Tag Archives: video gaming terminals
- Cash-strapped Pennsylvania’s gambling expansion plans still unclear
July 10, 2017
Pennsylvania legislators are in deadlocked over plans to legalize video gaming terminals in a bid to break the nine-day-old budget stalemate. Pennlive.com reported that the House and Senate are divided over plans to legalize slot-style video gaming terminals (VGT) at thousands of bars, restaurants and private clubs across the state...
- Pennsylvania pols play VGT chicken with online gambling bill
June 8, 2017
Pennsylvania’s gambling expansion push geared up for a legislative showdown on Wednesday after the state House of Representatives sent its own plan to the Senate for further revision. On Wednesday, the House Rules Committee approved an amended version of HB 271, which the state Senate approved last week. The House...
- Las Vegas Sands launch $1m anti-VGT campaign in Pennsylvania
June 6, 2017
Casino operator Las Vegas Sands has mounted a public relations campaign against a proposal to allow video gaming terminals (VGT) in Pennsylvania bars and clubs. The Allentown Morning Call reported that Sands has allocated over $1m to fund an astroturf group it’s calling Pennsylvanians For Responsible Government (PFRG) to fight...
- Indiana casinos blame VGTs for poor April revenues
May 16, 2017
The numbers are down for most Indiana casinos in April and operators have one culprit in mind for the lackluster month: video gaming terminals (VGTs). The Chicago Tribune reported that Northwest Indiana casino revenues sank by 6.9 percent to $80.79 million in April from $86.3 million they raked in during...
- Pennsylvania legislation would add 40k VGTs, cut slots tax
March 28, 2017
Pennsylvania’s controversial video gaming terminal (VGT) debate has resurfaced on the eve of an important legislative hearing on gambling expansion. On Monday, a bipartisan group of state senators and representatives announced a new entry into the state’s burgeoning field of gambling expansion bills. While the bill’s full text has yet...
- KAX Media officially relaunch Gambling.com; AGS granted Illinois VGT licence; Titan Poker announce tournament
January 25, 2012
Online gambling publisher, KAX Media, has announced the official relaunch of Gambling.com along with a new website after acquiring the domain last year at auction. With a portfolio of iGaming portals that include WSN.com, CasinoSource.co.uk, CasinoSource.ie and CasinoSource.it, KAX said in a statement the new website will “feature a wide...
Pennsylvania legislation would add 40k VGTs, cut slots tax
March 28, 2017