Michigan’s 18+ Casinos Prepare For Reopening, But Gov. Whitmer Extends Delay

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Casinos in Michigan and Detroit have been shuttered since March 23 due to the spread of COVID-19. A deadline for phase 5 of Michigan’s plan to reopen casinos, movie theaters, and gyms, was scheduled for Saturday, July 4. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced in early June that she was optimistic that the proposed phase 5 …

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Digital Payments Could Become The New Norm At Domestic Casinos

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The Nevada Gaming Commission is currently considering changing electronic currency exchange regulations to allow for additional digital payments at their domestic casinos. Slot games across the country have been using ticketing systems for nearly twenty years, and now, cashless technology providers are eager to get in on the action of other floor and table games, …

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Bovada Unveils 18+ Friendly Online NFL Video Game Sims Betting Tournament – The Sim Classic

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When it comes to setting trends and jump-starting new betting markets in the online 18+ arena, nobody does it better than Bovada. The industry often looks to their lead when considering new opportunities to offer on their sportsbook sites, and for good reason. Their team of sports betting experts often come up with the best …

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Game On: Some 18+ Casinos To Open For Business In Idaho Today

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States across the country are now faced with the multi-faceted process of not only reopening business but restarting the economy, all without causing the additional spread of COVID-19. Most politicians are rolling out the reopening in phases, beginning with essential businesses first before allowing for recreational-based industries to open their doors. Fun and games are …

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Casinos Remain Closed As State Governors Contemplate Options For Broad Reopening

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Medical experts are now predicting that the effects of the Coronavirus are beginning to level off, and efforts are being made by politicians across the country to take the first steps toward reopening the economy. With territorial leaders scattered across the political spectrum, we can expect that some states will resume normal operations immediately while …

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Trump Allows States To Decide When To Reopen – Nevada Governor Responds

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With a federal mandate in place preventing non-essential businesses from operating until the end of the month, President Trump is considering allowing the Governors of some states to decide the most appropriate course of action when creating a timeline for reopening. The President had previously suggested that he alone would make the call for reopening …

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COVID-19 Extends Casino Shutdowns And Causes Massive Revenue Shortages

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California Casinos in California are feeling the hit of the Coronavirus crisis. Their 67,000+ gaming industry workforce is self-quarantining at home. There are many gambling facilities located on Tribal land throughout the state, which cause an annual economic impact of $20 billion. The blow to regional facilities has been devastating.  Gambler’s newfound reliance on casino …

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