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Biden Solidifies Lead in 2020 US Presidential Race

July 15, 2020 | By: Derek Worlow

Another week passed in the 2020 US Presidential campaign without incumbent Donald Trump making progress to cut former Vice President Joe Biden’s lead, according to the Election Odds Tracker.  For the third straight week, Biden maintained a 20-point lead over Trump. The tracker continues to underline the President’s inability to redirect the national conversation […]

Atlantic City’s Final Holdout, the Borgata Casino, to Reopen July 26

July 14, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

Atlantic City’s most profitable casino resort, the Borgata, has announced it will resume business on Sunday, July 26, more than three weeks after New Jersey’s other eight casinos reopened. In response to the coronavirus pandemic, N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy issued an executive order ordering casinos to close on March 16. July 2 was the first […]

Could Trump Drop Out of the 2020 US Presidential Election?

July 8, 2020 | By: Derek Worlow

The possibility of President Donald Trump dropping out of the 2020 US Presidential Election caused a slight tremor in the Election Odds Tracker this week. While the actual probability of Trump leaving the 2020 Presidential race remains slim, bookmakers have adjusted their markets to reflect the chance. Joe Biden’s lead has shrunk inside 20%, […]

Will There Be New Team Names for the Indians and Redskins?

July 7, 2020 | By: Derek Worlow

The debate over the divisive Washington Redskins nickname restarted over the weekend as sponsors put pressure on the NFL franchise to change their mascot. Another team with a nickname that has come under fire over the years, MLB’s Cleveland Indians, also issued a statement declaring they will “determine the best path forward with regard to […]

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 […]

US Presidential Election Odds News Monthly Recap: June 2020

July 2, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

With four months to go until election day, the stakes are getting higher, both literally and figuratively, with more than $56 million wagered on the 2020 US presidential election so far. There’s no gentle way to put this: June was a calamitous month for the incumbent. The election tracker got a real workout this […]

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? […]