Gaming

Pro leagues, NCAA file to stop New Jersey sports betting

The four major U.S. pro sports leagues and the NCAA have made another court filing in their efforts to stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting. The order to show cause was filed ...

Pro leagues file to stop New Jersey sports betting

The four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA filed papers in court Monday to stop New Jersey's plan to allow legal sports betting beginning this weekend, when gamblers could become the first in the nation outside Nevada to ...

As debt mounts, Caesars in talks with lenders

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

Caesars Entertainment said Friday it is prepared to start formal discussions with some of its bank lenders as it works to reduce its debt and stave off what some see as near certain bankruptcy. In a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the casino company announced that ...

Federal judge voids Taj Mahal casino union contract

This Sept. 22, 2011, file photo shows the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City NJ. Its owners and main casino workers union are clashing over the company's demand for substantial union givebacks and government aid in return for keeping the casino open past November 2014.

The owners of the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort voiced optimism Friday that they can avoid closing the struggling casino after a federal bankruptcy court judge voided its contract with ...

MGM Resorts selling Gold Strike in Jean

The Gold Strike hotel and casino in Jean is shown in this file photo.

MGM Resorts International announced today it has entered into an agreement to sell the Gold Strike in Jean to JETT Gaming, a slot machine route company ...

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 ...