Casino operator Wynn Resorts has reported a net loss of $1.04bn for the first half of the year, after the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic forced the temporary closure of its venues in the US and Macau.
Online sports betting operator PointsBet has entered into a partnership with National Basketball Association franchise the Indiana Pacers, as well as confirming the locations for three new off-track betting facilities in Illinois.
Gaming technology and payment solutions provider Everi Holdings says its business is showing signs of recovery in the early weeks of the third quarter, after seeing revenue plummet and losses mount in the first half of the year.
Score Media and Gaming, owner of online operator theScore Bet, announced it has received authorisation from the Colorado Division of Gaming to offer its online sports betting service to customers in the state.
Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has reported a year-on-year fall in revenue and a net loss for the first half of 2020, primarily due to the impact of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic on the operator.
US House representatives and congressional Gaming Caucus co-chairs Dina Titus and Guy Reschenthaler have introduced a federal bill – HR7790 – to repeal the US’s 0.25% excise tax on sports wagering handle.
Scientific Games' losses increased in Q2 as revenue fell 37.2% to $539m (£423m/€465m), but the business said its results were "better than expected" given the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).