Monthly Archives: February, 2021

Pennsylvania Casinos Voice Concerns Over Illegal Games & VGTs

Casinos in Pennsylvania spoke with state lawmakers this week making it clear they want VGTs to be limited and illegal skill gaming banned. Casino executives in Pennsylvania spoke with lawmakers this week, providing insight into how they feel about... Read More

David Nangle Pleads Guilty to Fraud in Gambling Case

Former Massachusetts Representative David Nangle has pled guilty to fraud charges where he used campaign funds to gamble. To be a good politician, you have to make good choices for your constituents and keep yourself out of trouble.  For some, this is... Read More

New York Poll Shows Support for Casino Expansion

A recent poll in New York State shows that residents are in favor of a casino expansion. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to major budgetary issues in the state of New York. The area is one of the hardest hit by the virus, with businesses having shut down... Read More

Macau Casinos Recovering After China Travel Policy Changed

Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts are starting to see recovery in Macau after the China travel quarantine policy was lifted. While casino operators based in the United States are struggling with the recovery process amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, those... Read More

Crown Resorts Under Fire as Investigations Continue

After the recent Sydney ruling, Crown Resorts is now being reviewed in Perth and Victoria. Crown Resorts seems to be continually in hot water due to years of unseemly allegations, including money laundering and other criminal activity. A recent... Read More

BGC Wants UK Casinos and Betting Shops Reopened

As the recent national lockdown in the UK begins to ease restrictions, the Betting and Gaming Council wants casinos and betting shops to reopen. Around the world, lockdowns have been ongoing in some form or fashion due to the continual threat of the... Read More

Macau Considering Resuming E-Visas for Travel from China

Officials in Macau are considering allowing e-visa’s again for individuals based in mainland China. Macau relies on tourism to maintain its economy. As a gambling mecca, the area has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Since March 2020, Macau has... Read More

Ireland’s Labour Party Seeking Ban on Gambling Advertising

The Labour Party in Ireland is hoping to see gambling advertising banned after saying these adverts are poisoning families. In an attempt to help stop ‘poisoning’ families, the Labour Party in Ireland is asking for a complete ban on gambling... Read More

COVID Hits US Commercial Gaming Industry Hard in 2020

The American Gaming Association has provided new data on 2020’s gaming industry, revealing that the commercial industry in the US saw its worst year since 2003. After the COVID-19 closures and restrictions issued to casinos across the United States,... Read More

Harrah’s Las Vegas Adds New Digital Craps Table in COVID-era

Harrah’s Las Vegas has added a new digital craps table to its gaming floor, minimizing touch points amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020, we have all learned to live a little differently. The virus can easily... Read More