Macau Adds More COVID-19 Travel Restrictions as Golden Week Ends in Disappointment for Casinos

Macau Adds More COVID-19 Travel Restrictions as Golden Week Ends in Disappointment for Casinos

Restrictions dampen the mood In the past, the Chinese Golden Week holiday has represented a period of huge profits for casino operators in the gambling hub of Macau. Residents of mainland China typically flock to the Special Administrative Region (SAR) between October 1 and 7 as they celebrate Chinese New Year. However, travel restrictions relating…

Scientific Games Awarded Ten-Year Vermont Lottery Systems Contract

Scientific Games Awarded Ten-Year Vermont Lottery Systems Contract

Winning the bidding process Scientific Games Corporation has won the competitive bidding process for the Vermont Lottery’s gaming systems technology contract. In the announcement on Thursday, Scientific Games revealed that it won this contract from a “global competitor.” maximize revenue for the state’s Education Fund This ten-year contract will see Scientific Games deploy its advanced…

MGM Resorts CEO in Favor of Nevada Legalizing Online Casinos

MGM Resorts CEO in Favor of Nevada Legalizing Online Casinos

Missing out on the action MGM Resorts CEO Bill Hornbuckle is in favor of Nevada legalizing online casinos. He made these comments on Sunday during a panel discussion at IndyFest, explaining that the gaming industry in the state is currently “missing a significant opportunity for growth.” He added that many of the owners of land-based…

Churchill Downs Reveals Plans to Open a Louisville Gaming Facility

Churchill Downs Reveals Plans to Open a Louisville Gaming Facility

Plans for the new venue Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has revealed that it is planning to open a new historical racing machine (HRM) facility in Louisville, Kentucky. The company announced the news on Thursday via Twitter about the planned 43,000 square foot facility that will be called Derby City Gaming Downtown: Plans to open a…

Connecticut Retail Sports Betting to Kick Off on Thursday With DraftKings

Connecticut Retail Sports Betting to Kick Off on Thursday With DraftKings

First retail sportsbook in the state Retail sports betting will be starting in Connecticut on Thursday at the Foxwoods Resort Casino, courtesy of DraftKings. The temporary DraftKings Sportsbook will be at the Ultimate Race Book in the resort’s Rainmaker Casino. There will also be betting kiosks located throughout the property. committed to helping develop problem…

Louisiana Sports Betting Eyes October 1st Launch

Louisiana Sports Betting Eyes October 1st Launch

After Hurricane Ida pushed the launch of Louisiana sports betting back, things look to be on track once more. Originally slated to roll out in September, all indications are residents will be able to bet on sporting events by mid-October… if not sooner. In an interview with USA Today, the Chairman of the Louisiana Gaming…