Gaming

Casino promotions: Feb. 7-13

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Cosmopolitan opens new, bigger race and sports book

The Cosmopolitan.

The Cosmopolitan has opened a new race and sports book on its casino floor, the Strip resort announced today. The new space is more than ...

Tattoos, martial arts and poker? Casinos wooing millennials

In this Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 photo patrons play poker in a designated area at Twin River Casino, in Lincoln, R.I. Casinos far from Las Vegas are experimenting with different ways to draw millennials. Twin River Casino removed 274 slot machines to make way in December for more poker and other table games favored by younger gamblers.

Casinos worried that millennials aren't getting into traditional gambling like their parents and grandparents are bringing in tattoo studios, mixed martial arts competitions and ...

Tropicana owner reports 12.7 percent net revenue growth in 4th quarter

Tropicana on Las Vegas Blvd on September 30, 2015.

Penn National Gaming, the company that runs the Tropicana and M Resort in Henderson, reported its fourth-quarter and full-year earnings today. At the Tropicana ...

Libation automation: L.V. investors’ Smartender mixes cocktails at touch of a button

Real estate developer Barry Fieldman with his new venture, the automated cocktail maker called a Smartender, on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016.

Barry Fieldman is known in Las Vegas for developing Showcase mall, the retail property decorated with a giant Coke bottle and M&M’s along the Strip. Now he’s on another mission: Overhaul the bartending business with rapid-fire, machine-made cocktails with this invention ...

125-room hotel coming near Las Vegas Motor Speedway

A Las Vegas company announced plans today to develop a 125-room hotel by the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. CAI Investments said it has signed a deal for ...

County approves new Wynn shopping center, convention building and pool at SLS

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

A new shopping center a and convention building with a rooftop pool and bar are headed to two Strip resorts under separate plans approved today by Clark County ...

Downtown Grand CEO is gone after 8 months

The Downtown Grand announced Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, that CEO Jim Simms is leaving after less than a year on the job.

Downtown Grand CEO Jim Simms is leaving after less than a year on the job, the resort announced today. Simms was named to the position in June, replacing Seth Schorr, who became ...

MGM Resorts outsourcing its parking operations and valet services

MGM Resorts International, of which Mandalay Bay is a part, announced Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, that it will become the first major casino company to start charging visitors for parking on the Strip.

Valets at many Strip properties owned by MGM Resorts International will soon start working for a new employer as the casino company outsources its parking operations to a third-party contractor. MGM Resorts announced today ...

Sands Bethlehem posts records while Asia falls

In this file photo from Friday, May 22, 2009, patrons pass under the entrance marquis to the Sands Casino Bethlehem when it opened its doors to the public for the first time, in Bethlehem, Pa.

While the gambling giant's casinos in Macau caused its 2015 net income fall 31 percent to $2 billion, its casino in south Bethlehem posted a record year in which its net income increased …

Golden Entertainment heads into Montana with completion of $20M transaction

Tina Gonzalez of Las Vegas plays the slots at the Golden Gaming area inside a Vons Supermarket in Las Vegas on Friday, February  1, 2013.

Golden Entertainment Inc. has wrapped up its $20 million acquisition of about 1,000 gambling devices in Montana, the Las Vegas-based company said today. The transaction brings yet another market into play for ...

Casino promotions: Jan. 31-Feb. 6

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CEO says MGM Resorts’ Park will be a busker-free zone

A man wearing a SpongeBob outfit waits in the shade to have his photo taken for tips on the Strip Saturday, June 29, 2013.

John Katsilometes relays a message from CEO Jim Murren about why SpongeBob SquarePants will not be welcome at the new entertainment …

Preview 2016: Murren, Faraday exec and others talk about Las Vegas and its future

Jim Murren, chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International, addresses the crowd during the Metro Chamber of Commerce annual Preview Las Vegas event Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, at Cox Pavilion.

Paid parking on the Strip was not on the agenda at Preview Las Vegas today, but it was hard not to think about when the head of MGM Resorts International took the stage at Cox Pavilion ...

First seats go in at T-Mobile Arena — only 19,997 to go

Aerial views of the Las Vegas Strip on Friday, March 27, 2015, including the Rock in Rio USA site, MGM Arena behind New York-New York and Monte Carlo and Pawn Mall.

Workers putting the finishing touches on the 20,000-seat T-Mobile Arena on the Strip installed the first seats today. “Only 19,997 more to go,” said a post from the arena’s Twitter account. Construction ...