Gaming

Sam’s Town laser, water show temporarily closing

Mystic Falls Park, pictured here inside Sam's Town on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, features a newly revamped laser light and water show.

People itching to check out the laser and water show at Sam’s Town better hurry up: It's going dark next month — temporarily. Sam’s Town announced today that ...

Boyd Gaming launches mobile sports-betting app

An exterior view of the California casino in downtown Las Vegas, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013.

Boyd Gaming announced today the launch of its new mobile sports-betting application. Called B Connected Sports, Boyd’s app is available ...

Hundreds speak out on New York casino plans

Mary Beth Earley of East Greenbush, N.Y., speaks against a casino in her town during a public meeting on casinos on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. Supporters and critics of proposals for an Albany area casino are weighing in as three days of public hearings on casinos planned for upstate New York get underway. Earley holds a sign with the number of people who signed a petition opposing a casino.

Supporters and critics of proposals for an Albany area casino weighed in Monday at the first of three days of public hearings on casinos planned for upstate New York. A state board reviewing 16 casino applications is ...

Ultimate leaving New Jersey online gambling market

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

New Jersey's fledgling Internet gambling market lost its first provider Friday when Ultimate Gaming accused its partner, the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, of multiple contract breaches and said it is pulling out of New Jersey. Ultimate says it is owed ...

Eastside Cannery gets new general manager

The Eastside Cannery on Boulder Highway.

The Eastside Cannery, a locals-oriented casino in the southeast valley, announced a new general manager today. Cannery Casino Resorts, which owns the property on Boulder Highway, said ...

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 ...