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Las Vegas Sands wins auction for Pennsylvania mini-casino
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:20:00 - The owner of Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem has won the rights to build a mini-casino on the other side of Pennsylvania. The Morning Call of Allentown reports that ...
 
MGM says Mandalay Bay business recovering after Oct. 1 shooting
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 20:56:00 - Mandalay Bay is beginning to emerge from the cloud of the Oct. 1 mass shooting, but the Strip resort isn't out of the woods yet, MGM Resorts International executives said today during ...
 
Police: Man's meth lab caused fire in A.C. casino hotel room
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 21:47:00 - Police in New Jersey charged a man with setting up a methamphetamine lab that caused a fire in an Atlantic City casino hotel room, leading four floors to be evacuated. Wednesday's fire at the Tropicana casino injured ...
 
Wynn gets no money in termination deal with casino company
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:11:00 - A termination agreement between embattled casino mogul Steve Wynn and the company bearing with his name released today leaves him without any severance or compensation and prohibits his involvement in any competing gambling business for two years. The Las Vegas billionaire resigned as ...
 
Caesars to check 'Do Not Disturb' rooms daily
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:24:00 - One of the world's largest casino companies will check its guests' hotel rooms every 24 hours, even if they have a "Do Not Disturb" sign hanging on the doorknob. Caesars Entertainment told The Associated Press today it also is considering giving ...
 
With ruling on national sports betting due, will Las Vegas ever be the same?
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 22:37:00 - Back in the September of his years, Frank Sinatra would take the mic and command this little lounge stage. Still the headliner of all headliners at The Sands, four miles down The Strip, Sinatra would escape to this neighborhood joint, the ...
 
Familiar Palms marquee is going fully digital
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 18:24:00 - The times are changing at the Palms, and so is the familiar marquee outside the 17-year-old casino-resort on Flamingo Road. The sign, which partially featured old-style changeable ...
 
MGM opens Macau casino resort as license renewal looms
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:00:00 - MGM Resorts is launching a lavish multibillion-dollar casino resort in Macau in the latest big bet by foreign gaming companies on the southern Chinese gambling haven. Las Vegas-based MGM Resorts International opened its $3.4 billion resort's doors, watched over by a colossal statue of MGM's signature gold lion, Tuesday evening. It's a ...
 
Gaming regulators now accepting Steve Wynn harassment complaints online
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 01:05:00 - The Nevada Gaming Control Board has begun accepting harassment complaints online regarding Steve Wynn in response to an influx of communications regarding ...
 
Stalled Fontainebleau casino-resort to open in 2020 with new name
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 15:15:00 - The Fontainebleau is no more. Call it The Drew Las Vegas. The hulking, bluish casino-resort, which has sat unfinished on the Las Vegas Strip since 2009 and became a poster child of the Great Recession, is now ...
 
Next Las Vegas arena a 360-foot-tall sphere
Fri, 09 Feb 2018 21:22:00 - A new arena just off the Strip will be a 360-foot-tall sphere with seating for more than 18,000 people for concerts, awards shows and other entertainment events, according to developers Madison Square Garden Co. and Las Vegas Sands Corp. The MSG Sphere Las Vegas, behind the ...
 
After Steve Wynn, questions about his empire's future
Thu, 08 Feb 2018 10:00:00 - As the chief architect of modern Las Vegas, and a visionary who did not understand the meaning of subdued, Steve Wynn spent more than three decades luring visitors to the Strip with his opulent hotels. But now, the question on everyone's mind is: What is the $18 billion Wynn Resorts casino and hotel empire without Steve Wynn? Hours after an unscheduled meeting of Wynn Resorts' board of directors on Tuesday, Wynn, a 76-year-old billionaire, suddenly ...
 
Steve Wynn resigns from company amid sexual misconduct allegations
Wed, 07 Feb 2018 02:55:00 - Wynn, one of the most magnetic and polarizing figures in the gambling industry, was the subject of a recent investigation that found he had coerced female employees into ...
 
Survey ranks 11 Las Vegas hotels among world's best
Tue, 06 Feb 2018 20:07:00 - Eleven Las Vegas hotels are ranked among the world's best, according to an annual survey by U.S. News & World Report. The publisher evaluated more than 24,000 ...
 
New Luxor arena could prove Las Vegas is the perfect place for esports
Mon, 05 Feb 2018 10:00:00 - A pyramid formed from shining black glass with a powerful beam of light blasting from its pinnacle sounds like it could be a video game landscape. Esports Arena Las Vegas is not just the first ...
 
311,000 visitors expected in Las Vegas for Super Bowl weekend
Fri, 02 Feb 2018 18:51:00 - The agency responsible for promoting Las Vegas says 311,000 people are expected to visit the destination during Super Bowl weekend. Data released today by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority show ...
 
UPenn scrubs Wynn name, rescinds his and Cosby's degrees
Thu, 01 Feb 2018 21:10:00 - The University of Pennsylvania announced Thursday that it will remove casino mogul Steve Wynn's name from a campus plaza and revoke honorary degrees given to him and comedian Bill Cosby in the wake of ...
 
University of Iowa to remove Wynn name from institute
Wed, 31 Jan 2018 21:56:00 - The University of Iowa has announced plans to remove casino mogul Steve Wynn's name from the school's Institute for Vision Research in light of sexual misconduct allegations against Wynn. The university in Iowa City announced ...
 
Las Vegas casinos revenue grew in 2017 despite fewer visitors
Wed, 31 Jan 2018 20:20:00 - Casinos in Las Vegas saw their revenue increase in 2017 despite a drop in visitors to the destination. The Nevada Gaming Control Board on Tuesday said casinos on the Las Vegas Strip earned $6.5 billion from gamblers last year. That's an increase of ...
 
Massachusetts casino panel: Wynn settlement was kept from us
Wed, 31 Jan 2018 16:13:00 - Following sexual abuse allegations against casino magnate Steve Wynn, a Massachusetts Gaming Commission investigator said Wednesday information about a $7.5 million settlement was kept from ...

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