News Articles Written By: Simon Turner

MGM Resorts to Furlough 140 Vegas Casino Managers

MGM Resorts has announced 140 casino managers in Las Vegas will be furloughed while hundreds of seasonal pool employees will be hired. In an odd turn of events, MGM Resorts has announced that 140 managers across its properties in Las Vegas will be... Read More

Ireland Health Experts Want Gambling Education for Children

Public health experts in Northern Ireland are requesting that students be taught about gambling harm to reduce issues once reaching adulthood. It seems in most every part of the world, gambling education is being considered in some form or fashion.... Read More

Gambling in Alabama Would Create Thousands of Jobs

A gambling expansion report recently turned over to Alabama Governor Kay Ivey shows the potential for the state to create thousands of new jobs and revenues. Alabama is known as a conservative state. The majority of its residents are republicans and... Read More

Cali Tribal Casinos Blamed for Local COVID-19 Spread

Seven casinos operated by tribes in San Diego County, California are facing tough criticism for reportedly spreading COVID-19 on-site. Across the United States, casinos have been shutting down and opening back up left and right for months. Since... Read More

Veikkaus Introduces Mandatory ID for Slots in Finland

Finland’s gambling provider has introduced mandatory identification procedures for slot gaming in Finland. In several areas around the world, changes are being made to gambling legislation to improve player safety and protections. Many countries have... Read More

Wind Creek Bethlehem Casino to Pay Workers During Shutdown  

Pennsylvania casinos will be closed for three weeks due to an increase in COVID-19 cases. Wind Creek plans to pay employees during the closure. Across the United States, casino closures as well as restrictions have hit employees hard. Workers in the... Read More

Shanghai Police Continue Crackdown on Virtual Casinos

Police in Shanghai continue to fight organized gambling and recently made arrests after breaking up another group of online providers. Because gambling services are so limited in mainland China, criminal organizations have stepped up their game when it... Read More

Economists Predict Nevada to See General Fund Shortage

A panel of economists have predicted that Nevada’s general fund revenues will be short $400 million dollars over the next two years due to COVID-19. Every state in the US is trying to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, even as the virus rages on.... Read More

Richmond Residents Provide Input on New Virginia Casino

Residents in Richmond, Virginia have been asked to provide insight into what they would like to see regarding a casino resort in the area. Gambling is expanding across the United States, particularly in Virginia. Five cities were recently approved for... Read More

Vegas Casinos Offering Black Friday Deals to Stay Afloat

Casinos in Las Vegas have jumped on the Black Friday and Cyber Monday bandwagon in the hopes of bringing in revenues as they struggle to stay in business amidst the pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has hit everyone hard. Millions of people have lost... Read More