Pa. gambling revenue is on a roll, but not at the casinos

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania reported a record $432.5 million in gambling revenue in November, up 48% from prepandemic numbers two years ago and the eighth straight month of elevated revenue following the widespread rollout of COVID-19 vaccines. Almost all of the growth over the last two years has been in new online forms of gaming, including such casino games as slots and blackjack, and also sports betting. Online gaming and sports betting were authorized under a 2017 expansion of Pennsylvania’s gaming law. Retail revenue from brick-and-mortar casinos — slot machines, table games, and in-house…

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