has won the right to put up a mini-casino across Pennsylvania in Westmoreland County in the second auction of licenses newly authorized by the state.

Baltimore-based developer Cordish Cos. submitted a winning bid Wednesday of $40.1 million. The area it selected includes Greensburg, southeast of Pittsburgh, and Cordish is considering building an entertainment district around the casino. Southwestern Pennsylvania is home to three casinos, although this would be Westmoreland County's first.