Gaming

Nevada casino revenue up slightly in July

An aerial view of the Las Vegas Strip on Tuesday, March 13, 2012.

Nevada casino revenue increased less than 1 percent in July from the same month last year, partly due to continued gains on the Las Vegas Strip. The state Gaming Control Board reported today that ...

Baltimore’s first casino highlights gaming trend toward urban areas

This Aug. 25, 2014, picture shows the Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore. The casino opened its doors Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, and it's the last of five to open in Maryland after lawmakers legalized gambling in the state.

At the Horseshoe Casino's grand opening, showgirls adorned in gold glitter, beaded loincloths, feather headdresses and fuchsia false eyelashes stood atop pedestals in the courtyard, while VIP patrons in high heels and higher hemlines downed glass after glass of champagne. The glitz and glamour Tuesday ...

Former Caesars exec named CEO of Affinity Gaming

The neon sign at Silver Sevens Hotel & Casino is shown in this, July 1, 2013, file photo.

Affinity Gaming, a Las Vegas-based casino company with properties in Nevada, Colorado and the Midwest, announced today that it hired a Caesars Entertainment veteran as its new CEO. Michael Silberling is succeeding David Ross ...

Clarion, the former Debbie Reynolds hotel, to close Labor Day Weekend

The 202-room Greek Isles is shown April 23, 2009, on Convention Center Drive near Las Vegas Boulevard. Ownership of the property that opened as the Royal Inn in 1970 has changed hands often over the years. It has operated as the Clarion since 2009.

The hotel opened by film legend Debbie Reynolds on Convention Center Drive seems to be fading to black. The Clarion Hotel Casino has reportedly announced ...

As Boulder Station marks 20th anniversary, a look at three key employees

Boulder Station employee Pat Hadlett atop her ATV which she loves to ride when not a guest services ambassador for slots on Friday, August 15, 2014.  She is pleased to be helping the casino in celebrating its 20th year anniversary.

When Boulder Station opened exactly twenty years ago today, it was down the 515 from a very different Las Vegas: The city was home to less than half a million people, there was no Downtown Project and no one ...

With its small casino floor, is SLS offering a look at the future of Las Vegas?

A look at the new SLS Las Vegas on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

At about 60,000 square feet, the casino floor at SLS Las Vegas is smaller than many on the Strip. But the new resort's operators say they're confident that ...

SLS signals better times for Las Vegas Strip, broker says

The Fourth of July from atop Allure Las Vegas on Friday, July 4, 2014, in Las Vegas. SLS Las Vegas, set to open in August, is pictured here.

The opening of SLS Las Vegas this weekend signals better prospects for development on the Strip, although it probably won’t usher in a pre-recession craze. That was one message delivered Wednesday by ...

Progressive slots link Nevada, New Jersey casinos

A long-planned initiative to create bigger jackpots by linking casino slot machines in New Jersey and Nevada is up and running. The New Jersey Gaming Enforcement Division says the progressive slots system links ...

Casino workers turn to prayer to save their jobs

In this Wednesday, July 23, 2014, photo, people relax on a high deck at Revel resort near neighboring Showboat in Atlantic City. The state Gaming Enforcement Division gave final approval to Revel's shutdown on Sept. 1 and 2, signing the order Tuesday night and releasing it Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

They've turned to politicians, bureaucrats, businessmen and union reps to try to save their jobs at three Atlantic City casinos scheduled to close soon. Now, hundreds of soon-to-be unemployed dealers, cocktail servers and hotel workers are ...

Atlantic City fears closing casinos may be eyesore

This Wednesday July 23, 2014, photograph 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.

Before summer ends, Revel, Trump Plaza, the Showboat and the Atlantic Club will be shuttered ex-casinos, leaving Atlantic City officials looking for a way to avoid having dark, empty shells on its signature Boardwalk. Analysts and entrepreneurs ...

Revel casino to close 8 days earlier than planned

The Revel casino is seen Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Atlantic City.

The $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel that opened just over two years ago as a hoped-for savior for Atlantic City's flagging casino industry will close a week earlier than ...

Cosmopolitan benefits from gaming revenue boost

An exterior view of the Cosmopolitan hotel tower Monday, March 11, 2013.

The company that operates the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas saw year-over-year increases in casino, hotel, entertainment and food and beverage revenues ...

8 arrested in daring New Jersey casino heist

This Dec. 27, 2013, photo shows the exterior of Caesars Atlantic City in Atlantic City N.J., with the Wild West facades of Bally's Atlantic City in the foreground.

A recently fired casino security guard used his knowledge of when and where large sums of money would change hands to help plan and pull off a daring robbery that netted more than ...

Atlantic City’s Revel casino still talking with potential bidders

This Wednesday July 23, 2014, photograph 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.

A day after announcing it will shut down next month, Revel Casino Hotel told a bankruptcy court judge it is still negotiating with potential buyers. In a notice adjourning an auction of Revel thatt for Thursday, its lawyers say they are engaged in "ongoing negotiations" with...

CG Technology’s sports-betting app gets an upgrade

The login screen of the CG Technology's sports-betting app is displayed on an iPad.

CG Technology already gets most of its wagers from a mobile sports betting application, and it hopes a new version will bring in ...