Illinois Gaming Board has released a series of guidelines for casinos to follow and implement before resuming operations, with special emphasis on deep cleaning and social distancing protocols.
June 29th seems to be the earliest possible date for Massachusetts’s casinos, including Encore Boston Harbor, to resume operations as the state will soon enter the Phase 2 of reopening plan, with phase 3 scheduled to start late this month.
Hong Kong and Macau authorities are working on a “travel bubble” that would allow residents of the Chinese Special Administrative Regions (SARs) to travel freely between the two territories without the need for a fourteen-day quarantine on both ends.
Harrah’s New Orleans Casino, the only land-based commercial gambling and entertainment venue in Louisiana, has confirmed that it will reopen its doors to the public on coming Saturday, June 13th, following months-long COVID-19 pandemic caused shutdown.
Ronald Baumann, Caesars Entertainment Corporation’s top regional executive, has been granted an initial casino key employee license and approval for his appointment by the New Jersey Casino Control Commission to serve as regional president and chief executive of Caesars Atlantic City, Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City and Bally’s Atlantic City.
When Macau’s casinos will eventually get back to normal following COVID19-induced strict health protocols and travel bans, mass market gamers will probably not like the potential changes, Morgan Stanley market analysts underlined in their latest report.
Gaming compacts for two Oklahoma tribes, namely the Comanche Nation and the Otoe-Missouria Tribe, have finally been approved by the United States Department of the Interior (DOI).
The Chinese government’s newly announced directive that urges its citizens not to travel to Australia threatens to render the under construction $2.2 billion casino complex project on Sydney harbor a “White Elephant”, industry experts warned.
Gambling floor and certain other amenities at The LINQ Hotel & Casino will once again be available to the public starting coming Friday, June 12th, American gambling and entertainment giant Caesars Entertainment Corporation confirmed.
Eldorado Resorts’ $17.3 billion proposed acquisition of Caesars Entertainment will be discussed by Indiana gaming regulators in July, putting an end to repeated delays forced by the COVID-19 pandemic in dealing with the massive transaction.