Posts Tagged: coronavirus

California Casinos Bet on Outdoor Gambling

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In delicate times like these, many businesses are coming up with creative ways to keep their operations going. California card clubs seem to have found the perfect solution. Or, have they? Some casinos in the …

MGM Lays Off 18,000 Workers Amid Pandemic

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Despite the recent $1 billion investment from IAC, MGM has decided to lay off 18,000 workers due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to federal law, the giant operator explained that furloughed employees that have not …

US Casino Revenue Plummets Amid COVID-19

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The new coronavirus has negatively impacted the US gambling industry. According to the American Gaming Association (AGA), the total revenue dropped 79% due to the shutdown of 1,000 land-based casinos in March. On the other …

Online Gambling as a Coping Mechanism

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Social distancing measures around the globe have changed the way we all live. While some industries have been hit hard during the pandemic, online gambling has seen significant growth. Both old and new players have …

Nevada Casinos Busted for Coronavirus Violations

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As we find ourselves in a global pandemic, land-based casinos are trying to stay afloat by operating at half capacity and following mandatory health measures. However, recent investigations have shown that not everyone is playing …

Las Vegas Casinos Welcomes Guests Back

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“Nevada is a premier travel destination, and will always be a warm and welcoming spot for visitors,” stated Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak as he gave his update for Phase 2. Las Vegas casinos reopened their doors …

US Online Lotteries Aiding Coronavirus Pandemic

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In-person lottery sales have dropped drastically, major draws have increased or canceled their jackpot pools, but the lottery still manages to aid the Coronavirus pandemic, in many ways. The situation with COVID-19 across the US …