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As small as Macau is, it's already turning into a regional affair. The Cotai Strip is acting completely differently from the Macau Peninsula. and it's having a big impact on the fortunes of the gaming operators there.
The Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria Tribe is on schedule to open a huge casino resort in Rohnert Park, California, US, before the end of this year. The site is adjacent to US 101 in Sonoma County and the project is expected to dwarf the competition in northern California. It will include dining and live entertainment and will be the ...
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In the gambling industry, everyone is watching Macau, the spit of land south of Hong Kong that is rapidly supplanting Las Vegas as the world’s gaming capital. But don’t count Vegas out just yet—some of the world’s high rollers in Macau appear to be curious about that famous Strip in the desert.
Las Vegas has raised their bets when it comes to the beverage game. Restaurants and resorts across The Strip have begun to offer exclusive-to-venue liquor labels distilled in partnerships with some of the world’s top bourbon, sake and wine makers. What does this mean to you? You can go to a particular Vegas resort and enjoy a specific line of ...
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Barnaby Jack, the security researcher who demonstrated cash machine hacks live on stage in Las Vegas and later highlighted the insecurity of smart medical devices, has died.
Gambling industry mogul Sheldon Adelson's Las Vegas Sands has officially registered plans to build a sprawling resort known as Eurovegas outside the Spanish capital Madrid, the company said on Thursday.
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Malaysian billionaire Lim Kok Thay said he wants to raise his stake in Australia’s Echo Entertainment Group Ltd. (EGP), and invest in Japan and Macau casinos if licenses become available.
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The nonprofit organization that accredits health organizations nationwide has issued a preliminary denial of accreditation for a Las Vegas hospital that has discharged and bused hundreds of mentally-ill patients across the county.
Gary Loveman is not your typical Las Vegas CEO. The Caesar’s Entertainment Corporation Chief Executive Officer and Chairman has little interest in designer goods, doesn’t really have a thing for luxury hotels and, despite spending most of his time in Sin City, actually lives in Boston.
Elaine Wynn is the very picture of elegance. Sitting in the luxe parlor of her Beverly Hills home in an immaculate navy sheath, nary one blond lock out of place, she is the living embodiment of good taste. To the outward eye, she is a classy, well-heeled billionaire. One would never guess that she knows her Burning Mans from her ...
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Allegiant Travel Co. ALGT -13.17% applied with the U.S. government on Tuesday to fly to Mexico next year, its first foray into a foreign country as the airline looks to expand its discount-vacation business across the U.S. border.
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On Sept. 14, Floyd Mayweather will go for his 45th career win when he takes on Saul “Canelo” Alvarez in Las Vegas.
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Americans have a right to demand that the Internal Revenue Service do its job without political bias. Yet today, the IRS has gone off the rails and decided political intimidation is part of the agency's mission. There is no question that Congress should investigate. Lawbreakers must be prosecuted. The scandal has even had a significant impact on Main Street: in ...
There’s been a lot of publicity lately for CEOs earning $1 in base salary – the likes of Larry Ellison at Oracle , John Mackey at Whole Foods and Meg Whitman at Hewlett-Packard , though it is only John Mackey who is restrained elsewhere in his package, the others can earn millions in stock and incentives. But at the other ...
Voters on Tuesday approved the host community agreement between the city and MGM Resorts International, a major victory for the company as it pursues a state gaming license for its proposed $800 million resort casino complex to be built in the South End.