Report: Gaming expansion added $385M to state coffers

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Pennsylvania apparently hit the jackpot when it expanded casino-style gambling.

The industry-tracking website Play Pennsylvania reports the gaming expansion has brought in more than $385 million.

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board could not confirm that amount, but officials said they estimate it is around $300 million.

The state budget office projects the expansion will bring in $318 million during the 2018-19 fiscal year, up from $160 million the previous year.

The gaming expansion law approved in October 2017 authorized mini-casinos, sports betting, online gambling, and video gaming terminals at truck stops.

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