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October 31, 2014

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Culinary Union Local 226 President Ted Pappageorge, left, Culinary Secretary-Treasurer Geoconda Arguello-Kline, center, and Chris Griswold, the secretary-treasurer of California Teamsters Local 986 are arrested by Metro Police officers after blocking traffic on West Charleston Boulevard during a protest against Station Casinos in front of the Red Rock Resort Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014.
4 arrested in Culinary protest near Red Rock Resort
Oct. 9, 2014
Four protesters were arrested tonight during a demonstration against Station Casinos in which hundreds marched from a local high school to Red Rock Resort. Organized by ...
An exterior view of the Bellagio, June 6, 2013.
Bellagio remodeling 403 main-tower suites
Oct. 8, 2014
The Bellagio is beginning to remodel all 403 suites in its main tower, the final piece of a major project that started about three years ago, the resort announced today. The suites will be ...
Company plans to reopen Horizon casino on Lake Tahoe as Hard Rock
Oct. 8, 2014
The company that operates Las Vegas’ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino today earned initial approval from state gaming regulators to reopen a shuttered Lake Tahoe casino under the same brand. Warner Gaming is transforming the former ...
Phil Ivey Jr. competes during the opening day of the World Series of Poker $50,000 Poker Players Championship tournament at the Rio Sunday, June 24, 2012.
Poker star Phil Ivey loses casino case in Britain
Oct. 8, 2014
Ten-time World Series of Poker winner Phil Ivey has lost his case against a British casino he accused of improperly withholding his winnings. Britain's High Court ruled Wednesday that Genting Casinos UK does not have to pay ...
Dotty's near Eastern and Serene in Henderson is shown Thursday, March 24, 2011.
Dotty’s owner protests proposed regulations for slot parlors
Oct. 7, 2014
Dotty’s owner Craig Estey made a rare public appearance at the Clark County Commission today to protest a new law he said is meant to put his company out of business. Estey said the proposed regulations would lead to ...
This Wednesday, July 23, 2014, photo shows casinos along the Atlantic City, N.J. boardwalk, from left, the Trump Taj Mahal Casino, with its Chairman Tower, the Showboat Casino Hotel and the Revel Casino Hotel.
Judge approves sale of Revel casino to Toronto firm
Oct. 7, 2014
A federal bankruptcy judge on Tuesday approved the sale of Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel for 5 cents on the dollar to a Toronto asset management firm. Judge Gloria Burns approved the sale to Brookfield Asset Management for $110 million. She turned aside numerous objections from ...
Dotty's near Eastern and Serene in Henderson is shown Thursday, March 24, 2011.
Clark County pitches new rules to regulate Dotty’s, slot parlors
Oct. 7, 2014
The battle over how much money taverns can make from bartop slot machines is shaping up with a new ordinance set to be ...
Phil Ivey Jr. competes during the opening day of the World Series of Poker $50,000 Poker Players Championship tournament at the Rio Sunday, June 24, 2012.
Poker star Phil Ivey says he didn’t cheat at baccarat
Oct. 6, 2014
Poker star Phil Ivey says he didn't cheat when he won nearly $22 million playing baccarat at casinos in New Jersey and London. Ivey told "60 Minutes Sports" for an interview to be broadcast Tuesday that ...
New casinos could be banned on Reno’s north edge
Oct. 2, 2014
The city of Reno is considering a plan to ban any new casinos or unrestricted-gambling licenses on the north edge of downtown as part of an effort to ...
Las Vegas Sands Corp. CEO Sheldon Adelson speaks at the Global Gaming Expo, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Sheldon Adelson interested in northern New Jersey casino
Oct. 2, 2014
Billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson says he's interested in building a casino in the northern New Jersey Meadowlands if the state allows the expansion of gambling beyond Atlantic City. Speaking Wednesday at a casino industry forum in Las Vegas, the chairman ...
Wanya Morris of Boyz II Men performs on opening night of Boyz II Men's residency at The Mirage on Friday, March 1, 2013.
Boyz II Men, Jeff Dunham win casino awards
Oct. 1, 2014
Boyz II Men has been named the musical artist of the year at the Casino Entertainment Awards. The winners were announced at the awards ceremony Wednesday night. It was part of the week's G2E Global Gaming Expo for ...
Las Vegas Sands Corp. CEO Sheldon Adelson speaks at the Global Gaming Expo on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Las Vegas.
At G2E, Sheldon Adelson reiterates disdain for Internet gambling
Oct. 1, 2014
Sheldon Adelson continued his crusade against online gaming on Wednesday, passionately opposing its legalization during an appearance at a major gaming industry ...
The Revel resort, right, is shown next to the closed Showboat in Atlantic City, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. Four of Atlantic City's 12 casinos have closed this year.
Deep discount lures buyer for Revel casino
Oct. 1, 2014
As one Atlantic City casino after another shut down and left thousands of workers jobless, Mayor Don Guardian insisted that the meltdown that claimed four of his city's 12 casinos since January was actually ...
Linda and Walter Misco of Chester, N.H., won the $2.4 million jackpot from the legendary “Lion’s Share” slot machine at MGM Grand on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, on the Strip. The jackpot had not been won in 20 years.
History, legend of ‘Lion’s Share’ slot machine come to a close at MGM Grand
Sept. 30, 2014
The “Lion’s Share” was the oldest mechanical-reel machine in the casino. Custom made for the resort’s opening, it slowly gained a cult following as it held onto its top jackpot as the years went by. It grew to become the most popular slot machine.
Steve Wynn gives a keynote address during the Global Gaming Expo at the Sands Expo on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.
Wynn says gambling not key to casinos’ success — it’s everything else
Sept. 30, 2014
Wynn delivered a keynote address to a packed crowd at the first full day of the Global Gaming Expo, or G2E, at the Sands Expo. Much of his remarks focused on revenue sources aside from gambling, an area to which the casino industry has shifted attention ...
Lynda Carter takes a selfie in front of the Wonder Woman slot machines during the Global Gaming Expo at the Sands Expo, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.
‘Wonder Woman’ star Lynda Carter takes on L.V. slot machines at G2E
Sept. 30, 2014
The world’s most powerful woman takes over the Strip today. No, it’s not former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, first lady Michelle Obama or former vice-presidential candidate and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. It’s Wonder Woman!
The Revel resort, right, is shown next to the closed Showboat in Atlantic City, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. Four of Atlantic City's 12 casinos have closed this year.
Revel auction still taking bids, did not adjourn
Sept. 30, 2014
The bankruptcy auction of Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel ground into its third day early Wednesday as lawyers for the bankrupt resort continued ...
Sheldon Adelson, chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corp.
5 Nevadans on Forbes list of the nation’s richest
Sept. 30, 2014
Nevada is home to five billionaires, and even nongamblers could wager where the money comes from. Four of the state’s billionaires made their money in ...

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Boyd Gaming coverage

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Harrah's Entertainment coverage

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Las Vegas Sands coverage

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MGM Mirage coverage

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Stations Casinos coverage

4 arrested in Culinary protest near Red Rock Resort
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