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Atlantic City Gaming

article If coronavirus kills some casinos, Atlantic City's grief will soar (7/10/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Shut down for months by the coronavirus pandemic, some Atlantic City casinos may fail, which would worsen the city's shaky financial condition....
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Nevada Gaming

article Gaming and Hospitality Legal News, Volume 12, Number 12: Nevada Gaming Commission Regulatory Adoption Presents New Opportunities for Wager Funding (7/8/2020)
(Nevada) -- On June 25th, 2020, the Nevada Gaming Commission held a hearing in which it adopted amendments to the Nevada Gaming Regulations to permit the direct or...
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Sports Betting

article UNLV institute to study effects of sports wagering (7/8/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- As more states consider legalizing online gambling and sports wagering, legislators and regulators face many unanswered questions about the potential...
article The Big Kick-Off: Sports Gaming Ready To Rumble (6/1/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Gauging by lines of customers waiting outside casinos hours before reopening in Idaho, Arizona, California and Louisiana, recovery in the gaming...
article The Week In Sports Betting News: DraftKings Stock Rises, As Do Losses (5/18/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Happy Monday, everyone. It was a halfway decent weekend for sports betting news with golf, soccer, and NASCAR. Hopefully, news of more sports returning...
article BLOG: SportsHandle: that was the week that was in US sports betting (5/8/2020)
(USA) -- Louisiana lawmakers have been down this road before. In 2018, lawmakers sent the decision to legalize daily fantasy sports to the voters. Eighteen months later...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Eastern Band of Cherokee

article Feasibility study set for Cherokee meat production (7/7/2020)
(North Carolina) -- A feasibility study for a potential Cherokee meat production facility was approved Tuesday, July 7 at the regular session of Budget Council. The...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article BLOG: The Reopening of Las Vegas Casinos During the COVID-10 Pandemic (7/7/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Governor Sisolak authorized certain businesses, including restaurants, barbershops, hair salons, and most retail businesses, to reopen with limitations...
article Las Vegas Casinos Reopen This Week. The Stocks May Reap Different Fortunes. (6/2/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas is letting casinos open on June 4, and most of them are planning to shuffle up and deal. The strip will be back in action, with changes to try...
article Bellagio fountains to relaunch when hotel-casino reopens (5/25/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Over the years, I’ve held up the Fountains of Bellagio as an example of how a free amenity can enhance Las Vegas’ image and drive business to...
article OP/ED: 3 Critical Issues For The Leading Gaming Companies In Las Vegas (5/12/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- I moved to Las Vegas over eight years ago. I was one of the growing numbers of people to make the city in the middle of the desert my home. Las Vegas was...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Macau Operators Staring at Worst Ever Results in Q2, Analysts Focusing on Operating Costs (7/6/2020)
(Macau) -- The second quarter of 2020 could go be the worst three-month stretch on record for Macau’s six concessionaires as the special administrative region...
article Macau to lose over US$1 billion in EBITDA in Q2: Morgan Stanley (7/6/2020)
(Macau) -- Macau’s casino operators are expected to announce quarterly EBITDA losses of more than US$1 billion in the three months to 30 June 2020 in what...
article Chanos, Famed Short Seller, Sees Macau Concession Risk for Las Vegas Sands, Wynn Resorts (6/23/2020)
(Macau) -- Kynikos Associates founder Jim Chanos, one of Wall Street’s most noted short sellers, believes Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) and Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) are...
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Oklahoma Gaming

article Analysis: Two more Oklahoma tribes, on July 2, sign ‘Declarations of Independence’ through new compacts (7/6/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Two small Oklahoma tribes have, in their own way, issued brand new versions of the Declaration of Independence. The moves came on July 2 (last Thursday)...
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Hard Rock

article ANALYSIS: Covid19 hotel development analysis: Hard Rock International [Infographic] (7/3/2020)
(Florida) -- With over 200 venues – including cafes, hotels, casinos and live music venues – spread across more than 70 countries, Hard Rock International (...
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Caesars

article Boyd Gaming Continues to Reopen Casinos With Limited Amenities (6/29/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Post the coronavirus-induced shutdowns in mid-March, Boyd Gaming Corporation BYD recently resumed operations at Valley Forge Casino Hotel in King of...
article Analyst: $772 million from stock sale strengthens Eldorado’s liquidity (6/19/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Eldorado Resorts will secure $772 million from a stock sale after the deal’s underwriters exercised an option to acquire 2.7 million shares, the...
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Opioid Crisis

article The evolving opioid crisis (6/29/2020)
(USA) -- As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept across our country and claimed more than 100,000 lives in a few short months, the opioid epidemic, which dates back to at...
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COVID-19

article Asymptomatic COVID-19 findings dim hopes for 'herd immunity' and 'immunity passports' (6/28/2020)
(China) -- A closer look at people who tested positive for COVID-19 but never developed symptoms has found that such asymptomatic carriers have few to no detectable...
article Analyst: 'Trends Are Encouraging' For US Regional Casinos (6/18/2020)
(Wall Street) -- The reopening of casinos on the Las Vegas Strip has been mixed at best, with string initial demand driving reopenings but room rates significantly down...
article Casinos Have a Plan to Reopen Post Coronavirus (6/8/2020)
(USA) -- For anyone who's missed the thrill of gambling, whether it be at a Native American casino near your or one in one of the major destination gambling cities like...
article Hydroxychloroquine shows no virus benefit, raises death risk: study (5/22/2020)
(California) -- A study of nearly 100,000 coronavirus patients has shown no benefit in treating them with anti-viral drugs hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine and even...
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eSports

article Dennis Drazin Explains New Jersey's Latest Esports Betting Bill (6/23/2020)
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey sports betting industry has a new bill on the table that would make revisions to the state’s current sports gambling laws. Dennis...
article Is Esports Betting Sports Betting in Iowa? (6/16/2020)
(Iowa) -- Under Section 99E: a “Fantasy sports contest” includes any fantasy or simulated game or contest …” and 99E.2 states: “The system...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

DraftKings

article Should Investors Place Their Next Bet on DraftKings Stock? (6/19/2020)
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings (NASDAQ:DKNG) is now a public company after merging with an already public shell company in April. Despite the unconventional IPO process,...
article How Is DraftKings Stock Soaring While There Are No Sports To Bet? (6/1/2020)
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings is now a $12 billion market cap company. The share price is hovering near $40 at the time of writing, up some 270% from when the transaction...
article DraftKings Initiated Neutral at Goldman Sachs With $32 Target (5/19/2020)
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings positioned to score a large share of the U.S. sports-betting and iGaming market, according to a Goldman Sachs analyst, who initiated coverage...
article DraftKings Reports $74M Loss In Q1 Earnings Call As Stock Continues To Rise (5/15/2020)
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings does not expect its future plans to be impacted at all by the coronavirus shutdown as long as sports return by 2021, CEO Jason Robins said....
article DraftKings higher after Susquehanna boost (5/14/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Susquehanna starts off coverage on DraftKings (DKNG +3.0%) with a Positive rating and favorable view of the long-term potential for the sports betting...
article DraftKings Sports-Gambling Provider Initiated Positive at Susquehanna (5/14/2020)
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings shares rose after the Boston sports-gambling company, which went public last month, was initiated positive at Susquehanna Financial. The...
article Analyzing Whether DraftKings Can Live Up To Lofty $6 Billion Market Cap (5/4/2020)
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings is officially a public company, and the public appears to be a huge fan of the combination with SBTech. DraftKings‘ initial market cap...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Wynn Resorts

article Wynn’s Investors Are In Good Hands Even As Pandemic Rages In Gambling Hubs (6/11/2020)
(Wall Street) -- As of the beginning of June, Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ: WYNN) stock had declined by about 35% since the beginning of the year. The Covid-19 induced recession...
article Wynn: Breakout To $100 Coming As Pressure Builds To Break Macau Travel Bans (5/26/2020)
(Wall Street) -- "Good news is rare these days, and every glittering ounce of it should be cherished and hoarded and worshipped and fondled like a priceless diamond...
article Why Shares of Wynn Resorts Popped 42.1% in April (5/6/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Shares of Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) jumped 42.1% in April, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence, magnifying the market'...
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New York Gaming

article Lawmaker Believes Delayed NY Sports Betting Study Will Arrive This Year (6/10/2020)
(New York) -- New Yorkers have long waited to see results of a comprehensive study of the state’s gambling industry. They will have to wait a little longer. The...
article NYS Gaming Commission Extends Deadline On Gaming Market Study (6/1/2020)
(New York) -- Citing the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the gaming environment in the Empire State, the New York State Gaming Commission announced...
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Rhode Island Gaming

article Twin River called a long-term winner by Union Gaming (6/10/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Union Gaming analyst John DeCree thinks Twin River Worldwide Holdings (TRWH -1.2%) has a plethora of potential catalysts, including opportunistic...
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Sports in Las Vegas

article Pros, cons of Las Vegas’ competition to become NHL hub city (6/5/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Perhaps no place better fits the NHL’s criteria to be a hub city than Las Vegas. There are thousands of hotel rooms on the Strip, plenty of locker room...
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Alabama Gaming

article Inside the Statehouse Stellar group studying gambling in the state (6/3/2020)
(Alabama) -- Another legislation session has passed, and Alabama still has no lottery. Actually, the legislature does not in itself have the authority to pass a state...
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Scientific Games

article Why Scientific Games Stock Jumped 12% at the Open on May 26 (5/26/2020)
(Wall Street) -- hares of Scientific Games (NASDAQ:SGMS) rocketed 12% higher at the open of trading on May 26. The shares gave back a good portion of that swift advance...
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MGM Resorts

article Analyst Says MGM Resorts Has No Catalysts for Growth in Immediate Future (5/21/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Casinos may be opening up around the country, but MGM Resorts' (NYSE:MGM) stock is likely to be stuck in place, because there's nothing to move...
article OP/ED: Where Will MGM Resorts Be 1 Year From Now? (5/13/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Investors should typically have a long-term mindset when buying a stock, which means thinking about where a stock will be in the next three, five, or 10...
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Maryland Gaming

press release Online Gambling in Maryland – Will It Be Legal? (5/20/2020)
(Maryland) -- No one can deny the rapid growth of online gambling. Especially, if you look at the numbers. The market size of the sector is expected to grow by almost $...
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PASPA Decision

article LSR: Finding Good For US Sports Betting Industry As World Pauses On PASPA Anniversary (5/15/2020)
(USA) -- No one stops to reflect during a gold rush. It’s not a gold stroll or a gold spa day with exfoliating facial. You rush in a gold rush. (Thank you for coming to...
article Get A Grip: On The Death Of PASPA Two Years Later, Sports Betting And Sports Things (5/15/2020)
(USA) -- It’s information overload everywhere, and there’s not time enough to sleep and eat and stay fully apprised of what’s happening on this crazy blue dot of ours (...
article 2 Years After SCOTUS Repeals the Ban, Here’s What’s Next for Sports Betting (5/14/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- The day the United States Supreme Court repealed the federal ban on sports betting — May 14, 2018 — has proven to be one of the most...
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Japan Gaming

article Las Vegas Sands: Japan Pullout Could Signal Adelson Cross Hairs At Wynn (5/14/2020)
(Japan) -- Nobody is a more adept timer of pregnant opportunities than Sheldon Adelson. The Japan initiative evolves with poor ROI prospects, so he waves bye bye and...
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N.J. Sports Betting

press release Examining The Biggest Issue In NJ Sports Betting Law With Senator Lesniak (5/14/2020)
(New Jersey) -- The entire sports landscape has been flipped on its head for an undetermined amount of time due to the COVID-19 outbreak across the United States and as...
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Sands Corp.

article Las Vegas Sands' Excessive Optimism Masks Additional Risks (5/6/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Optimism is a trait often found among corporate management teams. Especially during business troughs is when optimism is regularly displayed. While...
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Other News

article BLOG: New Mexico Personal Injury Attorneys List Common Tribal Law Cases (6/25/2020)
(New Mexico) -- The New Mexico personal injury attorneys at Parnall & Adams Law released a blog listing out the most common tribal law cases. These cases can be...
article Overview of the Yucatan Peninsula Casino Market (6/15/2020)
(Mexico) -- Yucatan Peninsula is located in southeastern Mexico and is definitely a great destination that more visitors from around the world appreciate. While people...
article June 12: SportsHandle: that was the week that was in US sports betting (6/12/2020)
(USA) -- The Illinois Gaming Board approved seven casinos for Master Sports Wagering licenses Thursday, moving the Land of Lincoln another step closer to having mobile...
article US Gaming Will Experience A U-Shaped Recovery Post-Reopening (6/11/2020)
(Wall Street) -- The US gaming sector’s post-reopening recovery will be slowed by economic headwinds and operating and travel restraints stemming from the...
article When it comes to leadership, Canada's political parties aren't getting more diverse (6/9/2020)
(Canada) -- Political parties in Canada have a long way to go before their leaders begin to resemble the electorates they seek to lead. Throughout Canadian history,...
article Analyst Thinks Las Vegas Sands, MGM Resorts, and Wynn Resorts Have Run Far Enough (5/28/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Although the Big Three casinos are getting ready to open for business again in Las Vegas, Wall Street is urging caution and tempering investor...
article Casinos begin their slow roll to recovery (5/26/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Casino stocks are higher on the day as the news out of Hong Kong looks incrementally better and U.S. casinos report the return of some traffic at opened...
article Boyd Gaming's Efforts Bode Well, Coronavirus Woes to Linger (5/22/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Boyd Gaming Corporation BYD is likely to benefit from portfolio expansion and increased focus on online betting. However, the coronavirus pandemic and...
article The Gadsden flag is a symbol. But whose? (5/18/2020)
(USA) -- The year was 2017, the month was August. America was 241 years old, and totems of its racist past were crumbling. One of the Northwest’s largest tributes...
article Why Casino-Supplier Stocks Dropped and Then Rebounded on Thursday (5/14/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Shares of companies that supply casinos and lotteries with products like slot machines and technology services dropped like a rock in early trading...
article State to study Washington State Patrol stops and searches for possible bias (5/5/2020)
(Washington) -- Washington will spend $50,000 to study possible biases in the Washington State Patrol after an investigation found troopers search people of color,...
article VIDEO: Gambling stocks: These two may have hit bottom, traders say (5/4/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Casino stocks have been hit hard by closures and lockdowns tied to the coronavirus pandemic. MGM Resorts led the decline on Friday after disappointing...
article Why Boyd Gaming Is Jumping 10% Today (4/27/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Shares of Boyd Gaming (NYSE:BYD) were running almost 10% higher at midday trading on Monday as the prospect for states loosening their coronavirus...
article Monarch Casino & Resorts +3% after Stifel lift (4/27/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Looking for a sleeper in the casino sector? Stifel upgrades Monarch Casino & Resort (NASDAQ:MCRI) to a Buy rating from Hold and assigns a price...
article Sports Gambling Outlook (4/8/2020)
(Wall Street) -- The coronavirus pandemic has thrown the country into a personal and financial abyss like none other witnessed by generations of Americans, from the...
article Indian Nations Law Update - March 2020 (3/17/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Arizona Supreme Court’s decision in Hwal’Bay Ba: J Enterprises, Inc. v. Jantzen merits special mention among the cases summarized in...
article A Fresh Take on the Mayflower’s History (3/10/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- Paula Peters remembers the last major anniversary of the historic voyage in 1620 of the Mayflower from Plymouth, England, to Plymouth, Mass. It was in...
article LEGAL BLOG: The Gambling Industry’s Anti-Money Laundering Obligations (3/5/2020)
(UK) -- With gambling company Mr Green having to pay £3M for failings relating to money laundering, Neil Williams of Rahman Ravelli details the relevant...
article REPORT: Hotels Elevate F&B Experiences (2/25/2020)
(USA) -- Hotels here and abroad are enhancing their F&B outlets. New restaurant openings and upgrades, plus unique foodie experiences are all part of the mix.
article In U.S., Library Visits Outpaced Trips to Movies in 2019 (2/3/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Visiting the library remains the most common cultural activity Americans engage in, by far. The average 10.5 trips to the library U.S. adults report...

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