Gaming

Gaming Control OKs license for Irish-themed taverns

Golden Gaming cleared a regulatory hurdle today on its way toward operating four more taverns in the valley. The Gaming Control Board approved ...

Riviera could be in line for a $100 million facelift

A view of the casino floor at The Riviera, May 16, 2012.

The Riviera, one of the oldest resorts in Las Vegas, is due for a substantial facelift. An executive from the company that operates the Riviera told state regulators ...

New Jersey lets MGM keep half of Borgata casino

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.

New Jersey casino regulators on Wednesday let MGM Resorts back into the Atlantic City casino market. The Casino Control Commission voted to let MGM reclaim its 50 percent ownership of ...

Revel says it has $90M offer to buy shuttered casino

The Revel casino is seen Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Atlantic City.

A Florida developer has offered $90 million for the Revel Casino Hotel that shut down last week. The casino said in the bankruptcy court filing that ...

Global Cash Access buys Multimedia Games in third slot machine merger in two months

Gamblers try their luck with slot machines during the opening of the casino floor at the Cromwell, formerly Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon, on the Las Vegas Strip and Flamingo Avenue, Monday, April 21, 2014.

Global Cash Access is paying $36.50 per share, a 31 percent premium over Multimedia Games’ closing stock price on Friday, according to a company statement ...

Casino closings lead to mass unemployment filing

This Wednesday July 23, 2014, photograph 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.

Thousands of newly laid-off casino workers are expected to turn out at the Atlantic City Convention Center for a mass unemployment filing. The session Wednesday morning comes after a brutal weekend that saw more than ...

Here we grow again: PT’s parent company acquires four more taverns

Molly Malones Irish Pub located at 11930 Southern Highlands Parkway in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 28, 2014.

Golden Gaming, which owns PT’s Entertainment Group, plans to expand by adding four Irish-themed taverns in the Las Vegas Valley. They are ...

No need to be intimidated, rookie: Here’s a beginner’s guide to placing sports bets

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

Sports betting can be mystifying to those who've never wagered on a game. But for those who want to get off the sideline, here's a basic introduction on how to start. The first step: Either position yourself in front of the betting board or grab a line sheet to find the team you want to wager on. To the left of the team name, there ...

1,500 rally in latest Culinary effort to pressure Station

Culinary and Bartenders union members with Station Casino workers and local faith leaders march from George E. Harris Elementary to Boulder Station to rally in support of fair jobs on Friday, August 29, 2014.

Las Vegas casino workers, faith leaders and others marched to a rally at Boulder Station today in protest of what they described as unfair labor practices from Station Casinos. The demonstrators called on Station to ...

Nevada casino revenue up slightly in July

An aerial view of the Las Vegas Strip on Tuesday, March 13, 2012.

Nevada casino revenue increased less than 1 percent in July from the same month last year, partly due to continued gains on the Las Vegas Strip. The state Gaming Control Board reported today that ...

Baltimore’s first casino highlights gaming trend toward urban areas

This Aug. 25, 2014, picture shows the Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore. The casino opened its doors Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, and it's the last of five to open in Maryland after lawmakers legalized gambling in the state.

At the Horseshoe Casino's grand opening, showgirls adorned in gold glitter, beaded loincloths, feather headdresses and fuchsia false eyelashes stood atop pedestals in the courtyard, while VIP patrons in high heels and higher hemlines downed glass after glass of champagne. The glitz and glamour Tuesday ...

Former Caesars exec named CEO of Affinity Gaming

The neon sign at Silver Sevens Hotel & Casino is shown in this, July 1, 2013, file photo.

Affinity Gaming, a Las Vegas-based casino company with properties in Nevada, Colorado and the Midwest, announced today that it hired a Caesars Entertainment veteran as its new CEO. Michael Silberling is succeeding David Ross ...

Clarion, the former Debbie Reynolds hotel, to close Labor Day Weekend

The 202-room Greek Isles is shown April 23, 2009, on Convention Center Drive near Las Vegas Boulevard. Ownership of the property that opened as the Royal Inn in 1970 has changed hands often over the years. It has operated as the Clarion since 2009.

The hotel opened by film legend Debbie Reynolds on Convention Center Drive seems to be fading to black. The Clarion Hotel Casino has reportedly announced ...

As Boulder Station marks 20th anniversary, a look at three key employees

Boulder Station employee Pat Hadlett atop her ATV which she loves to ride when not a guest services ambassador for slots on Friday, August 15, 2014.  She is pleased to be helping the casino in celebrating its 20th year anniversary.

When Boulder Station opened exactly twenty years ago today, it was down the 515 from a very different Las Vegas: The city was home to less than half a million people, there was no Downtown Project and no one ...

With its small casino floor, is SLS offering a look at the future of Las Vegas?

A look at the new SLS Las Vegas on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

At about 60,000 square feet, the casino floor at SLS Las Vegas is smaller than many on the Strip. But the new resort's operators say they're confident that ...