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How video gambling companies profit off communities of color

The following excerpt is from PLBC. “As community activists and public officials call for a change in how resources are provided to communities of color throughout the Commonwealth, some members of the state legislature are still looking into policies that exploit low-income and minority neighborhoods. The most recent example is the fast-tracking of legislation thatContinue reading “How video gambling companies profit off communities of color”

Smokescreens and Slot Machines: Berks DA Calls for PA Legislative Action On Unregulated Gambling Devices

The following excerpt is from Play Pennsylvania. “Enforcement of Pennsylvania law when it comes to gambling devices outside casinos ranges from sporadic and scattershot to non-existent. That means there are tens of thousands of unregulated, unlicensed, and untaxed gambling devices across the Quaker State. Those machines are competing for dollars with the heavily-regulated and taxed legal gambling industry. A cloud – smokescreen might be more accurateContinue reading “Smokescreens and Slot Machines: Berks DA Calls for PA Legislative Action On Unregulated Gambling Devices”

777 Casino Raid Underscores Lack Of PA Skill Games Oversight And Regulation

The following excerpt is from Play Pennsylvania. “From early last December until late August 2020, 13 casinos operated in Pennsylvania. Twelve casinos operated legally: Licensed, inspected, regulated, and heavily taxed, as required under the state’s laws. But the 13th casino was none of those things. And yet Windfall Amusement’s 777 Casino in tiny Kenhorst Borough in Berks County operated in plain sight between a dollar store and aContinue reading “777 Casino Raid Underscores Lack Of PA Skill Games Oversight And Regulation”