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Pa. Senate advances sweeping online gambling expansion

Pa. Senate advances sweeping online gambling expansion

Posted: June 7, 2017

The state Senate passed a sweeping gambling expansion bill Wednesday that’s projected to generate between $109 million and $147 million in new revenue amid a growing deficit.

Fantasy contests, online gaming and tablets at airports are a few of the key components of House Bill 271, which was amended by the Senate on its way back to the House. Reaching an agreement on these measures has proven elusive in the past.