PA Sports Betting Kicks Off At Hollywood Casino Nov 15th

Rich Migliorisi, Last Updated: November 22nd, 2018 Pennsylvania Online Casinos For Real Money
PA Sports Betting Kicks Off At Hollywood Casino Nov 15th

PA Sportsbooks gear up for a new era in PA sports betting, as sports bets are now accepted in the Keystone State.

Land-based sportsbooks are underway now in Pennsylvania, as sports betting officially launched in the state as of November 17, first arriving in Hollywood Casino. Though PA brick-and-mortar sportsbooks are up and running, online sports betting isn’t to expect until shortly after the New Year. You can, however, place a bet on your mobile device while in Hollywood Casino, using their sports betting app.

Pennsylvania is the seventh state to welcome legalized US sports betting, but more states are expected to join in 2019.

 

PA Sportsbooks Look Ahead To Huge Revenue Numbers

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Grantville was the first of the PA sportsbooks to take bets. And what was the first wager officially made you might ask? Well, no other than a $20 bet on the Steelers to win the Super Bowl, of course! You'll now have a chance to make this bet and many other wagers in the state, as PA gambling is bound to heat up thanks to a heavy saturation of professional teams in Pennsylvania. Based on a study by Eilers & Krejcik, $12 billion will be wagered annually in Pennsylvania, which far surpasses the $4.8 billion that was wagered in Nevada bets in 2017. Hardcore fans will now be able to legally put their money where their mouth is.

Many bettors that found themselves heading to Hollywood Casino during their test run before betting officially went live in the state, were excited at the convenience that this one casino happened to offer. And though it's the first casino in the state to allow sports betting and begin testing under the watchful eye of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, five other casinos have filed sports betting applications in Pennsylvania and are expected to join shortly. Those casinos are:

 

PA Fantasy Sports And Online Sports Betting Ramp Up

In the midst of all this news, PA fantasy sports betting revenue has shot up, as people take more of an interest in online sports betting and fantasy sports games. In October, across sites like FanDuel and DraftKings, there was a 36% increase in overall revenue. And while many casinos gear up to secure partnerships with fantasy sports companies, Parx Casino has already teamed up with Kambi sportsbook, a European bookmaker powerhouse to assist in their sports betting products.

Overall, there are nine brick-and-mortars in Pennsylvania that have been approved for PA online casinos, with Mohegan Sun Pocono being the only applicant still waiting for a decision. The nine PA interactive gaming casinos so far are:

  • Hollywood Casino Online
  • Harrah's Casino Online PA in Philadelphia
  • Mount Airy Casino Online
  • Parx Casino Online
  • SugarHouse Casino Online
  • Sands Casino Online
  • Valley Forge Casino Online
  • Presque Isle Downs & Casino Online
  • Stadium Casino Online

With PA sports betting off and running and PA online sports betting ramping up, bettors in the Keystone State will find it easier to place their wagers no matter where they do it!

Profile Pic.
About Rich Migliorisi

Long before taking on the role of Managing Editor for BonusSeeker.com in 2018, Rich Migliorisi began his journey with a degree in Film & Broadcasting. Rich began his career as a film editor, but as a lifelong sports fan and an enthusiastic writer, he decided to also pursue a sports writing career in 2013. Rich was nominated by the Fantasy Sports Writers Association (FSWA) for Fantasy Baseball Writer of the Year in 2013 for his editorial work. During this time, Rich simultaneously contributed to various sports publications and video editing projects, while also grinding poker for a living. In 2015, he was hired at MLB Advanced Media as a Senior Site Manager on MLB.com. Rich later joined NHL.com in the same capacity, lending his talent to both operations until joining the team at BonusSeeker. His experience in sports and poker makes for a unique blend of expertise in the world of online casinos and sports betting.

MLB, NHL, The Fantasy Fix, Video Editor, Poker Player

Latest News
NJ Online Casino Golden Nugget Sets New Revenue Record In July

As another month goes by, there comes another revenue report...

GAMBLING INDUSTRY UPDATES
2019 US Open Tennis Odds And Picks Using DraftKings Sportsbook App

The final grand slam of the tennis season is fast approachin...

SPORTS PICKS AND PREDICTIONS
Chumba Casino Play On Facebook Ending August 20

Chumba Casino and its real cash prizes has been a fixture on...

GAMBLING INDUSTRY UPDATES
Featured In
Business Insider
MarketWatch
Reuters
Yahoo! Finance
BonusSeeker.com and all content herein is intended for audiences 21 and older. BonusSeeker.com publishes news, information, and reviews about regulated online gambling operators, including, but not limited to casino, lottery, poker, and sports betting. You may see paid advertisements for online casinos, poker sites, and sportsbooks (including DraftKings, FanDuel, and others). You must be 21 years or older, and a US citizen to register at gambling sites in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and other states. The information provided on BonusSeeker.com does not constitute advice, and we reserve that there is no way improve your chances of winning in online gambling. Always gamble responsibly. If you should require any advice for gambling-related problems, please call 1-800-GAMBLER.

© Copyright 2019 - All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy - XML Sitemap