The Lakeside Inn & Casino, which never reopened following Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak’s order to close last year due to COVID-19 pandemic, has been sold to not-for-profit health care provider Barton Health, which has plans to demolish and reutilize the property.
Atlantic City casinos’ collective gross gaming revenue (GGR) for the month of March totaled more than $184 million, representing the gaming industry’s strong recovery from the devastating impact of COVID-19 pandemic.
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, 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.
A Louisiana legislator is preparing to introduce a measure to allow sports betting on mobile devices, claiming that legalizing mobile sports betting could generate millions of dollars in taxes for the state.
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.
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.
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.
Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort in Mississippi is encouraging its employees to get COVID-19 vaccine, and the resort is offering them up to $300 if they get vaccinated against the potentially-lethal infection.
Travelers United, a nonprofit organization (NGO) that represents travelers’ interests, has confirmed that it has filed a lawsuit against MGM Resorts International, accusing the casino giant of deceiving customers by hiding real resort fees.