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Geoff Fisk

Geoff Fisk

Geoff Fisk is a San Diego-based freelance 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 is an avid sports fan, but poker is his passion.

Latest articles

US’ Online Sportsbook Revenue Reports for June Contain Mostly Good News

August 5, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

Most major domestic sports leagues remained shut down throughout June, but legal online sportsbooks in the US still found a way to thrive. Driven by sports like table tennis, international soccer, and golf, many states with legal online sports betting realized month-over-month revenue gains. New Jersey’s online sportsbooks took in more than $12.7 million in […]

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 […]

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