Category: News

Sep 15, 2021

Could a Temporary Casino in Chicago Open Next Year?

Ahead of the plans of a real casino in the near future, Chicago authorities have discussed the viability of a temporary casino in the state. The lawmakers in Illinois have been planning to

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Sep 14, 2021

Macau’s August Casino Revenue Falls By 95%

Macau witnessed a steep decline in its gross gaming revenues that fell by 95 percent year-on-year in August to MOP 1.33 billion ($166.6 M). Though the region’s gambling activity had been contracting for

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Aug 22, 2021

New Jersey Posts $315 Million July Sports Betting Handle

New Jersey has witnessed significant growth in July’s total sports betting handle with over $315 million, a 91 percent increase over June’s $165 million. For the month of July alone, the handle was

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Aug 19, 2021

What Happened To Illinois Golf Betting Markets?

Illinois residents have not been able to place bets on golf due to a specific regulation concerned with integrity. Besides making customers increase their exposure to the virus to sign up for a

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Aug 4, 2021

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, 2021

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, 2021

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, 2021

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, 2021

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, 2021

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, 2021

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, 2021

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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