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.
World-famous iGaming giant RubyPlay has finally announced the release of the highly anticipated video slot game “Dr. Frankenstein,” which offers bone-chilling thrills through the monster creation of the mad scientist.
Casinos and so-called racinos in the American state of Ohio collectively reported an impressive increase in gross gaming revenue (GGR) for the month of September, with gaming win totaling at $164 million.
Amid ongoing investigation into Spectacle Entertainment, the Indianapolis-headquartered gaming company’s operating partner Hard Rock International has reaffirmed its dedication to the Gary Casino project.
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.