New gambling money poured into state in 2018. Now more new games will begin

Gary Rotstein | Monday, January 21, 2019, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sports betting and internet-based lottery games are here, casino games on your phone will likely be available within months and new mini-casino options closer to home for many Pennsylvania should be open a year from now.

Such new forms of gambling — even though many are yet to get started — are on pace to give the state a $300 million-plus cash infusion through new fees assisting its general fund. And that’s not even taking into account the prospects still ahead for playing devices similar to slot machines at certain truckstops and casino-style games on computer tablets at airports.

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