What legal Pennsylvania skill games mean for regulated gambling industry

What legal Pennsylvania skill games mean for regulated gambling industry

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  • Corey Sharp, PlayPennsylvania
December 5, 2023 8:59 PM

The legality of Pennsylvania skill games, which has been dragged on for years, finally has some clarity. The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court unanimously ruled that unregulated skill games within the state are legal games of skill.

Despite the Commonwealth Court siding in favor of skill games, it doesn’t mean the saga is over. The case could end up in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, or these games could become regulated at some point soon.

Members of the legal gaming industry, which many, if not all oppose skill games, must accept the fact that they will not be banned in any capacity right now.