Gaming

Gaming regulators scold Caesars, calling company’s bankruptcy an embarrassment

A man takes pictures of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Jan. 12, 2015.

Caesars executives had to appear before the Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday for approval of some routine matters, and commissioners used it as an opportunity to ...

Nevada casino regulators scold Caesars for bankruptcy

A man takes pictures of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Jan. 12, 2015.

Nevada gambling regulators called the bankruptcy of Caesars Entertainment Corp.'s debt-heavy subsidiary an embarrassment and lamented the company's inability to ...

Fourth-quarter revenue, income up at Stratosphere parent company

Arizona Charlie's Decatur

The company that owns the Stratosphere, Arizona Charlie’s and the Aquarius in Laughlin, reported its fourth-quarter and full-year earnings today. The company attributed its net revenue increase for the quarter to ...

In Congress, debate over banning online gaming moves forward

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, left, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., walk together as Graham and other senators head to the floor at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, July 10, 2013.

In a choose-your-own-facts debate, a Sheldon Adelson-backed bill to ban online gaming got its first airing in Congress with a controversial hearing.

Watchdog says SLS Las Vegas got green light with Reid’s help

Exterior of SLS from Paradise street on August 22, 2014.

Homeland Security's inspector general says applications for immigration visas for investors in the SLS Las Vegas casino-hotel development were sped through the approvals process with pressure ...

Delaware, Nevada poker players can now play together online

State officials say a multistate online poker network allowing gamblers in Delaware and Nevada to play against one another is up and running. Govs. Jack Markell of Delaware and Brian Sandoval of Nevada announced ...

Elaine Wynn says she knew nothing about nephew’s land deal

Elaine Wynn waits to be introduced during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon at the Rio Wednesday, May 8, 2013.

Elaine Wynn, maintaining her fight to stay on the board of Wynn Resorts, said today that the company’s latest accusations against her are a factually baseless ploy to instigate tension between her and stockholders. In an attempt to “set the record ...

Wynn Resorts goes after Elaine Wynn over land deal, stock sale

Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon at the Rio Wednesday, May 8, 2013.

Wynn Resorts made fresh accusations against Elaine Wynn’s track record today as part of the company’s ongoing effort to defeat her campaign to stay on its ...

Wynn Resorts tells Elaine Wynn to stop using logo on her website

Elaine Wynn shares her name with Wynn Resorts Ltd. but she can't use its Wynn signature-style logo on her personal website urging shareholders to re-elect her to ...

Genting: Construction set to begin May 5 on Las Vegas megaresort

Malaysia-based Genting Group purchased the Echelon site in March and plans to revive the space with a multibillion-dollar resort. A rendering of the property is pictured.

The north Strip site formerly home to the Stardust, then the scrapped Echelon project, is set to start coming to life again in less than two months when ...

Gaming group adds members, pushes for more security money in Las Vegas

An exterior view of the Cosmopolitan hotel-casino in Las Vegas.

The gaming industry’s Washington, D.C.-based lobbying group is continuing to grow while it pursues an aggressive agenda that includes pushing for more ...

Gamblers ask judge to let them keep $1.5 million in unshuffled card case

This Aug. 31, 2012, photo shows the Golden Nugget casino in Atlantic City.

Gamblers who have been ordered to return $1.5 million they won at an Atlantic City casino that unknowingly used unshuffled cards asked a judge to let them keep the money. The 14 gamblers say they won the money while playing ...

Sports books cheer as underdog covers first 10 NCAA games

UAB guard Denzell Watts acknowledges the fans as his team and he celebrate their win over Iowa State in an NCAA tournament second-round basketball game in Louisville, Ky., on Thursday, March 19, 2015. UAB won the game 60-59.

Favored teams took a beating to open the tournament, with underdogs covering the spread in the first 10 games, beginning with the play-in games earlier in the week. In seven of those games, the team oddsmakers figured would lose ended up ...

Bankruptcy of debt-heavy Caesars division is complex, lengthy

In this Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, photo, a man takes pictures of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

No one said it was going to be easy, and the bankruptcy of Caesars Entertainment's debt-heavy operations arm has been anything but as it appears to be growing even more ...

‘Whale hunter’ Steve Cyr: Still in search of Las Vegas’ biggest bettors

Steve Cyr in FHM in June 2010.

Even in the tighten-your-belt Las Vegas economy, high-rollers and VIPs are still invading the Strip every weekend and filling our nightclubs and their coffers with outrageous sums of money spent on dance-floor booths and big-ticket bottle charges.