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Boyd Gaming emerging as a technological leader in social and online gaming
Boyd Gaming emerging as a technological leader in social and online gaming
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
As Boyd Gaming Corp. racks up awards for the online, mobile and social media features of its casino customer loyalty club, the Las Vegas company appears poised to be a force in the emerging social and online gaming sectors. It regularly beats out much bigger companies, both in and out of the gaming industry.
Boyd Gaming Corp.'s Suncoast hotel-casino in Las Vegas.
This week’s stock performers: The best and the worst locally
The Market:
Friday, September 14, 2012
Boyd Gaming stock rose 14.5 percent for the week to close at $7, while Allegiant Travel stock fell close to 3 percent to close at $64.49.
Second-quarter LV casino results show slow improvement
Monday, August 27, 2012
On the Strip, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and MGM Resorts International fared the best in the second quarter, delivering surprisingly strong financial results, according to recent earnings reports. Wynn Resorts Ltd. and Las Vegas Sands Corp. produced solid local numbers, while Caesars Entertainment’s results were disappointing.
Vehicles come and go from the front entrance of the Suncoast Casino, owned by Boyd Gaming.
Suncoast security officers sue over alleged unpaid time worked
Monday, August 20, 2012
The Suncoast hotel-casino in Las Vegas has been sued over allegations that security officers weren't paid for all the time they worked. A suit seeking class-action status was filed Aug. 14 in Clark County District Court.
From left, Renee West from Excalibur, Paula Eylar from Boyd Gaming and Gwendolyn Turner from Princton Proper take part in a panel discussion at the 2012 Women's Leadership Conference Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at the MGM Grand.
Advice from the top: How to succeed as a (woman) executive
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Phyllis James glanced up toward the ballroom banner that read "Women's Leadership Conference." "I've never heard of anyone having a conference for men where they say, 'Come and we'll tell you how to be leaders,'" said James, executive vice president and chief diversity officer for MGM Resorts International.
Longtime Palace Station waitress Lynda Allan, seen Thursday, April 26, 2012, holds a photo of herself when she was first hired.
Cocktail waitresses make lifelong careers serving casino customers
People who make Las Vegas work:
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Waitressing in any other city would likely be considered a dead-end job. But here in Las Vegas ...
Artist rendering of the proposed Las Vegas Arena Foundation project.
Strip arena backers regroup after ruling knocks initiative off November ballot
Thursday, August 2, 2012
A ruling Wednesday evening by the Nevada Supreme Court will indefinitely stall the effort to build a 20,000-seat arena near the Las Vegas Strip, says the chairman of the group developing the project. The Caesars Entertainment-backed arena suffered a major setback when the court invalidated roughly 200,000 signatures collected in support of a ballot initiative to raise the sales tax to fund the $500 million project. The initiative would have raised the sales tax by .9 percent in a tourism district within a three-mile radius of the arena, which would be built on land donated by Caesars.
Vehicles come and go from the front entrance of the Suncoast Casino, owned by Boyd Gaming.
Boyd Gaming profits up, despite revenue fall at Las Vegas casinos
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Boyd Gaming Corp. on Tuesday reported better financial results even as revenue fell at its Las Vegas casinos. The Las Vegas company separately announced new gaming development deals in California and Florida.
Bingo at the Eldorado Casino in downtown Henderson on Friday, June 22, 2012.
Happy birthday, Eldorado! Henderson casino turns 50
History:
Sunday, July 1, 2012
The Eldorado marked the beginning of Boyd Gaming, which now owns 17 casinos. It was one of the first casinos to market itself to locals. And it was among the first casinos in the valley to hire women dealers. The casino turns 50 today and now features many of the blinking casino signs that hung on its walls during the 1960s. Antiques emblazoned with the casino’s logo decorate shelves. Old-fashioned mechanical slot machines line the main gaming floor. They no longer work, but they remind visitors of the casino’s history. A large part of the Eldorado’s charm remains its intimate ...
Casinos going online, using Facebook to recruit new players
Friday, June 22, 2012
Facebook could shape the future of the Strip. As gambling expands overseas and Las Vegas diversifies as a tourist destination, casino operators are looking to online gaming as a way to attract new customers and increase profits.
Casinos want to block collection of back sales tax
Friday, May 25, 2012
Nevada casinos have called on the state Department of Taxation to halt collection of more than $200 million in back sales taxes due on past complimentary meals until the legal issues are decided.
Boyd purchases company with casinos in Kansas, Iowa and Louisiana
GAMING:
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Boyd Gaming Corp. of Las Vegas announced Wednesday it was buying Peninsula Gaming LLC, which has casinos in the Midwest and the South, for $1.45 billion.
Decay becomes us: A new local book looks at decomposition dead on.
Facelift, or just a mask? County pondering what to do about Echelon Place site
Answers: Clark County:
Sunday, May 13, 2012
Clark County Commissioners will have a chance to weigh in on one of the Las Vegas Strip’s modern-day eyesores. Whether that means the eyesore will get a facelift is anybody’s guess.
Two players participate in a jai alai doubles match in 2008 in Dania Beach, Fla. While many have never seen or heard of jai alai, it maintains a position in pop culture, especially in Florida.
Jai alai regulations are seen as useless in Nevada
Thursday, May 3, 2012
When Gov. Brian Sandoval ordered state agencies to find regulations that are in need of updating or no longer relevant, it didn't take long for the state Gaming Control Board to zero in on repealing a regulation for a game that hasn't been played in the state in more than 30 years.
Boyd swings to profit despite flat local results
GAMING:
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Boyd Gaming Corp. of Las Vegas said Tuesday it earned a profit in the first quarter despite continued difficulties in the Las Vegas market.

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