Online gambling is taking the market by storm. This is seen by the states that are looking forward to legalizing the online casinos and gambling. Land based casinos are also preparing themselves by establishing free to play sites just in case online gambling is legalized in their state. Online gambling is an industry, which has the potential of generating many revenues both for the states and for the casinos. The states can get revenues in form of license fees and taxation.

Below are some of the developments taking place in the states and on casinos:

Pennsylvania joins the queue for legislation

For the states to have online gambling, relevant legislation has to take place to pave way. Pennsylvania is the latest entrant to the legalization process with a bill seeking to regulate and license intrastate poker being on the pipeline. The hearing of the bill is scheduled on June 3.

According to the draft bill, licensing will only be done to the land casinos that already exist. This is meant to protect commercially them by exclusion of the bad actors, the acceptors of the US action after the passing of UIGEA.

The bill is proposing licensing fees of 5 million dollars with a tax rate of 15% on revenue. As usual, with most online gambling bill, even this one has not gone without the rumors that it is backed Caesars Entertainment, a giant in land gambling.


Land casinos and their free to play websites

{module 200}Land casinos are anticipating the legalization of online casinos in their state and preparing for it. This is by establishing free to play sites. The sites are also acting as a marketing strategy for the casinos. They are also using them to collect player data. It is also enabling the casinos to build their expertise on online gambling as they improve their technology.

This case has been observed with the two giant tribal owned casinos in the US, Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Resort Casino. According to the officials of the casinos, they are establishing the sites for preparation just in case online gambling is legalized in Connecticut, their home state or at the federal level.

The sites are seeing large numbers of users setting up free to play accounts, taking advantage of the websites.

PAF Ousting of Bingo provider

The growth of online gambling is making the operators to re strategize if they want to grow with the market. This was seen when PAF, an online gambling operator ousted its bingo software provider, Parlay Games.

The task now has been given to Proactive Gaming, a poker and lottery games developer from Sweden. The company is less known, though PAF believes it is the company to take it to the next level. This is by developing the best and most exciting bingo games.

According to the officials at PAF, Proactive Gaming has widespread experience and unique knowledge. This will enable the company to be flexible, go the whole distance while creating unique experiences for its customers.

Proactive gaming has a Super Gazell award as the Swedish company with the fastest growth in 2 years. It is also known for great customer care.