Gaming

FBI-Caesars search case to narrow to father, son

Five defendants are poised to take plea deals in a federal Internet gambling case in Nevada that stemmed from a disputed FBI raid last summer at high-roller suites at Caesars Palace on ...

Gambling group drafts anti-money laundering guide

A gambling industry group says it's drafted a first-of-its-kind guide to help casinos prevent money laundering. The American Gaming Association released its best practices Thursday to help casinos and Internet gambling sites comply with ...

Taj Mahal casino closing pushed back 8 days

This Oct. 24, 2014, photo shows the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City N.J.

The owners of Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal have pushed back the scheduled closing date for the casino. Trump Entertainment Resorts told The Associated Press on Friday it decided to move the closing date back eight days to Dec. 20 while talks continue to try to save the casino and its 3,000 jobs. "The Trump Taj Mahal is currently engaged in ...

Seeing red flags, regulators recommend limited license for Nazarian at SLS

Sam Nazarian, CEO at SBE Entertainment, speaks during a press conference at SLS Las Vegas on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

Sam Nazarian, the businessman behind the development of SLS Las Vegas, was unable to persuade state regulators on Wednesday to let him be fully involved with ...

County delays decision on gaming regulations for taverns

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

There were lamentations of lost jobs, protests over the high cost of compliance and even the threat of a lawsuit, but there was no decision today on fiercely contested changes to ...

Taj Mahal casino closes hotel tower, ends credit

This Sept. 19, 2011, photo shows the Trump Taj Mahal casino-resort in Atlantic City.

Trump Entertainment Resorts says it is closing its newest hotel tower and is no longer issuing credit as it prepares for a Dec. 12 shutdown of the Taj Mahal, its lone remaining casino. The company filed a petition last week with the state Division of Gaming Enforcement asking for ...

Commissioners to decide on tighter regulations for Dotty’s, other slot parlors

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

Clark County commissioners are set to decide today on changes to tavern gaming regulations meant to rein in so-called slot parlors like Dotty's. The new rules are meant to force Dotty's and other similar businesses to look and act more like traditional bars or risk losing more than half their slot machines. The changes have been in the works since March and will be ...

Local man hits $14 million jackpot at Rampart Casino

The Rampart Casino is shown, Monday Sept. 26, 2011.

A local man who put $20 into a slot machine hit a jackpot Sunday afternoon, walking away from the Rampart Casino about $14 million richer, the casino said. The man won ...

Pinnacle’s former chief exec takes over at Full House Resorts

The CEO and chairman of Full House Resorts will step down and Daniel Lee, the former chief executive at Pinnacle Entertainment, will take over in a settlement with investors of the casino and hotel operator. Activist investors that included Lee requested a ...

Forecast for the Linq: Snow with a chance for tubing

The Linq entertainment complex as show on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014.

The Linq entertainment complex is building a winter wonderland on the Las Vegas Strip. Home of the 550-foot High Roller observation wheel, the Linq promenade is being transformed into ...

Nevada gaming revenue slumps for third consecutive month

Tapanee "Jib Jib" Songsee deals blackjack at the Cromwell on the Las Vegas Strip, Monday, April 21, 2014.

Nevada gaming revenue declined for the third consecutive month in October, the state reported today. State casinos won $913.6 million last month, a 4.26 percent decrease from ...

4 Las Vegas casino companies earn top marks for LGBT practices

Four Las Vegas casino companies earned perfect scores this year on a major advocacy group’s annual rating of corporate practices toward ...

Foxwoods, biggest U.S. casino, cuts back on gambling

In this Aug. 30, 2009, file photo, Caitlin and Lynne Byers play the slot machines at Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. Foxwoods, North America’s largest casino resort, is reducing the number of slot machines and table games to free up space for nightclubs and other new attractions as it adapts to fierce competition from neighboring states, the new CEO said in an interview Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, with The Associated Press.

Foxwoods, the largest casino resort in North America, is reducing its number of slot machines and table games to free up space for nightclubs and other new attractions as ...

Caesars says default notice ‘meritless’

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

Caesars Entertainment Corp., which is in the midst of trying to cut its debt, disclosed Monday that it received a default notice from one of its banks. But the casino operator said the notice was "meritless." In a Securities and Exchange Commission filing, Caesars said ...

Restaurant undergoes transformation at Suncoast; retailers flock to Miracle Mile

The Game, a restaurant which replaced T.G.I. Friday's at Suncoast, has more than 100 TVs, according to a news release.

A restaurant new to the Suncoast is boasting more than 100 linear feet of TVs for sports viewing. The former TGI Fridays at the resort has transformed into the Game, which is designed to combine the sports-frenzied atmosphere of a sports book with the intimacy and comfort of an upscale sports bar and grill. ...