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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 ...
 
Betting on red and black: Roulette makes a comeback in Nevada
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 09:00:00 - Roulette, the iconic casino game featured in numerous Hollywood movies, is making a bit of a comeback in Nevada casinos, showing marked increases this year and ...
 
Best month for New Jersey's internet gambling lifts casinos
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 09:00:00 - There's no longer much of a debate about it: Internet gambling is helping to save Atlantic City's casinos. New Jersey's online gambling market had its best month ever ...
 
Luxor transforming closed LAX nightclub into e-sports arena
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 17:24:00 - The Las Vegas Strip is getting its first space dedicated to competitive gaming when the Luxor hotel-casino transforms its nightclub into a multilevel e-sports arena. MGM Resorts International announced today plans for the arena that will feature a competition stage, LED video wall, daily gaming stations, food and drink and a streaming and television-quality production studio. Work on the venue will begin ...
 
Human smuggling, money laundering probes surround Saipan casino
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 17:06:00 - When FBI agents recently raided an office on the U.S. island of Saipan, they unlocked a cabinet full of Chinese passports belonging to construction laborers without work credentials. The agency, which made at least one arrest, said it was acting ...
 
Reno casino remerges as nongaming, family-friendly hotel
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 15:58:00 - Hotel owners have finished converting a Nevada casino and hotel into a non-gaming hotel. The Marriott Renaissance Hotel in downtown Reno was opened and fully functional as of Wednesday. The Renaissance Hotel replaces ...
 
Guitars oust minarets as Hard Rock redoes Taj Mahal casino
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 21:16:00 - Donald Trump, domes and minarets are out. Rock 'n' roll and guitars -- lots of guitars -- are in as the Hard Rock chain re-does Atlantic City's former Trump Taj Mahal casino. The company owned by Florida's Seminole Indian tribe on Wednesday unveiled ...
 
MGM to increase parking fees April 12
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 19:33:00 - MGM Resorts International is increasing its parking fees less than a year since it was the first major Strip resort company to break the long-standing Las Vegas tradition of ...
 
Las Vegas oddsmakers favor Chicago Cubs to repeat this year
Sat, 01 Apr 2017 09:00:00 - The Chicago Cubs have already broken the curse and won a World Series. Now, oddsmakers in Las Vegas predict the team will become only the third in almost 40 years to win it a second straight time. The city's sports books like the team to ...
 
Sale of former Trump Taj Mahal casino to Hard Rock is finalized
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 21:25:00 - It's official: Atlantic City's former Trump Taj Mahal casino now belongs to Hard Rock International. The sale of the shuttered casino opened in 1990 by President Donald Trump was finalized Friday. The Florida-based Hard Rock, which manages ...
 
How quickly could Trump build casino in Las Vegas?
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 09:00:00 - With four acres of land a short walk from Las Vegas Boulevard, President Donald Trump and his business partner Phil Ruffin have an opportunity to build a casino near one of the busiest parts of the Strip. And, according to a recent Forbes article, that's ...
 
Caesars properties begin charging for parking
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 21:28:00 - As promised last year, Caesars Entertainment has begun charging for valet and self parking at its Las Vegas properties. Out-of-state customers began paying ...
 
Planet Hollywood hosts test run for first Las Vegas skill-based games
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:00:00 - Interactive skill-based gambling is making its Las Vegas debut today at Planet Hollywood, where Gamblit Gaming will be conducting field trials of two of their games, Cannonbeard's Treasure and Gamblit Poker. The games run on table gaming consoles, instead of the traditional vertical cabinets that house slot and video poker games. Players sit around a flat table that features a touch video screen. Players interact with the game in ...
 
Casino magnate Steve Wynn loses appeal in slander case
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:23:00 - Billionaire casino magnate Steve Wynn went back for more, but yet again a court slapped down the notion that he was slandered by ...
 
Penn National Gaming to buy 2 Mississippi casinos for $44M
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:02:00 - Bally's Casino Tunica and Resorts Casino Tunica are changing hands. Penn National Gaming of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, said Tuesday that it will pay $44 million to buy the two Mississippi gambling halls, which had been handed over to ...
 
Nevada casino revenue dips 4.48 percent in February
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:39:00 - February's gaming numbers for nonrestricted casinos -- those with table games and 15 or more slots -- from the Nevada Gaming Control Board show a statewide gaming win of $945.6 million, a 4.48 percent drop compared to ...
 
Local sports books cheer on Raiders' move to Las Vegas
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:00:00 - From helping pass legislation prohibiting sports betting in all but a few states to threatening casinos for using the words "Super Bowl" to promote their, um, "big game" parties, the NFL has a long-contentious history with Las Vegas. ...
 
Poker tables keep decreasing on Nevada casino floors
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:00:00 - When the Monte Carlo closes its eight-table poker room in about a month as part of a $450 million overhaul, the Las Vegas Strip will have lost nearly a quarter ...

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