The COVID-19 pandemic is exerting a life-altering effect on every corner of the globe and the various sectors of the gambling industry are no exception.

Gambling venues are shuttering and numerous countries are now on lockdown as the world comes together to battle the spread of the highly infectious disease.

Meanwhile, almost all major sports leagues have halted in a massive hit to bookmakers, with share prices in listed gambling companies nosediving ahead of crashing markets.

See below for all of VIXIO GamblingCompliance’s evolving coverage of the coronavirus pandemic and its effects on gambling markets and regulation.

Insight & Analysis

As state lawmakers deal with budget shortfalls from a steep drop in tax revenues as a result of the coronavirus economic shutdown, gaming executives believe lotteries can generate additional revenues if needed investments are made.

In a precursor to resuming substantial gaming visitation, Beijing has reactivated non-tourism entry permits for Macau from Guangdong...

The lottery model of selling scratch-off tickets at local retailers has generated billions of dollars for state coffers for more than a...

Data

Latest monthly Casino Revenue Report data from the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau of Macau. The data released contains the following information: Gross gaming revenue from games of fortune...

Latest monthly Federal Sports Betting Report data for the United States. The data released contains the following information on a state-by-state basis: Sports wagering handle by channel & sport,...