Gaming

Atlantic City’s Revel casino still talking with potential bidders

This Wednesday July 23, 2014, photograph shows casinos along the Atlantic City, N.J. boardwalk, from left, the Trump Taj Mahal Casino, with its Chairman Tower, the Showboat Casino Hotel, and the Revel Casino Hotel.

A day after announcing it will shut down next month, Revel Casino Hotel told a bankruptcy court judge it is still negotiating with potential buyers. In a notice adjourning an auction of Revel thatt for Thursday, its lawyers say they are engaged in "ongoing negotiations" with...

CG Technology’s sports-betting app gets an upgrade

The login screen of the CG Technology's sports-betting app is displayed on an iPad.

CG Technology already gets most of its wagers from a mobile sports betting application, and it hopes a new version will bring in ...

Station Casinos earnings rise dramatically

An exterior view of the Red Rock Resort in Summerlin Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

Station Casinos, a Las Vegas locals-oriented gaming company whose properties include Green Valley Ranch and Red Rock Resort, announced its second-quarter earnings today.

Atlantic City’s Revel Casino to close in September

The Revel casino is seen Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Atlantic City.

Atlantic City’s newest casino is shutting its doors just over two years after opening amid high hopes of turning around the the crumbling seaside resort’s ...

Caesars earnings suffer big-time despite Linq boost

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

Caesars Entertainment, the Las Vegas-based casino and resort giant, announced its second-quarter earnings today. In prepared remarks to shareholders, CEO Gary Loveman said Las Vegas spending ...

Gtech-IGT buyout passes initial regulatory hurdle

A man plays an "Avatar"-themed video slot machine by International Game Technology (IGT) during the G2E convention at the Sands Expo Center Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013.

Italian lottery operator Gtech and Nevada-based International Game Technology say they've cleared one regulatory hurdle in a multi-billion-dollar buyout that ...

Las Vegas gambler, 2 others suing Foxwoods casino for $3 million

An undated aerial view of the Foxwoods Resort Casino on the Mashantucket Pequot Indian Reservation in Ledyard, Conn.

Three gamblers have filed a lawsuit against Foxwoods Resort Casino alleging the eastern Connecticut casino failed to pay them more than $1.1 million that they won in a table game in 2011 and didn't ...

Casinos want customers to stop leaving kids in cars while they gamble

The casino industry is partnering with child safety advocates to try to stop casino customers from leaving children unattended in cars while they gamble — an issue all over the country, including in Maryland, where a 4-year-old was left alone in a parking garage for...

Slot-machine science: How casinos get you to spend more money

Gamblers try their luck with slot machines during the opening of the casino floor at the Cromwell, formerly Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon, on the Las Vegas Strip and Flamingo Avenue, Monday, April 21, 2014.

The next time you find yourself in a casino, pause for a second to appreciate the architecture. Casinos put an enormous amount of thought into their designs — they're all explicitly engineered to ...

Sides in fight over Massachusetts casino law ready to raise their voices

This Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, file photo of an artist rendering provided by MGM Resorts International via The Republican shows part of a proposed casino complex in Springfield, Mass.

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SLS Las Vegas gets preliminary OK for gaming license

A view of SLS Las Vegas as seen from atop Allure Las Vegas on Friday, July 4, 2014.

The Nevada Gaming Control Board today gave preliminary approval for a gaming license for SLS Las Vegas, which is set to open later this month on ...

Donald Trump sues to get his name off casinos

This July 24, 2014, photo shows several lights burned out in the illuminated facade of the Trump Plaza Hotel Casino in Atlantic City, Tuesday Aug. 5, 2014.

Donald Trump has a message for the two Atlantic City casinos that still bear his name, five years after he gave up anything to do with ...

Caesars Entertainment, creditors trade lawsuits

Gary Loveman, president, CEO and chairman of Caesars Entertainment, delivers a keynote address during the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) at the Las Vegas Convention Center Wednesday, November 17, 2010.

Caesars Entertainment’s ongoing financial troubles escalated this week with two lawsuits, one from the casino company alleging that some creditors are trying to force a default and another from creditors alleging Caesars transferred assets fraudulently. The first lawsuit was filed Monday by...

Why Las Vegas has recovered better than Atlantic City since the recession

Tourists pose in front of the iconic Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign Tuesday, March 6, 2012.

The recession hit gambling destination cities Las Vegas and Atlantic City especially hard, but though Las Vegas has been able to recover, Atlantic City has not, due in large part to ...

MGM Resorts returns to profit in 2nd quarter

This is an exterior photo of the MGM Grand on the Las Vegas Strip.

MGM Resorts International, the owner of such iconic Strip properties as the MGM Grand, Bellagio and New York-New York, announced its second-quarter earnings today. The company also has