Gaming

4 Las Vegas casino companies earn top marks for LGBT practices

Four Las Vegas casino companies earned perfect scores this year on a major advocacy group’s annual rating of corporate practices toward ...

Foxwoods, biggest U.S. casino, cuts back on gambling

In this Aug. 30, 2009, file photo, Caitlin and Lynne Byers play the slot machines at Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. Foxwoods, North America’s largest casino resort, is reducing the number of slot machines and table games to free up space for nightclubs and other new attractions as it adapts to fierce competition from neighboring states, the new CEO said in an interview Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, with The Associated Press.

Foxwoods, the largest casino resort in North America, is reducing its number of slot machines and table games to free up space for nightclubs and other new attractions as ...

Caesars says default notice ‘meritless’

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

Caesars Entertainment Corp., which is in the midst of trying to cut its debt, disclosed Monday that it received a default notice from one of its banks. But the casino operator said the notice was "meritless." In a Securities and Exchange Commission filing, Caesars said ...

Restaurant undergoes transformation at Suncoast; retailers flock to Miracle Mile

The Game, a restaurant which replaced T.G.I. Friday's at Suncoast, has more than 100 TVs, according to a news release.

A restaurant new to the Suncoast is boasting more than 100 linear feet of TVs for sports viewing. The former TGI Fridays at the resort has transformed into the Game, which is designed to combine the sports-frenzied atmosphere of a sports book with the intimacy and comfort of an upscale sports bar and grill. ...

Judge denies sports betting in New Jersey

Odds are posted at the LVH sports book during the second round of the NCAA basketball tournament Thursday, March 20, 2014.

A federal judge ruled Friday night that New Jersey cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort to boost the state's struggling horse racing and ...

South Point poker site offering to match balance from former competitor

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

Real Gaming, which is affiliated with the South Point, today revealed a promotion that will match balances of up to $3,000 for former Ultimate Poker players, according to a press release. To be eligible for the “Ultimate Match” promotion, players need to send in a screenshot of their Ultimate Poker account balance or a ...

Sorting out Caesars: How company slid into distress, and what’s next

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

With Caesars appearing to be poised to file for bankruptcy as soon as January, the company's future could be complicated. Here's an explanation of what's happening, and what could happen as ...

House of woman who took on Donald Trump demolished

The Trump Plaza towers over Vera Coking's three-story rooming house Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Atlantic City. The decrepit boarding home owned by the Atlantic City woman who has been turning down multimillion-dollar offers for the building in the shadow of Trump Plaza since the 1980s has been demolished.

A former Atlantic City boardinghouse at the center of a David and Goliath battle between its owner and Donald Trump has been demolished. Vera Coking's modest three-story boardinghouse was ...

Wynn Resorts official disputes report of money-laundering probe

Wynn Resorts spokesman Michael Weaver disputes a report the company is under investigation for breaking money-laundering laws. Weaver issued a statement Thursday after ...

MGM, Wynn to take on $1 billion in debt each for projects

A rendering shows the $800 million MGM Springfield in Massachusetts.

Two Las Vegas-based casino companies say they each plan to take on at least $1 billion in debt to help pay for new casino-hotel developments in Massachusetts among other things. MGM Resorts and Wynn Resorts both ...

Regulators OK $5.1 billion merger of gaming technology companies

In this June 6, 2007, file photo, Bally Technologies slot machines are showcased at the Palms hotel-casino in Las Vegas.

Nevada regulators today approved the merger of Scientific Games and Bally Technologies, paving the way for two of the biggest gaming technology companies to become an even larger combined entity. The state Gaming Commission ...

Casinos push back on Massachusetts gambling limits

In a rarely used tactic meant to address gambling addiction, Massachusetts may require casinos to reward their customers for voluntarily setting limits on how much time and money they spend at slot machines under a proposal being considered by ...

Caesars reveals plan after creditor walks away

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

Overwhelmed with debt and seeking a way out from under it, Caesars Entertainment Corp. floated a plan that would have turned its most debt-heavy division into a ...

Firm cancels plan to buy closed Revel resort

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.

A Toronto-based company abandoned its plan to buy the former Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City on Wednesday, dealing another blow to a city reeling from ...

A Quick Stop loses slot machine license over stolen cigarettes

A food mart in Las Vegas, caught selling stolen cigarettes to customers, has agreed to have its state gaming license revoked. The Nevada Gaming Control Board and Quick Stop Food Mart filed ...