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November 29, 2014

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An exterior view of Caesars Palace on Thursday, June 6, 2013.
As debt mounts, Caesars in talks with lenders
Oct. 17, 2014
Caesars Entertainment said Friday it is prepared to start formal discussions with some of its bank lenders as it works to reduce its debt and stave off what some see as near certain bankruptcy. In a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the casino company announced that ...
This Sept. 22, 2011, file photo shows the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City NJ. Its owners and main casino workers union are clashing over the company's demand for substantial union givebacks and government aid in return for keeping the casino open past November 2014.
Federal judge voids Taj Mahal casino union contract
Oct. 17, 2014
The owners of the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort voiced optimism Friday that they can avoid closing the struggling casino after a federal bankruptcy court judge voided its contract with ...
In this March 24, 2014, file photo, a detail from King Digital Entertainment's online game "Candy Crush Saga" is shown on a computer screen in New York. New Jersey casino regulators say they are ready to approve gambling on social games that involve an element of skill.
New Jersey to approve real-money skill gambling
Oct. 16, 2014
Sure you love matching little candy pieces with each other, or spelling out words with your pals. But New Jersey gambling regulators want to let you do it for ...
The shops at the Venetian Macau.
Las Vegas Sands 3Q revenue dips, profit grows
Oct. 15, 2014
Las Vegas Sands, the casino company that runs the Venetian and Palazzo resorts on the Strip, announced its third-quarter earnings ...
The Trump Taj Mahal casino and resort is pictured Sept. 10, 2014, in Atlantic City, N.J.
Icahn aide: Trump Taj Mahal must close if union pact remains
Oct. 14, 2014
A federal bankruptcy court judge will issue what the owners of Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort consider a life-or-death decision on Friday for the troubled gambling hall ...
The pool and exterior of the Foxtail lounge at SLS Las Vegas before the resort opened to guests.
SLS Las Vegas announces layoffs soon after opening
Oct. 13, 2014
A couple of months after its splashy grand opening, SLS Las Vegas announced it has laid off 2 percent of its workers after evaluating business needs. SLS officials say they are ...
Tabletops could touch off new trend in sports betting
Oct. 12, 2014
Interactive tables in sports books could be the next big thing for MGM Resorts.
Culinary Union Local 226 President Ted Pappageorge, left, Culinary Secretary-Treasurer Geoconda Arguello-Kline, center, and Chris Griswold, the secretary-treasurer of California Teamsters Local 986 are arrested by Metro Police officers after blocking traffic on West Charleston Boulevard during a protest against Station Casinos in front of the Red Rock Resort Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014.
4 arrested in Culinary protest near Red Rock Resort
Oct. 9, 2014
Four protesters were arrested tonight during a demonstration against Station Casinos in which hundreds marched from a local high school to Red Rock Resort. Organized by ...
An exterior view of the Bellagio, June 6, 2013.
Bellagio remodeling 403 main-tower suites
Oct. 8, 2014
The Bellagio is beginning to remodel all 403 suites in its main tower, the final piece of a major project that started about three years ago, the resort announced today. The suites will be ...
Company plans to reopen Horizon casino on Lake Tahoe as Hard Rock
Oct. 8, 2014
The company that operates Las Vegas’ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino today earned initial approval from state gaming regulators to reopen a shuttered Lake Tahoe casino under the same brand. Warner Gaming is transforming the former ...
Phil Ivey Jr. competes during the opening day of the World Series of Poker $50,000 Poker Players Championship tournament at the Rio Sunday, June 24, 2012.
Poker star Phil Ivey loses casino case in Britain
Oct. 8, 2014
Ten-time World Series of Poker winner Phil Ivey has lost his case against a British casino he accused of improperly withholding his winnings. Britain's High Court ruled Wednesday that Genting Casinos UK does not have to pay ...
Dotty's near Eastern and Serene in Henderson is shown Thursday, March 24, 2011.
Dotty’s owner protests proposed regulations for slot parlors
Oct. 7, 2014
Dotty’s owner Craig Estey made a rare public appearance at the Clark County Commission today to protest a new law he said is meant to put his company out of business. Estey said the proposed regulations would lead to ...
This Wednesday, July 23, 2014, photo shows casinos along the Atlantic City, N.J. boardwalk, from left, the Trump Taj Mahal Casino, with its Chairman Tower, the Showboat Casino Hotel and the Revel Casino Hotel.
Judge approves sale of Revel casino to Toronto firm
Oct. 7, 2014
A federal bankruptcy judge on Tuesday approved the sale of Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel for 5 cents on the dollar to a Toronto asset management firm. Judge Gloria Burns approved the sale to Brookfield Asset Management for $110 million. She turned aside numerous objections from ...
Dotty's near Eastern and Serene in Henderson is shown Thursday, March 24, 2011.
Clark County pitches new rules to regulate Dotty’s, slot parlors
Oct. 7, 2014
The battle over how much money taverns can make from bartop slot machines is shaping up with a new ordinance set to be ...
Phil Ivey Jr. competes during the opening day of the World Series of Poker $50,000 Poker Players Championship tournament at the Rio Sunday, June 24, 2012.
Poker star Phil Ivey says he didn’t cheat at baccarat
Oct. 6, 2014
Poker star Phil Ivey says he didn't cheat when he won nearly $22 million playing baccarat at casinos in New Jersey and London. Ivey told "60 Minutes Sports" for an interview to be broadcast Tuesday that ...
New casinos could be banned on Reno’s north edge
Oct. 2, 2014
The city of Reno is considering a plan to ban any new casinos or unrestricted-gambling licenses on the north edge of downtown as part of an effort to ...
Las Vegas Sands Corp. CEO Sheldon Adelson speaks at the Global Gaming Expo, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Sheldon Adelson interested in northern New Jersey casino
Oct. 2, 2014
Billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson says he's interested in building a casino in the northern New Jersey Meadowlands if the state allows the expansion of gambling beyond Atlantic City. Speaking Wednesday at a casino industry forum in Las Vegas, the chairman ...
Wanya Morris of Boyz II Men performs on opening night of Boyz II Men's residency at The Mirage on Friday, March 1, 2013.
Boyz II Men, Jeff Dunham win casino awards
Oct. 1, 2014
Boyz II Men has been named the musical artist of the year at the Casino Entertainment Awards. The winners were announced at the awards ceremony Wednesday night. It was part of the week's G2E Global Gaming Expo for ...

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Boyd Gaming coverage

Boyd Gaming launches mobile sports-betting app
Boyd Gaming announced today the launch of its new mobile sports-betting application. Called B Connected Sports, Boyd’s app is available ...
Chief operating officer leaving Boyd Gaming, won’t be replaced
A top executive at Boyd Gaming is leaving the casino company and will not immediately be replaced. Boyd, based in Las Vegas, announced today the ...
Spending war over online gaming rages among Nevada casino companies
Online gaming remains a divisive issue for Nevada casino companies, which are pouring money into lobbying on the issue while they joust over a potential ...

Harrah's Entertainment coverage

Clint Holmes returns to Harrah’s — for a song — in ‘Million Dollar Quartet’
Clint Holmes is the latest in the line of guest vocalists to join “Million Dollar Quartet,” as he’ll sing “All Shook Up,” the Elvis classic, ...
Strip Scribbles: Reba McEntire at Caesars? Derek Jeter, Jessica Alba, Mac King
Former Las Vegas builder and developer Ron Pratte built up one of the world’s greatest collections of automobilia and collector cars over the past two ...
Jeff Civillico’s greatest juggling act: The annual Win-Win ‘Headliners’ Bash’
Jeff Civillico is finding it easier to stage a charity production for his Win-Win Entertainment Foundation than it was a couple of years ago. ...

Las Vegas Sands coverage

Las Vegas Sands 3Q revenue dips, profit grows
Las Vegas Sands, the casino company that runs the Venetian and Palazzo resorts on the Strip, announced its third-quarter earnings ...
Spending war over online gaming rages among Nevada casino companies
Online gaming remains a divisive issue for Nevada casino companies, which are pouring money into lobbying on the issue while they joust over a potential ...
Nevada Supreme Court reverses Adelson defamation ruling
The Nevada Supreme Court, in a 4-3 decision, has ruled that casino mogul Sheldon Adelson can be sued for defamation for calling one of his ...

MGM Mirage coverage

Celebrity preview: Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, Chrissie Hynde, ‘Pippin,’ Joan Collins
The entertainment schedule isn’t too crowded with offerings this Thanksgiving weekend because of Black Friday shopping insanity and for those not hunting bargains and still ...
For keyboard master Ronnie Foster, reunion with Stevie Wonder is human nature
Ronnie Foster is the cornerstone of Funk Foundation, the band who backs Human Nature at Sands Showroom in the Venetian. Foster is the band’s music ...
Weekend best bets: Stevie Wonder, UNLV vs. Albany, Justin Timberlake
Thanksgiving is upon us, but if you’re looking to get away from leftovers and Black Friday madness this weekend, there’s plenty to do in town ...

Stations Casinos coverage

Nevada online poker company Ultimate Gaming shutting down
Ultimate Gaming, one of Nevada’s three legal online poker providers, announced today that it’s ending operations in the state. The move comes about two months ...
Station reports modest revenue growth for 3rd quarter
ocals gaming giant Station Casinos, whose properties include Palace Station, Green Valley Ranch and Red Rock Resort, reported its third quarter earnings today. Station’s adjusted ...
MGM, Station announce charitable gifts for military families
In the spirit of Veterans Day, two Las Vegas casino companies recently announced major charitable contributions to the military community. MGM Resorts International said today ...

Wynn Resorts coverage

NASCAR Champion’s Week: Expect fireworks off the track and on the Strip
NASCAR’s star drivers, including first-time champion Kevin Harvick, pit crews, fans and Hollywood celebrities start arriving this weekend for the sixth year of NASCAR Champion’s ...
Maksim Chmerkovskiy of ‘DWTS’: ‘Le Reve’s’ new $3 million sequence is ‘historic’
Former “Dancing With the Stars” heartthrob Maksim Chmerkovskiy, who choreographed the sequence, is in awe of the 16 fire shooters and 172 high-powered water fountains ...
Rob Riggle takes over Lagasse’s Stadium; Imagine Dragons go acoustic; Steve Wynn snaps up Kenny Rogers’ old estate
Imagine Dragons held a fundraiser and NFL Hall of Famer Steve Young bought a dog for $6,000 on Saturday night at the Hard Rock Hotel. ...

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