BetMGM Uses 76ers Brand For New Online Blackjack, Roulette

BetMGM - Philadelphia 76ers

BetMGM is launching new blackjack and roulette games using the Philadelphia 76ers brand. These options will be available at the BetMGM online casino and Borgata Casino in Pennsylvania and the Party Casino in New Jersey. BetMGM is also the official sports betting partner of the 76ers. PHILADELPHIA – BetMGM is expanding its online casino offering…

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Philadelphia Casinos Ordered To Check Vaccine Card For Entry

Vaccination Proof

Philadelphia is imposing new restrictions to its casinos and eating establishments to require proof of vaccination for entry. Harrah’s New Orleans was the first casino to begin requiring proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test. New York has recently passed a law that criminalizes attempts to forge vaccination cards. PHILADELPHIA – Philadelphia’s two casinos,…

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Chicago Bears Purchase Arlington Casino From Churchill Downs

Arlington Park

Churchill Downs has sold its Arlington International Racecourse to the Chicago Bears. Churchill Downs also withdrew its bid for a new casino in Waukegan, Illinois. CHICAGO – The Chicago Bears have purchased the Arlington International Racecourse from Churchill Downs. The purchase came to be a $197.2 million acquisition between the two entities and will ensure…

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Caesars Entertainment Strikes Deal Regarding Indiana Casino

Caesars Southern Indiana

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians make a $250 million purchase of Caesars Entertainment Casino in Indiana. This acquisition is to help with the expansion of various forms of gaming at the Indiana venue. LAS VEGAS – The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) has struck a deal with Caesars Entertainment for the ownership of ‘Caesars…

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MGM Resorts Institutes New Vaccination Mandate For Employees

MGM Resorts Requires COVID-19 Vaccine for Employees

All new hires and salaried employees will be expected to show proof of vaccination by the end of the year. MGM stocks fell 4% after announcing the new vaccination mandate policy. LAS VEGAS – MGM Resorts International will soon be instituting a required vaccination policy for all of its current salaried and future employees. Part…

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Global Casino Market Expects Value Of $160 Billion By 2027


New reports have the global casino industry expected to reach a total value of $159.3 billion by 2027. U.S. online gambling expansions as well as retail expansions have led to this influx in growth to the overall market. A drop-off after 2027 is expected to be seen once the casino markets worldwide have balanced out…

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Hard Rock Casino Rockford Receives Further Gaming Board Approval

Future Hard Rock - Illinois

The Hard Rock Casino Rockford has passed another speed bump. 815 Entertainment, a conglomeration of investors, received a supplier license from the Illinois Gaming Board. Several key players in the casino’s operating system were also approved by the Board. LAS VEGAS – The Hard Rock Casino Rockford is getting closer and closer to reality as…

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Gaming Expansion Bill, Facing Opposition From Ohio Casinos

Slot-Like Machines

Ohio casino owners are pushing back on the state’s new gambling bill set to bring sports betting to the state. The bill includes a note that will allow slot machine-esque games to open in nearly 900 locations across the state, a natural detriment to casino business. COLUMBUS, Ohio – The battle for legal sports betting…

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