Gaming

MGM Resorts reports loss of $20.3 million in 3rd quarter

An exterior view of the Bellagio, June 6, 2013.

Sometimes the house doesn't win as much as it hopes. MGM Resorts International earned $40 million less in revenue from its casinos, largely table games, in the third quarter compared to a year ago. That, plus losses the casino-entertainment company expected from ...

Casino mogul Steve Wynn still ‘very bullish on Macau’

The Wynn Macau and Encore towers, looking fairly familiar.

Wynn Resorts, which runs the Wynn and Encore properties on the Strip in addition to resorts in Macau, reported its third quarter earnings today. Wynn Resorts Chairman Steve Wynn ...

Jury selection begins in case of flawed Strip hotel tower

An exterior view of the Harmon tower in MGM Resorts' CityCenter on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. The 26-floor tower, deemed structurally unsound, will be demolished piece by piece.

The Harmon Hotel tower was designed to soar 48 stories over MGM Resorts International's massive CityCenter complex, offering hotel guests and condominium owners unparalleled views at ...

Nevada gaming revenue down nearly 6 percent last month

Dice roll across the craps table during the opening of the Downtown Grand Las Vegas Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas Sunday, October 27, 2013.

Nevada gaming revenue dropped in September, the second straight month of decline, the state reported today. The state Gaming Control Board said Nevada casinos won ...

2 months after SLS opens, President Rob Oseland is leaving

Rob Oseland, president of SLS Las Vegas, speaks during a press conference at SLS Las Vegas on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

Two months after opening, SLS Las Vegas is getting a new president. The Strip’s newest resort, which opened as a $415 million renovation of ...

Gaming industry could soon grow — or shrink — in these 5 places

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.

As Las Vegas’ major gaming companies are considering further domestic growth, states such as Massachusetts, New Jersey and California are themselves debating the expansion — or retraction — of gambling ...

Carl Icahn says Trump Taj Mahal likely to close

The Trump Taj Mahal casino and resort is pictured Sept. 10, 2014, in Atlantic City, N.J.

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn says the struggling Trump Taj Mahal casino "will almost certainly close." The would-be purchaser of the casino told the Associated Press on Thursday night that the casino's finances are ...

South Point poker website gets final approval

South Point’s online poker website, Real Gaming, received final approval from state gambling regulators today. Real Gaming became the third real-money online poker site to operate in Nevada when it ...

Casino owner: Taj Mahal to stay open throughout November

The Trump Taj Mahal casino and resort is pictured Sept. 10, 2014, in Atlantic City, N.J.

Trump Entertainment Resorts is dropping its threat to close Atlantic City's Taj Mahal casino on Nov. 13. The company said Wednesday it still cannot guarantee the Taj Mahal won't close by the end of the year, but added it will definitely remain open throughout ...

Las Vegas-based casino owner Full House Resorts looks for buyer

Full House Resorts Inc., the casino and hotel operator, said Wednesday that it is putting itself up for sale. The company, based in Las Vegas, evaluated strategic alternatives and decided that ...

Pro leagues, NCAA file to stop New Jersey sports betting

The four major U.S. pro sports leagues and the NCAA have made another court filing in their efforts to stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting. The order to show cause was filed ...

Pro leagues file to stop New Jersey sports betting

The four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA filed papers in court Monday to stop New Jersey's plan to allow legal sports betting beginning this weekend, when gamblers could become the first in the nation outside Nevada to ...

As debt mounts, Caesars in talks with lenders

An exterior view of Caesars Palace on Thursday, June 6, 2013.

Caesars Entertainment said Friday it is prepared to start formal discussions with some of its bank lenders as it works to reduce its debt and stave off what some see as near certain bankruptcy. In a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the casino company announced that ...

Federal judge voids Taj Mahal casino union contract

This Sept. 22, 2011, file photo shows the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City NJ. Its owners and main casino workers union are clashing over the company's demand for substantial union givebacks and government aid in return for keeping the casino open past November 2014.

The owners of the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort voiced optimism Friday that they can avoid closing the struggling casino after a federal bankruptcy court judge voided its contract with ...

MGM Resorts selling Gold Strike in Jean

The Gold Strike hotel and casino in Jean is shown in this file photo.

MGM Resorts International announced today it has entered into an agreement to sell the Gold Strike in Jean to JETT Gaming, a slot machine route company ...