March 9th, 2018


Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
Commonwealth Tower, Strawberry Square
303 Walnut Street, 5th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101


Doug Harbach or Richard McGarvey (717) 346-8321

License Applications For Fantasy Sports Contests Operators Available

HARRISBURG, PA:   The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced that license applications for entities interested in offering fantasy sports contests are available. 

The applications noted above are on the PGCB’s web site, The application can be easily found by choosing the Gaming Expansion link on the home page and locating the Enterprise Entity Application and Disclosure Form in the Fantasy Contests section.

Additional information on Fantasy Contests can be found by downloading the Frequently Asked Questions document in the Fantasy Contests section.

The Board also announced that the acceptance of applications for Fantasy Contests Operators will begin March 19, 2018.

About the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board:

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is tasked to oversee all aspects of the state’s casino industry, along with oversight of new gaming initiatives to the Race Horse Development and Gaming Act recently approved through the signing of Act 42 of 2017.

The Commonwealth’s casino industry currently consists of 10 stand-alone and racetrack casinos in operation, along with the two smaller resort casinos.  These facilities collectively employ 18,000 people and annually generate approximately $1.4 billion in tax revenue from slot machine and table games play. The largest portion of that money is used for property tax reduction to all Pennsylvania homeowners.

Additional information about both the PGCB’s gaming regulatory efforts and Pennsylvania’s gaming industry can be found at You can also follow the agency on Twitter by choosing @PAGamingControl.