Pennsylvania Grants Renewal to Rivers Casino Pittsburgh

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Earlier this week the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board voted to approve of the gaming license for the Rivers Casino Pittsburgh, allowing the casino to remain in operation for years to come.

The board voted to renew the casino's Category 2 license unanimously, having determined that the company has met the threshold needed to retain operations. The license will be good for five years, at which time another extension will be applied for and granted.

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh opened its doors in 2009 and has nearly 2,500 slot machines, 129 gaming tables and a sportsbook. It employs 1,280 people and has generated $2 billion in tax revenues for

In a statement, the PGCB said, "The Board determined that [Rivers Casino Pittsburgh] had fulfilled the obligations under its previously approved operator's license and therefore qualified to have its license renewed for an additional five-year period."

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Dustin has a long-standing passion for gambling. He has been writing professionally on the subject and breaking industry news for Casino Listings since 2011. His favorite casino games include Blackjack, Poker, and Hi/Lo. A proud native of Detroit, Dustin currently lives in Michigan.