Chicago Posts Solicitation for Long-Awaited Casino Project

Chicago city authorities have finally released the long-awaited request for proposals (RFP) for the casino license that the Windy City received as part of the state’s expanded gaming law passed a couple of years ago.

City officials announced that the RFP solicitation seeking an operator to develop a casino was released on Thursday, with an aim to see a state-of-the-art gaming property ready to operate by 2025.

Macau’s casino industry continues to recover from last year’s pandemic-related slump

Macau, the world’s leading casino hub, has reported a jump of more than 13 per cent in aggregated gross gaming revenue (GGR) for the month of March this year, dropping a strong a hint that the casino hub is slowly recovering from last year’s COVID-19 pandemic-related slump.

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Lawsuit filed against Alabama gambling expansion bill is ‘a flat-out lie,’ argues Senator Marsh

A recently-filed lawsuit that accuses Alabama State Senator Del Marsh (R-12th) of taking kickbacks from a tribal casino operator in return for pursuing gambling expansion legislation is nothing more than ‘a flat-out lie,’ the Republican senator said.

Caesars to resume 7-day-a-week hotel service at Planet Hollywood, The LINQ later this month

American hotel & casino giant Caesars Entertainment has confirmed that two of its Las Vegas Strip properties, The Planet Hollywood Resort and The LINQ Hotel + Experience, will resume 7-day-a-week hotel operations before the end of this month.

Impact of COVID-19 on Casino Industry and Online Casinos

Online casino and sports betting was getting popular even before COVID-19 pandemic but as the situation around the world evolves, the casino industry will see a major shift in future. COVID-19 lockdowns announced in March 2020 have been lifted but the lockdowns have left a permanent impact on people. The current generation would have never thought that there could be such severe lockdowns and almost complete ban on international travel.