Category: News

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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Jun 12, 2021

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, 2021

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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Apr 18, 2021

Ontario Announces Plans to Bolster Gambling Industry, Economy

Canada’s most populous province, Ontario, recently elected a new Premier, and in doing so may have also sent themselves on a trajectory towards the modern world of casino gambling. Gambling in Canada is

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Feb 27, 2021

Legal Sports Betting Changes How Fans Watch and Wager

In 1949, the state of Nevada made history when became the only state in the U.S where Americans could legally wager on sports gambling. Today, history is in the making once again as

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Jan 29, 2021

New Casino Openings Create Job Opportunities

Gambling may not have the most sterling reputation in the entertainment industry, but recent casino openings have already brought a generous amount of tax revenue to state governments and local communities across the

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Jan 15, 2021

Casino Gaming in 2018 – The Year in Review

We just closed out a big year for casino gaming. Big changes throughout the gaming industry over the past year marked historical events America’s gaming establishment, as the gaming industry made headlines week

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