The makers of Pennsylvania Skill games are asking police to shut down “illegal mini-casinos” in the state, including one in Beaver County, rather than singling out Pace-O-Matic’s “presumably legal” gaming machines.
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
During their reconvened session, the Virginia General Assembly approved Governor Ralph Northam’s amendments to skill game legislation, which would allow for a ban on the machines to be delayed one year.
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.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam wants businesses to retain skill game machines — similar to slot machines — for at least a year in the wake of the COVID-19 economic slowdown, and he is asking the General Assembly to begin taxing revenues the machines would generate.