Gaming

Icahn: Benefit cuts an 'essential sacrifice' to keep Taj Mahal casino open

This Nov. 19, 2014, photo shows members of the Unite-HERE casino workers union marching in front of the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, N.,J. to protest benefit cuts a bankruptcy court judge imposed on Taj workers.

The battle for the future of the Trump Taj Mahal casino heated up Friday as the National Labor Relations Board urged a judge to restore workers' benefits and soon-to-be-owner Carl Icahn said the cuts are "an essential sacrifice that must be made" to keep the casino open. Icahn responded in a letter to ...

Nevada casinos win $11 billion in 2014, a slight drop from 2013

Gamblers play roulette at the Eastside Cannery on Boulder Highway in this file photo.

Nevada’s gaming revenue declined slightly in 2014 after several years of consistent increases. The Gaming Control Board said casinos won a little more than $11 billion in 2014, a 1.1 percent drop from the year before, when gaming revenue increased by ...

Q+A: Nevada’s top gaming regulator on his perspective as physician, why pot is no-no

Tony Alamo is the medical director of the Alamo Medical Clinic in Henderson.

Nevada’s top gaming regulator hasn’t made his professional career in the casino industry or in the law, but he’s plenty experienced with both of those fields anyway. A doctor by trade, Tony Alamo is the first non-attorney to serve as ...

2 suspects sought in sports book robbery at the M Resort

Police are looking for these two men, shown in images from surveillance cameras, who robbed the M Resort sports book at gunpoint late Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015.

Police are looking for two men they say robbed the M Resort sports book at gunpoint Wednesday night. The men entered the resort and headed to the sports book, pulling out ...

Another name added to Nevada’s casino ‘black book’

A Black Book, a State Gaming Control Board list of people excluded from Nevada casinos, is displayed at the Mob Museum in downtown Las Vegas Monday, Feb. 13, 2012. At right is a page on former mobster Tony "The Ant" Spilotro, who was removed from the book only after his death.

Gaming regulators have added another name to Nevada’s famous “black book,” a list of people barred from entering any of the state’s casinos. The Nevada Gaming Commission unanimously approved ...

Griddle Cafe out, Northside Cafe in at SLS

The grand opening of SLS Las Vegas on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, on the Strip.

Less than six months after opening, the Griddle Cafe at SLS will close this weekend. A new 24-hour diner, Northside Cafe, will take its place starting Feb. 1. The new restaurant ...

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino opens at Lake Tahoe

Owners of the new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino at Lake Tahoe say thousands of people crowded onto the property for their much-anticipated grand opening in Stateline. Wednesday night's celebration included ...

Las Vegas Sands has tough 4th quarter in China, but profits still up

Las Vegas Sands casino sits behind the Fishermans Wharf in Macau in this Feb. 7, 2006, photo.

Las Vegas Sands, the casino company that controls the Venetian and Palazzo on the Strip, reported its fourth-quarter and full-year earnings ...

4 buddies did unheard of in ‘World Series’ of NFL betting

If there's a secret to how four buddies managed to beat the house 76 percent of the time during the NFL's regular season to win a record-setting ...

Meet the top 5 donors to Nevada state political campaigns

A well-connected Republican PAC, casinos and a gun control group funded by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg were among the top five entities that ...

Judge says Caesars bankruptcy case will proceed in Illinois

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

A federal judge in Delaware ruled Wednesday that the Chapter 11 case of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. will proceed in Illinois, denying a motion by several ...

Judge ready to rule on venue for Caesars bankruptcy case

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

A Delaware judge is set to rule on whether the Chapter 11 case of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. should proceed in Delaware or in Illinois. After hearing final arguments Tuesday, the judge said he would rule on Wednesday. Several creditor groups want the case to proceed in Delaware, where they filed ...

Gaming lobby entering debate on Obama’s pick for attorney general

President Barack Obama listens at right as U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, where the president announced he would nominate Lynch to replace Attorney General Eric Holder.

Seeking a federal crackdown on illegal gambling, the gaming industry’s leading Capitol Hill lobby is wading into the debate over President Obama’s pick to be ...

Scientific Games moving headquarters to Las Vegas after Bally merger

Gambling technology company Scientific Games said today that it’s moving its corporate headquarters from New York to Las Vegas. Nevada gaming regulators approved ...

Golden Gaming to take over Maryland casino in merger with Minnesota company

Blake Sartini in the Gold Bar, a private enclave in Golden Gaming headquarters, on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012.

Golden Gaming is growing again — this time beyond state lines. The Nevada tavern and slot route operator announced ...