Gaming

Attorneys battle over venue for Caesars bankruptcy case

In this Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, photo, a man takes pictures of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

A court battle over whether the bankruptcy case of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. should proceed in Delaware or in Illinois was postponed Monday because of a snowstorm bearing down on the East Coast. The judge presiding over ...

Goodman: Black Book is unconstitutional

Hershey’s Chocolate World opens at New York-New York on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, in Las Vegas. Former Mayor Oscar Goodman is pictured here.

Former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman will dedicate the next of his dinner series talks to the infamous book that bans people from casinos in Nevada.

How casino games are created

A floor supervisor trains the craps table dealers at the Margaritaville casino inside the Flamingo on Friday, Sept. 30, 2011.

Anyone with a good idea for a table game and a bankroll can pitch ideas to regulators.

Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson to lead China subsidiary

Sheldon Adelson, chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corp.

Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson will take the same title at his company's subsidiary in Macau, Asia's gambling mecca near Hong Kong. Sands China Ltd. announced Friday that ...

Vietnam allows new casino, may allow Vietnamese to gamble

A recently announced government decision to allow a casino on Vietnam's biggest island drew mixed reactions Friday from citizens, who weighed its potential economic benefits against its perceived social vices. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung's approval in principle of ...

Gaming group: Illegal bets on Super Bowl will total $3.8 billion

Fans cheer a play by the Seattle Seahawks as they watch Super Bowl XLVIII from Scooters Pub, 6200 S. Rainbow Blvd., Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

Americans will illegally wager 38 times more money on this year’s Super Bowl than they will legally in Nevada, the only state with full-fledged sports betting, according to ...

Wynn redesign of Massachusetts casino has a familiar look

Wynn Resorts unveiled a new tower design for its planned Massachusetts casino on Thursday,  Jan. 22, 2015.

Wynn Resorts unveiled a new tower design for its planned Massachusetts casino today, and it should look familiar to anyone who’s seen the Wynn or Encore in Las Vegas. Massachusetts gaming regulators awarded the Boston-area casino license to Wynn’s $1.6 billion project last year, but they requested ...

Mohegan Sun joins lawsuit challenging Wynn casino license in Massachusetts

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.

Mohegan Sun is suing Massachusetts gambling regulators over their decision to award the Boston-area casino license to a rival. The Connecticut-based casino company ...

Steve Wynn’s base salary reduced from $4M to $2.5M

Steve Wynn, CEO of Wynn Resorts, delivers the keynote address at Colliers International Annual Seminar at the Boston Convention Center in Boston, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. Wynn says his $1.6 billion resort on the waterfront across Boston will offer the largest hotel rooms outside of Las Vegas.

Casino mogul Steve Wynn is taking a salary cut from the company that bears his name. Wynn Resorts disclosed in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that ...

New restaurant at the Cal reflects broader nongaming trend

The California Noodle House recently opened at the California in downtown Las Vegas. Boyd Gaming officials say the opening is part of a companywide effort to revitalize nongaming offerings at its properties.

Boyd Gaming celebrated the debut of a new restaurant at its flagship downtown Las Vegas casino on Friday, one that company officials say is part of a larger strategic focus on nongambling amenities. “What we’re trying to do is update our restaurants and bars, because there’s so much more nongaming that is important in ...

Wynn touts $1.6 billion casino in Boston appearance

Steve Wynn, CEO of Wynn Resorts, delivers the keynote address at Colliers International Annual Seminar at the Boston Convention Center in Boston, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. Wynn says his $1.6 billion resort on the waterfront across Boston will offer the largest hotel rooms outside of Las Vegas.

Steve Wynn says his $1.6 billion resort on the waterfront across Boston will offer the largest hotel rooms outside of Las Vegas and echo ...

Almost half of Atlantic City’s casino revenue lost in 8 years

This July 11, 2014, aerial photo shows the Atlantic City, N.J. beachfront with many of its Boardwalk casinos.

Atlantic City has lost nearly half its casino revenue over the past eight years as competition in nearby states cannibalized its market and drove four casinos out of business. Figures released Wednesday by the state's Gaming Enforcement Division show the casinos took in ...

Caesars Entertainment division to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Thursday

In this Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, photo, a man takes pictures of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

Lawyers for the operating division of Caesars Entertainment say the company will file Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the Northern District of Illinois on Thursday. The move is intended to ...

Catskills developers want to bid for fourth N.Y. casino

Developers behind a proposed casino in the Catskills want to be included if a New York state board reopens the bidding process for a fourth casino license. Investors behind the Nevele Resort Casino wrote to the state's Gaming Commission Tuesday asking to submit a proposal. A board appointed by the commission will vote Tuesday evening on whether to ...

Junior creditors try to halt Caesars restructuring plan

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

Junior creditors of Caesars Entertainment filed court papers today seeking to prevent the debt-ridden casino company’s financial restructuring plan from taking effect. In documents filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware, the junior creditors are attempting to force Caesars’ operating subsidiary into bankruptcy before ...