News Articles Written By: Mike Brown

Revenues Up in Vegas Thanks to Downtown Properties

The revenue totals have increased in Las Vegas thanks to players visiting downtown casinos and other properties. Being a gambling town, Las Vegas has suffered economic losses for over a year now due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Casinos shut... Read More

Masks Are Back in Nevada as COVID-19 Cases Rise

Health officials are recommending that everyone in crowded areas of Nevada should wear a mask for protection from COVID-19. On Friday, the Southern Nevada Health District announced a recommendation that everyone should wear a mask in crowded indoor... Read More

Chicago Mayor Speaks on Casino Licensing Process

As the process for a casino in Chicago, Illinois continues, Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks out on commitment to fair and transparent bidding. While attending a gaming industry conference this week, Mayor Lori Lightfoot of Chicago stated that the... Read More

Smoking Back at Atlantic City Casinos: Will It Stay?

Smoking is no longer banned at Atlantic City casinos but there is still an ongoing effort to see the activity banned permanently. Smoking is basically a given when visiting a casino in the United States. While some venues are starting to set aside... Read More

High Court Rules for Casinos in Massachusetts Blackjack Case

A Massachusetts high court ruled in favor of gaming operators in a blackjack case regarding 6:5 odds. For quite some time now, class action lawsuits have been running full steam ahead in Massachusetts involving casinos offering 6:5 odds at the... Read More

Some Nevada Casinos Remain Closed Despite Ability to Reopen

Some Nevada casinos have remained closed since the COVID-19 pandemic started despite the ability to reopen. Nevada was one of the harder hit states when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic closures. The state relies heavily on the hospitality and... Read More

Century Casinos Begin Phase 2 Reopening Process

Late last week, Century Casino properties in Alberta, Canada reopened as part of its Phase 2 section of the reopening plan. While casinos in the United States have reopened some time ago after an extended COVID-19 shutdown, other countries have not... Read More

Maryland Casinos Show Huge Recovery in May

Gamblers are back at Maryland casinos, with the six venues reporting more money earned in May in the history of the industry. Across the United States, casinos are starting to offer services at 100% capacity. As more vaccinations are taking place in... Read More

New Rhode Island Bill Seeks Payments for Casino Host Cities

A new measure in Rhode Island would give an annual payment to casino host towns like Tiverton and Lincoln. Each state that offers casino gaming in the US has its own rules and regulations. As part of the legal details, many jurisdictions have payment... Read More

FBI Busts Illegal Gambling Operation in Kentucky

Police and the FBI recently busted an illegal gambling operation in Lexington, Kentucky. No matter how many times federal and local police forces take down illegal gambling operations, there are still criminals that try to get away with it. Illegal... Read More