Mountain State BetMGM App Has Long Way To Go To Reach Summit

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Early Thursday morning, BetMGM became the second operator to offer legal online casino games to West Virginia residents and visitors. Roughly six weeks ago, DraftKings was the first to do so, unveiling its casino app in a partnership with the Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. Despite DraftKings’ head start, BetMGM – through its partnership …

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Union Blames Mississippi Casino Patrons For COVID-19 “Outbreak”

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Mississippi has been one of the hardest-hit regions in the US casino market. Of course, the state’s struggles go much farther back than the recent coronavirus shutdowns, as a number of permanent closures – particularly in Tunica Resorts – have occurred of late. Most recently, the Tunica Roadhouse Casino & Hotel and Resorts Casino Tunica …

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Not So Perky: Casinos Could Drive Casual Players Online By Reducing Comps

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One of the interesting side effects of the coronavirus outbreak’s impact on the US land-based casino market has only been fully realized now that said casinos are largely back up and running. In Las Vegas, the mecca of American gambling, casinos have mostly reopened. While a dozen or so high-profile resort venues have yet to …

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US Casino Closures Persist, But 18 And Up Bettors Remain Unaffected

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As the US coronavirus outbreak and summary restrictions on casinos continue to evolve, there is no unified course of action among states on when and how to reopen these critical tax-revenue-generating businesses. In fact, even some individual states lack a cohesive, singular plan. For example, New Jersey Casinos reopened in early July, and Detroit-area casinos …

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Why Mobile Casinos Are The Premium Option For 18+ Gamblers

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A prominent question used to be whether online or in-person gambling was the superior option. After a four-month-long COVID-19 related quarantine causing extended closures of domestic casinos across the globe, that question no longer has any relevance as the answer is obvious: online gambling has the edge. If 100% of brick-and-mortar casinos were to open …

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Bovada Online Casino’s Million Dollar Poker Tournament To Begin Sunday

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Bovada is what many seasoned gamblers consider to be the highest-rated online casino that caters to 18 and over bettors on the internet. Backed by the Bodog license, Bovada represents twenty years of excellence in online gaming and is without a doubt the most reputable casino operating on the web today. Their history of timely …

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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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