HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s 13 licensed casinos are telling the Wolf administration the state’s new iLottery online games violate state law and warning they plan to take action if they aren’t stopped.READ MORE: Ford Maverick: Hybrid Truck 'Challenges Status Quo, Stereotypes' Of Pickups, Expert Says
The casinos wrote Revenue Secretary Daniel Hassell Wednesday to argue the games, which mimic slot machines, violate the law passed last year authorizing them.
A Revenue Department spokesman says the agency is reviewing the letter and expects to comment about it later.READ MORE: Water Main Break Shuts Down Portion Of Lewis Run Road In West Mifflin
The casinos say they want the current iLottery games halted by Tuesday or they will “consider all actions” available to them.
Casinos expressed concerns about the games infringing on their business when the law was being debated last year.
The iLottery games began several weeks ago, with prizes up to $250,000 and plays costing as little as a penny.MORE NEWS: Allegheny County Police Investigating Shooting In Swissvale
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