Gaming

Henderson casino settles complaint over cash shortfall

The state Gaming Commission today approved an agreement to settle a complaint that the Klondike Sunset Casino in Henderson repeatedly failed to keep enough cash on hand. The casino at 444 West Sunset Road could suffer...

Golden Nugget becomes first downtown casino to reach new pact with unions

An exterior view of the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013.

The Culinary and Bartenders unions announced Wednesday that they'd agreed with the Golden Nugget on a five-year contract. The agreement is the first ...

Deutsche Bank said to seek sale of Cosmopolitan resort

An exterior view of the Cosmopolitan hotel tower Monday, March 11, 2013.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-16/deutsche-bank-said-to-seek-sale-of-cosmopolitan-las-vegas-resort.html

Rampart Casino ready to open new bingo room

The Rampart Casino is shown, Monday Sept. 26, 2011.

Rampart Casino’s new bingo room is opening Saturday, with six one-hour sessions every day. The 300-seat room next to the buffet will include...

Casino reimburses players in tourney marred by fake chips

In this June 6, 2013, photo, a dealer waits as a gambler places chips on a roulette table at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City N.J.

A New Jersey casino is reimbursing players in a poker tournament that was suspended after counterfeit chips were discovered. More than 2,100 entrants who finished ...

Confessions of a casino host: Tales of high rollers, comps and hookers

Confessions of a casino host: Tales of high rollers, comps and hookers

When high rollers come to Las Vegas, they expect to be treated like royalty, to spend a weekend living out a hip-hop video — all comped, and all in exchange for laying down bets. And they expect these perks to be delivered by ...

NJ casino sues poker pro Phil Ivey for $9.6 million, alleges cheating

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.

An Atlantic City casino is suing a big-time gambler, claiming he won $9.6 million in a card-cheating scheme. The Borgata filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against...

Boyd Gaming, IGT team on progressive jackpot network in Nevada, New Jersey

An IGT video slot machine promotes Power Bucks during the G2E convention at the Sands Expo Center Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013.  Power Bucks is a "bolt-on" progressive, meaning casinos can digitally connect it to any IGT slot machine to make it a progressive. When Power Bucks is enabled, a progressive tracker appears at the top of the screen.

Las Vegas-based slot maker IGT this afternoon announced it was rolling out the nation’s first multistate progressive jackpot network. Powerbucks is being released at Boyd Gaming properties in Nevada and New Jersey. It will be expanded …

Mayweather tweets about $75K in winnings with bets on UConn in Final Four

The official weigh-in for undefeated boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

“Money” is at it again. Boxing champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather took to Twitter this week to brag about winning a combined $75,000 in two Final Four bets …

Baseball losses the story in Vegas on Championship Monday

Bettors stand in line to make their wagers at the LVH sports book during the second round of the NCAA basketball tournament Thursday, March 20, 2014.

http://linemakers.sportingnews.com/ncaa-basketball/2014-04-08/baseball-losses-the-story-in-vegas-on-championship-monday

After scandal, Atlantic City poker tourney gets high-tech chips

In this June 26, 2013, photo, the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is seen in Atlantic City, N.J., with the nearby Water Club reflected in its gold glass facade.

A cheating scandal at a casino poker tournament has led to new security measures, including chips that are more intricate, have more colors and include an authentication element that can be checked under ultraviolet light. The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa told The Associated Press it was using...

Internet poker revenues outgaining only bingo, Nevada regulators report

A sample poker game is played on the Ultimate Gaming website, in Las Vegas, April 29, 2013. Ultimate Gaming began offering Internet gambling in Nevada in early 2013.

Internet poker hasn’t proved so far to be the bonanza some had hoped for. The first monthly report on online poker gaming win showed it exceeded only bingo compared to other casino games, slot machines and …

Commissioner floats idea to rein in slot parlors: allow fewer slot machines

Cindy Clark plays a slot machine at Dotty's near Eastern and Serene in Henderson on Thursday, March 24, 2011.

Currently, a tavern or bar is allowed to have up to 15 machines under state law, so long as the revenue from gaming is “incidental” to the primary business of ...

Macau reports strong 1st-quarter gambling revenue; Wynn, Las Vegas Sands win

A late-afternoon view of Venetian Macau from a Crown Towers suite

http://www.forbes.com/sites/samanthasharf/2014/04/01/macau-reports-strong-q1-gambling-revenue-wynn-and-las-vegas-sands-win/

Gaming regulators say Henderson casino was short of cash

The state Gaming Control Board has filed an eight-count complaint against a Henderson casino that failed to keep enough money on hand to pay off potential winnings by customers. The Klondike Sunset Casino was cited for...