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Burnett leaving Nevada Gaming Control Board
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:41:00 - Burnett said he will be work with gaming issues in his new position but can't appear before the control board or Gaming Commission for a year because of state lobbyist laws ...
 
IGT adds stimulating dimension to slot machine
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 10:00:00 - From the very beginning, slot machines -- with fast-spinning reels and the sound of coins clattering into metal buckets -- were designed to excite the senses and hopefully drive players to bet more. Today, slot makers are hoping new technology will make games even more immersive. One example is IGT's new 4-D Sphinx slot ...
 
Internet betting firms settle suits over NYX Gaming acquisition
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 17:07:00 - Three gambling companies have agreed to end their legal battle over the proposed acquisition of NYX Gaming by Scientific Games. The Las Vegas-based firms hope to join forces and become a leader in ...
 
High court hints it could side with N.J. on sports betting
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 16:33:00 - In a case being closely watched by states interested in allowing betting on sports, the Supreme Court indicated a willingness Monday to side with New Jersey's effort to permit sports gambling. The justices ...
 
Penn National Gaming in discussions to buy Las Vegas rival Pinnacle
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 22:22:00 - Penn National Gaming says it is discussing acquiring rival casino owner Pinnacle Entertainment, and creating a unified company with 45 properties in more than ...
 
Gaming revenue up slightly in wake of October shooting
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 17:18:00 - In the first statewide numbers released since the Oct. 1 shooting, gaming revenue rose almost everywhere in Nevada except on the Las Vegas Strip, according to ...
 
Photos: A look inside the new Park MGM and NoMad Hotel in Las Vegas
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 10:00:00 - Take one walk through the Monte Carlo and the changes are obvious: The gray color scheme of the floors and walls of the new Park MGM contrasts sharply with the traditional Las Vegas look of the Monte Carlo's red and gold carpets. MGM Resorts International revealed some of the changes Wednesday as it transforms the Monte Carlo into ...
 
Among Las Vegas bettors, college football is gaining on NFL
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 10:00:00 - Jimmy Vaccaro has spent four decades as a bookmaker watching money move through an increasingly lucrative sports market. He is, by necessity, an astute observer of the human condition ...
 
'A problem and a dilemma:' Nevada gaming committee tussles on marijuana's future in casinos
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 01:06:00 - The group of gaming leaders, politicians and attorneys made their opinions clear during the nearly five-hour public session, painting a hopeful picture for the plant's future in ...
 
Jackpot elusive for three new upstate New York casinos
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 10:00:00 - Three new upstate New York casinos have so far failed to generate the big payoffs they projected, meaning less money shared with towns, cities and counties. Slot machine and ...
 
U.S. sports leagues hedging their bets on nationwide legal gambling
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 17:03:00 - In court, all four major U.S. sports leagues are fighting New Jersey's challenge to the federal ban on sports gambling, which the Supreme Court will hear next month. Outside of court, leaders of three of the four leagues have made public comments that suggest they ...
 
In times of crisis, the gaming industry often calls this guy
Sun, 26 Nov 2017 10:00:00 - Bo Bernhard, who leads UNLV's International Gaming Institute, answers the "bat signal" for calls worldwide.
 
Sports betting case could pay off for internet gambling
Sat, 25 Nov 2017 10:00:00 - Internet gambling in the United States has been limited to just three states since it began in 2013, but it could soon get a big boost from an unlikely source: the U.S. Supreme Court. Some gambling industry officials, regulators and analysts think ...
 
Firm becomes 1st in U.S. to offer online virtual sports betting
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 17:01:00 - The company behind internet gambling website PlaySugarHouse.com has become the first in the U.S. to let gamblers bet real money online on the outcome of virtual sports events. Chicago-based Rush Street Interactive tells The Associated Press it has ...
 
Renowned Chandelier bar refreshed to fit in with other changes at Cosmopolitan
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:00:00 - The Chandelier bar, the crystal-festooned centerpiece of the Cosmopolitan, has received a few upgrades recently, a facelift that management says blends it with other ongoing tweaks at the resort over the last few years. The eye-catching strands of crystals that give the multilevel lounge its distinctive theme aren't going away, but the changes include new furniture, colors and ...
 
Gaming panel grills casino software company exec before rejecting application
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:00:00 - The Nevada Gaming Commission grilled executives and attorneys of gaming software company Table Trac on Thursday, accusing an executive and an attorney representing the company of ignoring the instructions the commission gave at an earlier meeting. After a contentious hearing, the commission voted to reject the application ...
 
Caesars buying Centaur Holdings, adding 2 Indiana casinos
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:14:00 - Casino giant Caesars Entertainment says it is buying casino and gaming company Centaur Holdings, acquiring new properties in Indiana. Las Vegas-based Caesars said Thursday it's paying $1.7 billion in cash for Centaur. With the acquisition, Caesars will add two Indiana properties: Hoosier Park Racing and Casino in Anderson and the Indiana Grand Racing and ...
 
MGM likely to focus on Strip remodels rather than new U.S. casinos, CEO says
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:00:00 - MGM Resorts International is done building new casinos in the U.S. and will likely spend future development dollars on remodeling its Strip properties in the same way it's remodeling Monte Carlo, the company's CEO says. MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren said in a recent conference call that with the exception of a potential casino in Japan, the company ...
 
Sports betting isn't legal nationwide, but firms are jockeying already
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 16:13:00 - Some gambling technology companies expect the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize sports betting and are jockeying for position in the new industry months before a decision is even rendered. A lawsuit filed Thursday in Atlantic City shines some light on the scramble. NYX Gaming Group Ltd., a company based on ...
 
Mandalay Bay staff reduction result of Oct. 1 shooting attack
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 00:47:00 - MGM Resorts International is laying off workers at Mandalay Bay because of the economic effects of the Oct. 1 shooting ...

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