Gaming

Gaming industry could soon grow — or shrink — in these 5 places

The Revel resort, right, is shown next to the closed Showboat in Atlantic City, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. Four of Atlantic City's 12 casinos have closed this year.

As Las Vegas’ major gaming companies are considering further domestic growth, states such as Massachusetts, New Jersey and California are themselves debating the expansion — or retraction — of gambling ...

Carl Icahn says Trump Taj Mahal likely to close

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

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn says the struggling Trump Taj Mahal casino "will almost certainly close." The would-be purchaser of the casino told the Associated Press on Thursday night that the casino's finances are ...

South Point poker website gets final approval

South Point’s online poker website, Real Gaming, received final approval from state gambling regulators today. Real Gaming became the third real-money online poker site to operate in Nevada when it ...

Casino owner: Taj Mahal to stay open throughout November

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

Trump Entertainment Resorts is dropping its threat to close Atlantic City's Taj Mahal casino on Nov. 13. The company said Wednesday it still cannot guarantee the Taj Mahal won't close by the end of the year, but added it will definitely remain open throughout ...

Las Vegas-based casino owner Full House Resorts looks for buyer

Full House Resorts Inc., the casino and hotel operator, said Wednesday that it is putting itself up for sale. The company, based in Las Vegas, evaluated strategic alternatives and decided that ...

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 ...