Lawmaker Urges Action On Casino Location BillA key state lawmaker is calling on the legislature to act on a bill to open up Philadelphia’s second casino license to statewide competition before the state Supreme Court rules on the status of the license. The future of the license became an issue as state budget hearings continued last week.
Committee Approves Pair Of Bills To Prevent Kids Being Left In Casino Parking LotsA state House committee has approved a pair of bills spawned by the rash of cases involving children being left in vehicles while adults gamble.
Pa. Lawmakers Up The Ante On Small Games Of ChancePennsylvania lawmakers say they are optimistic that the law governing small games of chance run by non-profit organizations will soon get its first major update in more than two decades.
Bill Targets 'Internet Sweepstakes Cafes' In PennsylvaniaChester County Republican Curt Schroder says these 'cafes,' that operate under a perceived loophole in the state sweepstakes law, host slot games on a touch screen computer and compete directly with the state's real casinos.
Officals At Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Want To Restore Their ImageWilliam Ryan says he and his colleagues know they have work to do. “A realization that we do have to regain the confidence of the people, the confidence of the legislature, the confidence of the governor.”
New Website Allows Pennsylvania Gaming Board Employees To File Internal ComplaintsIn response to complaints about a dysfunctional environment at the Gaming Control Board, Republican state lawmakers have launched a whistleblower website for board employees.