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An exterior view of the California casino in downtown Las Vegas, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013.
Boyd Gaming launches mobile sports-betting app
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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 departure of ...
Sheldon Adelson, chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corp.
Spending war over online gaming rages among Nevada casino companies
Friday, August 8, 2014
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 ban. The proposed ban, contained in a measure championed by Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, has helped trigger hundreds of thousands of dollars in spending from the gaming industry. One side, led by Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson, is...
Boyd Gaming sees slight dip in quarterly revenue
Boyd Gaming sees slight dip in quarterly revenue
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Las Vegas-based Boyd Gaming, whose local properties include Main Street Station, Gold Coast and the Orleans, announced its second quarter earnings ...
In this June 6, 2013, photo, a dealer waits as a gambler places chips on a roulette table at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City N.J.
Boyd to get $88 million tax refund from Atlantic City for Borgata
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
The Borgata's parent company, Boyd Gaming, announced the settlement Tuesday in a filing with securities regulators. The settlement covers tax years 2011 …
Parking no longer free at these downtown Las Vegas properties
Parking no longer free at these downtown Las Vegas properties
Monday, May 12, 2014
Drivers who enjoyed free parking downtown at Main Street Station or the California now have to reach for their wallets. Boyd Gaming Corp. is charging daily rates of ...
An IGT video slot machine promotes Power Bucks during the G2E convention at the Sands Expo Center Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013.  Power Bucks is a "bolt-on" progressive, meaning casinos can digitally connect it to any IGT slot machine to make it a progressive. When Power Bucks is enabled, a progressive tracker appears at the top of the screen.
Boyd Gaming, IGT team on progressive jackpot network in Nevada, New Jersey
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Las Vegas-based slot maker IGT this afternoon announced it was rolling out the nation’s first multistate progressive jackpot network. Powerbucks is being released at Boyd Gaming properties in Nevada and New Jersey. It will be expanded …
This undated file photo shows Sam's Town on Boulder Highway.
Boyd Gaming narrows loss to $47.3 million in 4th quarter
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Boyd Gaming, a Las Vegas-based company, reported its fourth-quarter earnings today.
This Nov. 19, 2013, photo taken from a computer screen in Atlantic City, N.J., shows a game of online poker in progress on the global partypoker.com site. The site's parent company, bwin.party, is partnered with Atlantic City's Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa and will begin offering a test of Internet gambling to New Jersey residents on Nov. 21. Company officials say the global site is very similar to what New Jersey residents will experience when they log on. New Jersey is the third state in the nation to legalize online gambling.
Boyd CEO demolishes myth that regulated online gambling will cannibalize land-based casino revenue
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
http://www.onlinepokerreport.com/10901/online-gambling-does-not-hurt-land-based-casino-revenue/
Casino industry representatives and exhibitors watch an online poker game during industry's G2E conference, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, in Las Vegas.
Online poker starting to pad companies' bottom line
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
It’s still too early to tell how profitable online poker will be, but trailblazing gaming companies are beginning to generate revenue from their Internet investments.
New Penny Lane series to offer players at Boyd properties 'more bonuses, more often'
Gaming:
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Penny slot players at Boyd Gaming's properties will start seeing more bonuses when a new line of Penny Lane slots roll out Nov. 1.
Hawaiian tourist suing Boyd Gaming after employees confronted her about gender
Thursday, October 10, 2013
A tourist is suing Boyd Gaming Corp. after a group of employees surrounded her, accused her of being a man trying to use the ladies’ restroom and smirked at her when she told them she was a woman.
Bill Boyd, founder and executive chairman of Boyd Gaming, shares some stories of early days at the Eldorado Casino during an interview at Boyd Gaming corporate offices Thursday, June 21, 2012. The casino in downtown Henderson, opened in 1962, is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
Boyd sells property initially slated for local casino at 85 percent loss
Business:
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
During the boom years, casino mogul Bill Boyd shelled out $35 million for a stretch of North Las Vegas desert to build a locals gambling spot. With the go-go days gone, though, his company has now sold the untouched property — for an 85 percent loss.
Aerial views of The Strip in December 2010.
Las Vegas casino giants' Macau presence continues to boost revenue reports here
business:
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
As the quarterly earnings season winds down, it was clear that the biggest winners this time were the companies that had a presence in Macau, and the bigger the presence, the bigger the score.
The Race & Sports Book at Green Valley Ranch in Henderson on Tuesday, March 13, 2012.
One suggestion for sports books officials in their football pick ’em contests
ray brewer:
Monday, August 5, 2013
I couldn’t believe my eyes. There had to be a mistake. A poster hung in the sports book at this local casino congratulating the winner of its NFL pick ’em contest, in which patrons paid $25 to select games each week of the regular season with no point spread. Winners could pocket up to $30,000 each week, or six figures for the overall winner at the end of the year. The champ wasn’t someone I expected — it was an elderly woman, someone who is usually stationed at the penny slot machines at the casino, not a handicapping specialist cashing ...

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