Posts Tagged: coronavirus

Contactless Payment Trend Benefits Online Casinos

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Life after the COVID-19 pandemic will be vastly different from what it once was. According to Stephanie Walden of Forbes, contactless payments in the U.S. have risen by 150% since March 2019. Many countries were …

The Year in Review – 2020 Edition

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The year 2020 has been one of the most eventful years in modern history. There have been many parallels between 2020 and a hundred years ago. In 1920, there was a colossal pandemic called the …

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 …