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Las Vegas Casinos Rolling Out Cashless Gaming

July 2, 2020 | By: Carl Carchia

Life as we know it is changing drastically due to the pandemic, and Nevada casinos are among the many businesses in the midst of a titanic shift. Cashless gaming is set to become a reality in the state after the Nevada Gaming Commission approved several amendments last week. Why is Cashless Gaming Now an Option? […]

Golden Nugget’s Online Casino Business Is Going Public

July 1, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

In a landmark move for the online casino industry, Landcadia Holdings II, Inc. announced plans this week to take Golden Nugget Online Gaming public. Golden Nugget Online Gaming owner Tilman Fertitta and Landcadia II, a special purpose acquisition company backed by Fertitta Entertainment, Inc. and Jefferies Financial Group Inc., announced the plans earlier this week […]

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 […]

In Reversal, Las Vegas And Reno Casinos Now Require Visitors To Wear Masks

June 25, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak has issued a policy reversal requiring masks in all of Nevada’s public indoor spaces. Effective Friday, June 26, visitors to any public space must wear a mask, including in all Las Vegas and Reno casino properties.  Prior to the order, only casino staff were required to wear masks. Many casinos encouraged […]

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 […]

BetRivers Launches Illinois’ First Online Sportsbook

June 18, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

BetRivers launched its online sportsbook in Illinois today, making it the first digital sportsbook available in the Land of Lincoln. Bettors can register online through the Android App, mobile browser on an iOS device, or on desktop by heading to the BetRivers website. The sportsbook was developed by Rush Street Interactive. Rush Street Gaming owns […]

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