Pennsylvania Representative Eddie Pashinski has introduced legislation which would prohibit any licensed operator from offering free-to-play social casino games.

House bill 1456, co-sponsored by nine Pennsylvania lawmakers, would amend Title 4 (Amusements) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes. It would prohibit any licensed facility, principal, principal entity, key employee or affiliate of a licensed facility from being involved in “simulated interactive gaming.”

Pashinski claims that his legislation is important to help “protect our youth from the risks associated with premature gambling.”

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