Casinos get fined in Pennsylvania



The local gaming board fined two casinos in Pennsylvania over violations totaling US$20.000.

US.- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board revealed earlier this week that it fined two casinos totaling US$20.000 over violations regarding procedures. The Board approved the fines at a public meeting of consent agreements between the PGCB’s Office of Enforcement Counsel and the two gambling facilities.

Valley Forge Convention Center Partners LP, the operator of the Valley Forge Casino Resort located in Montgomery County was fined with US$10.000 for violating the procedures for handling a self-excluded person. Presque Isle Downs Inc, which operates Presque Isle Downs & Casino in Erie County was fined US$10.000 for table games procedural violations.

The penalisation against Valley Forge comes after casino personnel allowed the issuance of a casino access card to a person who was on the local gaming control board Self-Excluded Persons List, and then proceeded to gamble at both slot and table machines. On the other hand, the PGCB discovered multiple procedural violations in the dealing of blackjack hands at Presque Isle Downs.