Covid-19

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…

2nd November 2020

Loto-Québec revenue falls 51.4% in Covid-hit first half

Canadian provincial lottery and gaming operator Loto-Québec saw its revenue for the first half of its 2020-21 fiscal year fall 51.4% year-on-year, after operations were…

21st October 2020

MGM to resume Las Vegas entertainment next month

Casino operator MGM Resorts International has announced that it will resume entertainment events at its properties in Las Vegas, Nevada from November 6. All casinos…

15th October 2020

NY sports betting revenue falls 38.5% following September relaunch

New York’s four commercial casinos generated sports betting revenue of $1.4m after reopening on September 9, once the state’s novel coronavirus (Covid-19) lockdown measures were…

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,…