Casino openings

World Casino News works hand in hand with the World Casino Directory to bring you news and details about casino properties that have received regulatory approval, a license, and are scheduled to open. The news follows each property's progress from the drawing board to the golden shovel, topping off ceremony, and grand opening.

The dates may change in the Coming Soon section due to construction delays, regulatory matters, or roadblocks created by competitors or community leaders. Follow your favorite new casino's path to opening by staying on top of Casino Project Updates as well as Fines, Lawsuits & Litigation

Arizona’s Gila River Indian Community breaks ground on a fourth casino

In the western American state of Arizona and the federally-recognized Gila River Indian Community reportedly held a special ceremony yesterday in order to break ground on a coming $150 million tribal casino. ...

Emerald Bay Resort and Casino opening delayed until the first quarter of 2023

In the Philippines and local casino operator PH Resorts Group Holdings Incorporated has reportedly announced that the first phase of its coming Emerald Bay Resort and Casino development will now not open before...

Illinois officials begin considering Waukegan casino license bids

The Illinois Gaming Board has reportedly begun considering whether Lakeside Casino LLC or Full House Resorts Incorporated should be awarded with the license to operate a proposed casino for the city of Waukegan...

New Japanese Prime Minister extolls the benefits of coming integrated casino resorts

Only a week after being officially appointed as the latest Prime Minister of Japan and Fumio Kishida (pictured) reportedly told parliamentarians that the nation’s coming trio of integrated casino resorts will s...

Nagasaki Prefecture asks chosen casino operating partner for more information

In Japan and officials in Nagasaki Prefecture have reportedly asked the consortium being led by European casino operator Casinos Austria International to provide more information on its precise structure and pr...

Paragon Casino Resort to premiere Louisiana’s first retail sportsbook

In the southern American state of Louisiana and the 530-room Paragon Casino Resort is reportedly set to debut an in-house sportsbook from later today in partnership with prominent sportsbetting operator Betfred...