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Relief Could Soon Come To Colorado Casinos Thanks To New Initiative

A measure to help hoist Colorado casinos from a pandemic-sized hole will have its fate decided in the November general election. With more than 125,000 signatures pushing it to the fall ballot, Initiative No. 257 looks to receive approval from the majority of state voters to go into effect by May 2021. Should all go to plan, casinos located in the […]

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Hard Rock International Exec: Las Vegas Casinos Will Come Back

The world is different as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the US casino business hasn’t escaped unscathed. Las Vegas in particular is being hit hard, from closures to layoffs. While regional casinos are seeing visitors within driving distance, Las Vegas depends on visitors flying in from all over the world. However, Hard Rock […]

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These Are The Largest Casinos In The US — And None Are In Las Vegas

In the US, bigger is better; at least that’s the general mindset. We are a country of massive skylines, skyscrapers, and of course, fully decked-out casino resorts. But while many associate the word “casino” with Las Vegas, surprisingly, the largest casinos are actually located outside of Nevada. What’s more, all of the top five are […]

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In Another Devastating Blow, MGM Resorts Lays Off 18,000 Casino Employees

COVID-19 strikes again. Several thousand MGM Resorts employees started September jobless as CEO Bill Hornbuckle announced at least 18,000 casino employees lost their jobs, effective August 31. The layoffs affect employees nationwide, as MGM has numerous hotel-casinos in a number of states. It’s unclear exactly how many of the layoffs impact Las Vegas-area employees. In […]

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These Three Online Gambling Stocks Are Ones To Watch

In an interview with MarketWatch in 2002, the late Hunter S. Thompson said the only stock he ever bought was the Boston Celtics. But in 2020, perhaps Thompson might reconsider since the hot trend appears to be US online gambling operators becoming publically traded companies. Everything came to a roaring halt when the coronavirus ravaged […]

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Between Cancellations, Closures and Layoffs, Las Vegas Hammered By Pandemic

Las Vegas casinos reopened on June 4 as Nevada relaxed some closures to help slow the spread of coronavirus. The current scene in the casinos is very different with 50% capacity on the gaming floor. Social distancing, bar and restaurant closures and limiting the number of guests make the Vegas casino experience different if nothing […]

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Michigan Sports Betting Gets Relaunch With Casino Reopenings

Detroit is the latest city giving its casinos the go-ahead to reopen following lengthy closures due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, much like casinos across the US, they will do so with strict safety measures in place. The bright side? Michigan sports betting gets another chance to shine. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has been patient […]

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WSOP ONLINE: Bracelet Series Scores Big Numbers, Big Names

With no live World Series of Poker this year in Las Vegas, players in Nevada and New Jersey have battled it online in July. The WSOP Online awarded 31 bracelets at the series online poker site, WSOP.com. The series proved a massive success and should make for huge online poker revenue numbers in both states. […]

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Detroit, Michigan Casino Revenue Takes Nose Dive In June

Casino revenue in Detroit took a giant nose dive in June, showing yet again how crippling the global pandemic has been to the gambling industry. Figures released by Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB), show city tax revenue wielding only $35.6 million through the first six months of the year compared to $87.5 million over the same […]

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Legal Online Casinos Comes To West Virginia Via DraftKings

Make it four! West Virginia officially joins the exclusive club of states offering legal online casino gambling. By way of a short press release, DraftKings announced it launched a WV online casino in association with Hollywood Casino at Charlestown Races. As a result, customers can now download the app for both iOS and Android devices. […]