What Effect Will Fans Have On NFL Home Field Advantage?

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2020’s NFL season saw games take place without crowds, leading many to conclude that home-field advantage was crowd-based. However, home-field advantage has been decreasing with each passing even before the 2020 pandemic. In 2021, many might expect a bounceback, but it’s unclear if this will happen. LAS VEGAS – Fans will be back in stadiums … Read more

Las Vegas Raiders Will Require Fans To Be Vaccinated

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The Las Vegas Raiders have imposed vaccine requirements on fans attending their games in 2021. These requirements are in line with Emergency Declaration 049, issued by Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak. Masks will not be required, but vaccinations will be. LAS VEGAS – The Las Vegas Raiders have become the second team in the NFL to … Read more

Casinos Have Brought In Record Revenue In Q2 2021

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The American Gaming Association claims that casinos have taken in $13.6 billion in Q2 2021. This puts the industry on track to shatter profit records set before the COVID-19 pandemic. There is a risk of further shutdowns due to the highly contagious Delta Variant of COVID-19, as well as reductions in mask mandates and populations … Read more

NFLPA Pushes For More COVID Tests, Vikings Struggle With Vax

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The NFLPA will look to bring back daily COVID-19 testing for all players. This could increase the likelihood of forfeits if players catch COVID-19, as they will be caught on the tests. Some teams have shown reticence to vaccination efforts, which should affect their odds. MINNEAPOLIS – The NFLPA is set to recommend that COVID-19 … Read more

Several Vegas Casinos Re-Introducing Masks For Employees

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COVID-19 case rates have been rising in Nevada. Several Las Vegas casinos have responded by mandating masks for employees. No mask mandates for customers have been instantiated as of yet. LAS VEGAS – While many states have relaxed restrictions due to the widespread availability of vaccines, the COVID-19 pandemic is still a danger in some … Read more

Over The Boardwalk – Atlantic City Casinos Rake In $345M+ In June

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Atlantic City’s casinos are booming as their June numbers show, with the city being fully operational again. Almost $400 million was brought into casinos and sportsbooks combined in AC for the month. The figures have surpassed even those of June 2019 before the Coronavirus Pandemic hit. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Atlantic City casinos are coming … Read more

Suspicious Tennis Betting Trends Continue As Do Investigations

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Two Wimbledon matches are currently under investigation for match-fixing. Last year, 77 incidences of match-fixing were reported by sportsbooks. Due to the investigations being underway, no details have been released as to what matches may have been fixed. LONDON – Match-fixing is becoming a common headline for tennis, as sportsbooks report suspicious wagering activities regarding … Read more

Nevada Casinos Fully Reopen But Some Will Be Closed Indefinitely

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Nevada casinos are operating at full capacity statewide as of June 1. Some casinos, like those in the northern part of NV, will not be reopening. A handful of gaming establishments will open under new names as they were sold off during the height of the Coronavirus Pandemic. LAS VEGAS – On June 1, Nevada … Read more

Nevada Gaming Control Board Removes All COVID-19 Restrictions

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The Las Vegas Strip is fully reopened as of June 1, 2021. There are no social distancing or occupancy limits on the Strip casinos anymore. They could be re-imposed in the future at the county level, with the backing of the NGCB. LAS VEGAS – Casinos on the Las Vegas Strip are no longer subject … Read more

Hard Rock Tampa Removes Mask Mandate Effective Immediately

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The Seminole Hard Rock Tampa has opted to remove its mask requirement. Some pandemic measures will still be in place, such as dividers at poker tables. The Hard Rock is not the only major Tampa business removing mask mandates. TAMPA, Fla. – Following in the wake of a CDC guidance stating that vaccinated people no … Read more