Frank Fertitta III, CEO of Station Casinos says he doesn’t know if or when Palms Casino, Texas Station, Fiesta Henderson and Fiesta Rancho will reopen.
Nevada gaming revenue is down year-over-year, but it’s coming back as casinos were able to reopen in June. Sportsbooks saw their first loss in 83 months.
The Congressional Gaming Caucus introduced bipartisan legislation to remove federal sports betting tax currently being paid by sportsbooks.
Caesars Entertainment and Eldorado Resorts have completed a merger that has taken over a year, and the changes will be hitting the Vegas Strip soon.
Betfred USA will operate the sportsbook, while Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment will operate the rest of the casino at the new Virgin Hotels Las Vegas.
Nevada gaming regulators approved the Eldorado-Caesars merger on Wednesday, as well as William Hill’s request to take over Caesars’ Nevada sportsbooks.
Nevada is one step closer to launching cashless gaming systems and digital payment technology for casinos after a Nevada Gaming Commission meeting.