Casino

10th December 2020

Detroit casino revenue halves in November amid latest Covid-19 closures

Revenue from the three commercial casinos in Detroit, Michigan more than halved in November following a temporary order closure issued by Governor Gretchen Whitmer in…

9th December 2020

Caesars to transform Harrah’s New Orleans into Caesars New Orleans

Caesars Entertainment has shared plans to invest $325m, transforming its existing Harrah’s New Orleans casino property into the rebranded and renovated Caesars New Orleans. The…

7th December 2020

BetMGM launches online casino in Pennsylvania

BetMGM, the betting brand operated via the Roar Digital joint venture between GVC Holdings and MGM Resorts, has launched an online casino offering in the…

3rd December 2020

Landcadia II looks to complete GNOG deal on Dec 18

Nasdaq-listed special purpose acquisition company Landcadia Holdings II has called a special meeting on December 18 for shareholders to approve its acquisition of Golden Nugget…

3rd December 2020

MGM Resorts raises $700m from MGP units redemption

MGM Resorts International has raised $700m after arranging for real estate investment trust (REIT) MGM Growth Properties (MGP) to redeem 23.5m operating partnership units. The…

2nd December 2020

Caesars to offload Louisiana property to Casino Queen parent

Caesars Entertainment has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Belle of Baton Rouge riverboat casino in Louisiana to CQ Holding Company, the parent company…

30th November 2020

Rhode Island posts record mobile sports betting revenue

The Rhode Island Lottery reported significant growth for sports betting in October 2020, with handle and revenue increasing across both mobile and land-based channels. Sports…

25th November 2020

Nevada casinos limited to 25% of capacity

Nevada’s Governor Steve Sisolak  has put in place a number of increased restrictions to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), including a…

23rd November 2020

Canterbury Park temporarily suspends racing & casino operations

Minnesota-based Canterbury Park Racetrack and Card Casino announced on Friday (November 20) that it would temporarily close its doors in compliance with an executive order…

19th November 2020

NetEnt debuts Red Tiger games with Rush Street Interactive

NetEnt-owned igaming supplier Red Tiger has made its US debut through an integration into operator Rush Street Interactive’s BetRivers and PlaySugarHouse sites in Pennsylvania. The…

18th November 2020

EveryMatrix applies for New Jersey gaming license

iGaming technology supplier EveryMatrix has filed a gaming license application with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE), as it steps up plans to…

16th November 2020

Arizona casino partners with Phoenix Suns & Mercury

Arizona’s tribal-operated Gila River Hotels & Casino has announced a new partnership with National Basketball Association (NBA) team Phoenix Suns, and Women’s NBA (WNBA) team…

16th November 2020

US GGR improves in Q3 after commercial casino reopenings

The reopening of casinos across the US helped commercial gross gaming revenue (GGR) grow 293.0% quarter-on-quarter in Q3, but continuing novel coronavirus (Covid-19) restrictions on…

16th November 2020

Cordish breaks ground on new land-based casino in Pennsylvania

Real estate and entertainment business Cordish Companies has started work on its new $150m land-based Live! Casino property in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. The facility, which…

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