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21st April 2020

WSOP 2020 postponed amid Covid-19 pandemic

Organisers of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) have announced that the 2020 edition of the tournament will be postponed due to the global outbreak…

17th April 2020

PA gambling revenue halves in March amid Covid-19 shutdowns

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) saw gambling revenue in the state more than half in March due to the widespread shutdown of casinos and…

16th April 2020

NJ sports betting revenue down as igaming soars

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has reported a 58.4% year-on-year decline in sports betting revenue in March, primarily due to the widespread shutdown…

9th April 2020

State of the Union: Michigan, NY, SBTech, Nevada and more

This week’s state of the union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes Michigan’s first sports betting figures, while sportsbooks in New York bounced back from…

9th April 2020

Boyd Gaming places majority of staff on unpaid furlough

Land-based gambling operator Boyd Gaming has set out a number of additional measures to mitigate the financial impact of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, including…

8th April 2020

Michigan sports betting revenue hits $105,548 in debut month

Commercial casinos in Detroit, Michigan, generated $105,548 in retail sports wagering revenue during the few days legal betting in March, before sporting events and casino…

3rd April 2020

Caesars furloughs 90% of staff over Covid-19 shutdown

Caesars Entertainment Corporation has announced that it has furloughed around 90% of its total workforce in response to the temporary shutdown of its casino properties…

2nd April 2020

Illinois extends gambling suspension to April 30

The Illinois Gaming Board has announced that a temporary suspension on brick-and-mortar gambling in the state due to the ongoing novel coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis will…

27th March 2020

MGM revenue declines in first two months of 2020

MGM Resorts issued an earnings update amid the Covid-19 pandemic, reporting that revenue has declined for the first two months of 2020, but net income…

24th March 2020

Final US commercial casinos close amid Covid-19 outbreak

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has repeated its call for the federal government to support the US gambling industry after the last remaining commercial casinos…

24th March 2020

KamaGames and Hard Rock launch social casino app

Social gaming operator KamaGames has linked up with Hard Rock International to launch a new social casino mobile application. Hard Rock Blackjack features a range…

20th March 2020

Galaxy Gaming revenue and earnings increase in 2019

Table games supplier Galaxy Gaming’s revenue increased 14.5% to $21.3m for 2019 and said it remains confident that it has the funds to survive the…

20th March 2020

US economy faces $43.5bn hit from casino closures

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has said that the widespread shutdown of casinos across the US could cost the country’s economy as much as $43.5bn…

17th March 2020

Galaxy Gaming suspends payments from closed casinos

Casino table game supplier Galaxy Gaming has suspended billing any casinos that have closed due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19). The…

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