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Todays Gaming-News NTG: 17/June/2020.

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VIDEO: This Week In Gambling. https://bit.ly/2UVSoBY
Months after losing in Federal Court, the US Justice Department will have their appeal heard. The fight over whether the Wire Act applies to Internet betting or only sports betting is on the line! Also, more Las Vegas casinos announce their openings and we have a new game review! https://bit.ly/2UVSoBY

Internet Gaming Revenue More Than Doubled Since March
Pennsylvania (results) - Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board - May 2020 revenue for online casino-type games, which include slot machines, table games and poker, jumped 30% over the previous month of April 2020. . The $55,838,789 May online casino-type revenue figure was more than double the revenue generated from those games in March. Sports win was https://bit.ly/37CQF9I

Casinos return to business May
Arkansas (results) - Max Brantley, Arkansas Times - Arkansas casinos reopened May 18, at a third of capacity and without all gambling options available…Southland in West Memphis had
$92.1 million in wagers and $7.2 million in win. Oaklawn in Hot Springs had $52.6 million in wagers and a $4.6 million win. Saracen in Pine Bluff had $14.5 million in wagers and almost $1 million win. https://bit.ly/2YKhKUt

Maryland Live! to reopen this week for members, June 29 for public
Maryland (reopening) - Jonathan Franklin, WUSA - Maryland Live! Casino & Hotel will reopen on June 29 at 6 a.m. for the public. The casino will allow patrons to enter only by advanced online reservation due to limited capacity. The casino will implement a phased approach to reopening, beginning with a series of "Members Days" for its Live! Rewards Cardholders, from 5 p.m. Friday until June 28. https://bit.ly/3edp2GV

Irish bookmakers demand clarity on reopening orders
Europe (Ireland) - Ted Menmuir, SBC News - Confusion reigns with regards to Irish bookmakers reopening their venues, as the government orders betting shops to remain closed until 29 June. This week, a reported 800 Irish betting shops reopened their businesses on Monday 15 June, believing to have complied with the Irish government’s ‘phase two’ Coronavirus national plan. However, within 24 hours Irish betting firms were instructed to close their doors. https://bit.ly/3eowZc8

Eldorado-Caesars transaction closing won’t take place until July
National (acquisition) - Howard Stutz, CDC Gaming Reports - https://bit.ly/3fv9zSA

CRDA prepares to market Atlantic City post-coronavirus
New Jersey (Atlantic City) - David Danzis, Press of Atlantic City - https://bit.ly/2N4HhCm

Downtown Las Vegas' Circa to open in October
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Bailey Schulz, Las Vegas Review-Journal - https://bit.ly/3dfCOay

Sahara Las Vegas to reopen poker room Thursday
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Bailey Schulz, Las Vegas Review-Journal - https://bit.ly/37Dj8MA

Las Vegas and Allegiant Stadium to host the NFL Pro Bowl in 2021
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Howard Stutz, CDC Gaming Reports - https://bit.ly/3d9IzGH

Minimum wage will see an increase starting on July 1
Nevada (minimum wage) - Jason Hidalgo, Reno Gazette Journal - https://bit.ly/37DfJ0m

Permanent layoffs at Greektown Casino will begin in September
Michigan (Detroit) - Candice Williams, Detroit News - https://bit.ly/2UUSKsA

Gambling regulators OK letting unlicensed devices remain
South Dakota (Deadwood) - Bob Mercer, KELO - https://bit.ly/3hEkECV

Cripple Creek casinos reopen with crowds, lines
Colorado (Cripple Creek) - Wayne Heilman, Gazette - https://bit.ly/2NbJwDO

Casinos say business was ‘like a busy weekend’
Indiana (reopening) - Karen Caffarini, Post-Tribune - https://bit.ly/3eeTIHH

Indian Head Casino set to reopen Thursday
Oregon (Indian gaming) - KTVZ - https://bit.ly/2AEQj6G

Eagle Mountain Casino moves closer to reopening
California (Indian gaming) - Brian Johnson, KFSN - https://bit.ly/3d7z4rz

San Manuel Casino reopens Monday
California (Indian gaming) - Erin Myers/ Tracy Bloom, KTLA - https://bit.ly/2ADQteB

Federal judge rejects Stitt's request for opinion on gaming compacts
Oklahoma (Indian gaming) - Samantha Vicent, Tulsa World - https://bit.ly/2BeL4dI

Ho-Chunk Gaming to re-open casinos in three locations.
Wisconsin (Indian gaming) - WEAU - https://bit.ly/3hyhyQV

Diversification Empowered Tribal Economic Resilience
Michigan (Indian gaming) - Native Business - https://bit.ly/2Yb3eG5

Judge Orders Distribution of Remaining Relief Funds to Tribes
National (Indian law) - Native News - https://bit.ly/2Ne8e6x

Five graded stakes on tap for Belmont Stakes undercard
New York (racing) - Carolyn Greer, Horse Racing Nation - https://bit.ly/30O03WO

Familiar Cast Faces Off in Sir Cat Stakes at Belmont
New York (racing) - Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/3hFXeNm

Jungle Runner on Track for Belmont
New York (racing) - Thoroughbred Daily News - https://bit.ly/2Ne8anj

Trainer Pletcher aiming for fourth Belmont Stakes triumph
New York (racing) - Brad Stephens, Horse Racing Nation - https://bit.ly/37CkE1G

Racing Commission approves rules limiting whip use
Kentucky (racing) - Matt Hegarty, Daily Racing Form - https://bit.ly/3dbpxA2

Frankly Darling 50th Royal Ascot Winner for Gosden
Great Britain (racing) - James Thomas/ David Milnes, Racing Post - https://bit.ly/315dqlJ

Meet the field for the Win & You're in Prince of Wales's Stakes
Great Britain (racing) - Horse Racing Nation - https://bit.ly/3fAWibs

Circus Maximus Edges Terebellum in Queen Anne Thriller
Great Britain (racing) - Lee Mottershead, Racing Post - https://bit.ly/2YPnrjW

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Westgate, Paris Las Vegas reopen
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Bailey Schulz, Las Vegas Review-Journal - Two more Las Vegas casinos are reopening Thursday, exactly two weeks after Las Vegas casinos were first allowed to welcome back guests. Strip property Paris Las Vegas reopens at 10 a.m., while Westgate — located north of the Las Vegas Convention Center —opens its doors at noon. Paris will be the fifth property owned by Caesars Entertainment Corp. to reopen. https://bit.ly/2BhW3mO

Ohio casinos to reopen with coronavirus precautions
Ohio (reopening) - Patrick Cooley, Columbus Dispatch - As casinos prepare to reopen Friday, health-care professionals are warning that patrons, even those who take precautions, risk infection from the coronavirus. The casinos, for their part, say they’re doing everything possible to make their establishments safe. Ohio’s casinos and racinos will reopen Friday after months of inactivity. https://bit.ly/2UVCNT6

Mount Airy Casino Resort in Monroe County plans to reopen Monday
Pennsylvania (reopening) - Jon Harris, Morning Call - Mount Airy Casino Resort plans to open at noon Monday. Mohegan Sun Pocono also will open Monday, Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course to reopen. Friday. Three other casinos, Rivers Casino Pittsburgh, The Meadows Racetrack & Casino in western Pennsylvania and Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin in southwestern Pennsylvania, already are open. https://bit.ly/2UZ1H3Z

Singapore casinos reopen some non-gaming from Friday
Asia (Singapore) - GGRAsia - Singapore’s two casino resorts are respectively opening some non-gaming facilities from Friday (June 19) as the city-state proceeds that day with phase two of its exit from Covid-19 countermeasures. Marina Bay Sandssaid on its website it would open first its shopping mall, but initially only to members of its Sands Rewards customer-loyalty program. https://bit.ly/3hJwSdB

Hard Rock casino rolls out safety plan for reopening
New Jersey (Atlantic City) - David Danzis, Press of Atlantic City - https://bit.ly/2YbWnwa

Table game players must now wear face masks
Nevada (regulation) - Howard Stutz, CDC Gaming Reports - https://bit.ly/2Yg4d7W

Bellagio, Caesars Palace poker rooms return
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Las Vegas Sun - https://bit.ly/2zNVxwo

Harrah’s Reno/Peppermill laying off workers
Nevada (Reno) - Jason Hidalgo, Reno Gazette Journal - https://bit.ly/3hKCXGr

Drop in room tax revenue unprecedented for struggling RSCVA
Nevada (Reno) - Jason Hidalgo, Reno Gazette Journal -https://bit.ly/37K77VC

No poker, no roulette: Commission talks reopening rules
Massachusetts (reopening) - Jim Kenney, Republican - https://bit.ly/3eiqOXd

Group works to place casino gambling on ballot
Nebraska (expansion) - Sydnie Holzfaster, KPTM - https://bit.ly/2UYgaxe

Bill would jumpstart internet gaming to spur revenue
Michigan (legislation/internet) - Andy Balaskovitz, Mibiz - https://bit.ly/37GdRUN

Tax break for casinos advances to Louisiana Senate floor
Louisiana (legislation) - WWL - https://bit.ly/30Y06PQ

Bay Area's only Vegas-style casino reopens
California (Indian gaming) - Debora Villalon, KTVU - https://bit.ly/2V0mOmu

Some New Mexico tribal casinos reopen to the public
New Mexico (Indian gaming) - KRQE - https://bit.ly/3fEeG37

Nekoosa welcomes hundreds back to the casino
Wisconsin (Indian gaming) - Rashad Williams, WAOW - https://bit.ly/2ASGPET

Local tribal casinos describe reopening during a pandemic
Arizona (Indian gaming) - Emma Gibson, Arizona Public Media - https://bit.ly/30VfP21

Tribal gaming contributions to state in 4th quarter of fiscal year
Arizona (Indian gaming) - Independent - https://bit.ly/2CnqtEH

Afognak Native Corp. acquires major Alaska liquor store chain
Alaska (Indian country) - Native News - https://bit.ly/2UZdLCr

Nation sees lowest COVID case increase since March
Arizona/New Mexico (Indian country) - Arlyssa Becenti, Navajo Times - https://bit.ly/3hKaTTw

Tribes wait more than 80 days for full COVID-19 relief
National (Indian Country) - Acee Agoyo, Indianz - https://bit.ly/3fEhNYW

Belmont Stakes Goes from Longest Classic to Shortest
New York (racing) - Bob Ehalt, Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/3hDIwXg

Favored Tiz the Law Draws Post 8 for Belmont Stakes
New York (racing) - Bob Ehalt, Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/3fDdjl5

Tap It to Win 'a smaller version of War of Will'
New York (racing) - Brad Stephens, Horse Racing Nation - https://bit.ly/2BgskKR

Denman skipping Del Mar summer meet; Collmus to call races
California (racing) - Jay Privman, Daily Racing Form - https://bit.ly/2CnvUU3

Two Indiana Grand Jockeys Transported to Hospital After Spill
Indiana (racing) - Thoroughbred Daily News - https://bit.ly/37SWksF

Ellis Park's Audubon Oaks added to Kentucky Oaks
Kentucky (racing) - Horse Racing Nation - https://bit.ly/2UVQu48

Pyledriver Upsets King Edward VII Stakes at 18-1
Great Britain (racing) - Stevens/ Sheerin/ Harding, Racing Post - https://bit.ly/3fPN2jV


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Todays Gaming-News NTG: 19/June/2020.

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Casinos reopen in Ohio
Ohio (reopening) - Clancy Burke, WKRC - After more than three months of being shut down, casinos in Ohio can finally reopen. “We could not be more excited to welcome people back,” said Blair Bendel, vice president of marketing for Belterra Park Gaming. “There’s been a lot of work getting the property ready and clean and in a safe environment.” https://bit.ly/2Btz3B2

Mobile sports betting launches in Illinois — finally
Illinois (sports) - Mitchell Armentrout, Sun-Times - Illinois’ first legal sportsbook is open again — from afar…Illinois gamblers can now place bets from their cellphones following the Thursday morning launch of the state’s first online sportsbook. Rivers Casino in Des Plaines was first out of the gate with its BetRivers mobile betting app through partner Rush Street Interactive. https://bit.ly/2YOIIKG

Belmont Stakes purse shrinks
New York (racing) - Thomas Barrabi, Fox Business - The Belmont Stakes kicks off this weekend without fans. Entrants at the 152nd running of the Belmont Stakes will compete for a reduced winner’s purse Saturday. The annual Triple Crown race at Belmont Park in New York will run without fans in attendance, effectively erasing revenue from ticket sales. The purse at the 2020 Belmont Stakes is $1 million. Compensation is down one- third compared to last year’s race, which featured a $1.5 million purse. https://bit.ly/2NfXKnj

VIP schemes to come under scrutiny in UKGC consultation
Europe (UK) - Erin-Marie Gallagher, SBC News - The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has launched a two-month consultation on proposed measures which would change the way that operators interact with high-value customers. The consultation will consider the seven propositions made by a working group led by the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) and GVC, which aim to make gambling safer and reduce harm across the sector. https://bit.ly/2BmVTug

Penn National says 70% of its casinos are now reopen
National (corporate) - Howard Stutz, CDC Gaming Reports - https://bit.ly/3emTxtS

Analyst: stock sale strengthens Eldorado’s liquidity
National (finance) - Howard Stutz, CDC Gaming Reports - https://bit.ly/310n8FN

Outdoor dining before betting at some Atlantic City casinos
New Jersey (Atlantic City) - Wayne Parry, Associated Press - https://bit.ly/37JjSQw

Water park will be 'best' in country, Showboat owner says
New Jersey (Atlantic City) - David Danzis, Press of Atlantic City - https://bit.ly/2V2rY1E

Delano Las Vegas to reopen doors with Mandalay Bay on July 1
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Richard N. Velotta, Las Vegas Review-Journal - https://bit.ly/37JjW2I

Live entertainment returns to smaller Station Casinos venues
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Brock Radke, Las Vegas Sun - https://bit.ly/3hMcEQf

Consultant: Masks at table games will boost visitation and revenue
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Buck Wargo, CDC Gaming Reports - https://bit.ly/37Ocfbi

Pahrump casinos reopen for business
Nevada (Pahrump) -Selwyn Harris, Pahrump Valley Times - https://bit.ly/2YgPpGc

Larry Flynt’s Lucky Lady California cardroom to reopen
California (Gardena) - CDC Gaming Reports - https://bit.ly/2Yi3naN

Commission favors Gulfside Casino for Pope County
Arkansas (expansion) - Max Brantley, Arkansas Times -https://bit.ly/3eeVybA

Seneca Gaming to reopen casinos
New York (Indian gaming) - Mike Baggerman, WBEN - https://bit.ly/2Bm8iif

Gila River casinos temporarily close again after employee death
Arizona (Indian gaming) - Sasha Hupka, Arizona Republic - https://bit.ly/2YScmyK

Paradise Casino reopens, reaches full capacity
Arizona (Indian gaming) - KYMA - https://bit.ly/2V6dCNI

Hard Rock casino proposed near Mettler reaches new milestone
California (Indian gaming) - Sam Morgen, Bakersfield Californian - https://bit.ly/2NrSltH

Tribal Leaders Support Sports Betting — On Their Own Terms
California (Indian gaming/sports) - Jill R. Dorson, Sports Handle - https://bit.ly/37IRluq

BetMGM signs deal with Oregon tribal casino
Oregon (Indian gaming) - CDC Gaming Reports - https://bit.ly/2Z7BwJZ

North Dakota casinos reopening, but not all bets are on
North Dakota (Indian gaming) - Barry Amundson, Dickinson Press - https://bit.ly/2V3yGUR

America's Day at the Races to air Belmont Stakes
New York (racing) - Jim Reisler, NYRA - https://bit.ly/3dinZEl

Keys to the Belmont Stakes
New York (racing) - Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/2YRkZcJ

Sackatoga Stable partners buckling up for another wild ride
New York (racing) - David Grening, Daily Racing Form - https://bit.ly/3dqn1Gh

Maryland Purse Structure to Remain Unchanged
Maryland (racing) - Thoroughbred Daily News - https://bit.ly/2YScy0W

Midnight Bisou drills 6f in final tuneup for Fleur de Lis clash
Kentucky (racing) - Horse Racing Naton - https://bit.ly/2Bu7iID

Factor This Looks to Continue Streak in Wise Dan Stakes
Kentucky (racing) - Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/2CrRyXl

Haskell, Kentucky Derby, B.C. Classic sweep worth $1 million bonus
New Jersey (racing) - Tom Luicci, Horse Racing Nation - https://bit.ly/3hW3Mrw

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Casinos, indoor dining to resume July 2
New Jersey (Atlantic City) - Claire Lowe/ David Danzis, AC Press - Casinos in Atlantic City can reopen and indoor dining may resume at limited capacity July 2, Gov. Phil Murphy announced on social media Monday morning. According to the announcement, both casinos and indoor dining will be limited to 25% capacity. https://bit.ly/3hQnhBP

Maryland Casinos Hedge Bets with Phased Reopening
Maryland (reopening) - Associated Press - Maryland Live, opened Friday, but with numerous restrictions in place. Only top-tier VIPs could attend Friday’s reopening. The casino will phase in lower-level VIPs over the next week or so and open to the general public June 29…Casinos near Cumberland, Ocean City and in Perryville also reopened Friday. The Horseshoe casino in Baltimore is scheduled to open June 28. https://bit.ly/3et8k6n

Belmont Generates Over $67.7M in Handle
New York (racing) - Thoroughbred Daily News - Saturday’s 12-race GI Belmont S. day card, featuring six graded stakes, generated all-sources handle of $67,753,336. All-sources handle on the Belmont itself, carded as Race 10, was $34,088,475. The 2019 all-sources handle was $102,163,280, a NYRA record for a non-Triple Crown year. https://bit.ly/2YXbhWm

Scottish bookmakers to reopen on 29 June
Europe (UK) - Erin-Marie Gallagher, SBC News - Scottish betting shops have been given the green light to reopen on 29 June, but will only offer a transactional service. Under the government’s next phase for lifting COVID-19 restrictions, the Scottish government will prevent betting shops from showing live races, while there will also be a ban on seating within the shops to discourage people from gathering. https://bit.ly/3dsIBtm

Downtown Las Vegas’ Circa will open three months early
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Howard Stutz, CDC Gaming Reports - https://bit.ly/315Mxhr

LV gaming attorney honored with ‘On the Rise’ award
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Howard Stutz, CDC Gaming Reports - https://bit.ly/2YVRMNW

Crowds expected for Fourth of July weekend
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Bailey Schulz, Las Vegas Review-Journal - https://bit.ly/2Z5UHn8

Station Casinos to celebrate with a firework spectacular
Nevada (Las Vegas) - KTNV - https://bit.ly/2V9pEWD

Strip restaurant closes after worker tests positive for COVID-19
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Bryan Horwath, Las Vegas Sun - https://bit.ly/3fNzbKI

Caesars properties gift mask-wearing guests with free play
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Matthew Seeman, KSNV - https://bit.ly/2Nq9vYl

Study group likely to commend gambling expansion
Alabama (expansion) - Caleb Yarbrough, Alabama Baptist - https://bit.ly/37Vp4B1

Parx Casino to Reopen to Public on June 29
Pennsylvania (reopening) - KYW - https://bit.ly/2YZ8MmA

Cherokees allege bias on license vote by Jeannie Roberts
Arkansas (Indian gaming/expansion) - Democrat Gazette - https://bit.ly/3i4yMWm

Tribe Ready to Open a Brewery/Restaurant
Washington (Indian gaming) - Rolf Boone, Olympian - https://bit.ly/3hNF3FA

BRF casino to reopen June 29
Wisconsin (Indian gaming) - Olivia Herken, La Crosse Tribune - https://bit.ly/3dylvC0

Shutdown of Potawatomi gaming exacted "devastating” toll
Wisconsin (Indian gaming) - Eric Johnson, Journal Times - https://bit.ly/2CzyTJa

Casino extends hours of operation
Oklahoma (Indian gaming) - Lawton Constitution - https://bit.ly/2BuBHXA

Spike in COVID-19 Cases in Leads Tribe to Suspend Operations
Arizona (Indian gaming) - Native Business - https://bit.ly/3esQBvL

Desert Diamond temporarily closes Ajo location
Arizona (Indian gaming) - KOLD - https://bit.ly/2VeI6x4

COVID-19 Cases on Navajo Nation Near 7,000
Arizona/New Mexico (Indian Country) - Native News - https://bit.ly/3hT07uo

Tiz the Law Earns Clear Victory in Belmont Stakes
New York (racing) - Bob Ehalt, Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/3hXDkxt

Tiz the Law points to Travers after Belmont win
New York (racing) - David Grening, Daily Racing Form - https://bit.ly/2VaZHGe

Sweet Melania Rolls in Wonder Again in 2020 Bow
New York (racing) - Evan Hammonds, Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/3dpyzJO

Collusion Illusion much the best in Laz Barrera; Derby prep next?
California (racing) - Victor Ryan, Horse Racing Nation - https://bit.ly/31aW2fo

Factor This, Field Pass Shine at Churchill Downs
Kentucky (racing) - Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/2BzIv5Y

Motion 'very pleased' with Sharing's Royal Ascot effort
Great Britain (racing) - Brad Stephens, Horse Racing Nation - https://bit.ly/3hXc02k

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Pennsylvania lawmakers wrestle anew with major gambling bill
Pennsylvania (expansion/slots) - Associated Press - Top Republicans in Pennsylvania’s state Senate are pressing sweeping gambling legislation that would allow slot machine-like gambling terminals in thousands of bars, restaurants, nonprofit social clubs and other businesses that hold liquor licenses…more than 10,000 bars, restaurants, hotels, golf course clubhouses and nonprofit social clubs with liquor licenses would be able to install video gaming terminals. https://bit.ly/2ZbAo7Q

Circa to begin taking reservations Wednesday
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Richard N. Velotta, Las Vegas Review-Journal - Downtown Las Vegas’ Circa resort will begin taking room reservations on Wednesday but won’t be welcoming guests with children. Circa developer Derek Stevens late Monday confirmed that when the property opens for business Oct. 28 persons under the age of 21 won’t be allowed. https://bit.ly/3fZ04v8

Coming in 2021: Quil Ceda Creek Casino, Double In Size
Washington (Indian gaming) - Native Business - Across the street from the Tulalip Tribes’ existing casino, the new and expansive Quil Ceda Creek Casino is rising. Totaling 126,700 square feet, the casino will be more than twice the size of the current property. Set to open in early 2021, the new and improved venue is situated on 15 acres of Tulalip Tribal land located directly off I-5 exit 199 in Tulalip, Washington. https://bit.ly/2NpKAEx

China continues to combat cross-border gambling
Asia (China) - Jane Ka Cheng Wong, Inside Asian Gaming - The Chinese Ministry of Public Security has outlined successes in tackling illegal cross-border gambling by shutting down 368 illegal online gaming platforms, detecting 257 cases and arresting 11,500 suspects since the end of February. On 22 June, the Ministry of Public Security announced they had tracked down $32.4 billion in related funds.https://bit.ly/2CFoYSp

MGM to reopen National Harbor and Borgata a week apart
National (corporate) - Howard Stutz, CDC Gaming Reports - https://bit.ly/38aBGV3

Outdoor amusement parks, Boardwalk rides to reopen July 2
New Jersey (Atlantic City) - Molly Bilinski, Press of Atlantic City - https://bit.ly/31gUmku

Some Atlantic City casinos begin to unveil reopening plans
New Jersey (Atlantic City) - Pat Ralph, Philly Voice - https://bit.ly/2BAxf9C

DraftKings debuts standalone online casino app in New Jersey
New Jersey (sports) - CDC Gaming Reports - https://bit.ly/31fclI0

Las Vegas’ unemployment rate 29 percent in May
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Eli Segall, Las Vegas Review-Journal - https://bit.ly/3dwPwlx

Gamblers cheer re-opening of Mount Airy Casino
Pennsylvania (Mt. Pocono) - Holly Harrar, WFMZ - https://bit.ly/3eDQyh6

Wind Creek announces re-opening of Bethlehem casino
Pennsylvania (Bethlehem) - WFMZ - https://bit.ly/2AZT82p

Panel makes attempt to get gambling on November ballot
Georgia (expansion) - Maya T. Prabhu, Atlanta Journal-Constitution - https://bit.ly/2By2jqx

Bid by Cherokee Nation, Jerry Jones’ Legends mired in drama again
Arkansas (expansion) - Dom DiFurio, Dallas Morning News - https://bit.ly/2B7G0Ip

Waukegan moves toward creating tax incentives around proposed casino
Illinois (Waukegan) - Emily K. Coleman, Lake County News-Sun - Thttps://bit.ly/2BHPKsD

GameCo signs distribution deal for Oklahomahttps://bit.ly/2Yw8VPd

Two casinos close after employee tests positive
Oklahoma (Indian gaming) - K. Butcher, KFOR - https://bit.ly/3hZAdVM

Route 66 Casino Hotel announces reopening date
New Mexico (Indian gaming) - Justine Lopez, KOB - https://bit.ly/3dyvIye

Washington Sports Betting Won’t Launch This Year
Washington (Indian gaming/sports) - Jill R. Dorson, Sports Handle - https://bit.ly/3dyzIyu

Band inks deal for sports/ online gaming partnership
Michigan (Indian gaming/sports) - Native News - https://bit.ly/2Z6rdWq

California casinos have not resumed bus programs
California (Indian gaming) - Alex Groves, Press-Enterprise - https://bit.ly/2NtZWIc

Tribes Praise Supreme Court Refusal to Hear Klamath Case
National (Indian law) - Native News - https://bit.ly/2Vf9fjt

Storm the Court, Rowdy Yates lead Ohio Derby field
Ohio (racing) - Matt Stahl, Horse Racing Nation - https://bit.ly/3ey6MYP

Equibase investigating scratched entry that won
Ohio (racing) - Matt Hegarty, Daily Racing Form - https://bit.ly/2NvdqDr

Charles Town 6-12 scheduled for mandatory payout Saturday
West Virginia (racing) - Horse Racing Nation - https://bit.ly/2Nsvu0X

Monmouth Park to Allow Fans
New Jersey (racing) - Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/31d87Aq

Trapezium Tops Keeneland Horses of Racing Age Sale
Kentucky (racing) - Ron Mitchell, Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/2VcOp44

Churchill Has Issued Proposal for Derby Spectators
Kentucky (racing) - Bill Finley, Thoroughbred Daily News - https://bit.ly/3exWvvT

Belmont Stakes Most-Watched Sporting Event of the Week
New York (racing) - Frank Angst, Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/31cvLx6

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Video gambling machines performing at record pace after restart
“The Saturday when we reopened was the highest Saturday that we recorded since we started keeping records on that since a Saturday in July 2008.”
West Virginia (slots) - Jeff Jenkins, Metro News - Betting on video lottery machines at locations across West Virginia has tripled its daily average after the machines were turned back on less than a month ago. State Lottery Director John Myers told the state Lottery Commission that revenue on the more than 7,000 machines statewide has averaged a total of $1.5 million daily since the shutdown was lifted. The normal average revenue is roughly $500,000 a day. https://bit.ly/2Nzrbkg

Valley Forge Casino Resort reopens Friday
Pennsylvania (King of Prussia) - Gary Puleo, Times Herald - The words that are sure to bring joy to many ears can finally be uttered: Valley Forge Casino Resort will reopen. When the doors at 1160 First Ave., King of Prussia open at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 26, emotions will run high and may even recall the excitement of when the casino first opened at the stroke of midnight on March 31, 2012. Not only is the beloved gambling palace under new ownership, a pandemic has undeniably changed the way folks play for the foreseeable future. https://bit.ly/2NxiwPG

Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino phased opening this week
New York (Indian gaming) - Niagara-Wheatfield Tribune - As part of Seneca Resorts & Casinos phased opening plans, Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino will open to the public at 10 a.m. June 25. Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino will open with strict protocols in place to protect the health and safety of guests and team members alike, including limited slot machines, no table games, and minimal food and beverage service and seating to promote social distancing. https://bit.ly/2VmooiR

UK government needs to act now to avoid casino job losses
Europe (UK) - Ted Menmuir, SBC News - John O’Reilly, Chief Executive of Rank Group, has stated his disbelief at the UK government refusing to allow England’s casinos to reopen on 4 July, as previously anticipated and prepared for by licensed operators. Rank’s CEO branded the government’s latest easing orders on leisure and hospitality venues as ‘baffling’ and ‘incoherent’, with the government allowing England’s bingo venues to reopen but maintaining lockdown measures for casino counterparts with no justification regarding the judgement. https://bit.ly/2ZdUu1d

Ocean Casino Resort is ready to welcome guests back to Atlantic City
New Jersey (Atlantic City) - David Danzis, Press of Atlantic City - https://bit.ly/2Yxu1Ne

Atlantic City casino union members protest losing health insurance
New Jersey (Atlantic City) - David Danzis, Press of Atlantic City - https://bit.ly/3g0IFT3

Developer dropping bid for sports betting at former track
New Jersey (sports) - Associated Press - https://bit.ly/2BbLwK6

Nevada governor mandates use of masks – including at casinos
Nevada (COVID-19) - Howard Stutz, CDC Gaming Reports - https://bit.ly/3fXIO9N

M Resort scrapping $25 resort fee this summer
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Richard N. Velotta, Las Vegas Review-Journal - https://bit.ly/2VkzBAG

Steve Wynn selling Las Vegas mansion for $25M
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Eli Segall, Las Vegas Review-Journal - https://bit.ly/3eHaP5q

MGM Grand, Aria reopening pool clubs
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Bailey Schulz, Las Vegas Review-Journal - https://bit.ly/2CJU2R1

Caesars Entertainment now requiring facial masks
National (corporate) - Howard Stutz, CDC Gaming Reports - https://bit.ly/2Vkzd5b

Fantasy sports betting edges closer to reality in Louisiana
Louisiana (sports) - Associated Press - https://bit.ly/3dA71Bt

Restarting NY, Phase 4: casinos remain closed
New York (reopening) - Michelle Breidenbach, Post Standard - https://bit.ly/2YxueA0

Tribe makes masks mandatory at all facilities, including casinos
California (Indian gaming) - Daily News - https://bit.ly/2CM9T1z

Quapaw Nation Keeps the Meat Supply Moving
Oklahoma (Indian gaming) - Native Business - https://bit.ly/3fV3Zco

Aquinnah Voters Solidly Back Legal Spending Over Casino Dispute
Massachusetts (Indian gaming) - Aaron Wilson, Vineyard Gazette - https://bit.ly/2BGhJci

Skagit Tribe partially reopens casino
Washington (Indian gaming) - Martín Bilbao, Herald - https://bit.ly/2ZcyrZ2

12 Tribes Coulee Dam Casino reopens June 23
Washington (Indian gaming) - Tribal Tribune - https://bit.ly/2BCAs8G

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs to Hold Hearing on 7 Bills
National (Indian law) - Native News - https://bit.ly/2Viftig

Motion sends out a pair in Belmont's New York
New York (racing) - Horse Racing Nation - https://bit.ly/3fZmU5X

Brown attempts fourth straight Just a Game (G1) victory
New York (racing) - Ryan Martin, NYRA - https://bit.ly/2B2FrzJ

Los Alamitos ready for first Thoroughbred meet of 2020
California (racing) - Horse Racing Nation - https://bit.ly/2YAbyja

Brown Named Keeneland Equine Safety Director
Kentucky (racing) - Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/3i4Cn6I

Kentucky Derby Future Wager contenders get major overhaul
Kentucky (racing) - Marty McGee, Daily Racing Form - https://bit.ly/31mT3QT

Tiz the Law 7-2 favorite in Ky. Derby Future Wager Pool 5
Kentucky (racing) - Horse Racing Nation - https://bit.ly/2VBlaZ9

Strong Start to Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale Breeze Show
Kentucky (racing) - Meredith Daugherty, Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/2NtWMDZ

Saez to Appeal 30-Day Riding Suspension
Indiana (racing) - Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/2VjRyiI

Pink Lloyd Goes for Record Fourth Jacques Cartier Win
Canada (racing) - Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/2ZaLPgb

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Eldorado Wins U.S. Antitrust Approval for Caesars Deal
National (acquisition) - David McLaughlin/ Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg - Eldorado Resorts Inc. won U.S. antitrust approval for its $17 billion bid to purchase Caesars Entertainment Corp., putting the two companies one step closer to completing their merger. The Federal Trade Commission signed off on the deal after Eldorado agreed to sell two casinos to resolve competition concerns. The new company, which will do business under the Caesars name, will become the largest operator of casinos in the U.S., with nearly 50 resorts. https://bit.ly/2YAmFIP

Detroit casinos prep for re-opening with safety protocols
Michigan (Detroit/reopening) - Justine Lofton, Michigan Live - The teased date of Michigan’s move to phase 5 of reopening amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is coming up next week, and that could mean the reopening of Detroit casinos. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said earlier this month that she’d like to open businesses like gyms by the Fourth of July. Gyms, along with state-licensed casinos and movie theaters, are part of phase 5 of Michigan’s economic reopening plan. https://bit.ly/2VoIx7Z

Illinois casinos back in the game next week
Illinois (reopening) - Mitchell Armentrout, Sun-Times - All bets are back on in Illinois starting next week. Following an unprecedented three-month shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s administration on Thursday gave the state’s 10 casinos and thousands of video gambling machine operators the green light to welcome back bettors next Wednesday. https://bit.ly/3fY1lCI

Newgioco fully reopens Italian retail betting network
Europe (Italy) - iGaming Business - Sports betting and interactive gaming company Newgioco Group has reopened all of its retail betting venues across Italy after the country’s government eased further restrictions related to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Newgioco’s land-based betting shops, including locations such as bars and coffee shops, are now open again…The group’s sport betting handle in May amounted to $1.3 million, a 116.7% improvement from $600,000 in April. https://bit.ly/387yUQo

Regulators approve cashless gaming and digital payments
Nevada (regulation) - Howard Stutz, CDC Gaming Reports - https://bit.ly/2Vm1acP

Casinos could be disciplined if customers don’t wear masks
Nevada (regulation) - Howard Stutz, CDC Gaming Reports - https://bit.ly/31jnpUs

Will masks stunt visitation in Las Vegas?
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Ed Komenda, Gazette Journal - https://bit.ly/2VpT2I2

LVCVA tasked with making sure visitors wear masks
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Richard N. Velotta, Las Vegas Review-Journal - https://bit.ly/2BMzXsU

Esports arena ready to press start on Las Vegas Strip
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Lukas Eggen, Las Vegas Review-Journal - https://bit.ly/31pRBx9

Laid-off Drew Las Vegas staffers sue owner, claim money owed
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Eli Segall, Las Vegas Review-Journal - https://bit.ly/2BeKDR0

Wynn Las Vegas' 're-imagined' buffet ()
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Al Mancini, Las Vegas Review-Journal - https://bit.ly/3fWW3HI

Nevada billionaires see fortunes rise in pandemic
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Ray Brewer, Las Vegas Sun - https://bit.ly/3dAPWaE

Loren Gill departs as San Manuel CEO
California (Indian gaming) - Howard Stutz, CDC Gaming Reports - https://bit.ly/2BhCj2N

Cherokees offer commitment on casino site
Arkansas (Indian gaming) - Michael R. Wickline, Democrat-Gazette - https://bit.ly/3eyQ1Nc

Seminole Gaming Name New President of Entertainment
Global (Indian gaming) - https://bit.ly/2YCbY8v

Phoenix-area casino safety measures as COVID-19 cases spike
Arizona (Indian gaming) - Sasha Hupka, Arizona Republic - https://bit.ly/3eBFdy0

Three casinos shut down after worker’s virus death
Arizona (Indian gaming) - Derrick Smith, Cronkite News - https://bit.ly/3g3DGAU

EMC opens back up to the public
California (Indian gaming) - Alexis Espinoza, Porterville Recorder - https://bit.ly/2A7d3f6

Bok Homa Casino enhances safety measures before reopening
Mississippi (Indian gaming) - Vanessa Pacheco, WDAM - https://bit.ly/2Vndr0l

BIA seeks proposals to study tribal Opportunity Zones
National (Indian Country) - Native News - https://bit.ly/2NCqxCA

Spectators will be allowed at Kentucky Derby and Oaks, with restrictions
Kentucky (racing) - Matt Hegarty, Daily Racing Form - https://bit.ly/3eyJ2E1

Tom's d'Etat installed as even-money favorite in Stephen Foster
Kentucky (racing) - Horse Racing Nation - https://bit.ly/2YAry4E

Serengeti Empress ready for 'challenge' with Midnight Bisou
Kentucky (racing) - Horse Racing Nation - https://bit.ly/3g47uxn

Tiz the Law to Stand at Ashford Stud Upon Retirement
Kentucky (racing) - Eric Mitchell, Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/2BcXjYs

NYRA partners with Thistledown and Churchill Downs for Pick 5
National (racing) - Brian Bohl, NYRA - https://bit.ly/3dHx9u1

Storm the Court Heads Full Ohio Derby Field
Ohio (racing) - Mary LaRue, Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/2ZhZbaF

Clerical error cause of betting snafu at Thistledown
Ohio (racing) - Matt Hegarty, Daily Racing Form - https://bit.ly/2CGnJ5f

Buyers Market at Tattersalls Combined Breeze-Up Sale
Great Britain (racing) - James Thomas, Racing Post - https://bit.ly/2YDmEE3

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Illinois Casinos Allowed to Reopen with Restrictions
Illinois (reopening) - WMAQ - Ten casinos in Illinois were allowed to begin reopening for in-person gambling with some major changes on Wednesday. Under the new guidelines, in-person video and casino gaming can resume at 9 a.m. There will be occupancy limits, social distancing guidelines, and more. Each facility was required to send an individual plan in order to reopen… Illinois moved into phase four of its reopening plan on Friday, expanding capacity restrictions and reopening several shuttered businesses. https://bit.ly/3dU2UjG

MGM Resorts set to reopen Mandalay Bay and Aria on Wednesday
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Brock Radke, Las Vegas Sun - MGM Resorts is bringing back two of its largest casino resorts in this fifth week of the reopening of the Las Vegas Strip. The 4,004-room Aria resort is set to reopen at 10 a.m. Wednesday followed by 11 a.m. at Mandalay Bay, which has more than 4,400 hotel rooms, including the attached Delano and Four Seasons hotel properties. Strip hotels are restricted to 50 percent capacity of those thousands of rooms, but officials are expecting increased demand for the Fourth of July weekend. https://bit.ly/2ZtYRpd

Real Work for Virginia Sports Betting Starts Now
Virginia (sports) - Jill R. Dorson, Sports Handle - When Virginia lawmakers voted to legalize sports betting in April, they were the first leg of what’s shaping up to be an aggressive relay. On July 1, they will officially hand the baton to the state lottery, with the goal of crossing the finish line to live, legal online sports betting in Virginia by the end of the year. The first time sports betting will appear on the Lottery’s meeting agenda is July 15. set for 35 days, and rules must be approved by Sept. 15. https://bit.ly/3dRv5A2

Quebec casinos set to reopen with major changes - and layoffs
Canada (Quebec) - Kelly Greig, CTV News - The first of Quebec’s casinos reopens in just over two weeks, but only some employees will be getting back to business - Loto Quebec will be laying off over 2,200 employees…in order to comply with distancing measures, the union representing the casinos' employees says half its members are being let go. https://bit.ly/2VDaCsl

Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill to boost prospect of Chicago casino
Illinois (Chicago) - Dan Petrella, Chicago Tribune - https://bit.ly/3eUxXNB

FTC dissenting commissioner: Eldorado-Caesars merger ‘risky
National (acquisition) - Howard Stutz, CDC Gaming Reports - https://bit.ly/3ip5fqf

Atlantic City casinos prepare to reopen
New Jersey (reopening) - David Danzis, Press of Atlantic City - https://bit.ly/3dZzYHn

Harrington retires from Casino Control Commission
New Jersey (regulating) - David Danzis, Press of Atlantic City - https://bit.ly/3eTYZVo

Las Vegas’ McCarran airport sees 92% passenger dip in May
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Mick Akers, Las Vegas Review-Journal - https://bit.ly/2BUGYI2

Closed casinos yielded near-zero Nevada tax revenue in May
Nevada (results) - Associated Press - https://bit.ly/2NQr4Rz

Virus drops video gaming revenue $105M
Illinois (slots) - Greg Bishop, Telegraph - https://bit.ly/2YRFjMo

New Virginia Laws Take Effect On July 1: Guns, Casinos, Voter ID
Virginia (expansion) - Emily Leayman, Patch - https://bit.ly/2ZstBqx

Washington Sports Betting Progress Detailed
Washington (Indian gaming/sports) - Matthew Waters, Legal Sports Report - https://bit.ly/2BwnjOD

Grand Ronde selects sportsbook, online gaming partner
Oregon (Indian gaming/sports) - Native News - https://bit.ly/2VEC3Sr

As Ho-Chunk casinos reopen
Wisconsin (Indian gaming) - WKOW - https://bit.ly/2BuKby9

Choctaw Casinos to start requiring masks
Oklahoma (Indian gaming) - Saundra Adams, KTUL - https://bit.ly/31J4DG2

Local casinos raise ante on safety
Oklahoma (Indian gaming) - Jeff Elkins, Norman Transcript - https://bit.ly/3eNWYKq

Casino closing again after employees test positive
Arizona (Indian gaming) - Bailey Schulz, Las Vegas Review-Journal - https://bit.ly/2D2Ysm7

Hualapai Tribe Passes Alcohol Prohibition Resolution
Arizona (Indian gaming) - Tamara Ikenberg, Native News - https://bit.ly/3iu36Kj

Konocti Vista Casino Offering Fireworks This Fourth of July
California (Indian gaming) - Lake County Bloom - https://bit.ly/3ilqObt

Derby Hopeful Cezanne Odds-On in Los Alamitos Allowance
California (racing) - Byron King, Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/3dYYgBi

Breeders’ Cup Extends Nomination Discount Deadline
Kentucky (racing) - Thoroughbred Daily News - https://bit.ly/3dSFD1I

Mandatory Pick 6 payouts Tuesday at Gulfstream, Tampa Bay
Florida (racing) - Horse Racing Nation - https://bit.ly/3ip5D8b

Brown Lines Up Firepower for Keeneland Summer Meet
Kentucky (racing) - Byron King, Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/3eTjG3W

Code of Honor all set for showdown with McKinzie in Met Mile
New York (racing) - David Grening, Daily Racing Form - https://bit.ly/3ilA9Qs

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Massachusetts reopening plan moves to Phase 3 Monday
Massachusetts (reopening) - Steph Solis, Republican - Casinos, gyms and museums can open as early as Monday in Massachusetts, as the state moves forward with the third phase of its reopening plan during the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Charlie Baker announced the reopening plans during a news briefing at the Massachusetts State House Thursday, citing continued declines of positive COVID-19 tests and deaths.
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Atlantic City casinos reopen in a changed pandemic world
New Jersey (reopening) - Wayne Parry, Associated Press - For the first time in 108 days, slot machines will beep, dice will tumble and cards will be dealt at Atlantic City’s casinos Thursday as they reopen amid a
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Gila River Hotels & Casinos reopening
Arizona (Indian gaming) - KTAR - Gila River Gaming Enterprises Inc. announced its facilities will reopen on Thursday with enhanced safety and sanitation protocols in place. Gila River Hotels & Casinos decided to reopen Wild Horse Pass, Lone Butte and Vee Quiva’s following input from its team members, the Gila River Indian Community Council, and incorporating guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Arizona Department of Health Services, according to a press release.
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Sun International begins to reopen some of its properties
Africa (South Africa) - Phil, G3 Newswire - Sun International’s urban casinos are reopening in South Africa with restricted tables and slot machine capacities, and with physical shields installed between slot machines and between seats at gaming tables. Every second slot machine has been disabled to ensure appropriate physical distancing between guests on the casino floor. https://bit.ly/2BZlObU

Health, safety reign supreme across Caesars empire in AC
New Jersey (reopening) - David Danzis, Press of Atlantic City - https://bit.ly/3eWU3iH

At Resorts Casino Hotel, the elevator buttons are self-cleaning
New Jersey (reopening) - Harry Hurley, WPGT·- https://bit.ly/38prec8

Borgata president one of few Black women to run a US casino
New Jersey (Atlantic City) - Wayne Parry, Associated Press - https://bit.ly/2YWVQPm

Area’s May jobless rate highest among major US metro areas
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Eli Segall, Las Vegas Review-Journal - https://bit.ly/31GVmP5

Board investigating 111 cases of safety noncompliance at casinos
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Bailey Schulz, Las Vegas Review-Journal - https://bit.ly/2Z0ltyN

Under-construction Circa accepting reservations for sportsbook
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Bailey Schulz, Las Vegas Review-Journal - https://bit.ly/3gsc60j

Eldorado sells 2 properties ahead of Caesars merger
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Bailey Schulz, Las Vegas Review-Journal - https://bit.ly/3gsxzXf

Illinois casinos angling to clean up
Illinois (reopening) - Mitchell Armentrout, Sun-Times - https://bit.ly/2ZBKGyf

Parx suspends smoking at slot machines at Pa. casino
Pennsylvania (Bensalem) - James McGinnis, Burlington County Times - https://bit.ly/3iuwPCw

Tribal Sports Betting Day In Court Set For Tomorrow
California (Indian gaming/sports) - Jill R. Dorson, Sports Handle - https://bit.ly/3itsUWQ

New Agua Caliente Casino On Track to Open in 2020
California (Indian gaming) - Nico Payne, KMIR - https://bit.ly/38wxwXG

Navajo Nation Gaming extends closure through July 27
Arizona (Indian gaming) - Navajo-Hope Observer - https://bit.ly/2NRrXtp

Event Venues & Hosts Are Adapting to Social Distancing
Connecticut (Indian gaming) - Native Business - https://bit.ly/3goHo8C

Mullin resolution would require 'consent' in their jurisdiction
Oklahoma (Indian gaming) - Sheri Gourd, Tahlequah Daily Press - https://bit.ly/2VJKwUt

Firekeepers Casino Hotel is hiring in multiple departments
Michigan (Indian gaming) - Jordan Carson, WOTV - https://bit.ly/3gp6vrW

Tiz the Law Puts in First Work Since Belmont Victory
New York (racing) - Bob Ehalt, Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/2CYQaLU

McKinzie taking a second shot at Met Mile
New York (racing) - David Grening, Daily Racing Form - https://bit.ly/2NUlnSU

COVID-19 Tests Required by NYRA for Some Travelers
New York (racing) - Tom Precious, Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/2YXml77

Sir Winston faces familiar rivals in Saturday's Suburban Handicap
New York (racing) - Horse Racing Nation - https://bit.ly/2ZyI2cD

Breeders' Cup Announces August Challenge Races
Kentucky (racing) - Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/3eXiH2t

Market Proves Resilient in Timonium
Maryland (racing) - Jessica Martini, Thoroughbred Daily News - https://bit.ly/2VErGy4

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Massachusetts reopening plan moves to Phase 3 Monday
Massachusetts (reopening) - Steph Solis, Republican - Casinos, gyms and museums can open as early as Monday in Massachusetts, as the state moves forward with the third phase of its reopening plan during the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Charlie Baker announced the reopening plans during a news briefing at the Massachusetts State House Thursday, citing continued declines of positive COVID-19 tests and deaths. https://bit.ly/2BuF3KB

Atlantic City casinos reopen in a changed pandemic world
New Jersey (reopening) - Wayne Parry, Associated Press - For the first time in 108 days, slot machines will beep, dice will tumble and cards will be dealt at Atlantic City’s casinos Thursday as they reopen amid a coronavirus pandemic that has drastically changed things both inside and outside the casino walls. https://bit.ly/2VL7fzo

Gila River Hotels & Casinos reopening
Arizona (Indian gaming) - KTAR - Gila River Gaming Enterprises Inc. announced its facilities will reopen on Thursday with enhanced safety and sanitation protocols in place. Gila River Hotels & Casinos decided to reopen Wild Horse Pass, Lone Butte and Vee Quiva’s following input from its team members, the Gila River Indian Community Council, and incorporating guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Arizona Department of Health Services, according to a press release. https://bit.ly/38qaDVy

Sun International begins to reopen some of its properties
Africa (South Africa) - Phil, G3 Newswire - Sun International’s urban casinos are reopening in South Africa with restricted tables and slot machine capacities, and with physical shields installed between slot machines and between seats at gaming tables. Every second slot machine has been disabled to ensure appropriate physical distancing between guests on the casino floor. https://bit.ly/31IFMlS

Health, safety reign supreme across Caesars empire in AC
New Jersey (reopening) - David Danzis, Press of Atlantic City - https://bit.ly/2O0WCUR

At Resorts Casino Hotel, the elevator buttons are self-cleaning
New Jersey (reopening) - Harry Hurley, WPGT - https://bit.ly/2ZuLBk0

Borgata president one of few Black women to run a US casino
New Jersey (Atlantic City) - Wayne Parry, Associated Press - https://bit.ly/3fceZCB

Area’s May jobless rate highest among major US metro areas
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Eli Segall, Las Vegas Review-Journal - https://bit.ly/3gomO8e

Board investigating 111 cases of safety noncompliance at casinos
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Bailey Schulz, Las Vegas Review-Journal - https://bit.ly/2NRajFY

Under-construction Circa accepting reservations for sportsbook
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Bailey Schulz, Las Vegas Review-Journal - https://bit.ly/2VMF0R8

Eldorado sells 2 properties ahead of Caesars merger
Nevada (Las Vegas) - Bailey Schulz, Las Vegas Review-Journal - https://bit.ly/31L6sCn

Illinois casinos angling to clean up
Illinois (reopening) - Mitchell Armentrout, Sun-Times - https://bit.ly/3gsqbLu

Parx suspends smoking at slot machines at Pa. casino
Pennsylvania (Bensalem) - James McGinnis, Burlington County Times - https://bit.ly/2O7Drcp

Tribal Sports Betting Day In Court Set For Tomorrow
California (Indian gaming/sports) - Jill R. Dorson, Sports Handle - https://bit.ly/31JlM2p

New Agua Caliente Casino On Track to Open in 2020
California (Indian gaming) - Nico Payne, KMIR - https://bit.ly/2NT5tYG

Navajo Nation Gaming extends closure through July 27
Arizona (Indian gaming) - Navajo-Hope Observer - https://bit.ly/2Ca180D

Event Venues & Hosts Are Adapting to Social Distancing
Connecticut (Indian gaming) - Native Business - https://bit.ly/3f0NUCb

Mullin resolution would require 'consent' in their jurisdiction
Oklahoma (Indian gaming) - Sheri Gourd, Tahlequah Daily Press - https://bit.ly/3e2sEui

Firekeepers Casino Hotel is hiring in multiple departments
Michigan (Indian gaming) - Jordan Carson, WOTV - https://bit.ly/2Btr2Nd

Tiz the Law Puts in First Work Since Belmont Victory
New York (racing) - Bob Ehalt, Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/31LfM9I

McKinzie taking a second shot at Met Mile
New York (racing) - David Grening, Daily Racing Form - https://bit.ly/3gv7pCX

COVID-19 Tests Required by NYRA for Some Travelers
New York (racing) - Tom Precious, Blood-Horse News - https://bit.ly/2BtezZW

Sir Winston faces familiar rivals in Saturday's Suburban Handicap
New York (racing) - Horse Racing Nation - https://bit.ly/3f2QMhY

Breeders' Cup Announces August Challenge Races
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Market Proves Resilient in Timonium
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PCW Perspectives: British Parliament Group targets online gambling https://bit.ly/3e5IynD

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Gambling Related Harm has concluded a year long "study" which seemed destined to find exactly what they were looking for: Gambling related harm.
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