Fresh fines cost Pennsylvania operators $212,500

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Mountainview Thoroughbred Racing has been fined US$147,500 in Pennsylvania for two separate failings.

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board issued a $97,500 fine for failings on Penn Interactive Ventures’ igaming and sports wagering platforms.

The regulator said there were “insufficient protocols” that allowed the creation, access and use of multiple online accounts using identifying information of other individuals.

It added that Penn Interactive Ventures also allowed the funding of accounts using “stolen or fraudulently obtained payment devices” and the withdrawal of funds into accounts controlled by individuals conducting fraudulent behaviour.

Meanwhile, three incidents where individuals under the legal gambling age of 21 were able to access the gaming floor at Hollywood Casino York cost Mountainview Thoroughbred Racing $50,000.

The PGCB also fined Sugarhouse HSP Gaming $65,000 after incidents at Rivers Philadelphia Casino.

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The regulator said it failed to meet minimum staffing requirements for a period of 40 days and failed to provide “timely notification of a voucher theft to both the onsite Gaming Control Board staff and Pennsylvania State Police.”

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