Masked Casino Workers

New Jersey Casinos are reopening with numerous restrictions designed to limit the spread of COVID-19. There is no smoking, drinking, or eating allowed inside of New Jersey casinos upon reopening. Governor Phil Murphy banned indoor dining saying crowds weren’t behaving responsibly enough. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – New Jersey casinos are continuing their march towards reopening…

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FanDuel - Denver Broncos

The Broncos and FanDuel partnership mark the first time an NFL team and sports betting company have partnered. FanDuel will be the official sports betting and daily fantasy sports partner for the Denver Broncos. The Denver Broncos also recently agreed to a deal with the Betfred group which is a betting company based in England.…

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Stocks

Flutter is the parent company of FanDuel as well as other internet betting companies like Betfair, Paddypower, and the Stars Group. FOX has already invested in one of Flutter’s smaller companies before. This move will allow Fox to acquire up to 18.5% of stake in FanDuel. NEW YORK — Flutter Entertainment recently announced that they’ll…

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New Casino Regulations

The Nevada Gaming Control Board said that when casinos reopen, they must limit occupancy to no more than 50%. No date has been set that will allow casinos in Nevada to reopen. Safety requirements upon reopening include no more than six guests at gaming tables. LAS VEGAS – The coronavirus pandemic has completely shifted some…

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Online Poker

Online poker rooms have seen an uptick in players participating since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Only four states have legal online poker sites: New Jersey, Nevada, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. An online poker tournament had an $18 million dollar prize pool. LAS VEGAS — The coronavirus pandemic has caused drastic shifts in the way…

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Portugal Online Gambling

This marked the first time that online casinos have brought in more revenue than land-based casinos in the country. Land-based casinos in Portugal were forced to close in March due to COVID-19. Portugal has ten licensed online sports betting operators and they all reported an increase in revenue in Q1. LISBON, Portugal — The online…

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GameCo

GameCo will now be allowed to distribute skill-based casino games in Nevada. The Nevada Gaming Commission unanimously voted for the approval last week. GameCo is already licensed in the state of California, Oklahoma, Connecticut, and Mississippi. LAS VEGAS – GameCo LLC has announced that they have received approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission to begin…

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Unibet Poker

Unibet announced today that all land-based poker tournaments will now be played online for the rest of the year. The Spring Edition of the Unibet Open Online Tournament will be May 24-25. LONDON, U.K. — Unibet, one of the biggest poker providers in the world, announced today that all land-based poker events have now been…

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Stars Group Poker

The Stars Group Inc. reported that it saw record revenue in the first quarter. Online Poker and casino games have seen an increase in players since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. The Stars Group will soon be launching sports betting in West Virginia and Colorado later this year. LAS VEGAS — The Stars Group…

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