Pennsylvania Pushing Ahead With Sports-Betting Regulations

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) will begin proposing regulations next week for the rollout of land-based and online sports betting via the state’s casinos, according to a board spokesman.

Although there is no firm timeline for when sports wagering will actually be launched, regulators plan to present “the first part of the regulations” for approval by the seven-member board at its meeting next Wednesday, said Doug Harbach, the PGCB’s director of communications.

“At the same time it is paramount for the PGCB to protect the public in our regulatory practices, so we will make sure this is done correctly before the public is given access to sports wagering,” Harbach told GamblingCompliance in an email.

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