Monday, March 12, 2018
THIS PENNSYLVANIA BORDER STATE HAS BEGUN ITS OWN GAMBLING EXPANSION by Adam Small
Pennsylvania made big waves last Fall when its legislature, after years of debate, passed a gambling expansion law that will change the outlook of the casino and gaming industry throughout the region.
Now its smaller, more economically distressed southwestern neighbor is looking to take a page out of their playbook.
On Friday, West Virginia became the first state in 2018 to pass legislation to legalize sports betting, and could be one of the first states taking bets if the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) is overturned by the Supreme Court this Spring.