This week it was revealed that the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has issued $284,000 in fines to casinos for failing to live up to the Keystone State's gaming laws and regulations.
The fines and reprimands were issued to the likes of Sugarhouse Gaming, Boyd Gaming, Valley Forge Convention Center Partners, among others. The largest fine went to Boyd, who was issued a $150,000 penalty for failing to notify the regulator of facts related to a license surrender. Mountainview Thoroughbred Racing was fined $70,000 for allowing a self-excluded gambler to play at their casino. That player was also served alcohol and damaged various vehicles in the parking lot.
The Valley Forge fine was $14,000 for allowing underage gambling, and Sugarhouse was reprimanded for not having security in place that could have monitored two children left in a vehicle in the casino's lot.
No comment from the regulator was made available to the public, and the fines were discovered by a gambling watchdog organization.