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Tourists play video poker at Green Valley Ranch Resort in Henderson. Owner Station Casinos led the locals market in profits during the third quarter of 2012.
Station Casinos eliminates many of its highest-paying video poker machines
Friday, March 1, 2013
Station Casinos is updating its video poker offerings with new machines that let players customize backgrounds and the way cards are dealt. But at the same time, the casino company is removing many of its highest-paying video poker games. For years, Station has been known for having some of the best video poker payouts in Las Vegas. But over the past few months, several full-pay machines — those with payouts of 100 percent or more — have disappeared.
Security officers at the Flamingo give instructions to tourists near the site of a shooting and multi-car accident that left three people dead and at least three injured on the Las Vegas Strip early Thursday morning, Feb. 21, 2013. Most tourists had already heard about the shooting by the afternoon but needed directions on how to navigate around the crime scene.
Will tourists agree with officials' assurances that Las Vegas is safe?
Tourism:
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
While police continue to search for a suspect in last week's shooting and taxi explosion that killed three people on the Strip, the question remains: Will the violence discourage people from coming to Las Vegas? Most tourism leaders say it won’t, and a local expert in crisis communications said the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority did all the right things to assure the public that Las Vegas is a safe place to visit.
Human Nature at The Venetian.
Celebrity preview: Human Nature, Bonnie Raitt, Ray Rice, Circus Oz and Lee DeWyze
Friday, February 22, 2013
Also in Las Vegas this weekend: Marilyn Manson, 1OAK turns 1, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, Natalie Cole, Brandi Glanville, Dave Attell, Tim Allen and much more.
Chef Flemming Pedersen poses by a rack of cupcakes at Chef Flemmings Bake Shop, a European-style bakery, on Water Street in downtown Henderson Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012.
Henderson business owner finds fulfillment in sweets, sweet science
Community:
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Every once in a while, as he kneads dough in his Henderson bakery, Flemming Pedersen thinks back to his days as a boxer and how he pummeled and punched his way toward respect in pugilistic exploits that crossed continents. Now and then, he remembers when he was young and strong, and sometimes, he dreams of the opportunities he missed.
Increase in holiday parties bodes well for Las Vegas' economy
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Ray Esposito has never had a Christmas season as busy as this one. Esposito runs Superior Event Services, a Las Vegas off-site catering company that opened in 2005. Business is booming this year because more companies are throwing holiday parties. Esposito said he has catered 460 events so far this month, more than double than during the depths of the recession.
Michael Mixer, managing partner/Las Vegas for Colliers International,  responds to a question during an interview at the commercial real estate brokerage Monday, Nov. 19, 2012. Mixer is part of a Colliers gaming group focused on helping investors buy and sell casinos and gaming property.
Colliers Gaming Group expects Strip revenue to grow in coming years
Monday, December 10, 2012
Mike Mixer predicts that upwards of $1.5 billion will be invested in the Las Vegas gaming market over the next two years. Mixer is the head of a new national gaming group established last summer by commercial real estate brokerage Colliers International.
Tourists play video poker at Green Valley Ranch Resort in Henderson. Owner Station Casinos led the locals market in profits during the third quarter of 2012.
Budget resorts, locals casinos struggle in third quarter
Monday, December 3, 2012
Third-quarter financials are in for the Las Vegas gaming industry, and they show continued difficulties for two of the valley’s three main casino sectors. While most high-end Strip resorts saw profits in the quarter ending Sept. 30, mass market Strip casinos struggled, as did locals casinos. The Strip’s budget properties faced an uphill battle trying to get recession-weary customers to part with their dollars. Some of the casinos also played unlucky, meaning they didn’t win as much as usual from gamblers.
A woman who wants to remain anonymous plays poker online.
Online poker: What you need to know about the complex industry
gaming:
Monday, November 19, 2012
As Nevada moves toward launching real-money online poker, there are several concepts to keep in mind about the complexities of the emerging industry.
Station Casinos reports $11.2 million profit, buys controlling interest in Fertitta Interactive
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Las Vegas locals casino operator Station Casinos today reported a profit for the third quarter as revenue increased. The company also said it’s acquiring a controlling interest in Fertitta Interactive.
The "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign is outlined in pink lightbulbs in honor of breast cancer awareness Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012.
Pink October: A glance at Las Vegas breast cancer fundraisers and the donations they produced
PHILANTHROPY:
Saturday, November 10, 2012
People have been coming to Las Vegas for years in search of gold, silver and green, but a splash of another color was on display last month in the city.
Henderson sues Station Casinos and the state in tax dispute
Gaming:
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Henderson is suing the state and Station Casinos, the latest move in the fight over taxation of comp items and discounts provided to customers by Nevada casinos.
Two high-level execs returning to Station, MGM Resorts
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Two high-level executives are returning to work at Las Vegas-based casino operators Station Casinos LLC and MGM Resorts International. Station today said Stephen Cavallaro was appointed president of the company, putting him in the No. 2 operational spot there.
National Labor Relations Board sides with Culinary Union against Station Casinos
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
The National Labor Relations Board today found Station Casinos of Las Vegas violated federal labor law in dozens of instances in its response to Culinary Union organizing efforts.
Feast Buffet inside Palace Station
Station Casinos loses $15 million appeal in sales tax case of comped meals
Monday, October 1, 2012
The Nevada Tax Commission has refused to refund more than $15.3 million to Station Casinos that it paid in sales taxes on free meals it gave players and employees.
Financial analysts welcome Station Casinos' proposed debt deal
Monday, September 10, 2012
Las Vegas locals gaming operator Station Casinos LLC received a thumbs-up Monday from Wall Street analysts for its latest financing deal.

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