After going live in NJ just a few days ago, FOX Bet has set up shop in what is shaping up to be a very competitive PA sports betting market.
The first wave of regulated online gambling sites in Pennsylvania establish some strong foundations, but so far, we're pretty underwhelmed.
Pennsylvania sports betting handle is going nowhere fast, and the reasoning behind this is simple: There's still no online sports wagering.
PA's still tiny sports betting industry took $16 million in wagers last month, a figure that should grow sharply when it goes online.
In something of a surprise, the juice on single-game wagers in Pennsylvania is shaping up to be no worse than in New Jersey.
In its debut month, the Pennsylvania sports betting industry (which consisted of just one land-based book) generated $1.4 mm in revenue.
The PA Gaming Control Board had a busy Fiscal Year 2017/18, but also one marked by the continued success of the casino industry.
PA fantasy contest operators generated less than $1 million in August, a far cry from what NJ sportbook operators pulled in.
Harrah's Philadelphia and CIE have made it known that it will support both WSOP.com and CaesarsCasino.com in Pennsylvania.
And then there were 11. Presque Isle and Mohegan Sun Pocono have both applied for online gambling licenses in Pennsylvania.