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Monday, January 22nd 2018

6:41 AM

PENNSYLVANIA IS ALREADY WINNING BIG FROM EXPANDED GAMBLING, BEFORE A SINGLE WAGER HAS BEEN PLACED by Adam Small

As recently as October, the state of Pennsylvania was looking at a harrowing budget deficit for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, with no clear solution. By Halloween the state had passed its $32 billion dollar budget, including $200 million in expected revenues from the newly expanded gambling industry.

Now, despite that it's only January and we're still months away from the first legal online wager or satellite casino opening, the Keystone State has already racked up more than $50 million in revenue as a result of the expansion and appears to be well on its way to speeding past that $200 million goal.

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