POM News

New Survey Fuels Legislation

Sep 17, 2020 2:15:00 PM • By Michael Barley • Posted in Business Owners, Legal Updates

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As Pennsylvania struggles to regulate skill gaming and distinguish it from illegal gambling, a Harrisburg polling firm published findings this week that suggest overwhelming support among

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Long Live the Queen of Virginia! Games Boost COVID-19 Relief Fund

Apr 27, 2020 2:13:00 PM • By Michael Barley • Posted in Business Owners, Legal Updates

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The reign of the “Queen of Virginia” across the Commonwealth’s bars, convenience stores and truck stops seemed all but over less than two months ago. Now? Several thousand devices across the state that resemble a slot machine on the outside appear poised for a reprieve thanks to a pandemic.

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Legal Games of Skill Create Winners in Pennsylvania

Feb 10, 2020 10:01:00 AM • By Tom Marino • Posted in Business Owners, Skill-based Gaming

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Games of skill are breathing new life into organizations, businesses and worthy causes in communities around the commonwealth. VFWs, American Legions and Moose Lodges now are able to stay open because they added these legal skill games through Pennsylvania Skill. The games are created by Pace-O-Matic and distributed by Miele Manufacturing.

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Letter to The Editor From a Small Business Owner

Feb 5, 2020 9:46:00 AM • By Michael Barley • Posted in Business Owners, Skill-based Gaming

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Games of skill benefit local businesses and communities. POM is asking for accountability and legislation to establish regulation and taxes for skill-based gaming.

The following is a letter to the editor of Lancaster News from a small business owner in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania. The opinions expressed are his own.

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