Gaming

Suffolk Downs closing after failed casino bid

uffolk Downs, New England's only thoroughbred horse racing track, has told its workers it will close by year's end because Mohegan Sun did not win a Massachusetts casino license. Chip Tuttle, the track's chief operating officer, said workers were told Wednesday that ...

Police think robber at Palace Station had a gun

This undated frame grab shows security video images of a man in his 20s or 30s who punched a sports book employee during a weekend heist at the Palace Station in Las Vegas, according to Metro Police. Witnesses reported seeing a weapon when a robber went behind a counter at the sports betting area on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.

Police in Las Vegas now say a man who punched a sports book employee during a weekend heist at the Palace Station casino-hotel may have had a gun. Officer Laura Meltzer says witnesses reported seeing ...

Clark County to turn focus to slot parlor curbs

Cindy Clark plays a slot machine at Dotty's near Eastern and Serene in Henderson on Thursday, March 24, 2011.

After a summer-long hiatus, the Clark County Commission is returning to the issue of tavern gaming in an effort to stamp out slot parlors that have proliferated across ...

Chief operating officer leaving Boyd Gaming, won’t be replaced

A top executive at Boyd Gaming is leaving the casino company and will not immediately be replaced. Boyd, based in Las Vegas, announced today the departure of ...

Wynn’s $1.6 billion resort wins Boston casino license

This artist's rendering released Wednesday, March 27, 2013, by Wynn Resorts shows a proposed resort casino on the banks of the Mystic River in Everett, Mass.

Wynn Resorts has bested Mohegan Sun for the lucrative Boston-area casino license, based largely on the strength of ...

Another Atlantic City bust: Trump Plaza closes

A sign seen early Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, announces the closing of Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.

Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino closed its doors early Tuesday, the fourth Atlantic City casino to go belly-up so far this year. When it opened on May 14, 1984, Donald Trump called it ...

Gaming Control OKs license for Irish-themed taverns

Golden Gaming cleared a regulatory hurdle today on its way toward operating four more taverns in the valley. The Gaming Control Board approved ...

Riviera could be in line for a $100 million facelift

A view of the casino floor at The Riviera, May 16, 2012.

The Riviera, one of the oldest resorts in Las Vegas, is due for a substantial facelift. An executive from the company that operates the Riviera told state regulators ...

New Jersey lets MGM keep half of Borgata casino

In this June 6, 2013, photo, a dealer waits as a gambler places chips on a roulette table at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City N.J.

New Jersey casino regulators on Wednesday let MGM Resorts back into the Atlantic City casino market. The Casino Control Commission voted to let MGM reclaim its 50 percent ownership of ...

Revel says it has $90M offer to buy shuttered casino

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

A Florida developer has offered $90 million for the Revel Casino Hotel that shut down last week. The casino said in the bankruptcy court filing that ...

Global Cash Access buys Multimedia Games in third slot machine merger in two months

Gamblers try their luck with slot machines during the opening of the casino floor at the Cromwell, formerly Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon, on the Las Vegas Strip and Flamingo Avenue, Monday, April 21, 2014.

Global Cash Access is paying $36.50 per share, a 31 percent premium over Multimedia Games’ closing stock price on Friday, according to a company statement ...

Casino closings lead to mass unemployment filing

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.

Thousands of newly laid-off casino workers are expected to turn out at the Atlantic City Convention Center for a mass unemployment filing. The session Wednesday morning comes after a brutal weekend that saw more than ...

Here we grow again: PT’s parent company acquires four more taverns

Molly Malones Irish Pub located at 11930 Southern Highlands Parkway in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 28, 2014.

Golden Gaming, which owns PT’s Entertainment Group, plans to expand by adding four Irish-themed taverns in the Las Vegas Valley. They are ...

No need to be intimidated, rookie: Here’s a beginner’s guide to placing sports bets

Odds are posted at the LVH sports book during the second round of the NCAA basketball tournament Thursday, March 20, 2014.

Sports betting can be mystifying to those who've never wagered on a game. But for those who want to get off the sideline, here's a basic introduction on how to start. The first step: Either position yourself in front of the betting board or grab a line sheet to find the team you want to wager on. To the left of the team name, there ...

1,500 rally in latest Culinary effort to pressure Station

Culinary and Bartenders union members with Station Casino workers and local faith leaders march from George E. Harris Elementary to Boulder Station to rally in support of fair jobs on Friday, August 29, 2014.

Las Vegas casino workers, faith leaders and others marched to a rally at Boulder Station today in protest of what they described as unfair labor practices from Station Casinos. The demonstrators called on Station to ...