Gaming

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 ...

Poker star Phil Ivey says he didn’t cheat at baccarat

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.

Poker star Phil Ivey says he didn't cheat when he won nearly $22 million playing baccarat at casinos in New Jersey and London. Ivey told "60 Minutes Sports" for an interview to be broadcast Tuesday that ...

Sneak preview: See the slots previewed at Global Gaming Expo

The Global Gaming Expo, the gaming industry's annual convention, takes place at the Sands Expo on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.

As always, the Global Gaming Expo featured a number of slot machines that will soon debut on casino floors. Much of the equipment that major gaming technology companies showed off skewed toward pop culture themes — and television shows in particular. Here are a few ...

New casinos could be banned on Reno’s north edge

The city of Reno is considering a plan to ban any new casinos or unrestricted-gambling licenses on the north edge of downtown as part of an effort to ...

Sheldon Adelson interested in northern New Jersey casino

Las Vegas Sands Corp. CEO Sheldon Adelson speaks at the Global Gaming Expo, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Las Vegas.

Billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson says he's interested in building a casino in the northern New Jersey Meadowlands if the state allows the expansion of gambling beyond Atlantic City. Speaking Wednesday at a casino industry forum in Las Vegas, the chairman ...

At G2E, Sheldon Adelson reiterates disdain for Internet gambling

Las Vegas Sands Corp. CEO Sheldon Adelson speaks at the Global Gaming Expo on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Las Vegas.

Sheldon Adelson continued his crusade against online gaming on Wednesday, passionately opposing its legalization during an appearance at a major gaming industry ...

Deep discount lures buyer for Revel casino

In this Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, file photograph, the Revel Casino Hotel, right, is seen next to the closed Showboat Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J.

As one Atlantic City casino after another shut down and left thousands of workers jobless, Mayor Don Guardian insisted that the meltdown that claimed four of his city's 12 casinos since January was actually ...

History, legend of ‘Lion’s Share’ slot machine come to a close at MGM Grand

Linda and Walter Misco of Chester, N.H., won the $2.4 million jackpot from the legendary “Lion’s Share” slot machine at MGM Grand on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, on the Strip. The jackpot had not been won in 20 years.

The “Lion’s Share” was the oldest mechanical-reel machine in the casino. Custom made for the resort’s opening, it slowly gained a cult following as it held onto its top jackpot as the years went by. It grew to become the most popular slot machine.

Wynn says gambling not key to casinos’ success — it’s everything else

Steve Wynn gives a keynote address during the Global Gaming Expo at the Sands Expo on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.

Wynn delivered a keynote address to a packed crowd at the first full day of the Global Gaming Expo, or G2E, at the Sands Expo. Much of his remarks focused on revenue sources aside from gambling, an area to which the casino industry has shifted attention ...