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July 30, 2016

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Wynn announced major expansion plans with Paradise Park.
Wynn beats Wall Street 2Q forecasts
July 28, 2016
Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $70.4 million ...
Troubled Nevada sports book operator fined again
July 28, 2016
Nevada regulators say they'll let one of the state's largest sports book operators stay in business after years of underpaying winning ...
The Venetian on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, on the Las Vegas Strip.
Earnings down 30.1 percent for Las Vegas Sands
July 25, 2016
Las Vegas Sands, the casino company that operates the Venetian and Palazzo on the Strip as well as resorts in Macau and elsewhere, reported its second-quarter earnings today ...
Casino promotions: July 24-30
July 24, 2016
Feeling lucky? Gaming establishments throughout Southern Nevada offer deals and promotions for gamers ...
Fortune, friction and decline as casino 'Chinatown' matures
July 23, 2016
No ornate archway marks it. No obvious business district with exotic signs and storefronts sets it apart. But in the quiet neighborhoods around two of the nation's largest casinos, a sort of suburban Chinatown has been growing for over a decade ...
Ohio man hits nearly $500K jackpot at Las Vegas airport
July 21, 2016
An Ohio man is almost half a million dollars richer today after hitting a Wheel of Fortune jackpot at McCarran International Airport. The airport announced that ...
The Sands Bethlehem opened May 22, 2009. The resort, which has 3,000 slot machines and four restaurants, was the eighth casino to open in Pennsylvania since slots gambling was legalized in 2004.
Sands table supervisor stole $3,000 in chips hidden in bra, police say
July 20, 2016
A Sands casino table games supervisor is charged with stealing $3,000 in chips by stuffing them in her bra ...
Peppermill in Reno latest casino aiming to leave NV Energy
July 18, 2016
The Peppermill resort in Reno is asking regulators for permission to leave NV Energy and buy electricity from another provider. The resort ...
Casino promotions: July 17-23
July 17, 2016
Feeling lucky? Gaming establishments throughout Southern Nevada offer deals and promotions for gamers ...
An artist's rendering of the property Station Casinos is planning to build in Reno.
Station announces plans to build casino in Reno
July 14, 2016
Las Vegas locals gaming giant Station Casinos today announced plans to build a casino in Reno on land it owns near the convention center there. The company said it has not determined when it will develop the $50 million to $70 million project. But Station filed an application Monday for a special-use permit to build on some 8 acres along South Virginia Street, across from the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. Station envisions ...
A neon sign signifying the New Town Tavern and Casino, located on F Street and Jackson in the Historic Westside on Jan. 29, 2016.
Regulators delay West Las Vegas gambling hall's revamp as Tokyo Casino
July 13, 2016
A small shuttered casino in Las Vegas’ historic West Las Vegas neighborhood could someday be transformed into a resort that would form the flagship development in ...
Striking workers from New Jersey's Trump Taj Mahal casino join supporters of Local 54 from the Unite-HERE union to protest outside the Fifth Avenue office of Carl Icahn, Wednesday, July 13, 2016, in New York.
Taj Mahal ultimatum: Take casino health deal by Monday or it's gone
July 13, 2016
A strike against Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino grew more contentious today as strikers rallied outside the New York offices of Donald Trump, who opened the casino, and Carl Icahn, his fellow billionaire who now owns it. As the protest unfolded, Icahn's management team ...
In this June 26, 2013, photo, the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is seen in Atlantic City, N.J., with the nearby Water Club reflected in its gold glass facade.
New Jersey regulators OK MGM's Borgata purchase
July 13, 2016
MGM Resorts International's purchase of Boyd Gaming's 50 percent stake in Atlantic City's top casino has received regulatory approval in New Jersey. The Casino Control Commission on Wednesday voted 3-0 to approve lease agreements needed for the sale that will give ...
Mobile casino tournaments launch at 9 MGM resorts
July 13, 2016
MGM Resorts International announced today that it has launched a mobile platform through which customers at nine of its Las Vegas resorts will be able to gamble with ...
Owner of Tahoe's Cal Neva Lodge files for bankruptcy
July 12, 2016
The owner of the shuttered Cal Neva Lodge & Casino has filed for bankruptcy, jeopardizing plans once again plans to reopen the most historic resort on the ...
This Dec. 27, 2013, photo shows the exterior of Caesars Atlantic City in Atlantic City N.J., with the Wild West facades of Bally's Atlantic City in the foreground.
Union workers ratify contract for 3 Atlantic City casinos
July 12, 2016
Workers in Atlantic City have approved a new contract with three casinos while a strike continues at the Trump Taj Mahal. Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union says workers from the three Caesars Entertainment-owned casinos in Atlantic City voted Monday to ...
Poker players compete in Day1C of the World Series of Poker Main Event at the Rio Monday, July 11, 2016.
No 'Brexit effect' on U.K. entries at World Series of Poker
July 12, 2016
Fears of a "Brexit effect" hurting the World Series of Poker proved to be unfounded, a tournament official said Tuesday, after the Main Event in Las Vegas saw a big increase in the number of players from ...
The hands of a card dealer are blurred as she deals a table game at the Bicycle Club card room in Bell Gardens, Calif., May 14, 2003.
New California card-room rules still generate conflict
July 12, 2016
New guidelines issued by state gambling regulators for how card rooms in the state can conduct some high-stakes card games don't satisfy Indian gaming officials, who say the new rules still allow ...

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Boyd Gaming coverage

Boyd Gaming revenue grows but earnings fall in 1st quarter
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Harrah's Entertainment coverage

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Las Vegas Sands coverage

Earnings down 30.1 percent for Las Vegas Sands
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MGM Mirage coverage

New Jersey regulators OK MGM's Borgata purchase
MGM Resorts International's purchase of Boyd Gaming's 50 percent stake in Atlantic City's top casino has received regulatory approval in New Jersey. The Casino Control ...
Mobile casino tournaments launch at 9 MGM resorts
MGM Resorts International announced today that it has launched a mobile platform through which customers at nine of its Las Vegas resorts will be able ...
Tesla starts tapping into tax credits for factory, selling part to MGM
Electric carmaker Tesla has received and sold about $20 million in transferrable tax credits from the state, marking some of the company's first moves to ...

Stations Casinos coverage

Palms workers petition to keep jobs; new owner says they will
Hundreds of Palms employees have signed a petition to retain their jobs, seniority and benefits when Station Casinos takes over the resort, the Culinary Union ...
Station announces plans to build casino in Reno
Las Vegas locals gaming giant Station Casinos today announced plans to build a casino in Reno on land it owns near the convention center there. ...
Station Casinos launches 40th anniversary celebration
Station Casinos' 40th anniversary celebration kicks off today with a fireworks display and a month of special contests, gift offers and specials. The company got ...

Wynn Resorts coverage

Wynn beats Wall Street 2Q forecasts
Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $70.4 million ...
Woman says she was groped, then ejected, at Las Vegas nightclub
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Tonight in L.V.: Kesha at Intrigue, Arrested Development, Sublime tribute, Plaza pool
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