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- Pennsylvania Online Gambling’s fate uncertain, says Rep. Payne
October 14, 2016
There are “50/50” chances that online casino gaming and daily fantasy sports (DFS) will be regulated in Pennsylvania as lawmakers buckle down to take another look at regulated online gaming for the Keystone State. Pennsylvania Rep. John Payne made the grim update just a week before members of House Gaming...
- Pennsylvania online gambling bill still on current topics for state’s budget deficit
January 19, 2016
Despite being shelved in 2015, Pennsylvania online gambling is still up for consideration and is due for legislative action this spring. Chairman of the House Gaming Oversight Committee and sponsor of a Pennsylvania online gambling bill Rep. John Payne predicted that HB 649 will be approved in July. “Look, we...
- Pennsylvania online gambling bill, not this year
December 15, 2015
Online gambling bill in Pennsylvania will not pass, for now. Rep. John Payne confirmed on Monday that Pennsylvania’s online gambling bill will not pass this year and will instead be pushed in the spring, reported Card Player. In November, the House of Representatives Gaming Oversight Committee voted 18-8 in favor...
- Poker Players Alliance ramps up online gambling push in Pennsylvania
November 25, 2015
Pennsylvania poker players we are so close, and with your help we will soon have regulated online poker in your state. That was the message advocacy group Poker Players Alliance sent to residents and poker players in Pennsylvania on its web page theppa.org/pa-action. The page serves as a tool for...
- Pennsylvania House committee approves Rep. Payne’s online gambling legislation
November 18, 2015
UPDATE: The original bill was amended to boost initial online license fees for casinos from $5m to $8m, while the casinos' technology partners will see fees double to $2m. Operators will also have to pay an additional 2% tax on online revenue as a 'local share assessment' plus an additional...
- Online Gambling Supporter Ray Lesniak to Run for Governor; John Payne Says Pennsylvania Online Gambling Hopes Still Alive
August 10, 2015
Online gambling supporter Ray Lesniak will not run for reelection in the legislature preferring instead to run for governor, and Pennsylvanian State Rep, John Payne says Keystone online gambling bills are still very much alive. Online gambling supporter Ray Lesniak has decided to move his political career all-in after announcing...
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