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Swedish NetEnt Gets Foot in Pennsylvania Online Gambling Field’s Door through Licensing

Online gambling is well on its way across Pennsylvania and interest towards developing within the borders of the state is both regional and international. This Wednesday witnessed a significant move made by Swedish-listed casino developer NetEnt which filed its application for a licensing which would allow it to branch out and explore the vast field of the Keystone state.

Stockholm is the city where the major company is registered, but operation of NetEnt is now aimed straight to the state willing to introduce gaming expansion in the upcoming months until the end of this year. This week saw an application being filed with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board which has the capacity to bring some of Europe’s premium online gaming offerings to the rapidly developing field of Pennsylvania.

With the help of the license eyed by the developer, well-rounded online table games offerings would be made available to casino developers in possession of Pennsylvania licensing. The leading provider of gaming solutions is well on its way to take the field by storm.

NetEnt Braces for Future Operation in Pennsylvania

The provider would have the chance to introduce its wide array of gaming offerings to casino developers willing to operate in the online realm, thus increasing NetEnt’s overall popularity. The casino specialist is ready to commence exploring a new market of the Keystone state’s magnitude. With the help of this move, the company is reserving its spot for operation through partnerships which could commence as soon as the online gaming field launches operation.

Land-based casino operators are now in the process of applying for iGaming permits and they actively explore their options for gaming partnerships. In order to ensure the premium level of their future online offerings, leading platform providers have been employed to work with the already approved developers. The first of the two developers to receive the nod was Rush Street Gaming overseeing the management of SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia.

The second one was Mountain View which would provide Hollywood Casino with the freedom to develop online teaming up with International Game Technology. Upcoming scheduled meetings on 3rd and 31st October would see more operators receiving green light for their applications.

Next Phase of Interactive Licensing Process

Now that the next phase of online gambling application has officially commenced, qualified gaming entities have the chance to make their way into the developing field of online gambling. Aforementioned companies could be listed in other states, but they could also be developing worldwide, as long as they meet the qualifications needed.

As it has been previously pointed out there are three key characteristics which should be demonstrated by every outside company willing to operate in Pennsylvania. The first one guarantees that the company should have a reliable reputation and existing licensing in another jurisdiction. In addition to that, the said jurisdiction should have similar regulations applied to the gaming field which align with the existing ones in the state of Pennsylvania.

This would mean that a given operator would face no significant differences between the operation home and the online gaming development set to take place with the help of the iGaming license issued. Last but not least, the company willing to obtain licensing by the state gaming regulator should also be well-acquainted with the matter and have the capacity to manage an interactive gaming system. The foreseeable future is set to bring more updates related to the future operation in the iGamign field across Pennsylvania as well as its eventual launch.

 Author: Hannah Wallace

Hannah Wallace has been part of our team since the website was launched. She has a master’s degree in IT.