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Even cowboys like luxury wear sometimes
Monday, Dec. 10, 2012
Pinto Ranch has made a name for itself by doing things different than other Western wear retailers. That won’t change during the 2012 Wranglers National Finals Rodeo. As a high-end retailer, Pinto Ranch will continue to sell items at its Fashion Show mall store and will participate in special events at the LVH and Hard Rock Hotel. But don’t bother looking for the company’s goods at Cowboy Christmas or Stetson Country Christmas.
Colliers Gaming Group expects Strip revenue to grow in coming years
Monday, Dec. 10, 2012
Mike Mixer predicts that upwards of $1.5 billion will be invested in the Las Vegas gaming market over the next two years. Mixer is the head of a new national gaming group established last summer by commercial real estate brokerage Colliers International.
This week's stock performers: The best and the worst locally
Friday, Dec. 7, 2012
With fiscal cliff drama continuing to unfold in Washington, stocks of most Las Vegas-based companies were little changed this week.
Caesars recommended for Nevada online poker license
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012
The online unit of Caesars Entertainment Corp. of Las Vegas today was recommended for licensure as an online intrastate poker operator in Nevada. At a meeting in Carson City, the State Gaming Control Board voted to recommend a license for Caesars to the Nevada Gaming Commission.
Harmon Hotel case to be tied up in court well into 2014
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012
Litigation over the flawed Harmon Hotel tower at CityCenter will continue well into 2014 under a court order issued Monday. A judge set a June 24, 2013, trial on CityCenter payment issues and a separate trial beginning Jan. 6, 2014, on the Harmon defect claims.
Bill Hornbuckle promoted to president of MGM Resorts
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012
MGM Resorts International of Las Vegas today announced the promotion of Bill Hornbuckle to the newly-created position of president and chief marketing officer. Hornbuckle will have expanded responsibilities, including gaming development. He had been serving as chief marketing officer since 2010.
Gaming CEO posts open letter to bank chief over lawsuit
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012
Las Vegas-based casino supplier Galaxy Gaming Inc. on Tuesday stepped up its defense against a Bank of America lawsuit, publishing an open letter on its website to the bank’s CEO complaining about the legal action.
No. 2 executive at CityCenter resigns
Monday, Dec. 3, 2012
Bill McBeath, president and chief operating officer of the $8.5 billion CityCenter casino-resort complex on the Las Vegas Strip, has resigned. CityCenter CEO Bobby Baldwin will assume his duties, MGM Resorts International told employees.
Nevada sports, race book operator facing regulatory complaint
Monday, Dec. 3, 2012
The state Gaming Control Board has filed a complaint against the old Leroy's race and sports book chain over problems including the alleged unauthorized acceptance of bets on the 2012 Kentucky Derby from certain locations.
Las Vegas casino supplier announces special dividend
Monday, Dec. 3, 2012
Las Vegas-based casino supplier Gaming Partners International Corp. today announced plans to return $1.48 million to shareholders through a one-time special dividend of 18 1/4 cents per share payable Dec. 18.

Blog Entries

Bill's Gamblin' Hall to close in February for yearlong renovation
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012
Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon will close Feb. 4 for renovation into a boutique property and is expected to reopen in early 2014, owner Caesars Entertainment ...
Las Vegas nightclub and restaurant operator Light Group is sold
Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011
Morgans Hotel Group Co. of New York, a former manager of and investor in the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas, is returning to the city with the purchase of a ...
Robin Antin reinvents entertainment in Las Vegas -- again
Monday, April 25, 2011
It’s easy to find sexy men and women in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Robin Antin’s specialty is finding such men and women who can sing and dance -- ...
Commentary: Is Righthaven about to get some payback?
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Did Las Vegas copyright enforcement company Righthaven LLC play a federal judge last year? And is it now payback time for the judge? That’s the question raised in two orders issued last week.
After Righthaven defies judge, observers question company's motives
Friday, April 15, 2011
Some Righthaven LLC watchers are wondering if the Las Vegas company is plotting to have the judge handling all of its Colorado copyright lawsuits disqualified from presiding over those cases.
Commentary: Righthaven suit continues to backfire, new suits filed
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Righthaven LLC's lawsuit against journalist Eriq Gardner backfired in more ways than one.
Report on AP corrected, new Righthaven suits filed
Friday, March 25, 2011
Here's an update to yesterday's blog about The Associated Press launching a news licensing/royalty venture.
Report: AP to proceed in licensing content without Righthaven
Thursday, March 24, 2011
A column today on the Corporate Counsel/law.com website suggests The Associated Press is beefing up efforts for news creators to be paid for their work -- but in doing so won't be working with Las Vegas copyright enforcement company Righthaven LLC.
Three Righthaven copyright suits closed, one opened
Thursday, March 24, 2011
For Las Vegas copyright enforcer Righthaven LLC, today's news so far is pretty much the same story as Tuesday: A new lawsuit has been filed, while two more lawsuits were dismissed after Righthaven failed to show the defendants were served.
Two Righthaven suits dismissed for lack of service, new suit filed
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Neither adverse publicity nor unfavorable court rulings are deterring copyright enforcer Righthaven LLC of Las Vegas from filing new lawsuits. On Monday, it filed at least its 251st lawsuit.