April 08, 2010
State gambling regulators have given approval for table games to be installed. This includes Blackjack, and Poker. Applications have already been approved for Hollywood Casino, Sands Casino Resort, and Mount Airy Casino Resort.
Each of the approved casinos will be allowed 250 table games. Background checks will need to be performed on the expected hundreds of new casino workers. Also the state agency must also ensure the proper training of dealers.
Licenses for table games cost $16.5 million. The state will take 14% of the revenue. With an additional 2% to local governments.Return to Pennsylvania Casinos.