About the Author

Geoff Fisk

Geoff Fisk is a San Diego-based writer, specializing in the poker and gambling industries. He’s written for numerous platforms and has traveled the globe as a live poker tournament reporter. Geoff’s interests include the legal online poker industry in the U.S. and abroad.

US Online Casino and Poker States Report Mixed Revenue Numbers for June

July 30, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

Legal online casino platforms saw continued traction from US players in June. New Jersey monthly revenue nearly matched the record-setting numbers reported from the Garden State in May, as the state’s retail casinos stayed closed for the entire month. Online casino platforms in Pennsylvania and Delaware continued to enjoy success as well, even with land-based […]

These Are The Major Casino Projects That Were Halted Because Of COVID-19

July 17, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

The COVID-19 crisis compelled several casino-related projects across the U.S. to halt construction. Some of these projects are back on track for now, while others still sit dormant as the pandemic enters its fifth month. The following list looks at a few big-money casino ventures forced to put construction on pause due to the COVID-19 […]

Where US Casinos Stand On Reopening Plans

July 6, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

The COVID-19 pandemic forced US states to order shutdowns of non-essential businesses in mid-March. The U.S. hosts nearly 1,000 commercial and tribal casinos, and all of them ceased operations in the midst of the pandemic crisis. Live casinos began reopening in some states as early as May, and as of July 1 most of the […]

Unconventional Betting Options Helped US Online Sportsbooks Rebound In May

June 26, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

After a worst-case scenario hit the sports betting industry in April, legal online sportsbooks in the US began to recover in May. The COVID-19 pandemic forced the shutdown of virtually all major US sports leagues throughout April. While those shutdowns continued in May, sportsbooks responded by putting more international leagues and niche sports on wagering […]

US Online Casino And Poker Revenue Surged In May

June 22, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

The COVID-19 pandemic forced retail casinos nationwide to keep their doors closed throughout May 2020. Online casino and poker revenues, however, continued to climb. New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware all realized all-time records in monthly revenue in May. Online poker revenues stayed strong as well, as poker players in the US turned to state-regulated platforms […]

What Does The Rest Of 2020 Hold For Online Poker In The US?

June 16, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

Legal online poker sites in the U.S. experienced record player volume amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As live casinos shuttered, poker players in New Jersey and Pennsylvania took to the online streets. Sweepstakes poker sites like Global Poker also reached new heights in tournament and cash game attendance. With live poker rooms starting to re-open across […]