Gaming

New Jersey to approve real-money skill gambling

In this March 24, 2014, file photo, a detail from King Digital Entertainment's online game "Candy Crush Saga" is shown on a computer screen in New York. New Jersey casino regulators say they are ready to approve gambling on social games that involve an element of skill.

Sure you love matching little candy pieces with each other, or spelling out words with your pals. But New Jersey gambling regulators want to let you do it for ...

Westgate Resorts raising staff minimum wage to $10 per hour

Westgate Resorts, which runs two properties in Las Vegas, announced today a companywide minimum wage increase to $10 per hour. The increase is effective ...

Las Vegas Sands 3Q revenue dips, profit grows

The shops at the Venetian Macau.

Las Vegas Sands, the casino company that runs the Venetian and Palazzo resorts on the Strip, announced its third-quarter earnings ...

Icahn aide: Trump Taj Mahal must close if union pact remains

The Trump Taj Mahal casino and resort is pictured Sept. 10, 2014, in Atlantic City, N.J.

A federal bankruptcy court judge will issue what the owners of Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort consider a life-or-death decision on Friday for the troubled gambling hall ...

SLS Las Vegas announces layoffs soon after opening

The pool and exterior of the Foxtail lounge at SLS Las Vegas before the resort opened to guests.

A couple of months after its splashy grand opening, SLS Las Vegas announced it has laid off 2 percent of its workers after evaluating business needs. SLS officials say they are ...

Lorenzo Doumani takes over Clarion: ‘We’re blowing it up,’ creating something ‘very cool’

The Clarion on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, in Las Vegas.

Lorenzo Doumani is looking to make the ratty Clarion the happiest place on earth, or at least on Convention Center Drive. Eager for the neighborhood to develop around him ...

Tabletops could touch off new trend in sports betting

Interactive tables in sports books could be the next big thing for MGM Resorts.

New games coming to PT’s? Golden Gaming’s COO discusses what’s on the horizon

Steve Arcana, chief operating officer of Golden Gaming, is shown Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.

What's next for Golden Gaming? Steve Arcana, the regional tavern and slot operator's COO, talks about recent acquisitions and how the company is positioning itself for ...

4 arrested in Culinary protest near Red Rock Resort

Culinary Union Local 226 President Ted Pappageorge, left, Culinary Secretary-Treasurer Geoconda Arguello-Kline, center, and Chris Griswold, the secretary-treasurer of California Teamsters Local 986 are arrested by Metro Police officers after blocking traffic on West Charleston Boulevard during a protest against Station Casinos in front of the Red Rock Resort Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014.

Four protesters were arrested tonight during a demonstration against Station Casinos in which hundreds marched from a local high school to Red Rock Resort. Organized by ...

Bellagio remodeling 403 main-tower suites

An exterior view of the Bellagio, June 6, 2013.

The Bellagio is beginning to remodel all 403 suites in its main tower, the final piece of a major project that started about three years ago, the resort announced today. The suites will be ...

Company plans to reopen Horizon casino on Lake Tahoe as Hard Rock

The company that operates Las Vegas’ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino today earned initial approval from state gaming regulators to reopen a shuttered Lake Tahoe casino under the same brand. Warner Gaming is transforming the former ...

Poker star Phil Ivey loses casino case in Britain

Phil Ivey Jr. competes during the opening day of the World Series of Poker $50,000 Poker Players Championship tournament at the Rio Sunday, June 24, 2012.

Ten-time World Series of Poker winner Phil Ivey has lost his case against a British casino he accused of improperly withholding his winnings. Britain's High Court ruled Wednesday that Genting Casinos UK does not have to pay ...

Dotty’s owner protests proposed regulations for slot parlors

Dotty's near Eastern and Serene in Henderson is shown Thursday, March 24, 2011.

Dotty’s owner Craig Estey made a rare public appearance at the Clark County Commission today to protest a new law he said is meant to put his company out of business. Estey said the proposed regulations would lead to ...

Judge approves sale of Revel casino to Toronto firm

This Wednesday, July 23, 2014, photo 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 federal bankruptcy judge on Tuesday approved the sale of Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel for 5 cents on the dollar to a Toronto asset management firm. Judge Gloria Burns approved the sale to Brookfield Asset Management for $110 million. She turned aside numerous objections from ...

Clark County pitches new rules to regulate Dotty’s, slot parlors

Dotty's near Eastern and Serene in Henderson is shown Thursday, March 24, 2011.

The battle over how much money taverns can make from bartop slot machines is shaping up with a new ordinance set to be ...