Coronavirus

14th October 2020

Loto-Québec suspends further land-based activities

Canadian provincial lottery operator Loto Québec has suspended gaming activities at more of its land-based venues, including the Casino du Lac-Leamy and the Casino Charlevoix,…

8th October 2020

Boyd to lay off 284 more Las Vegas employees

Boyd Gaming is to permanently lay off 284 employees at two downtown Las Vegas properties, citing a more prolonged than expected impact from the novel…

6th October 2020

Twin River Q3 earnings set to return to pre-pandemic levels

Twin River revealed the business took a step toward financial normality in the third quarter with revenue set to come in between $100m and $130m, as…

30th September 2020

Loto-Québec closes land-based facilities as Covid-19 cases rise

Canadian provincial gambling operator Loto-Québec is to close a number of its land-based gaming venues with Québec facing a rise in novel coronavirus (Covid-19) cases.…

28th September 2020

Nevada’s Nugget Casino Resort lays off 154 staff

Marnell Gaming-owned Nugget Casino Resort in Reno, Nevada, has announced that it is to permanently lay off 154 of its employees. The staff, which currently…

21st September 2020

Las Vegas bars permitted to reopen after two months’ closure

Bars in Las Vegas – including those in casinos – were permitted to reopen on Sunday (20 September) after being forced to close due to…

16th September 2020

Big Ten college football to resume from October 23

The Big Ten Conference’s Council of Presidents and Chancellors has voted to begin the 2020 college football season on October 23. The conference, mainly covering…

10th September 2020

Empire City Casino to reopen September 21

New York-based Empire City Casino, owned and operated by MGM Resorts International, will reopen for business in a limited capacity from Monday, September 21. Restrictions…

4th September 2020

CDI opens new outdoor gaming space at Derby City

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has opened a new outdoor gaming patio on the south side of Derby City Gaming, the only licensed land-based gaming facility in…

27th August 2020

State of the Union: Illinois, Nevada, New Jersey and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes the return of remote registration in Illinois, following renewed casino shutdowns, as well…

24th August 2020

Casino Royale Las Vegas to lay off 98 employees

Casino Royale, located on the Las Vegas strip and owned by hotel chain Best Western, is to lay off 98 employees because of the impact…

24th August 2020

Illinois Governor reinstates remote registration for sports betting

Bettors in Illinois will be able to sign up for an online sports betting account without travelling to a physical location after Governor J.B. Pritzker…

20th August 2020

State of the Union: DraftKings, Covid-19, Puerto Rico and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes DraftKings’ first financial statements since its merger with SBTech and public listing on…

20th August 2020

Galaxy warns of trouble paying debts amid 88% Q2 revenue hit

Table games supplier Galaxy Gaming saw revenue collapse 87.8% year-on-year to just $664,000 in the second quarter of 2020 as it warned it may struggle…