Sports betting officially kicks off at Parx Casino

By January 11, 2019 News

Sports betting has officially arrived in Bucks County.

Parx Casino on Thursday accepted its first legal sports wager, with a line of people waiting to take their first bets following a ribbon cutting ceremony.

The addition of sports betting at the Bucks County property comes three months after gaining approval from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, and nearly a year after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the federal ban against it.

Players will wager in a temporary facility, in what was…