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Union organizers Angie Qin, left, and David Saba hold signs as  members of the Culinary Workers Union, Local 226, file into the Thomas & Mack Center to vote on whether to authorize a strike Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Las Vegas. A potential strike would affect 34 casino-hotels.
A Las Vegas strike would have a far-reaching effect, experts say
May 24, 2018
What happens in Las Vegas could have a ripple effect across the country if 50,000 casino-hotel workers employed at more than 30 of the city's resorts go on strike at any time starting next week. If members of the union that includes ...
Goodell details NFL's stance on sports gambling after ruling
May 21, 2018
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says Congress should enact uniform standards for any states that plan to legislate sports betting. Goodell detailed the league's position in a statement Monday that ...
Fans stand in line to get their bets in for the big game at the South Point Sports book, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018.
How new wagering will change the sports media business
May 21, 2018
The sports television industry is struggling. There is an onslaught of competition from streaming services, video games, social networks and mobile phones ...
In this Monday, May 14, 2018, file photo, betting odds are displayed on a board in the sportsbook at the South Point.
Poll: Half of Americans approve of legal sports betting
May 20, 2018
A new poll finds that half of Americans approve of legal sports betting. The Fairleigh Dickinson University poll conducted shortly before the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting found that 50 percent of Americans favor it, with ...
Gambling, tech firms scramble for foothold in sports betting
May 18, 2018
Casinos, race tracks, daily fantasy sports companies and others are itching to offer bets in person and online after a court ...
Wynn completes $68 million pollution cleanup at Mass. casino site
May 17, 2018
Wynn Resorts has removed nearly 1 million tons of contaminated sediment from the former chemical plant site where ...
In this March 18, 2015, file photo, the NCAA logo is displayed at center court as work continues at The Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, for the NCAA college basketball tournament.
NCAA opens door to title games for states with sports bets
May 17, 2018
The NCAA is opening a door for states with legalized sports gambling to host NCAA championship events and officials in Nevada are already set to get in the game as ...
The lobby of the Navajo Nation's Twin Arrows Casino, east of Flagstaff, Ariz., is seen Tuesday, May 15, 2018. American Indian tribes are welcoming the opportunity to add sports betting to potentially hundreds of casinos across the country after the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to legalize it.
Tribes welcome the opportunity to add sports books to casinos
May 16, 2018
American Indian tribes are welcoming an opportunity to offer sports betting in potentially hundreds of casinos across the country after ...
Richard Ideker is shown with his wife after winning the Marquee Millionaire Slot Tournament at M Resort.
Indiana man wins $1 million in slot tourney at M Resort
May 15, 2018
An Indiana man won $1 million this month during a slot tournament at M Resort. Richard Ideker won the prize after racking up ...
Fans flock to the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas for the big game. In this photo fans cheer for the Patriots during the big game in the South Point Sportsbook. Sunday, February 4, 2018. CREDIT: Glenn Pinkerton/Las Vegas News Bureau
Supreme Court ruling in favor of sports betting is a win for everyone
May 15, 2018
No matter how many sports books spring up in casinos and race tracks across the country, nowhere is going to offer the aura and amenities of the Strip and surrounding ...
In this Jan. 14, 2018, photo, NFL footballs sit on the field during warm ups before an NFL divisional football AFC playoff game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Jacksonville Jaguars in Pittsburgh.
NFL seeks help from Congress on sports gambling ruling
May 14, 2018
The NFL wants Congress to enact a framework for legalized sports betting in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling that clears the way for more states to allow ...
This April 20, 2018, photo shows a game of roulette underway at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J. As Atlantic City's casinos mark their 40th anniversary, the industry is hailing the reopening of two of the five casinos that shut down since 2014, though some worry that re-expanding the market could lead to the same conditions that caused the wave of closings in the first place.
Portrait of a casino: Atlantic City property back in the black after 40 years
May 13, 2018
When Resorts became the first casino in the United States to open outside Nevada, gamblers overwhelmed it. Cars streamed into Atlantic City on May 26, 1978, and ...
This Friday, May 4, 2018 photo shows part of the first sign for the soon-to-open Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City N.J., being lifted into place on the building. As Atlantic City's casinos mark their 40th anniversary, the industry is hailing the reopening of two of the five casinos that shut down since 2014, though some worry that re-expanding the market could lead to the same conditions that caused the closings in the first place. Hard Rock, which is the former Trump Taj Majal, and Ocean Resort, which is the former Revel, are both due to open on June 28.
At 40, are Atlantic City casinos healing or courting danger?
May 11, 2018
Having lost five of its 12 casinos over the past four years, Atlantic City will mark its 40th anniversary of casino gambling by reopening two of those shuttered properties, despite concern in some quarters that ...
New signage is shown in the porte cochere at the Park MGM, formerly the Monte Carlo, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. The name change and new look is part of the resort's rebranding and renovation project.
Old Monte Carlo becomes the new Park MGM
May 9, 2018
The Monte Carlo is no more. The 22-year-old Strip resort today was renamed the Park MGM. The transformation, which is ongoing, began with the opening of the Park Theater in December 2016 and has been undertaken while the property remains open. “Today is one of the many milestones in the transformation,” said Patrick Miller, the property’s president and ...
A workman operates an excavator at the site of the former Las Vegas Club casino on Main Street between Ogden Avenue and Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.
Downtown casino project waiting on FAA approval
May 8, 2018
The Las Vegas Planning Commission Tuesday considered the development plan for the 18 Fremont hotel-casino project downtown but postponed the matter until next month’s planning commission meeting because of ...
Player hits $11.2 million jackpot at Paris Las Vegas
May 7, 2018
A player hit an $11.2 million Megabucks slot machine jackpot Saturday night at the Paris Las Vegas. The big win was announced via the IGT Jackpots Twitter account, which is affiliated with ...
Part of the first sign for the soon-to-open Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., is lifted into place at the building on Friday May 4, 2018. The casino is due to open June 28.
Hard Rock signs go up on Atlantic City casino
May 4, 2018
For the first time since it opened in 1990, there's a name other than "Trump" on the casino that America's current president opened. The former Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City is being ...
A workman operates an excavator at the site of the former Las Vegas Club casino on Main Street between Ogden Avenue and Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.
Documents reveal details for planned downtown Las Vegas casino
May 2, 2018
A planned downtown Las Vegas casino will feature a 459-foot-tall, 777-room hotel tower and 117,740 square feet of gaming space where the Las Vegas Club once stood on Fremont Street, according to documents submitted with ...

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Boyd Gaming coverage

$11.8 million Megabucks jackpot hit at Fremont
A visitor from Southern California hit an $11.8 million Nevada Megabucks jackpot Tuesday night at the Fremont Hotel and Casino in downtown Las Vegas. Rodolfo ...
Boyd, noting a 'solid quarter,' talks steady success of locals market
Boyd Gaming, owner of such Las Vegas area casinos as the California, Orleans and Sam’s Town, reported its second-quarter earnings today ...
Where to watch the NCAA Tournament in Las Vegas
Whether you are a visitor staying on the Strip or in Las Vegas downtown, or if you are a local taking a long lunch, here ...

Harrah's Entertainment coverage

Photos: A look inside the remodeled rooms at Harrah's on the Strip
Take one step into the newly renovated rooms at Harrah’s and the upgrades are obvious: The design appears to be bold and sophisticated tones with ...
Police investigating theft of gaming chips from Strip casino
Metro Police say they are looking for three people who stole chips from a Las Vegas Strip casino Wednesday night. Detectives are investigating the incident, ...
Caesars Entertainment emerges from bankruptcy with $2 billion in cash
Caesars Entertainment has completed the bankruptcy process, the company announced Friday, ending two-plus years of legal and financial uncertainty. ...

Las Vegas Sands coverage

Construction to start on MSG Sphere arena this summer
The planned MSG Sphere Las Vegas arena project is slated to break ground this summer, Madison Square Garden Co. Chief Executive Officer Jim Dolan said. ...
Las Vegas Sands sees record 1st-quarter earnings
Las Vegas Sands Corp. saw record first-quarter earnings, the company announced today. The company reported adjusted earnings of $1.5 billion, a 31 percent increase over ...
Las Vegas Sands to sell Pennsylvania casino for $1.3 billion
Las Vegas Sands Corp. is selling its Pennsylvania casino to an American Indian tribe from Alabama for $1.3 billion, the company ...

MGM Mirage coverage

Stevie Wonder to perform 5 shows at the Park MGM
Musician and singer Stevie Wonder will perform a series of shows in Las Vegas in August. Casino giant MGM Resorts International and entertainment company Live ...
Murren expects Las Vegas to have NBA team within five years
With the Golden Knights' playoff run in full swing and the Raiders' Las Vegas stadium site coming into form, the NBA could be the next ...
Old Monte Carlo becomes the new Park MGM
The Monte Carlo is no more. The 22-year-old Strip resort today was renamed the Park MGM. The transformation, which is ongoing, began with the opening ...

Stations Casinos coverage

Station Casinos offering club members a free sports book wager on Golden Knights
The Golden Knights finished their sweep of the Kings on Tuesday in the first round of the playoffs. They are listed at 4-to-1 ...
Union representing Green Valley Ranch slot techs waits for negotiations
A small group of slot technicians is waiting to see if Station Casinos will start negotiating a contract with their union, now that the National ...
IGT adds stimulating dimension to slot machine
From the very beginning, slot machines — with fast-spinning reels and the sound of coins clattering into metal buckets — were designed to excite the ...

Wynn Resorts coverage

At forum, Wynn Resorts female directors signal new era at company
The four female directors of casino operator Wynn Resorts said at a forum Monday they are committed to helping lead the company into a renaissance ...
MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren ...
Wynn Resorts posts 1Q loss on legal settlement charge
Wynn Resorts reported a first-quarter loss on Tuesday, its bottom line weighed by a nearly $465 million charge link to a legal settlement. But after ...