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Binion's casino briefly evacuated after kitchen fire
Mon, 22 May 2017 17:57:00 - Binion's was evacuated this morning after a small fire in a restaurant kitchen deep fryer, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue. Nobody was injured. The fire was ...
 
Golfers can bet on skills in tourneys at MGM Grand's Level Up lounge
Fri, 19 May 2017 22:42:00 - Golfing with your buddies likely already has an element of wagering involved, but now you can bet on your skills in a casino setting. ...
 
Caesars plans new Las Vegas developments after bankruptcy exit
Fri, 19 May 2017 17:12:00 - Caesars Entertainment Corp. Chief Executive Officer Mark Frissora wants to develop more than 90 acres the company owns in Las Vegas, including land right in front of Caesars Palace, after its largest unit emerges from bankruptcy later ...
 
Borgata president accepts MGM Resorts post
Thu, 18 May 2017 17:25:00 - The president of Atlantic City's Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa has accepted a new position with MGM Resorts. Tom Ballance will become executive vice president of operations after ...
 
Redesign pushes Resorts World Las Vegas opening date to 2020
Thu, 18 May 2017 07:30:00 - A years-delayed multibillion-dollar casino-resort project on the Las Vegas Strip that would cater to the city's Chinese and Chinese-American tourists announced that it is pushing ...
 
Lawmakers question Laxalt about recorded talk with gaming board chairman
Wed, 17 May 2017 23:48:00 - Nevada's top prosecutor says he was working within his authority when he met with a gaming regulator to discuss weighing in on a lawsuit involving the CEO of Las Vegas Sands. Nevada Gaming Control Board Chairman A.G. Burnett recorded a March 2016 conversation he had with Laxalt about ...
 
World Series of Poker final table to be played in July
Mon, 15 May 2017 20:55:00 - The World Series of Poker is going back to crowning its main event champion in July. The series on Monday said ESPN is adding live coverage for the entire Texas Hold 'em main event. That ends the ...
 
5 slot myths: Why what you think you know is wrong
Thu, 11 May 2017 09:00:00 - Talk to people who study, market and design slot machines, and you quickly realize that many of the ideas players have about their inner workings and how jackpots are paid are myths. The Las Vegas Sun spoke to three experts to learn the top myths about slots and what the truth really is ...
 
Titus says IRS should hike jackpot tax threshold
Thu, 11 May 2017 09:00:00 - U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, whose district includes the Las Vegas Strip, says the IRS should quadruple the reporting threshold for casino customer winnings from ...
 
Tourists contributed $2.1B to Southern Nevada coffers in 2016
Tue, 09 May 2017 18:49:00 - Southern Nevada's governments would have been $2.1 billion poorer if no tourists had come to Las Vegas in 2016. ...
 
A 'young disorder': Fighting compulsive gambling among women
Mon, 08 May 2017 09:00:00 - Blinking lights, the clicking sound of coins, and perks like free or inexpensive food, drinks and casino bus trips are enticing many older women to gamble. For some people, that seductive environment can be extremely dangerous ...
 
Statistician's tips on increasing your odds at blackjack in Las Vegas
Fri, 05 May 2017 09:00:00 - Michael Shackleford, a gambling aficionado and a mathematician, offers five tips to win at the blackjack table. As the owner of the The Wizard of Odds website, the former actuary and adjunct professor of casino math at the UNLV has spent countless hours calculating ...
 
Adelson: Best quarter for LV Sands since recession
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:30:00 - During a conference call with investors Wednesday to discuss 2017's first-quarter earnings, Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson said his ...
 
March Madness: Basketball propels state's nearly $1B gaming win
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:37:00 - Nevada's gaming revenue nearly hit an eye-popping number in March,driven by slot players, blackjack players and people betting on college basketball ...
 
Could legalized gambling save us from the insufferability of fantasy sports?
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:00:00 - The rise of daily-fantasy sports (whose legality is accepted by many states) and the placement of NHL and NFL franchises in Las Vegas have diluted the spirit of the Sports Protection Act ...
 
Wynn: City would 'go bonkers' when it hosts Super Bowl
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:26:00 - Recent success of the Wynn Resorts' Macau properties grabbed the lion's share of attention from analysts on a conference call Tuesday to discuss 2017 first-quarter earnings at Wynn Resorts. ...
 
Like desert sands, Las Vegas resorts continue to shift
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:00:00 - Strip resorts of the future will probably look quite different. The casino floor, for one thing, will most likely be smaller. But Las Vegas and its huge integrated resorts should continue to succeed, if only because they are so good at listening to their customers. Those were among the observations of a handful of casino design experts who gathered recently to discuss the role architecture and design have played in transforming Las Vegas from a gambling-based, desert curiosity into ...
 
San Diego man wins $1 million at the Flamingo
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:24:00 - A San Diego man won $1 million at the Flamingo Las Vegas recently, hitting a diamond six-card royal flush jackpot at the Crazy 4 Poker table ...
 
Decision expected next month in legal dispute over Elvis exhibit
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:00:00 - Hundreds of Elvis Presley artifacts and memorabilia are still being held by Westgate Las Vegas, a year after the King's estate filed a lawsuit to get those valuables back from a short-lived exhibit. The items, including stage outfits, jewelry and letters, remain locked up at the casino site where the now-shuttered ...
 
Indictment of 'Vegas Dave' illustrates how casinos use Social Security numbers
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:00:00 - Using the wrong Social Security number in a casino can cost you millions of dollars and land you in jail as one professional sports bettor is finding out ...

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