Casino

24th July 2020

Bally’s Las Vegas resumes operations

Caesars Entertainment-owned Bally’s Las Vegas resumed its gaming and hospitality operations yesterday, July 23. Bally’s represents Caesars’ latest Las Vegas reopening, following on from Caesars…

24th July 2020

SG hails “better than expected” Q2 despite revenue decline

Scientific Games’ losses increased in Q2 as revenue fell 37.2% to $539m, but the business said its results were “better than expected” given the outbreak…

23rd July 2020

Las Vegas Sands loses $1bn in H1 amid Covid-19

Land-based gaming giant Las Vegas Sands saw revenue fall 73.1% year-on-year for the six months ended 30 June, 2020 after Q2 revenue collapsed to almost…

23rd July 2020

872 employees to be laid off by Circus Circus & Tropicana

Two properties on the Las Vegas strip, Circus Circus Hotel & Casino and Tropicana Las Vegas, have notified the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and…

21st July 2020

Eldorado completes mega-merger with Caesars

Eldorado Resorts has completed its acquisition of, and subsequent merger, with Caesars Entertainment Corporation, in a deal that creates the largest casino and entertainment business…

20th July 2020

Eldorado to complete Caesars merger following NJ approval

Eldorado Resorts is set to finalise its acquisition of Caesars Entertainment Corporation after the New Jersey Casino Control Commission gave its approval to the proposed…

17th July 2020

Pennsylvania boosted by casinos reopening in June

Pennsylvania saw gambling revenue more than double month-on-month as casinos reopened during June. According to figures released by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), the…

16th July 2020

State of the Union: NJ, Boyd, CO and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, features betting revenue figures from states across the US – including strong figures from…

16th July 2020

DraftKings launch heralds beginning of igaming in WV

Online casino launched in West Virginia yesterday (15 July) with DraftKings’ casino app going live, more than a year after legislation was passed by the…

16th July 2020

The Road Back: Day three round-up

Day 3 of ICE North America’s Road Back series looked at the shift in customer demographics under Covid and how the product is being adapted…

15th July 2020

The Road Back: Day four round-up

ICE North America’s Road Back series concluded with a discussion on how operators can retain a sense of fun and excitement at their properties while…

15th July 2020

DraftKings launches standalone casino app in Pennsylvania

DraftKings has announced that Pennsylvania will be the second state to gain access to its new standalone online casino app, after launching last month for…

15th July 2020

Ontario gaming venues to begin reopening from July 17

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) will permit certain casinos and charitable gaming centers to resume operations when the province enters stage 3 of…

15th July 2020

Detroit casino GGR falls 59.3% in H1 after Covid-19 closures

Michigan’s three commercial casinos – MGM Grand, MotorCity Casino and Greektown Casino, all located in Detroit – brought in a combined $299.2m in revenue, down…