(via Washington Post)
With a splash of Las Vegas showmanship, MGM Resorts on Thursday submitted to Maryland officials its proposal to build and operate a high-end casino in Prince George’s County. Ornate boxes containing multiple copies of the company’s bid documents were on display at a morning news conference at National Harbor, where MGM proposes to build the casino.
(via New York Times)
Just outside the grand ballroom at the Bellagio hotel early Wednesday morning, Anthony Scaramucci, the backslapping host of the country’s largest hedge fund conference, spotted Gregory J. Fleming, president of Morgan Stanley Investment Management and one of Mr. Scaramucci’s most important business relationships.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit sealed the fate of copyright enforcer Righthaven LLC today by ruling that the minimal "right to sue" copyright assignments that Righthaven acquired from newspaper publishers did not confer standing to sue third parties for copyright infringement.
(via The Center for Public Integrity)
As casino mogul Sheldon Adelson buoyed Republican politicians with unprecedented riches, he quietly funded warfare on a decidedly apolitical enemy: cancer.
Get over the idea the next casino to open will be bigger and better, Gary Loveman, CEO of Caesars Entertainment, said Wednesday at the Southern Gaming Summit.
WIRED reports that prosecutors targeting two men who took advantage of a software bug to win a small fortune at video poker have dropped all hacking charges from the case.
(via Roll Call)
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will need to reconcile the fact that he’s no longer the most powerful Nevadan in Washington.
(via Washington Post)
Officials from MGM Resorts on Wednesday confirmed that the company will bid this week for a license to build and operate a new casino in Prince George’s County.
(via USA Today)
What's not to like about a stock market that won't quit? On Tuesday, the Dow Jones industrial average, the 117-year-old index of blue chip equities, closed above 15,000 for the first time. It has risen nearly 15% this year, and a staggering 130% since the Great Recession bottom in March 2009.
(via The Washington Post)
To step into club XS at the Wynn Las Vegas is to enter the dreamscape of a modern artist with fetishes for gold and bronze and bodies in motion. A golden-plated frieze made from casts of nude women sits atop a shimmering staircase. Waves of electronic dance music grow louder with each downward step toward a pulsating, football field-sized club ...