Macau suffers more than 93% decline in Gross Gaming Revenue in May due to lockdown

Macau, the Las Vegas of Asia, continued to experience the brunt of COVID-19-induced prolonged lockdown as its gross gaming revenue (GGR) slipped 93.2 per cent in May. Strict travel controls continued to impede the Special Administrative Region’s recovery efforts and even with relaxation for specific regions, Macau casinos are waiting to welcome crowds at pre COVID-19 levels.

France begins reopening casinos following weeks-long COVID-19 shutdown

Gamblers and sports betting community in France will once again be able to try their luck and have fun in casinos as the French authorities have started working on reopening some of the entertainment venues that have remained closed since March due to corona virus pandemic.

Suncity boosts stake in Russia’s largest casino operator Summit Ascent to majority position

Hong Kong-listed Suncity Group Holdings Ltd. has confirmed that it has boosted its stake in Russian casino operator Summit Ascent Holdings from 24.74 per cent to 69.78 per cent at a cost of approximately HK$1.24 billion (US$160m).

Encore Boston Harbor Casino unveils plans to reduce full-time workforce by 10%

Encore Boston Harbor Resort & Casino has announced plans to reduce its full-time workforce by 10 per cent and cut ties with part-timers as the deadly corona virus pandemic dealt a big blow to the Wynn Resorts-owned property’s revenues and profits.

Cache Creek announces reopening date, joining four other Sacramento area Casinos as lockdown eases

Joining a handful of other Sacramento-area gambling properties, Cache Creek Casino Resort has announced a date to resume operations as the struggling industry has started re-emerging from the corona virus shutdown.

The Yolo County casino, which is located roughly 40 miles northwest of Sacramento and has grown to become one of the Northern California’s largest casino resorts over the past many years, has announced that it will reopen its doors to the public on 8th of June.