Covid-19 and Gambling

Guangdong tourist visas Macau
All News 18-08-2020

Guangdong Resumes Tourist Visas To Macau Despite Shenzhen Cases

The resume of casinos in the province followed the resume of the individual travel scheme (ITS) in Zhuhai. The rest of China is scheduled to allow visitors to Macau starting September 23. The ninety percent of visitors of casinos in Macau came from mainland China. The gambling industry of the world’s largest gambling hub was […]

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africa online casino
All News 18-08-2020

Coronavirus Boosts Demand For Africa’s Online Casino

The internet was the only source of entertainment for many during the stay-at-home orders of the government. People ordered almost everything on the internet since many shops were closed to prevent the spread of the deadly disease. Financial transactions were done using mobile devices as people avoid traveling and gathering in groups. The lockdown increased […]

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galaxy entertainment group
All News 13-08-2020

Galaxy Entertainment Group Reports Massive Second Quarter Losses

In contrast, during the same period last year, the casino operator posted a positive $563 million EBITDA. This is a massive loss for the operator which points at the coronavirus lockdown as the major reason. The company said that travel restrictions because of the coronavirus pandemic have totally obliterated its revenue during the second quarter […]

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sports betting returns
All News 29-07-2020

Resume Of Professional Boosts Bets In Casinos, Sports Book

The return of the games brought excitement to fans and other industries related to it. Casinos and attached sportsbooks operations shut down operations in March following the mandate of the state leaders. Only casinos and gambling operations with online arms were able to profit during the pandemic. The pandemic brought massive cuts on revenues of […]

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Saratoga Casino
All News 17-07-2020

Saratoga Casino Hotel Employees Receives WARN Notices

During the lockdowns, the management furloughed the employees to minimize operational cost. Businesses around the globe reported massive losses in the last four months because of the imposed stay-at-home mandates. Casinos in the US shut down doors to guests since mid-March. State leaders gradually resumed economic activities in their territories because they are almost out […]

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Colorado Sports Debut Collects Millions from Gamblers
All News 16-07-2020

Colorado Sports Debut Collects $25.6 Million From Gamblers Despite Coronavirus Lockdown

Colorado’s sports betting industry debuted on May 1. It has now generated gaming revenue amounting to $96,537.55 despite the lockdowns imposed to help curve the spread of the novel coronavirus.  Casinos in many states started licensing their sportsbook operations after the lifting of the ban.   Currently, not less than 22 states legalized sportsbook operations as they seek an alternative […]

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MGM Springfield Reopens Casino
All News 14-07-2020

MGM Springfield Reopens Casino, Renews Agreement With Springfield

Casinos in every state are required to adopt health and safety protocols during their reopening. State health regulators required strict implementation of coronavirus guidelines as more and more cases of the deadly virus are reported every day. MGM Springfield will resume operations after four months of no revenue, and a year and a half of […]

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club one casino shut downs again
All News 06-07-2020

Fresno’s Club One Casino Shutdown Again, Furloughs 140 Employees As Coronavirus Cases Rise

There are more than 11,500,000 cases of a novel coronavirus in the world with not less than half a million dead. In the US alone, the number of cases rises every day, reaching nearly three million infections with more than 130,000 deaths. California has around 260,000 confirmed coronavirus cases with more than 6,000 deaths. Los […]

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atlantic city reopens
All News 29-06-2020

Atlantic City Casinos Reopens Starting Thursday

The casinos remained in shutdown since mid-March because of the government’s novel coronavirus preventive measures. Casino reopening in many US states turned successful despite the continuing threat of the deadly pathogen. Las Vegas casinos have reported an increasing number of patrons, booking for accommodation in the resorts every day. Casinos in other states also reported […]

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Mississippi Coast Casino Requires Guests
All News 26-06-2020

Mississippi Coast Casino Requires Guests, Employees To Wear Masks

Casinos in the US reopened with health and safety protocols in place. All the casinos opened advising people to maintain social distancing. The casinos capped their limits to ensure that social distancing is practised every time. Plexiglas was installed to lessen virus spread in table games and slot machines. Some slot machines were shut down […]

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