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May 6, 2015

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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 ...
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.
Adelson denies Las Vegas execs had hand in Macau CEO firing
May 4, 2015
Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson spent an entire day Monday denying that Las Vegas Sands officials had a hand in firing Steven Jacobs as Sands China Ltd. president in July 2010 ...
Jim Murren, Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International and chairman of the American Gaming Association, discusses key points after announcing the launching of a "national voting initiative in key presidential election states," during a press conference at Aristocrat Technologies on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015.
CityCenter settlement boosts MGM’s first-quarter profit
May 4, 2015
MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said the company is still counting all the money earned from the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight it just hosted. Results will wait until the company makes its second-quarter report, though ...
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.
Casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson testifies for 2nd day in wrongful firing case
May 1, 2015
Sheldon Adelson testified Friday he isn't sure where he was when he and his second-in-command at the time crafted a list of reasons to fire ...
Vehicles come and go from the front entrance of Suncoast, which is owned by Boyd Gaming.
Boyd CEO sees positive signs for Las Vegas in 1st quarter
April 30, 2015
Boyd Gaming, the Las Vegas-based casino company whose local properties include the Orleans, Suncoast and the California, reported its first-quarter earnings today. Its downtown Las Vegas casinos reported net revenue of ...
Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Rio.
Wynn Resorts: Elaine Wynn received only 17.1 percent of shareholder vote
April 30, 2015
Elaine Wynn secured just 17.1 percent of the vote in her failed campaign for reelection to the board of Wynn Resorts, according to ...
Tapanee "Jib Jib" Songsee deals blackjack at the Cromwell on the Las Vegas Strip, Monday, April 21, 2014.
Gaming revenue in March down on the Strip, statewide
April 29, 2015
Nevada gaming revenue declined again in March, thanks to a steep drop on the Las Vegas Strip, the state reported today. The Gaming Control Board said ...
The exterior of the Tropicana on the Las Vegas Strip.
Penn National to pay $360 million for the Tropicana
April 29, 2015
Penn National Gaming said this morning that its acquisition of the Tropicana will cost $360 million. The day after the sale was first reported by VEGAS INC, Penn began to shed light on its vision for the classic property. Penn, a regional gaming company that operates the M Resort in Henderson, reiterated ...
Professional poker player Bryan Micon says he was victimized by authorities in a raid over his affiliation with the poker website Seals With Clubs.
Las Vegas man linked to bitcoin poker site facing prosecution
April 28, 2015
In what’s believed to be an unprecedented move for Nevada, state Attorney General Adam Laxalt announced today that his office is prosecuting an individual tied to a poker website targeted by ...
Defense asking judge to toss out FBI ruse case
April 28, 2015
Days after a federal judge ruled the FBI violated a wealthy Malaysian businessman's constitutional rights in an international Internet gambling probe, defense attorneys in Las Vegas are ...
Sandoval names former casino exec to state Gaming Commission
April 27, 2015
Gov. Brian Sandoval today appointed a former longtime Northern Nevada casino executive to replace Joe Brown on the state Gaming Commission. Michonne Ascuaga, the former CEO of ...
Lisa Schmitz of Las Vegas hit a $1.27 million jackpot on a $1 Wheel of Fortune slot machine Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Aliante.
Las Vegas woman wins $1.27 million at Aliante casino
April 27, 2015
A Las Vegas woman hit a jackpot worth more than $1 million Saturday night while playing a $1 Wheel of Fortune slot machine at the Aliante casino. Lisa Schmitz, a frequent visitor to ...
Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Rio.
Elaine Wynn loses fight to stay on board of Wynn Resorts
April 24, 2015
Elaine Wynn lost her fierce campaign to keep her seat on the board of Wynn Resorts today after stockholders voted in favor of two candidates endorsed by the company. Stockholders gathered this morning ...
Joseph Brown resigns from Nevada Gaming Commission
April 23, 2015
Nevada Gaming Commissioner Joseph Brown is stepping down from his post on the top regulatory body for the casino industry. Brown has been a member of the Gaming Commission for more than ...
The Gold Strike hotel and casino in Jean is shown in this file photo.
Gaming Commission approves sale of Gold Strike in Jean
April 23, 2015
Nevada gaming regulators today signed off on the new ownership of the Gold Strike casino, paving the way for associated development along the freeway in the area ...
Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Rio.
In Wynn vs. Wynn, Elaine faces two company-backed rivals for board seat
April 23, 2015
On Friday, stockholders will decide the outcome of Elaine Wynn’s heated campaign to stay on the board of Wynn Resorts by determining whether they prefer her or ...

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Boyd Gaming coverage

Boyd CEO sees positive signs for Las Vegas in 1st quarter
Boyd Gaming, the Las Vegas-based casino company whose local properties include the Orleans, Suncoast and the California, reported its first-quarter earnings today. Its downtown Las ...
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Locals casinos, Borgata shine for Boyd in the latest quarter
Boyd Gaming, the casino company that operates several Las Vegas properties including the California, the Orleans and Suncoast, announced its fourth quarter ...

Harrah's Entertainment coverage

Insurers bypass long-held rules to add hidden risk
State insurance commissioners are supposed to watch the premium dollars that policyholders send their insurers, making sure the money is invested safely so that policies ...
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Las Vegas Sands coverage

Death plot in Macau draws attention during Adelson testimony
Adelson says he and company president Michael Leven talked about ousting Jacobs before Leven headed to Macau for the face-to-face firing ...
Adelson denies Las Vegas execs had hand in Macau CEO firing
Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson spent an entire day Monday denying that Las Vegas Sands officials had a hand in firing Steven Jacobs as ...
Casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson testifies for 2nd day in wrongful firing case
Sheldon Adelson testified Friday he isn't sure where he was when he and his second-in-command at the time crafted a list of reasons to fire ...

MGM Mirage coverage

Caesars hat trick! Celine joins Britney, Mariah at Billboard Music Awards
Celine Dion, a six-time Billboard Music Awards winner, postponed an Asian tour and her Las Vegas shows while taking care of her husband and former ...
#MayPac stats: 336,000 visitors; $180 million to Mayweather Jr.; 2 million drinks
Incredible but true, there were 1,360 private jets parked at McCarran Airport, so many in fact that one runway had to be turned into a ...
Photos: Gordon Ramsay promotes Christina Wilson; new Aria restaurant, club; sous chef computer
Five years to the day executive chef Christina Wilson won Season 10 of “Hell’s Kitchen,” star chef Gordon Ramsay appointed her the top executive of ...

Stations Casinos coverage

Station CFO optimistic about Las Vegas economy after strong 2014 performance
Locals gaming giant Station Casinos, whose properties in the valley include Palace Station, Red Rock Resort and Green Valley Ranch, reported its fourth quarter and ...
Judy Alberti, popular longtime entertainment exec, splits with Station Casinos
One of the most influential behind-the-scenes figures in Las Vegas entertainment over the past two decades is stepping down.
More than 200 jobs open for summer pool, restaurant workers
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Wynn Resorts coverage

Steve Wynn turns a profit on ‘Showstoppers’ at Encore Theater
From a shaky start to a solid hit — plus profits! Hotel tycoon Steve Wynn bet more than $10 million on his Broadway show-tunes production ...
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Star-hosted parties are on the timetable the entire weekend and dominate the entertainment scene before and after The Big Fight. Expect to pay sky-high prices ...

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