PLACE YOUR BETS – GAMING IS BACK

PLACE YOUR BETS By BEN ZIGTERMAN bzigterman@news-gazette.com CHAMPAIGN — Beginning at 9 a.m. today, video-gambling machines at establishments around the state will be turned on for the first time since March 16, when they were shut down because of the coronavirus. Of course, that’s assuming all goes smoothly, which isn’t a take-it-to-the-bank bet. “We’ve been…

ABL Statement on States Re-closing Bars and Taverns

June 30, 2020 BETHESDA, MD – American Beverage Licensees (ABL) Executive Director John Bodnovich issued the following statement regarding states re-closing bars and taverns due to COVID-19: “After being shut down for up to 100 days in some states, laying off their employees and suffering devastating financial losses, bar and tavern owners have taken steps…