Category: News

Aug 4, 2020

Concerns Over Las Vegas Casinos Reopening Too Soon

Las Vegas casinos were shut down in March due to the coronavirus, but have recently decided to reopen, even though the pandemic is showing no sign of abating. As the land-based casinos open

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Jul 21, 2020

CCG Calls for California Casinos to Close Due to Rising COVID Cases

The California Gaming Association (CGA) has called for the closure of all California casinos in a letter written to Governor Newsom. Like many other states, California is also witnessing a steep rise in

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Jul 7, 2020

The Las Vegas Luxor May Soon Be Demolished

The latest report from Las Vegas has shocked many who heard that one of its biggest hotel-casino, Las Vegas Luxor, could be demolished soon. With this, the land-based casino industry in Las Vegas,

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Jul 7, 2020

Covid-19/Coronavirus US Casino Reopening and Closings Report

State Closed Casinos Open Casinos % of Casinos Reopened Alabama 0 10 100% Alaska 2 8 80% Arizona 8 24 75% Arkansas 0 3 100% California 32 99 76% Colorado 11 47 81%

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Jun 28, 2020

Georgia Revives Hope in Sports Betting to Sustain Economy

Although Georgia is known for its anti-gambling stance, the state’s financial woes have pushed lawmakers to seriously reconsider sports betting to fill some dents created by the pandemic. Tax revenues generated by sports

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Aug 7, 2019

Connecticut Tribes Turn Down Governor’s Offer

In Connecticut, there are two Native American tribes currently recognized by the Federal government; they are the Mashantucket Pequot and the Mohegan. Earlier this year, Governor Ned Lamont offered the tribes a deal

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Jul 10, 2019

Eldorado Resorts Acquisition of Caesars Approved

Eldorado Resorts may not be the most well-known name in the US gaming industry, however they made a massive splash after it was recently announced that they will be acquiring Caesars Entertainment for

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Jun 26, 2019

Maine House Unanimously Passes Sports Betting Legislation

Maine is the second New England state in the past few weeks to pass legislation that legalizes sports betting for residents and visitors who are of at least 21 years of age. Maine’s

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Jun 12, 2019

Illinois Gambling Expansion Bill Passed, Moved to Governor’s Desk

Last week, Illinois lawmakers passed legislation that is going to drastically expand the gambling and casino industry in the state. In addition to legalizing sports betting, the legislation will allow for up to

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May 21, 2019

Sports Betting Now Legal In Iowa

Iowa, like Tennessee, never seemed like the most likely state to choose to legalize sports betting, but that is exactly what happened this week. Though the bill was passed through the State Senate

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