(via Bloomberg Businessweek)
Sands China Ltd. (1928) is giving Shrek and Kung Fu Panda a home at its Macau gambling resorts. The casino operator controlled by billionaire Sheldon Adelson has entered into a licensing agreement with Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc. (DWA) to use those and other cartoon characters at three resorts in Macau’s Cotai area, the Asian equivalent of the Las Vegas strip.
(via Boston Globe)
Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today announced he has chosen the $800 million casino plan offered by MGM Resorts International as the city’s candidate for the sole casino license to be awarded in Western Massachusetts.
Heather Graham says that Las Vegas is ''phony" and, "I don't like Las Vegas."
Each week at Forbes we scan our database of corporate insiders to see who got richer from the action in the stock market. Despite Friday’s mixed session, the major indices closed the week in the black. Driven largely by strong corporate earnings, the S&P 500 rose more than 2% over the past five days. Of the S&P 500 components that ...
Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP resigned as auditor of Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), the casino company that disclosed last month it probably violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
By 2007, Caesars Entertainment CEO Gary Loveman couldn't help but notice that employees at many of the company's properties were showing surprising amounts of resilience and initiative around sustainability. They were coming up with ideas for saving on energy and water and reducing waste, and they were running with them.
He’s been kicked out of a company. He’s been through a $750 million divorce. He argued down the ransom demands of men who kidnapped his daughter. He even put his elbow through a Picasso. But Steve Wynn has never been in a pickle quite like this.
(via Associated Press)
Officials in Everett are ready to take the next step in their bid to bring a casino to the city. Mayor Carlo DeMaria plans on Thursday to announce details of a host community agreement reached after negotiations with representatives of Las Vegas casino operator Steve Wynn.
(via Conde Nast Traveler)
There were still six hours left in my shift when I climbed onto a man’s shoulders in four-inch heels. It was a Friday night at Marquee, the hottest club in Las Vegas, and there I was, in a line of cocktail waitresses, waving a giant poster of the letter L.
After Singapore, Japan? A pro-casino group of Japanese lawmakers has tapped an influential member of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) as its leader and plans to submit legislation this year aimed at opening the world's third-largest economy to casino gambling.