I’ve got another commentary up on CDC Gaming Reports. This one is about why we shouldn’t write off conventions in Las Vegas:
The casinos of the Strip were particularly vulnerable to the pandemic, not only because it put a temporary halt to gaming on casino floors. Casinos across the country (mostly) managed to emerge from the acute shutdown phase of April/May/June relatively intact. Ohio and Maryland casinos, for example, were posting year-over-year revenue increases as early as July. New Jersey casinos, buoyed by booming internet and sports betting win, reported year-over-year increases in September (though brick-and-mortar revenue still lagged).
Read it all: They Will Return – CDC Gaming Reports