Gaming

Elaine Wynn loses fight to stay on board of Wynn Resorts

Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Rio.

Elaine Wynn lost her fierce campaign to keep her seat on the board of Wynn Resorts today after stockholders voted in favor of two candidates endorsed by the company. Stockholders gathered this morning ...

Joseph Brown resigns from Nevada Gaming Commission

Nevada Gaming Commissioner Joseph Brown is stepping down from his post on the top regulatory body for the casino industry. Brown has been a member of the Gaming Commission for more than ...

Gaming Commission approves sale of Gold Strike in Jean

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

Nevada gaming regulators today signed off on the new ownership of the Gold Strike casino, paving the way for associated development along the freeway in the area ...

In Wynn vs. Wynn, Elaine faces two company-backed rivals for board seat

Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Rio.

On Friday, stockholders will decide the outcome of Elaine Wynn’s heated campaign to stay on the board of Wynn Resorts by determining whether they prefer her or ...

Macau hampers Las Vegas Sands financial results in 1st quarter

Sands Cotai Central, which sits just across from Venetian Macau.

Las Vegas Sands, the casino company that runs the Venetian and Palazzo on the Strip, reported its first-quarter earnings today. The Macau casino industry has continued to suffer amid a crackdown by the Chinese government on corruption that ...

Judge OKs 65-year deal over NFL concussions; could cost $1B

In this Dec. 23, 2007, file photo, New England Patriots linebacker Junior Seau (55) reacts after a defensive play during an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Foxborough, Mass. A federal judge has approved Wednesday, April 22, 2015, a plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits that could cost the league $1 billion over 65 years. About 200 NFL retirees or their families, including Seau's, have rejected the settlement and plan to sue the league individually.

A federal judge has approved a plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits that could cost the league $1 billion over 65 years. The NFL expects 6,000 of nearly 20,000 retired players to suffer from ...

Lottery machine plant closes after gaming company merger

A plant that makes lottery ticket vending machines will be closing its doors and plans to lay off up to 44 employees following the merger of two gaming companies. Rhode Island-based GTECH and International Game Technology completed ...

Las Vegas sports bettor taking plea in federal wagering case

A prominent Las Vegas sports bettor and family members are due to plead guilty to reduced charges to avoid federal trial on allegations that they headed a multimillion-dollar illegal wagering operation. Defense attorney Kathleen Bliss declined comment about ...

Caesars division asks for more time to file bankruptcy plan

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

The bankrupt operating division of casino empire Caesars Entertainment Corp. wants more time to file its reorganization plan to get out from under some $18 billion in debt. Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. lawyers filed a motion this week asking ...

Judge says FBI ruse violated rights of Las Vegas hotel guest

In this Nov. 6, 2014, file photo, Wei Seng Phua walks into federal court in Las Vegas.

The FBI violated the rights of a wealthy Malaysian businessman when agents posed as Internet repairmen to get into his Las Vegas suite to search for evidence of wrongdoing during the World Cup soccer tournament last summer ...

‘Make it shine’: New owner offers light at end of tunnel for Railroad Pass

Henderson commercial real estate broker Joe DeSimone, shown Thursday, April 16, 2015, has taken charge of Railroad Pass. Changes at the historic property are already taking place.

Once a lonely outpost among MGM Resorts' holdings, Railroad Pass is getting some attention under its new owner, Joe DeSimone. The new boss — whose background is in real estate, not gaming — is planning several significant changes that will affect ...

Elaine Wynn wins advisory backing in board battle

Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Rio.

Elaine Wynn has secured a third-party advisory endorsement in her contentious campaign for re-election to the board of Wynn Resorts making her tied with her opponents as the public fight approaches ...

Senate passes bill allowing more businesses to bet on sports

A Nevada bill that would allow more businesses to place bets at race and sports books is moving forward. The Senate passed SB443 on Thursday in an 11-10 vote, with Democrats opposed. It now heads to ...

Another advisory firm frowns on Elaine Wynn’s re-election

Elaine Wynn, ex-wife of billionaire Steve Wynn, filed suit to lift divorce-related restrictions on the sale of her stock in Wynn Resorts. Fellow board members voted against nominating her for another term.

Elaine Wynn has encountered a setback in her fight to stay on the board of Wynn Resorts due to an advisory firm’s recommendation that shareholders not support ...

Regulators shifting focus to deal with high-tech gaming

With a growing threat of computer hacking and new types of video games on the horizon, the state Gaming Control Board is shifting its focus to keep up with the changing casino environment. “There is more technology than ...