Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Orders Statewide Closure of Video Gaming Terminal Rooms


HARRISBURG, PA: The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced that it has ordered the closure of Video Gaming Terminal (VGTs) rooms located in truck stop establishments statewide beginning at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, December 12, 2020 as part of a COVID-19 mitigation order announced by Governor Tom Wolf on Friday.

A total of 40 truck stop establishments, each operating the maximum allowable 5 machines, are affected by this shutdown.

A list of all locations is available at this link on the Board’s website: https://gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov/files/licensure/reports/VGT_Location_Master_List.pdf.

Under the Governor’s order, the operation of VGTs may commence again at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, January 4, 2021.

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