Pennsylvania trending toward becoming the top state in sports betting, online gaming Eric Raskin, PennBets · May 28, 2020 at 3:10 am Nevada is the sports betting capital of America. And New Jersey is our nation’s online gambling capital. But if either of those states takes a quick, nervous glance in its rearview mirror, it’ll see Pennsylvania closing the distance rapidly. While the far-reaching impacts of the COVID-19 crisis have rendered many states’ gambling revenue numbers less instructive than they would otherwise be, there still is much to be gleaned from the March and April reports. And particularly in Pennsylvania, we can see clear evidence of an online casino/poker industry that is growing more rapidly than any other and a sports betting business that is perhaps ready to move into the pole position as soon as the next month or two.