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Gambling legalization in Pennsylvania: A timeline

Gambling legalization in Pennsylvania: A timeline

Online gaming still isn’t legal in Pennsylvania, but for the past five years, representatives have been working to change that.

Three times in the last three years, the Pennsylvania House has been on the cusp of legalizing online gaming, only to fall a few votes short each time. The state is once again on the precipice of passing a law that would finally legalize online gambling, but its shaky history on the matter makes the vote far from a sure thing.

At Online Poker Report, reporter Steve Ruddock investigated Pennsylvania’s three previous attempts to legalize online gambling, and how history might repeat itself:

Meanwhile, Gov. Tom Wolf and the legislature continue to count on money that will be generated from a gaming package toward the state budget, despite refusing to pass the actual legislation that would authorize the reforms.

Read the full article on Online Poker Report.