Gaming

IGT reports higher revenue but greater loss in 1st quarter

Flags fly at International Game Technology (IGT) headquarters at 6355 S Buffalo Dr. Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015.

Slot machine and lottery company International Game Technology reported its first-quarter earnings this week. IGT said its revenue growth, using the more comparable 4 percent figure, was mainly reflective of “strong lottery performance, particularly in ...

Old Riviera site pitched for proposed NFL stadium

The Riviera on the Las Vegas Strip in an undated file photo.

A top Las Vegas Sands Corp. executive said today that the proposed 65,000-seat football stadium his company is pushing for may end up being built on the Strip. When plans for ...

Nevada gambling revenue down 2 percent in April

State officials say Nevada gambling revenue was down more than 2 percent in April compared with last year. The Nevada Gaming Control Board said Thursday that the state's casinos won $876 million in April. Revenue fell in the areas ...

Smartphones fuel great growth potential for U.S. Internet gambling

In this April 15, 2015, file photo, an employee at Resorts Casino Hotel tries a touch-screen tablet device in the Atlantic City, N.J. casino's new Internet gambling lounge. Internet gambling has tremendous growth potential in the United States as ever-greater percentages of the public use smartphones, participants in a major gambling conference said Wednesday, May 25, 2016.

Internet gambling has tremendous growth potential in the United States as ever-greater percentages of the public use smartphones, participants in ...

New owner wants to make Trump’s Taj Mahal casino great again

This Oct. 24, 2014, photo shows the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City N.J.

The name on the front still reads "Trump," but a different flamboyant billionaire now wants to make the Taj Mahal casino great again. Carl Icahn isn't sure whether he'll spend the $100 million he promised to spruce up the struggling gambling hall opened in 1990 by Donald Trump, who hailed ...

Court sides with Las Vegas casino worker fired for using medical marijuana

An exterior view of the Las Vegas Club during the casino's final night in downtown Las Vegas Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015. The casino closed it's doors at midnight.

The Nevada Supreme Court has ruled a Las Vegas casino worker is entitled to collect unemployment benefits after being fired for testing positive for marijuana ...

Nevada regulators approve $2 million fine against Las Vegas Sands

State regulators today approved a $2 million fine against Las Vegas Sands Corp. that stemmed from past allegations of accounting problems with the casino operator’s business in ...

$4 billion Resorts World project gets key approval

An artist's rendering of Resorts World Las Vegas.

Resorts World Las Vegas took a big step forward today when Nevada gaming officials gave a key regulatory approval to the $4 billion project. The Nevada Gaming Commission ...

Stratosphere operator among 8 new members of casino trade group

The Stratosphere on Las Vegas Blvd on September 30, 2015.

The casino industry’s Washington, D.C.-based trade group announced today it has added eight new members, including multiple companies from Las Vegas. The American Gaming Association said ...

3 takeaways from casino industry’s latest huddle on anti-money laundering

Tuesday’s conference provided another window the important realm of what casinos do to fight money laundering, and what can happen when things go wrong. Here's a glimpse into ...

How aggressively will L.V. embrace e-sports betting? It depends on whether it’s a sport

The Gaming Policy Committee meeting designed to bring Nevada regulators, policymakers, and gambling industry stakeholders up to speed on esports appears to have ...

Sports book operator accused of shortchanging bettors

The Cantor Sports Book, now CG Technologies, at the Silverton holds its grand opening celebration on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012.

The Nevada Gaming Control Board has filed a complaint against CG Technology, which runs seven Las Vegas-area sports books, for underpaying about $700,000 on more than ...

Golden Entertainment buys Montana gaming-machine vendor for $25 million

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.

Amusement Services has been sold to Nevada's largest slot machine operator for $25 million. With the acquisition, Las Vegas-based Golden Entertainment has added ...

Sandoval getting crash course in pro video gaming

Gov. Brian Sandoval and other members of a Nevada gambling policy committee are getting ...

Las Vegas Sands agrees to $2 million fine from Nevada gaming regulators

In this photo taken Nov. 23, 2014, visitors walk across the road in front of the Venetian Macao casino resort in Macau.

Las Vegas Sands has agreed to pay a $2 million state fine due to previous federal-level allegations of accounting violations in China and anti-money-laundering failures in Las Vegas. The Gaming Control Board said ...