Mr Vegas Bringing Online Gaming to Pennsylvania Via Caesars Deal

Mr Vegas Bringing Online Gaming to Pennsylvania Via Caesars Deal

By Bill Ordine

Fact Checked by Jim Tomlin

The name is Mr Vegas but it’s a European online gaming operator and they’re coming to Pennsylvania.

Videoslots Group is preparing to enter the United States for the first time to offer real money online gaming after agreeing to a market access deal with Caesars Entertainment, according to a press release.

Mr Vegas Entering Pennsylvania in 2023

The iGaming operator expects to launch its Mr Vegas brand in Pennsylvania in 2023 using its platform and the Caesars online casino license. There are plans to expand the rollout across America as more jurisdictions legalize online casino play.

“We are excited to start executing our plans in the U.S., which has huge growth potential, starting with the great state of Pennsylvania,” Videoslots CEO Alexander Stevendahl said in the press release. “Thanks to a distinctive name like Mr Vegas and an innovative product, I am confident it will become one of the casinos of choice for players,”

Latest in Pennsylvania Online Gaming

Pennsylvania is one of six states with real money online casino options, along with New Jersey, West Virginia, Delaware, Connecticut and Michigan. Those states also offer online poker along with Nevada.

Interactive gaming launched in Pennsylvania in July 2019, just a month after online sports betting. In the 2021-22 fiscal year alone (from July to February), the Keystone State has collected more than $540 million from interactive slots and another $220 million form banking tables, leading to more than $200 million total in tax revenue. The state is expected to report March revenue next week at the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board website.

‘’This is a significant milestone in our strategy, having enjoyed significant success with our product in a host of markets, including Sweden, UK, and Denmark,” Stevendahl said of the Pennsylvania agreement. ‘We are now aiming for something similar in the U.S., as we move towards our goal of becoming the world’s leading casino operator.”

Established in 2011, Videoslots developed concepts including Wheel of Jackpots, Battle of Slots and Encore, and currently holds licenses in Malta, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Denmark, Italy and Spain, according to information attached to company officials’ LinkedIn accounts.

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Bill Ordine was a reporter and editor in news and sports for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Baltimore Sun for 25 years, and was a lead reporter on a team that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News. Bill started reporting on casinos and gaming shortly after Atlantic City’s first gambling halls opened and wrote a syndicated column on travel to casino destinations for 10 years. He covered the World Series of Poker for a decade and his articles on gaming have appeared in many major U.S. newspapers, such as the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald and others.
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Bill Ordine was a reporter and editor in news and sports for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Baltimore Sun for 25 years, and was a lead reporter on a team that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News. Bill started reporting on casinos and gaming shortly after Atlantic City’s first gambling halls opened and wrote a syndicated column on travel to casino destinations for 10 years. He covered the World Series of Poker for a decade and his articles on gaming have appeared in many major U.S. newspapers, such as the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald and others.
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