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Arkansas Gaming

article Court kicks Pope County casino decision to Racing Commission
(Arkansas) -- Developments in the multi-faceted effort to open a casino in Pope County under a 2018 constitutional amendment that expanded casino gambling in Arkansas....
article Gulfside Casino Wins Lawsuit Against Arkansas Racing Commission
(Arkansas) -- A Pulaski County judge has ruled that Gulfside Casino is a qualified applicant and its application with the state Racing Commission must be considered....
article Judge sends rejected Pope County casino license back to Arkansas Racing Commission
(Arkansas) -- A Pulaski County Circuit Court judge kicked a rejected application for a Pope County casino license back to the state Racing Commission, saying an added...
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Caesars

article LIGHTS OUT: A look inside Caesars Palace, as it waits to reopen
(Las Vegas) -- In its 53 years, 7 months and 21 days of operation, I’ve never seen Caesars Palace empty and quiet. I had come here this Wednesday to meet the...
article As Caesars Deal Lingers, Buyer Faces $2.3 Million a Day in Fees
(Wall Street) -- Eldorado Resorts Inc. must start paying Caesars Entertainment Corp. almost $2.3 million a day in so-called ticking fees after failing to meet a deadline...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Card Clubs

article Commerce Casino Will Pay Employees Amid Closure
(California) -- The Commerce Hotel & Casino board announced Wednesday it will pay all employees and maintain their health benefits throughout the casino’s...
1 Article on this Issue

Colorado Gaming

article There Won't Be Much to Bet on When Sports Betting Becomes Legal
(Colorado) -- On May 1, sports betting will become legal in Colorado. The state will be ready...but all bets are off when it comes to what Coloradans will be able to bet...
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COVID-19

article Casino workers end protest
(Cambodia) -- Preah Sihanouk provincial Department of Labour and Vocational Training director Yov Khemara said on Wednesday that 170 workers at the Hao Cheng Casino in...
article Donaco’s Star Vegas casino suffering from viral slowdown
(Cambodia) -- Casino operator Donaco International says operations at its flagship Cambodian gaming venue have slowed to a crawl due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
article Coronavirus brings a new set of troubles for problem gamblers
(Pennsylvania) -- Just because casinos are closed during the coronavirus pandemic doesn’t mean the folks who deal with problem gambling don’t have concerns....
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Europe Gaming

article Bulgaria shuts down Eurofootball over unpaid gambling taxes
(Bulgaria) -- Bulgaria’s gambling regulator has suspended the license of bookmaker Eurofootball after concluding that the operator had failed to pay its necessary...
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Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

article Casino supplier calls for new G2E Asia postponement
(Japan) -- The gambling industry’s conference season has been savaged by COVID-19. Gatherings of hundreds or thousands of people right now are just unwise, and...
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Iowa Gaming

article Dubuque casino postpones all entertainment acts through May 13
(Iowa) -- Diamond Jo Casino officials will continue to suspend all entertainment scheduled through May 13 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. According to a press...
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Japan Gaming

article Yokohama Is Setting Aside $3.6 Million for Integrated Resort Plans
(Japan) -- Japan’s second-largest city behind Tokyo is competing with several other large metropolitan areas, including the capitol city and Osaka, to become home...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article How long can Las Vegas casino companies survive a COVID-19 shutdown?
(Las Vegas) -- The spread of COVID-19 and subsequent shutdown of casinos across the U.S. is putting the cash reserves of major resort companies in Sin City to the test....
article With Las Vegas Casinos Closed, Will Gamblers Quit?
(Las Vegas) -- Gambling is an impulse-control disorder on par with drugs or alcohol because it stimulates the brain's reward system and can be addictive. So, what...
article Cosmopolitan becomes latest to furlough staff
(Las Vegas) -- On March 23, the Cosmopolitan casino in Las Vegas announced that they would be furloughing both part-time and on-call employees. This move took effect...
article VIDEO: Casino companies burning through millions daily
(Las Vegas) -- RJ reporter Bailey Schulz talks about how much Las Vegas Casino companies are losing and how the Emergency bill could help if they run out of money or...
article Las Vegas high-speed train project, once stuck in low gear, is now moving forward
(Las Vegas) -- The last time a California railroad conductor hailed “all aboard for Las Vegas” was more than 20 years ago, after lines such as the Desert...
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Louisiana Gaming

article Fate of racehorses, horsemen ousted from New Orleans by coronavirus in legal limbo
(New Orleans) -- A standoff between Boyd Gaming, which operates horse racing at Evangeline Downs in St. Landry Parish and Delta Downs in Calcasieu Parish, moves to court...
1 Article on this Issue

Maryland Gaming

article When Will Sports Betting Be Legal in Maryland and How Much Will the State Earn?
(Maryland) -- Maryland has joined a list of states currently on the fast-track to legalizing sports betting inside its borders, and there’s every reason to believe...
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Massachusetts Gaming

article Coronavirus impact: Massachusetts Gaming Commission extends shutdown of 3 casinos
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Wednesday voted to extend the shutdown of the state’s three casinos to April 7 due to the coronavirus...
article Massachusetts casino closures extended until April 7
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts casinos will be closed until at least April 7 in keeping with the governor’s urging that people should stay at home until then...
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MGM Resorts

article MGM Cut $32 Million Pay Deal With CEO Who Left to Fight Pandemic
(Wall Street) -- Few businesses have been hit as hard by the coronavirus pandemic as MGM Resorts International. By last week, it had closed all its U.S. casinos,...
article BLOG: MGM Resorts' Digital Sports Betting Efforts Could Power a Recovery
(Las Vegas) -- With Las Vegas casinos dark since March 17, now seems like the wrong time to think about investing in the companies that operate them, right? Not really....
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Nevada Gaming

article Sisolak’s casino closure may be unique in Nevada history
(Nevada) -- Gov. Steve Sisolak’s order this month that all casinos in the state shut down because of the coronavirus raised the question whether casinos were all closed...
article Life without casinos: Much of Laughlin shuts down over COVID-19
(Nevada) -- Gov. Steve Sisolak last week ordered the closure of Nevada’s trademark casinos, an announcement that reverberated on both sides of the Colorado River...
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New York Gaming

article Yonkers City Council urges state lawmakers to allow sports betting for Empire City
(New York) -- The Yonkers City Council has passed a resolution urging the New York State Legislature and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to allow sports betting at the two...
article Yonkers Officials Call on New York State to Expand Sports Betting to Empire City, Resorts World NYC
(New York) -- Sports betting in New York is currently limited to the four upstate commercial casinos, as well as those operated by Native American tribes. But in...
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Online Gaming

article STUTZ: Could America see an expansion in online gaming as a result of the coronavirus shutdowns?
(Las Vegas) -- Once the coronavirus pandemic has subsided and the gaming industry begins what portends to be a slow recovery, we may finally start to hear serious...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Casino taxes will go to Bucks businesses devastated by coronavirus
(Pennsylvania) -- Tax revenues from gambling at Parx casino will be loaned to some hospitality and tourism companies devastated by the coronavirus. On Wednesday, the...
article Rivers Casino Philadelphia Table Games Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19
(Pennsylvania) -- A Rivers Casino Philadelphia table games employee has tested positive for the coronavirus, the casino announced Wednesday. Officials say the employee...
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Philippines Gaming

article Philippine Regulator PAGCOR Wants to Reopen High Stakes Tables to Fund Coronavirus Fight
(Philippines) -- Philippine casino regulator-operator PAGCOR has released $118 million to state coffers to help fund the fight against the coronavirus. But PAGCOR chair...
1 Article on this Issue

Poarch Creek

article Class-action lawsuit filed against Wind Creek Bethlehem casino over wages
(Pennsylvania) -- A Lehigh Valley man has filed a class-action lawsuit against Wind Creek Bethlehem, alleging the casino paid him and other tipped employees below...
1 Article on this Issue

PokerStars

article PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg Pleads Guilty To Federal Online Gambling Charge
(New York) -- PokerStars founder Isai Scheinberg has pled guilty to a federal online gambling charge in New York. The 73-year-old, beloved by much of the poker community...
1 Article on this Issue

Sheldon Adelson

article Sands’ Adelson Made Calls on Stimulus Bill But Won’t Take Loans
(Washington D.C.) -- Sheldon Adelson, the politically connected founder of Las Vegas Sands Corp., made calls to contacts in Washington to spur passage of the $2 trillion...
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South Dakota Gaming

article Casinos, restaurants close in N. Sioux City following Noem's recommendations
(South Dakota) -- There have been some changes in North Sioux City with a number of restaurants and casinos closing after Governor Noem's recommendation.
article February gaming numbers ‘leap’ 10% prior to COVID-19
(South Dakota) -- An additional day helped make a difference for Deadwood gaming establishments in February, as the Leap Year Day served to boost gaming revenues 10%...
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Sports Betting

article Sports Betting Study Bill Gets Approval In Vermont
(Vermont) -- With much of the rest of the world working from home or not at all, Vermont lawmakers moved a sports betting bill forward on Tuesday. The Senate Committee...
article A Look Back At What Parlay Patz Case Could Mean For Sports Betting
(New York) -- Weeks removed from the charges against a sports bettor for threatening athletes, it’s worth taking a closer look at exactly what is alleged and what...
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UK Gambling

article Stuck-at-Home Britons Provide Boost for Online Casino Companies
(UK) -- Britons stuck at home due to the coronavirus outbreak are hitting the online casinos, providing a boost for operators of virtual games such as blackjack and...
article Gaming and betting shops included in UK Covid-19 rates holiday
(UK) -- Gambling industry group the Betting and Gaming Council, which represents 90 per cent of the UK’s gaming companies, praised the Johnson administration after...
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West Virginia Gaming

article Casino, bar shutdown costing state about $9 million a week in lost Lottery profits
(West Virginia) -- West Virginia is losing more than $9 million a week from the shutdown of state casino and Limited Video Lottery gaming. Meeting telephonically...
article West Virginia Sports Betting Revenue Sees Sharp Decline The Week Sports Shut Down
(West Virginia) -- As expected, the West Virginia sports betting figures saw a sharp decline for the week of March 14. This was the first week that sports were affected...
article Charles Town bracing for loss of casino funds
(West Virginia) -- The closure of Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races earlier this month due to the COVID-19 outbreak meant more than just the absence of flashing...
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William Hill

article William Hill CEO Joe Asher Establishes Employee Fund, Donates Entire Salary
(UK) -- William Hill US has been forced to furlough more than 600 employees as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, shuttering sportsbook operations across the country....
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Other News

article Golden Nugget owner lays off 40,000 employees at casino, hotel and restaurant empire
(Texas) -- Tilman Fertitta, the Texas billionaire who owns Golden Nugget casinos and restaurants such as Del Frisco’s and Bubba Gump Shrimp, announced Tuesday he...
article Landry’s Furloughs 40,000 Employees
(Texas) -- Landry’s owner Tilman Fertitta temporarily laid off 40,000 employees, or 70 percent of his company’s workforce, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The...
article Tilman Fertitta said to furlough 40,000 employees
(Texas) -- Landry’s principal and CEO Tilman Fertitta told the Bloomberg news service that he has furloughed 40,000 employees across his casino and restaurant...
article AskGamblers recovers record $8.8m to players in 2019
(Internet) -- Catena Media-owned affiliate site AskGamblers has revealed that it was able to help players to recover a record $8.8m (£7.4m/€8.1m) in unpaid...
article Government’s business relief ‘will protect tens of thousands of jobs’ says BGC
(UK) -- The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has backed the recent government support, welcoming the confirmation that betting companies will now qualify for the same...
article Everi Holdings Pulls 2020 Financial Forecast, Cites ‘Limited Visibility’ on Coronavirus Casino Closures
(Las Vegas) -- Everi Holdings (NYSE:EVRI) is joining a growing list of gaming companies in withdrawing 2020 financial guidance due to the impact the coronavirus pandemic...
article Boyd Gaming Says Gaming Property Closures in Several States Are Being Extended
(USA) -- Boyd Gaming (NYSE:BYD) is telling customers and investors that temporary casino closures in several of its marquee markets will last longer than previously...
article Gaming & Leisure Properties: Arbitrage In The Gaming Space
(Wall Street) -- In our previous article we explained that Gaming & Leisure Properties (GLPI) seemed a great investment for retirement, yielding a large dividend...
press release GameCo announces esports partnership with Grid
(Las Vegas) -- GameCo LLC, creator of the world’s first Video Game Gambling Machine and foremost trailblazer in shaping the new casino experience, today announced a new...

3/24/2020

article There’s One Clear Winner In SBTech Monopoly Of Oregon Sports Betting
(Oregon) -- The Oregon sports betting partnership between SBTech and the Oregon Lottery isn’t quite the bargain it was advertised to be. Finally released Tuesday...
article Citi-Led Group Stuck With Billions of Debt as MGM Offering Fails
(Wall Street) -- Citigroup Inc. and Deutsche Bank AG are among lenders stuck with billions of dollars of debt backed by MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay properties in Las...
article 100% of U.S. casinos to be closed by Wednesday
(USA) -- In a matter of weeks, the commercial casino industry in the United States has grinded to a halt due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the American sportsbooks...
article Tilman Fertitta furloughs 40,000 workers at his casino, hotel and restaurant empire
(Texas) -- Houston billionaire Tilman Fertitta said he’s had to temporarily lay off roughly 40,000 workers at his casino, hotel and restaurant empire to limit the...
article Las Vegas casino companies burning up to $14.4M a day, report finds
(Las Vegas) -- With casinos across the country temporarily shutting down to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, operators are facing a period with zero income and a...
article Las Vegas, devastated by the 2008 economic crash, struggles with coronavirus shutdown
(Las Vegas) -- It was just two weeks ago that Las Vegas native Carlos Rosales Jr. told his cousin that business at his new barbershop was doing so well that he was...
article Resorts World worker tests positive for coronavirus in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- A worker at the Resorts World Las Vegas project has tested positive for COVID-19, the resort’s developer confirmed. Resorts World was notified...
article Illusionist Criss Angel reflects on 'new reality' of Vegas Strip shutting down amid coronavirus
(Las Vegas) -- People walking the Strip on a brisk Friday evening took a moment to stop and listen to an unfamiliar sound that has in recent days enveloped Las Vegas and...
article Wynn Resorts CEO says company is paying employees to retain them despite coronavirus closures
(Las Vegas) -- These are idle times for nearly 650,000 gaming workers in the U.S. as the remainder of the commercial casinos in the country are expected to close by...
article A.C. casinos could lose more than $1 billion, Cape-Atlantic League all-stars named and more
(Atlantic City) -- A two-month shutdown of the state's casino industry will lead to $1.1 billion in lost economic activity, according to a report from the American...
article Mount Airy Casino Resort donated fresh food to PVEN
(Pennsylvania) -- It's food distribution day here at Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network, or PVEN, near Brodheadsville. Because of Coronavirus, food is being placed...
article Illegal Gambling Opponents Call on State, County Health Departments to Order Immediate Shutdown of ‘Games of Skill’ Machines
(Pennsylvania) -- An advocacy group battling against the explosion of illegal gambling across Pennsylvania is calling for an immediate shutdown of so-called ‘games...
article Online sports bettors turn to pingpong as leagues postpone seasons
(Pennsylvania) -- At a time when bettors would typically be placing wagers on March Madness brackets and NHL playoff favorites, Pennsylvania sports enthusiasts are...
article Coronavirus: Mass. Gaming Commission to take up shuttered casinos
(Massachusetts) -- While the casinos remain closed statewide due to the caronavirus, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission is carrying on by way of telephone conference...
article Rogue slot machines keep glowing during Missouri’s coronavirus casino shutdown
(Missouri) -- Even though officials have shut down Missouri’s 13 licensed casinos to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, gamblers Tuesday were still able to...
article NY could lose $1B in economic activity if casinos remain closed due to COVID-19
(New York) -- American Gaming Association estimates found that more than $1 billion in economic activity will be lost if New York casinos remain closed for two months...
article William Hill US Furloughs More Than 500 Staff Amid Coronavirus Cancellations
(USA) -- William Hill furloughed more than half its US staff this week as the sportsbook operator seeks to weather the coronavirus pandemic, sources tell LSR. The cuts...
article LSR Q+A: Kambi CCO Discusses Ongoing Relationship With DraftKings, Sportsbook Limits
(London) -- Much ink has been spilled about DraftKings and its changing relationship with chief technology partner Kambi. That includes Kambi CEO Kristian Nylén publicly...
article Rogue slot machines keep glowing during Missouri’s coronavirus casino shutdown
(Missouri) -- Even though officials have shut down Missouri’s 13 licensed casinos to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, gamblers Tuesday were still able to...
article Deadwood casinos expected to close at noon Wednesday
(South Dakota) -- As of high noon Wednesday, the party in Deadwood will be over — at least for now. Mike Rodman, executive director of Deadwood Gaming Association...
article Horse racing now halts in Charles Town, reversing earlier plan to run with no fans
(West Virginia) -- The resumption of live horse racing in Charles Town didn’t last long. On Friday, the state Racing Commission agreed to allow a few races a week...
article Hoosier Lottery changes big prize claim process due to coronavirus
(Indiana) -- The Hoosier Lottery temporarily is changing how big prize winners get their cash as a result of most state buildings being closed for at least the next two...
article Online poker tourney sets records amid pandemic
(Worldwide) -- An international online poker tournament held this week shattered a record for entries and generated an $18.6 million prize pool, making it one of the...
article With most sports on hiatus, will betting on eSports become popular?
(Worldwide) -- The Coronavirus pandemic forced the suspension of the NBA, MLB, NHL, and professional soccer seasons, as well as the outright cancellation of the NCAA...
article Lockdown 'leads gamblers from sports bets to riskier choices'
(UK) -- Gamblers are switching from wagers on sport to far riskier online casino and slot games amid lockdown restrictions to curb the spread of Covid-19, according to...
article Australia’s casinos, pokies venues to close for ‘at least six months’
(Australia) -- Australia’s gambling operators are in full damage control mode after the government ordered their venues to close for up to six months to contain...
article CE criticizes ‘unreachable’ casino operators for not offering quarantine facilities
(Macau) -- Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng has criticized Macau’s six gaming concessionaires for their unwillingness to allow their integrated resorts to be used as...
article Yokohama votes US$3.6mln for casino resort promotion
(Japan) -- A plenary session of Yokohama city council voted on Tuesday to allocate JPY400 million (US$3.6 million) for the metropolis’ effort to get a casino...
article William Hill CEO donates salary to laid off, furloughed workers
(Las Vegas) -- The top executive of William Hill US has created a foundation to assist William Hill employees furloughed in response to the coronavirus pandemic. CEO Joe...
article Everi CEO cuts own salary to keep company liquid during downturn
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas-based Everi Holdings Inc. has furloughed employees, cut salaries and CEO Michael Rumbolz cut his pay to zero in response to the coronavirus...
article 888 Holdings shares soar as punters move to online gambling
(UK) -- Shares in online gambling firm 888 Holdings jumped more than 30 per cent after it said average daily revenue in 2019 was up 18 per cent. 888 said there had been...
article Carl Icahn’s $5B bet against shopping malls gets boost from coronavirus
(Wall Street) -- Carl Icahn is betting big against shopping malls — to the tune of $5 billion, The Post has learned. Since last summer, the 84-year-old investor...
article Penn National Gaming Credit Downgrade not Derailing Epic Stock Rally
(Wall Street) -- Penn National Gaming (NASDAQ:PENN) is extending a jaw-dropping run that has seen the embattled gaming stock more than triple off its 52-week low notched...
article Wynn Resorts stock undervalued, analysts says
(Wall Street) -- In January, shares of Wynn Resorts Ltd. stock traded at around $153 a share. A week ago, it was down to a 52-week low of around $35. What happened? A...
article Former gaming executive Bob McMonigle dies; was the ‘driving force’ behind the founding of AGEM
(Nevada) -- Longtime Nevada gaming executive Robert McMonigle, who spent nearly two decades with International Game Technology, helping the slot machine giant go public...

3/23/2020

article Miss sports? You can always gamble on weather forecasts
(Colorado) -- Sports fans probably miss sports more than usual this week. This week, of course, would normally feature the opening rounds of the NCAA men’s...
article Coronavirus halts $115 billion in casino wages and tax payments
(USA) -- The coronavirus has forced shutdowns and closures of over 90% of U.S. casino properties halting annualized payments of $74 billion in wages and $41 billion in...
article Patient tests positive for coronavirus after visiting Isle of Capri Casino
(Missouri) -- On Monday, March 23 the The Cooper County Public Health Center released a statement that said a patron of the Isle of Capri Casino tested positive for...
article Jim Murren appointed by governor to lead Nevada’s coronavirus economic recovery
(Nevada) -- Shortly after his departure became official Sunday, former MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren landed in a new role – helping Nevada’s economy recover...
article Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas furloughing part-time workers
(Las Vegas) -- The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is furloughing part-time and on-call employees, effective Tuesday. The property adjusted plans for its employees’ pay...
article Silverton casino send home 600 staff members
(Las Vegas) -- On March 20, the off-Strip Silverton casino in Las Vegas announced that over 600 workers have been furloughed. Craig Cavileer, CEO of the 300-room hotel-...
article Las Vegas casino worker still stunned by unprecedented Strip closures
(Las Vegas) -- It was a surreal moment for Andrea Henderson as she watched the slot machines power down at the Bellagio. At the same time, people were still scurrying...
article Las Vegas' neon lights go dark as coronavirus outbreak leaves thousands unemployed
(Las Vegas) -- Roshy Rivera was hiking at the Grand Canyon with two of her co-workers last week when she found out they'd all just lost their jobs. As the sun turned...
article Two month N.J. casino shutdown could lead to a $1.1 billion loss in economic activity
(New Jersey) -- A two-month shutdown of the state's casino industry will lead to $1.1 billion in lost economic activity, according to a report from the American...
article DraftKings Casino Growing As NJ Sports Betting Remains Limited
(New Jersey) -- DraftKings Casino is experiencing a spike in play. With Atlantic City casinos closed for the foreseeable future, this trend is likely going to continue....
article Maryland's MGM National Harbor lays off 85 employees amid coronavirus shutdown
(Maryland) -- MGM National Harbor Resort and Casino, shut down amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, has laid off 85 employees, according to a notification it sent...
article Louisiana Gaming Commission shuts down casinos statewide due to coronavirus
(Louisiana) -- All state-run Louisiana casinos will be shut down by midnight Monday due to the coronavirus and will remain closed for at least 14 days, according to the...
article Detroit losing $600,000 per day in casino revenue
(Michigan) -- The city of Detroit has spent $11 million this month responding to the coronavirus outbreak and is losing about $600,000 in daily casino revenue, Mayor...
article Will It Be Third Time Lucky For Single-Game Sports Betting In Canada?
(Canada) -- For the third time in less than a decade, the Parliament of Canada is considering a bill to legalize single-game sports betting. Bill C-218 would redact a...
article Deadwood mayor, casinos working together on cornavirus solution
(South Dakota) -- In an open letter released through the Deadwood Chamber of Commerce on Monday, Mayor David R. Ruth Jr., asked Deadwood’s casino operators to shut...
article Esports Fill The Void As Coronavirus Wreaks Havoc On Sports Calendar
(Internet) -- As governments around the world grapple with societal and economic ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic, the sporting world is coming to terms with...
article Coronavirus: Could a lack of live sport lead to problem gambling?
(UK) -- We’re all now well into this period of social distancing and virtually no live sport when a Paddy Power tweet pops up on the timeline. “The...
article Australia's casinos, pokies venues to close for 'at least six months'
(Australia) -- Australia’s gambling operators are in full damage control mode after the government ordered their venues to close for up to six months to contain...
article Casino giant Federal Group chases pub owners for pokies rent amid coronavirus shutdown
(Australia) -- Gambling giant Federal Group has demanded Tasmanian pub owners continue paying rent on leased poker machines, even while hoteliers have been forced to...
article Philippine online gambling, VIP casino restart could aid virus fight
(Philippines) -- The Philippines’ gambling regulator wants permission to resume online gambling and VIP casino operations to help fund the government’s anti-...
article IGT names new CFO; announces several board changes
(Italy) -- Gaming equipment provider International Game Technology named Massimiliano “Max” Chiara as chief financial officer Monday. He was also appointed...
article My teen is good at poker. Did I make a mistake by letting him play?
(USA) -- My recently turned 14-year-old son has been asking me to teach him how to play poker. He knows I used to play, and I think he was hoping for a few pointers or,...
article Casino companies step up with food donations for victims of pandemic
(Las Vegas) -- As Las Vegas casinos sit empty during a 30-day statewide shutdown out of coronavirus concerns, resort companies have turned to philanthropic efforts,...
article Work begins on second Vegas Convention Center people-mover tunnel
(Las Vegas) -- Excavation is underway on the second of two tunnels that will form a transportation system beneath the Las Vegas Convention Center.The Convention Center...
article Sioux Falls police say they arrested a man who lit toilet paper on fire inside a casino and then punched a man over the weekend.
(South Dakota) -- Sioux Falls police say they arrested a man who lit toilet paper on fire inside a casino and then punched a man over the weekend.Dustin Wade Buffalo,...

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