Andrew Maykuth covers energy news.

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Legal sports betting set to launch at Harrah’s in Delco, just in time for the Super Bowl

“The Book,” as Harrah’s calls its sportsbook, will be the fourth outlet for legal sports wagering to open in the Philadelphia area.

Pennsylvania casinos took in $16 million in sports bets in Dec. How much did state make in taxes?

Pa. casinos generated $2M in revenue on $16.2 M in sports bets wagered in December, and there will be more coming after Thursday's opening of a new sportsbook in Philly's stadium complex.

Pennsylvania gamblers lost $3.25 billion in 2018; Parx Casino got the most at $603 million

Parx Casino in Bensalem once again reigned as the state’s biggest-grossing casino, reporting $603 million won from gamblers last year.

Eddystone glass recycling company doubles operation at former Baldwin Locomotive Works building

AeroAggregates can now convert 140 million empty beer bottles a year -- one case of beer for every person in the Philadelphia area -- into useful construction material.

Philly area casinos may be taking millions out of New Jersey’s sports-betting market

The growth of sports betting in NJ is showing signs of flattening out just as the first legal bookmakers launch in Pennsylvania casinos.

Slot machines, fantasy sports, mini-casinos. Where’s Pa. online gaming, a year after legalization?

Pa. in 2017 legalized sports betting, fantasy sports, online betting, “mini casinos," and video slots in truck stops. But 14 months later, only sports wagering and fantasy sports has launched.

Parx becomes second Philly casino to launch sports betting

Just in time to take bets for this weekend’s Eagles playoff game, Parx Casino on Tuesday conducted a soft launch of its new sportsbook. A formal opening is planned for Thursday.

Delaware River deepening: 30 years and 16 million cubic yards of sand, muck and rock later

Two years behind schedule, and $100 million over its original budget, the project to dredge the Delaware River main channel to 45 feet should be completed by the end of March.

Expect a slightly higher electric bill as Peco gets permission to increase rates by $25 million

Peco residential customers using 700 kilowatt-hours per month would see bills going up from $102.65 to $103.92, from Jan. 1. Rate settlement would also lower charges for public fast-charging stations for electric vehicles.

Sewer system that spilled 5 million gallons of sewage into Valley Forge Park in 2014 has a new owner

Aqua America, one of the nation's largest water utility, will pay $28.3 million to Tredyffrin Township for the Valley Creek Trunk Sewer System.