Covid-19

27th May 2021

Nevada to end all social distancing and capacity restrictions on June 1

The Nevada Gaming Control Board has announced that all remaining social distancing and capacity limit novel coronavirus (Covid-19) restrictions in the US state will be…

13th May 2021

Caesars and MGM return to full capacity as Las Vegas Covid-19 measures eased

Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts International have become the latest operators to secure approval to return to full capacity at their land-based casinos in Las…

30th April 2021

Casinos emerge from the Covid-19 storm

Nevada’s casinos are preparing to increase capacity to 80% from 1 May, and may soon be welcoming pre-pandemic numbers of patrons by the start of…

9th March 2021

Full House returns to profit despite Covid-19 impact in 2020

US land-based casino operator Full House Resorts has revealed that despite its properties having been impacted by novel coronavirus (Covid-19) closures and restrictions in 2020,…

10th February 2021

Red Rock sees losses widen after Covid-19 hit in 2020

Casino operator Red Rock Resorts saw revenue fall 36.3% year-on-year in 2020, and its net loss widen, due to the 79-day statewide shutdown and subsequent…

18th December 2020

Winter is coming

US states have largely avoided a second lockdown, but as restrictions tighten, could the sporting leagues once again be facing a shut-down? What then will…

14th December 2020

Covid-19 forces Loto-Québec to suspend more local operations

Canadian provincial lottery and gaming operator Loto-Québec is to suspend operations in Pays-d’en-Haut and the Laurentian Mountain amid rising novel coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in each…

11th December 2020

Covid-19 measures force Pennsylvania casinos to close until January 4

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has ordered all casinos in the US state to close until at least January 4 as part of new novel coronavirus…

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…

16th November 2020

Michigan casinos to close again under latest Covid-19 restrictions

Casinos in Michigan will be forced to close again this week as part of new novel coronavirus (covid-19) measures implemented by by Governor Gretchen Whitmer.…

13th November 2020

Caesars’ Rio Hotel & Casino to reopen in time for Christmas

Caesars Entertainment’s Las-Vegas based Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino will resume operations on December 22, the operator’s final property in the US and Canada to…

12th November 2020

Cost cutting helps IGT limit Q3 losses

International Game Technology (IGT) said efforts to reduce costs in the third quarter helped limit the business’s net loss, while a strong performance from its…

9th November 2020

Minnesota’s Canterbury Park sees Q3 revenue fall 28.5%

Minnesota-based racetrack Canterbury Park rebounded strongly from the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) disruption in Q3, though ongoing capacity restrictions and weakened customer demand meant revenue remained…

3rd November 2020

Everi reduces Q3 declines as casinos reopen

Gaming and financial technology provider Everi Holdings said the reopening of casinos across the US helped the business recover from the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) shut-down…