The Raiders will head into next week's Annual League Meetings in Arizona closing in on a potential move to Las Vegas. Though it's not a full certainty, the expectation is the 32 owners will vote on whether the Las Vegas Raiders is in the NFL's future. To see the full story, click here.
In addition to the hotel they already own in Las Vegas, Forbes has learned, resort owner Phil Ruffin and the Trump Organization are also thinking of building a new casino just off the Strip. To see the full story, click here.
(via USA Today)
A delivery service announced Tuesday that it will start making runs to Costco to pick up orders for customers, another move toward a world in which traditional retailers compete side-by-side with online sellers to move goods directly to homes. To see the full story, click here.
(via CDC Gaming Reports)
MGM is taking its luxury hospitality business to the Persian Gulf. The casino giant has won the rights to develop and operate a beachfront destination resort in Dubai under MGM and Bellagio branding, the company announced Monday morning. To see the full story, click here.
Bloomberg reports that Howard Lutnick, the man who rebuilt Cantor Fitzgerald LP, and then some, after the catastrophe of 9/11, has spent the past decade looking for a piece of the action in Las Vegas by building a sports gambling powerhouse. But Vegas can be a tough town — even a player like him has run into one obstacle after ...
Zacks reports that shares of Wynn Resorts gained more than 3.3 percent in morning trading Thursday on unconfirmed takeover chatter on social media. To see the full story, click here.
Las Vegas gambler William "Billy" Walters is expected to go to trial Monday on charges that he made more than $40 million through insider trading. To see the full story, click here.
Sen. Dean Heller panned House Speaker Paul Ryan's bill to repeal and replace Obamacare during a closed meeting with constituents on Saturday, according to audio obtained by POLITICO. To see the full story, click here.
Magician Criss Angel, rushed to the hospital Friday night after losing consciousness during a performance, was released from the hospital today, TMZ reports. "A rep for Criss tells TMZ he did in fact lose consciousness Friday night during his straight jacket act and was taken to the hospital for evaluation, where he was released," according to TMZ. "He's undergoing additional ...
O.J. Simpson could get out of prison later this year, if a pivotal parole hearing goes his way. The hearing will likely take place in July, according to David Smith, spokesman for the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners. Depending on the outcome, the "Juice" could be loose as soon as Oct. 1. To see the full story, click here.
(via Bleacher Report)
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is reportedly working to find potential investors to help the Oakland Raiders finance a new stadium in Las Vegas, according to Bleacher Report. To see the full story, click here.
A federal judge has rejected Las Vegas gambler William "Billy" Walters' bid to dismiss criminal insider trading charges after an FBI agent admitted to leaking details about the probe to reporters. To see the full story, click here.
(via Mansion Global)
From the basketball court with his-and-her bathrooms to the 360-degree views from the glass-walled office, this Las Vegas house is the stuff of fantasy. “It looks like fiction,” said broker Ivan Sher. “It doesn’t look real.” To see the full story, click here.
Chinese high rollers are pulling Macau out of its doldrums, helping reverse the gambling Mecca’s two-year slump with cash created by soaring real-estate values and busy factory floors. To see the full story, click here.
(via The Guardian)
When Sheldon Adelson’s casino empire opened a new branch in 2009 on the grounds of the old Bethlehem Steel mill in Pennsylvania, the interior designers played up the link to faded industrial glory. The gaming floor drips with lights the color of liquified iron ore. There’s a Steelworks Buffet & Grill, and the late-night lounge is called Molten. To see ...