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May 28, 2015

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A rendering commissioned by the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers shows what a casino could look like with the addition of games allowed under Senate Bill 9.
How skill-based slots, social media and more will shape the casino of the future
May 28, 2015
Senate Bill 9, which unanimously passed both chambers of the state Legislature before Gov. Brian Sandoval signed it this month, allows for an element of skill in the traditionally chance-heavy realm of slot technology. It presents an opportunity for the casino industry to make slots more closely resemble the video games that millennials have grown up playing ...
This Jan. 31, 2014, photo shows a game of Internet Texas Hold-Em being played on a computer screen in Atlantic City N.J.
Slow start, gradual improvement for U.S. Internet gambling
May 27, 2015
Gambling industry participants and analysts agree that Internet betting is off to a slow start in the U.S. But despite challenges including ...
Gaming group ‘troubled’ by possible government credit card ban at casinos
May 21, 2015
A recent report that found federal employees improperly used government credit cards at casinos could have unnecessary consequences for the gaming industry ...
A man operates a joy stick for a skill-based bonus game on an IGT slot machine during the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) at the Sands Expo Center Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012.
Sandoval signs bill allowing for skill in slot machines
May 21, 2015
Gov. Brian Sandoval’s office today announced that he signed legislation paving the way for the state gaming industry to incorporate skill into slot machines. Senate Bill 9 directs Nevada gaming regulators to ...
Teamsters picket outside SLS Las Vegas for valet workers
May 20, 2015
A union representing valet workers is calling its latest protest against SLS Las Vegas hotel and casino a strike although none of the hotel's workers are on the picket line. Teamsters Local 986 said ...
Nancy Rapoport
UNLV law professor is a key player in Caesars Entertainment bankruptcy case
May 20, 2015
UNLV law professor Nancy Rapoport was recently appointed to lead a committee that reviews bills for legal work as well as other professional fees and expenses tied to ...
A view of the newly renovated main entryway at the Stratosphere on Thursday, April 5, 2012.
Stratosphere parent reports big profit increase for first quarter
May 18, 2015
The company that runs the Stratosphere, Arizona Charlie’s and the Aquarius in Laughlin reported its first-quarter earnings on Friday. The company said its net revenue boost stemmed from more slot revenue, better occupancy, higher average daily room rates and ...
Nevada's Senate Bill 443 would allow business entities to place bets at sports books, paving the way for groups such as investors.
Gaming on Nevada’s legislative radar, even if not the focus
May 18, 2015
Nevada’s casino industry hasn’t been the main focus this year in the Legislature, but it is an important part of the action in Carson City. Casino executives have been ...
U.S. prosecutors refile charges in FBI ruse case
May 14, 2015
Federal prosecutors in Nevada have added a conspiracy allegation and re-filed Internet bookmaking charges against a Malaysian businessman who won a recent court ruling that his rights were violated in an FBI search of ...
An exterior view of the Cosmopolitan hotel tower Monday, March 11, 2013.
Loss down, casino revenue up at Cosmopolitan in first quarter
May 13, 2015
This is the Cosmopolitan’s first full quarter under the control of its new owner, Blackstone Group, which took over the property late last year. The Cosmopolitan saw its biggest year-over-year quarterly improvement on ...
Riviera operators get initial approval to run Westgate
May 13, 2015
The operators of the shuttered Riviera are moving across the street. The state Gaming Control Board today granted its initial blessing for executives from Paragon Gaming ...
An exterior view of Caesars Palace.
Caesars Palace could face up to $20 million in federal fines
May 12, 2015
Caesars Palace could face paying between $12 million and $20 million worth of fines stemming from a federal investigation into how the casino prevents or ...
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks during a groundbreaking ceremony for the Interstate-11/Boulder City Bypass project near Boulder City Monday, April 6, 2015. The $318 million project is expected to be completed in 2018 and create about 4,000 jobs.
Reid renews push to ban online gaming, maybe even poker
May 11, 2015
Online poker is legal and up and running in Nevada. Poker and other online gambling is legal in New Jersey and Delaware, with at least 10 more states considering joining in ...
Hooters hotel-casino just off the Las Vegas Strip.
Hooters Casino Hotel is snapped up for $53.8 million
May 8, 2015
The Las Vegas resort famous for its wings, and other things, has been sold. Hooters Casino Hotel, just east of the recently sold Tropicana, has been snapped up by the resort investment company Trinity Hotel Investments of New York.
An exterior view of Paris Hotel and Casino, June 6, 2013.
Caesars CEO: First quarter was company’s best since 2008
May 6, 2015
On a conference call with analysts, outgoing Caesars CEO Gary Loveman said the company has cut costs, made “new and exciting” investments in its hospitality offerings and ...
Members of the Resorts World and White Crane Lion Dancers welcome guests as the Malaysia-based Genting Group prepares to break ground on the $4 billion Resorts World Las Vegas property on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.
Resorts World, off to ceremonial start, vies for theme of authenticity
May 5, 2015
Resorts World Las Vegas' Chinese theme isn't just for tourists — it should be appealing to Chinese citizens, too. At least that’s what executives sought to impress at ...
The view from a guest room in the Siena Hotel Spa Casino shows the Truckee River in Reno on Thursday, July 26, 2001.
Siena hotel-casino in Reno will change hands again
May 5, 2015
Grand Siena LLC said it has agreed sell the eight-story, 214-room property on the Truckee River at an undisclosed price.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson testifies at Clark County Justice Center on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Las Vegas. Steven Jacobs, former president of Sands Macau, is suing Sands China and Las Vegas Sands Corp. over a wrongful termination case.
Death plot in Macau draws attention during Adelson testimony
May 5, 2015
Adelson says he and company president Michael Leven talked about ousting Jacobs before Leven headed to Macau for the face-to-face firing ...

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