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CityCenter secures $1.8 billion; Wynn avoiding worst of crunch
Monday, October 6, 2008
It wasn't that long ago that Wall Street was criticizing Steve Wynn, who then owned Mirage Resorts, for spending money like a drunken sailor.
Adelson bails out Las Vegas Sands with cash
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
It takes more than skill to survive on the Strip, especially now with business plans and financing deals imploding like so many old hotels.
Developers minimize Strip resort delays
Thursday, September 25, 2008
The smart money on Wall Street says developers won't be financing resorts that aren't already far along in the construction process – at least not until banks have had a few years to recover from The Great Bad Mortgage Purge of 2008.
Atwell settles suit over New Frontier sale fees
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
At a bankruptcy auction in 1987, local real estate broker David Atwell was lucky enough to represent a Japanese billionaire who entered the winning bid of $157 million for the Dunes hotel.
Slot players pinch pennies
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
While the major casinos are doing a bang up job attracting visitors to Las Vegas with big discounts and other perks, their slot business continues to suffer. And that's bad news for Nevada, where slots make up about two thirds of the state's gaming revenue.
Despite other stalled projects, CityCenter still on track
Friday, August 29, 2008
Nevada black leaders upset by blog
Friday, August 29, 2008
Tribal revenue growth slows but still overtakes nontribal casinos
Tuesday, August 19, 2008
Indian casinos nationwide generated 5 percent more gambling revenue in 2007 than the previous year in spite of an economic slowdown that began to take effect in the fourth quarter of last year, according to a report released today.
Timing of gaming earnings can skew the numbers
Monday, August 11, 2008
A month ago, investors panicked over news that Nevada's gambling revenue in May plummeted 15 percent to its lowest level in 11 years while Strip gambling revenue fell 16 percent.
Report: Echelon retail mall could be delayed
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Bank of America gaming stock analyst Shaun Kelley has released a report stating that Boyd Gaming’s retail mall at its Echelon resort under way on the Strip could be delayed by developer General Growth Properties because of the credit crunch.
Bankruptcy attorney expects more bad gaming news
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Wynn plays it straight to investors
Thursday, July 24, 2008
What do you do when your profit is down in the double digits and near-term profits are uncertain?
CityCenter announces new retailers
Monday, July 21, 2008
CityCenter recently revealed several retailers and dining establishments planned for its 500,000-square-foot retail space known as The Crystals.
Wynn 'relaxing' interview strategy for Encore
Thursday, July 17, 2008
When Steve Wynn hired some 10,000 workers for the 2005 opening of Wynn Las Vegas, he initiated an interview process designed to draw prospective applicants into casual and free-flowing conversation, thus discovering and hiring the most engaging personalities.
May visitor statistics down but not out
Friday, July 11, 2008
After Thursday's news of double-digit declines in gambling revenue in Las Vegas, the latest tourism statistics from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority seem anticlimactic. Or, in other words, like more of the same.

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