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

Boyd Gaming Corporation challenging Kansas sportsbetting legalization

The American state of Kansas legalized sportsbetting yesterday and reportedly almost immediately saw this effort challenged by means of a new lawsuit from the operator of a Sumner County commercial casino. A...

Marcos Jr on track to be elected as the next President of the Philippines

In the Philippines and Ferdinand Marcos Jr (pictured) reportedly looks on track to be elected to replace Rodrigo Duterte as the nation’s next President some 36 years after his namesake father was ousted from th...

Circa Sports coming to Illinois via Full House Resorts Incorporated alliance

American sportsbook operator Circa Sports has reportedly announced that it will be entering a fourth state later this year via an alliance with casino developer Full House Resorts Incorporated. According to ...

Federal court convicts former Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe leader of bribery

In the eastern American state of Massachusetts and the former leader of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has reportedly been convicted in federal court on extortion and bribery charges linked to his group’s plan to ...

Nebraska judge dismisses Lincoln Race Course casino lawsuit

In the American state of Nebraska and a lawsuit over who should have been given the right to develop and run a casino that is coming to the existing Lincoln Race Course has reportedly been dismissed. Accordi...

Hard Rock International granted inaugural Virginia casino license

The Virginia Lottery Board regulator has reportedly awarded American casino operator Hard Rock International with a gambling license for its coming $400 million Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Bristol property. A...