Pennsylvania casinos continue to launch online sports betting.
Pennsylvania could have joined the list of states with live gambling this week, but casinos in the state have decided to wait a few more days. Although three of the 12 land-based casinos in PA are eligible to reopen as of Friday, June 5, none will immediately leap on the opportunity.Two will instead open early next week, and the third will join a few days later.
Mobile PA sports betting launched in May 2019, with SugarHouse Sportsbook first to test its product and go fully live. By February 2020, eight online PA sportsbooks operate and take most of the bets in the Keystone State. There should be more mobile sports betting options for the state’s bettors soon. Most operators plan to launch PA sports betting apps in the coming months.
Mobile sports betting has arrived in Pennsylvania, but online sports betting in PA still has a ways to go before it reaches its potential. The big issue, right now, is that bettors can not legally.
September 2015: The push to offer legal sports betting in Pennsylvania began when Representative Rick Kotik introduced a bill to allow legal betting at state casinos. April 2017: Representative Rob Matzie went a step further, offering a resolution to repeal PASPA and then outlining rules are regulations for Pennsylvania to legalize betting.
PA Sports Betting — Best Legal Pennsylvania Online Sportsbook Sites 2020 Legal retail and online sports betting is now alive and well in Pennsylvania. Retail books began launching in late 2018, and online sportsbooks began taking bets in May 2019.
Despite being the current leader in sports betting for Pennsylvania, SugarHouse does have a contender to their crown. Valley Forge Casino was only open for three days during the month of July, but they still managed to bring in a third of what SugarHouse did over the whole month.
As sports betting continues to grow in the state of Pennsylvania, Rivers Casino will play a larger role in the sports betting market in the city of Pittsburgh. SugarHouse Casino- SugarHouse Casino was opened the same day as Rivers Casino, but this one is located in Philadelphia.