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Brendan Bussmann quoted in Gaming Today

Cashless sports betting coming to Nevada?

by Buck Wargo

The Nevada Gaming Commission will hold a public hearing June 25 that could pave the way for bettors to make wagers at the race and sportsbook counter without cash and fund their mobile accounts from their couch.

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Brendan Bussmann quoted in the Las Vegas Review Journal

Casinos ready to open doors, tourists ready to return to Las Vegas

by Bailey Schulz and Richard N. Velotta

The two-month casino shutdown in Nevada seems to have an end in sight.

On Friday afternoon, Gov. Steve Sisolak gave Nevada casinos a tentative date they could plan to reopen: June 4.  Seventy-eight days after casinos first closed down to help stem the spread of COVID-19.

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Brendan Bussmann quoted in CDC Gaming Reports

Updated: Nevada casino industry expected to reopen on June 4

by Howard Stutz

Nevada’s casino industry, shuttered for more than two months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, could reopen on June 4, Governor Steve Sisolak said in a statement late Friday afternoon.

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Brendan Bussmann quoted in Gaming Today

Nevada’s casinos target to reopen June 4

by Buck Wargo

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak has targeting June 4 as the reopening date of Las Vegas casinos and is set to make the announcement Tuesday.

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Brendan Bussmann quoted in GGR Asia

Casino cities embrace online play or lose out: experts

The coronavirus pandemic has been touted in some quarters as an opportunity for bricks and mortar casino operators and their host jurisdictions to re-examine their business practices for a fresh start following widespread shutdowns.

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Brendan Bussmann quoted in the Las Vegas Review Journal

Gaming association renews request for higher IRS jackpot threshold

by Richard N. Velotta

When the Trump administration sought out regulatory reforms that could save the federal government money and help job creation and economic growth on Tuesday, the American Gaming Association renewed a familiar pet project.

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Brendan Bussmann quoted in CDC Gaming Reports

Casino reopenings begin, but some properties will remain permanently closed

by Howard Stutz

Commercial and tribal casinos in more than a dozen states have slowly begun the process of reopening after being closed for more than two months due to the coronavirus pandemic.  There are some casinos, however, that may not ever reopen.

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Brendan Bussmann quoted in CDC Gaming Reports

Analyst: Departure from Japan by Las Vegas Sands is ‘never a good sign’ for remaining bidders

by Howard Stutz

Japan, once considered the gaming industry’s next lucrative international destination after Macau and Singapore, now seems to pose more concerns than potential.

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Brendan Bussmann quoted in the Las Vegas Review Journal

Las Vegas Sands ends plans to build in Japan

by Bailey Schulz

Las Vegas Sands Corp. is pulling out of Japan.

The company was in the running for one of three gaming licenses to be issued by the Japanese Government, but will no longer pursue the development of an integrated resort in the country, according to a Tuesday news release.

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Brendan Bussmann quoted in GGR Asia

Too many unknowns for LVS in Japan: observers

Casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corp’s (LVS’s) decision to pull out of the race for a Japan casino reflected market uncertainties, delays and regulatory issues, suggested a number of investment analysts and observers in comments to GGRAsia.

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