Coronavirus

29th June 2020

Culinary Union to sue Las Vegas casinos over Covid-19 safety

Culinary Union Local 226, the largest labor union in Nevada, will file a lawsuit against a series of “major Las Vegas Strip casinos” today, arguing…

25th June 2020

State of the Union: NJ, CA, IL and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers the reopening plans for New Jersey casinos, the withdrawal of a bill to…

25th June 2020

Caesars and MGM require masks for all customers

Land-based gaming giants Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts have announced customers will be required to wear masks at all venues throughout the US in order to…

18th June 2020

Masks required at Nevada gaming tables

Gamblers in Nevada will be required to wear masks if they wish to play at gaming tables that do not have barriers in place, according…

11th June 2020

Boyd Gaming to reopen casinos in Indiana and Ohio

Boyd Gaming has today (June 11) announced plans to reopen 3 casinos in Indiana and Ohio, bringing its total number of properties back in operation…

10th June 2020

MLS to return with new tournament in July

Major League Soccer (MLS) will return from a suspension caused by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, for a new tournament starting on 8 July that…

5th June 2020

Operators begin to reopen Las Vegas casinos

A number of US casino operators have begun to reopen their properties in Las Vegas, Nevada, after a period of temporary closure due to the…

3rd June 2020

Eldorado reopens Missouri and Iowa casinos

Eldorado Resorts has announced the reopening of three casinos in Missouri and two facilities in Iowa, following a period of temporary closure in response to…

28th May 2020

MGM aims to reopen Las Vegas casinos on June 4

MGM Resorts International has announced plans to reopen its casinos in Las Vegas on June 4, in line with measures set out by Governor Steve…

27th May 2020

Scientific Games rolls out contactless gaming solutions

Scientific Games has launched a new range of contactless gaming solutions, with the aim of helping gambling venues around the world to reopen safely after…

26th May 2020

NV governor sets target date for casino reopenings

Nevada governor Steve Sisolak has set a target date of 4 June for the reopening of the state’s casinos. All casinos in the state were…

26th May 2020

Twin River reopens Hard Rock Biloxi Casino

Twin River Worldwide Holdings’ Hard Rock Biloxi Casino in Mississippi reopened on  May 21, joining other major casinos in the state in resuming activities following…

21st May 2020

PA Gaming Control Board set outs protocols to reopen casinos

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has published new measures designed to allow casinos in the state to safely reopen following the shut-down enforced due…

21st May 2020

AGA appeals for reform of jackpot tax reporting threshold

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has urged the US government to raise the slot jackpot reporting threshold, which requires machines to be temporarily taken out…