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Venetian restaurant up for top honors -- for bathroom
Monday, June 1, 2009
Encore makes magazine's annual 'It List'
Thursday, May 14, 2009
Steve Wynn just got an affirmation on his latest (and most expensive) work from one the leading travel magazines.
MGM Grand, Stratosphere join all day buffet trend
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Luxor makes buffet, Criss Angel and LAX a packaged deal
Thursday, March 26, 2009
Tough economic times have prompted casinos to offer some rare deals, like $25 all-day buffet passes, buy-one, get-one free room rates and more than half off show ticket prices -- but Luxor’s newest deal may raise the bar.
Wynn or Sands? 'Shake-up' headline creates confusion
Friday, March 13, 2009
Heartbeats may have risen momentarily for executives at Wynn Resorts on March 10, when this headline popped up on the Web site: "Wynn Resorts Shake-up"
Casino sells 2-foot, 6-pound burrito at cafe
Friday, February 27, 2009
The NASCAR Cafe at the Sahara Hotel & Casino is rewarding patrons who can put away a 2-foot, 6-pound burrito with a most logical prize — free unlimited rides on a roller coaster that runs in both forward and reverse.
Deals hit the buffet line: Eat all day for $25
Friday, February 13, 2009
The economic slump has Las Vegas casinos blitzing the Internet with offers that include free rooms, half-price show tickets and airplane vouchers for future trips. The Excalibur is filling a new niche, so to speak, for the gluttonous crowd.
Photo: A view of the CityCenter construction on the Strip
CityCenter jobs a bright spot in down economy
Wednesday, January 21, 2009
The prospect of getting a job at CityCenter, which is hiring some 12,000 people for a late 2009 opening, has thrown some locals into a state of anxious excitement. Officials now expect more than 150,000 applications, including some 50,000 flooding the site within three weeks.
Primm hotel rates for locals: free
Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Remember the days when casinos gave away rooms and meals to attract gamblers?
Casino companies, even the competition, wish Aliante well
Thursday, November 13, 2008
While the buzz at Station Casinos’ Aliante Station grand opening party Tuesday was shaded with concern about the company’s ability to generate decent money at this suburban casino amid this downturn, everyone is hoping for the best.
Casino stocks plunge to new lows
Friday, October 24, 2008
MGM Mirage stock still on downslide
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Those investors who figured MGM Mirage couldn't trade much below $20 a share a few weeks ago got another nasty surprise today, when bond rating agency Fitch Ratings issued an especially bearish outlook on the company.
MGM Mirage announces end to bonuses
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
While some Strip operators have been cagey about layoffs, firings and other employee moves during this time of economic turbulence, MGM Mirage appears to be going the route of full disclosure.
MGM Mirage splits from Nevada Resort Association
Tuesday, October 14, 2008
Wynn: Encore will take hit despite 'position of strength'
Thursday, October 9, 2008
The financial whirlwind swirling down Wall Street and the Las Vegas Strip won't affect Wynn Resorts nearly as much as his big competitors, Steve Wynn said this morning.

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