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  1. Coronavirus May Lead to Cashless Casinos

    by , 25 June 2020 at 3:08 pm
    When the world went on lock-down over the Coronavirus, few would have imagined it leading to cashless casinos. But that is precisely what the American Gaming Association is asking state regulators to consider.

    Recently, the group released a report called Payments Modernization Policy Principles which looks at the integration of cashless options for players on casino floors. According to the AGA, enabling payment choice allows casino customers the ability to supplement cash with safe ...
  2. Justice Department Looking for More Power Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

    by , 13 May 2020 at 12:29 am
    The Justice Department has been using every trick in the book to try to shut down online gambling in America. And now that the Coronavirus has created a national lock down, they apparently want to take full advantage.

    The DOJ very quietly asked Congress for the ability to ask chief judges so that they can to detain people indefinitely without trial during emergencies such as a pandemic. Just as disturbing, they are asking to lawmakers about things like the statute of limitations, ...
  3. Reopen Las Vegas Casinos in 18 Simple Steps

    by , 28 April 2020 at 2:47 pm

    Hello friends, and thanks for streaming another edition This Week in Gambling. Welcome to week seven of the global corona virus pandemic, where everyone is asking: When can we return to our normal lives? That is, if we can ever really get back to a normal life.

    As a gambling program we’ve spent a lot of time talking about casino closures all across America, and especially when authorities will reopen Las Vegas casinos, ...
  4. Vegas Mayor Ignores Guidelines in Rush to Reopen The Strip

    by , 27 April 2020 at 2:57 pm
    This Week in Gambling reported last week that the mayor of Las Vegas is in a mad rush to reopen the city and convention centers. Her comments contradict the guidelines for reopening the Strip Casinos issued by the Nevada Gaming Control Board, who will ultimately be the authority to sign off on any plan to open the doors of the casinos.

    The board has a list of procedures in place that businesses should follow before reopening, which include complying with all prescribed local, state ...
  5. Las Vegas Coronavirus Changes are Coming

    by , 14 April 2020 at 3:55 pm
    Many of us are waiting for Sin City to reopen, but when they do what Las Vegas Coronavirus changes can we expect? Some things will certainly change, like the way people check-in to hotels, rooms are sanitized and games are cleaned. But what about restaurants and nightclubs? What about big ticket shows? Those Coronavirus casino changes could hit everything from Uber to the hotel swimming pool!

    Whether you’re a mother or whether ...
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