Wynn Las Vegas, one of the most popular gambling & entertainment property on the Strip in Paradise, Nevada, has announced that it has put new security measures in place to deal with increasing violence.
The way casino parking garages provide criminals ‘isolation’ and ‘anonymity’ encourages predators to attack visitors, a security expert has warned. Brad Bonnell, principal of the Hotel Security Group, said in an interview that it isn’t surprising that various kinds of crimes take place in casino parking garages. He stressed that ‘isolation’ and ‘anonymity’ given by these places are among the biggest reason for encouraging predators to attack visitors, particularly well-funded tourists, in these places.
Reporting a hefty loss for the first half of this year, South African casino & hospitality giant Sun International has announced plans to cut a large number of jobs, informing that the reduction in workforce would help the company adjust to its shrinking geographical presence amid COVID-19 pandemic.
The recent announcement of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s resignation has put a question mark on the future of his aggressive economic program, dubbed “Abenomics,” which includes the creation of a new integrated resort casino market.
The world-famous gambling hub Macau’s Covid-19 pandemic-hit gaming market will rebound quicker than those of Singapore and Las Vegas, credit rating agency Fitch Ratings Inc. predicted in its latest report.
The Supreme Court of Kentucky is once again hearing the decade-old historical horse racing (HHR) lawsuit, which is expected to determine the fate of the gaming machines in the Bluegrass State.
Popular American sports magazine Sports Illustrated, owned by Authentic Brands Group (ABG), is reportedly looking for a betting partner and a partnership deal could be announced before the end of this year.
In November this year, Colorado voters are expected to face a ballot measure that could increase bet limits and authorize casinos across the state to offer new games from next year.
NASDAQ-listed Eldorado Resorts and Monarch Casino Resort are the regional gaming stocks that are worth buying at current levels, Jefferies analyst David Katz suggested.
A lucky player of Stockholm-based Svenska Spel Sport & Casino won a record-breaking jackpot prize of SEK28 million (US$3 million) while playing NetEnt’s widely-acclaimed online slot game Mega Fortune.