Monthly Archives: April, 2021

G2E Hopeful for Las Vegas Return Later This Year

Global Gaming Expo (G2E) organizers are hopeful that the annual event will be back in action this year, live in Las Vegas. Conferences are nothing new to Las Vegas. Sin City hosts hundreds of events each year, from work conferences to options for... Read More

Health Advocates Want Smoking Permanently Banned in AC

Advocates for health are calling for smoking to become permanently banned after Atlantic City casinos have stopped smoking during the COVID-19 pandemic. For many years, smoking has been a huge debate between casinos and health organizations. Smoking is... Read More

Labor Board Says Casinos Undermined Unions in the Pandemic

The National Labor Relations Board has accused casino companies of undermining unions during the pandemic. A regional office of the National Labor Relations Board have filed a complaint against casino operators due to actions taken during the pandemic.... Read More

Las Vegas Casinos Take Different Approach to Employee Vaccinations

The Cosmopolitan is offering employees cash incentives to be vaccinated while Wynn Resorts threatens weekly testing. The COVID-19 vaccination process has been in full swing for quite some time in the United States. For casino operators, there is a push... Read More

Thousands of High Street Betting Shops Reopen in the UK

The gambling industry is rejoicing in the United Kingdom as around 6,000 high street betting shops are back in business. It’s been a long hard road for the gambling industry in the United Kingdom. While online operators could continue offering... Read More

IMF Worries Philippines Casinos at Risk of Money Laundering

The International Monetary Fund is calling for additional supervision for anti-money laundering protocols in the Philippines.  Casinos are often subject to money laundering concerns due to the amount of money flowing through the facility. You have... Read More

New York Budget Passes with Casino Provisions Included

The New York State budget has finally been passed by lawmakers, set at $212 billion for the fiscal year, including some provisions for casinos in the state. After a period of negotiations and discussions, lawmakers in New York were able to pass the... Read More

New Orleans Casino Employees Gain COVID-19 Job Protection

Employees that work in the casino sector of New Orleans have won job protections connected to the COVID-19 pandemic. The past year has not been one where people felt like they had job security. When the COVID-19 pandemic began, many employers had to... Read More

First Nations File Lawsuit Against Alberta for iGaming Site

After Play Alberta launched online, the First Nations decided to sue the government claiming the province has no right to offer such gambling options. When it comes to tribal gaming and commercial options, the legalities can get tricky. In the United... Read More

National Health Service Calls for Addiction Help in the UK

The NHS says that gambling addiction numbers are up and that operators need to provide more funds for services. The National Health Service (NHS) of the UK is calling for gambling firms to provide more financial assistance for addiction services in the... Read More