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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 ...
Sands Cotai Central, which sits just across from Venetian Macau.
Macau hampers Las Vegas Sands financial results in 1st quarter
April 22, 2015
Las Vegas Sands, the casino company that runs the Venetian and Palazzo on the Strip, reported its first-quarter earnings today. The Macau casino industry has continued to suffer amid a crackdown by the Chinese government on corruption that ...
In this Dec. 23, 2007, file photo, New England Patriots linebacker Junior Seau (55) reacts after a defensive play during an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Foxborough, Mass. A federal judge has approved Wednesday, April 22, 2015, a plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits that could cost the league $1 billion over 65 years. About 200 NFL retirees or their families, including Seau's, have rejected the settlement and plan to sue the league individually.
Judge OKs 65-year deal over NFL concussions; could cost $1B
April 22, 2015
A federal judge has approved a plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits that could cost the league $1 billion over 65 years. The NFL expects 6,000 of nearly 20,000 retired players to suffer from ...
Lottery machine plant closes after gaming company merger
April 22, 2015
A plant that makes lottery ticket vending machines will be closing its doors and plans to lay off up to 44 employees following the merger of two gaming companies. Rhode Island-based GTECH and International Game Technology completed ...
Las Vegas sports bettor taking plea in federal wagering case
April 20, 2015
A prominent Las Vegas sports bettor and family members are due to plead guilty to reduced charges to avoid federal trial on allegations that they headed a multimillion-dollar illegal wagering operation. Defense attorney Kathleen Bliss declined comment about ...
An exterior view of Caesars Palace, June 6, 2013.
Caesars division asks for more time to file bankruptcy plan
April 17, 2015
The bankrupt operating division of casino empire Caesars Entertainment Corp. wants more time to file its reorganization plan to get out from under some $18 billion in debt. Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. lawyers filed a motion this week asking ...

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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

Strip Scribbles: Ricky Moreno, Tyson Beckford, Krewella, Mac King, Jeff McBride
Las Vegas travel counselor Ricky Moreno, who specializes here in “fish-out-of-water” travel experiences for his clients, has become one of the final 15 contestants on ...
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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 ...

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

Iggy Azalea’s blackjack run; Bobby Flay’s divorce battle; Letterman in L.V.?
My notebook fills up at high speed with the oddest of gossip from striding the Strip on a nightly basis, and today is a bonanza, ...
A frothy Eagles remembrance featuring beer, JuneFest and ‘Love’ seating chart
A long spell ago, I recall it being in 1984, Glenn Frey was a guest on “Late Night With David Letterman.” The charter member of ...
Tonight: Letterman; Sammy DeMarco at Made L.V.; Santana at HOB; Down & Derby; Wet at Night
No note about this evening would be complete without a tip of the hat to David Letterman, who ends his 33-year run as host 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
It’s not exactly pool weather in Las Vegas, but resorts already are gearing up for the summer with a number of hiring calls for pool, ...

Wynn Resorts coverage

Photos: One Direction, Sheeran, Dobrev, Magic! at XS for David Guetta
On the eve of the 2015 Billboard Music Awards, Guetta led the party at XS, and the partygoers included Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson of ...
Photos: Amber Rose parties with DJ Lil Jon at Surrender
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Photos: Tyson Beckford sizzles in Chippendales, hits the town during guest run
Fans of Tyson Beckford will not leave the show disappointed, as he not only flexes his buff bod throughout the adult male revue, but also ...

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