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February 12, 2016

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Court filings reveal investigation into Reno Nugget finances
Feb. 12, 2016
Court filings have revealed a federal investigation into the financial practices of The Nugget in Reno under the ownership of the Ascuaga family. The court filings are part of an ongoing legal dispute between the Ascuagas and Wolfhound Holdings LLC, the company that ...
Revelers celebrate the New Year at the Fremont Street Experience just after midnight Friday, Jan. 1, 2016.
New president named at Fremont Street Experience
Feb. 11, 2016
Patrick Hughes, the general manager of the Cannery hotel-casino in North Las Vegas, is the new president and CEO of the Fremont Street Experience, the organization’s board announced today. Hughes ...
Marnell Gaming buying Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks
Feb. 11, 2016
A casino company with holdings in southern Nevada is buying the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks. Marnell Gaming LLC confirmed the deal late Wednesday but declined to disclose the terms of the pending sales agreement. The New York-based ...
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets workers at the Aria in Las Vegas before addressing the  National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials on Wednesday, June 18, 2015.
Presidential candidates rated for stances on gaming
Feb. 11, 2016
The American Gaming Association gave only two presidential candidates, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, a “green light” for their stances on gaming in ...
Former Adelson casino exec takes dismissal case to U.S. court
Feb. 9, 2016
A former executive in billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson's empire is asking a federal court in Nevada to rule on a continuing legal fight over his 2010 dismissal as ...
The Wynn Hotel and Casino on Las Vegas Blvd. on September 30, 2015.
Wynn Las Vegas to open new poker room in May
Feb. 8, 2016
Wynn Las Vegas is moving its poker room to a larger location that will debut at the end of May. The resort announced today that its new 8,600-square-foot poker room will be next to ...
An exterior view of the Mirage Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.
MGM Resorts announces board members for real estate investment trust
Feb. 8, 2016
MGM Resorts International today revealed the names of seven people who will sit on the board of its planned real estate investment trust. The board of the trust, commonly known as a REIT, will be ...
Casino promotions: Feb. 7-13
Feb. 7, 2016
Feeling lucky? Gaming establishments throughout Southern Nevada offer deals and promotions for gamers ...
The Cosmopolitan.
Cosmopolitan opens new, bigger race and sports book
Feb. 5, 2016
The Cosmopolitan has opened a new race and sports book on its casino floor, the Strip resort announced today. The new space is more than ...
In this Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 photo patrons play poker in a designated area at Twin River Casino, in Lincoln, R.I. Casinos far from Las Vegas are experimenting with different ways to draw millennials. Twin River Casino removed 274 slot machines to make way in December for more poker and other table games favored by younger gamblers.
Tattoos, martial arts and poker? Casinos wooing millennials
Feb. 5, 2016
Casinos worried that millennials aren't getting into traditional gambling like their parents and grandparents are bringing in tattoo studios, mixed martial arts competitions and ...
Rhode Island attorney general: Daily fantasy sports legal
Feb. 4, 2016
Rhode Island's attorney general says daily fantasy sports are legal under state law.
Tropicana on Las Vegas Blvd on September 30, 2015.
Tropicana owner reports 12.7 percent net revenue growth in 4th quarter
Feb. 4, 2016
Penn National Gaming, the company that runs the Tropicana and M Resort in Henderson, reported its fourth-quarter and full-year earnings today. At the Tropicana ...
125-room hotel coming near Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Feb. 3, 2016
A Las Vegas company announced plans today to develop a 125-room hotel by the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. CAI Investments said it has signed a deal for ...
Exterior of SLS from Paradise street on August 22, 2014.
County approves new Wynn shopping center, convention building and pool at SLS
Feb. 3, 2016
A new shopping center a and convention building with a rooftop pool and bar are headed to two Strip resorts under separate plans approved today by Clark County ...
The Downtown Grand announced Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, that CEO Jim Simms is leaving after less than a year on the job.
Downtown Grand CEO is gone after 8 months
Feb. 3, 2016
Downtown Grand CEO Jim Simms is leaving after less than a year on the job, the resort announced today. Simms was named to the position in June, replacing Seth Schorr, who became ...
MGM Resorts International, of which Mandalay Bay is a part, announced Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, that it will become the first major casino company to start charging visitors for parking on the Strip.
MGM Resorts outsourcing its parking operations and valet services
Feb. 2, 2016
Valets at many Strip properties owned by MGM Resorts International will soon start working for a new employer as the casino company outsources its parking operations to a third-party contractor. MGM Resorts announced today ...
In this file photo from Friday, May 22, 2009, patrons pass under the entrance marquis to the Sands Casino Bethlehem when it opened its doors to the public for the first time, in Bethlehem, Pa.
Sands Bethlehem posts records while Asia falls
Feb. 2, 2016
While the gambling giant's casinos in Macau caused its 2015 net income fall 31 percent to $2 billion, its casino in south Bethlehem posted a record year in which its net income increased …
Tina Gonzalez of Las Vegas plays the slots at the Golden Gaming area inside a Vons Supermarket in Las Vegas on Friday, February  1, 2013.
Golden Entertainment heads into Montana with completion of $20M transaction
Feb. 1, 2016
Golden Entertainment Inc. has wrapped up its $20 million acquisition of about 1,000 gambling devices in Montana, the Las Vegas-based company said today. The transaction brings yet another market into play for ...

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