Gaming

Slots? Not. Why gaming isn’t key part of some new Strip attractions

MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren speaks during the grand opening of The Park on Monday, April 4, 2016. Gov. Brian Sandoval is seated at right.

The Park. T-Mobile Arena. The Linq promenade. The proposed Paradise Park at the Wynn Las Vegas and Encore. What do they have in common? Their development stemmed from one factor: The decrease in …

MGM’s new real estate subsidiary prices IPO at high end of expectations

MGM Resorts International said today that the initial public offering of its new real estate subsidiary has been priced at $21 per share, raising gross proceeds of ...

Golden Entertainment buying more Montana gambling machines for $25 million

Golden Entertainment CEO Blake Sartini.

Las Vegas-based Golden Entertainment Inc. announced today that it has moved to acquire its second line of gambling devices in Montana for about $25 million, a transaction that the company said will ...

$1.1 billion sale of Crystals mall has closed

CityCenter on Las Vegas Blvd on September 30, 2015. Shown is Mandarin Oriental, Veer Towers, and Crystals Mall.

The $1.1 billion sale of the Crystals mall on the Las Vegas Strip has closed, MGM Resorts International announced today. CityCenter Holdings LLC revealed last month that it was selling the luxury mall, known formally as ...

Caesars Palace theater temporarily evacuated over suspicious item

One of the many sculptured angels about the exterior of Caesars Palace on Wednesday, August 5, 2015.

The Colosseum theater at Caesars Palace was temporarily evacuated today after a report of a suspicious item, according to Metro Police. The call came in about 3 p.m., Officer Jesse Roybal said. The evacuation reportedly ...

Larry Ruvo, Caesars employees honored for giving back

Larry Ruvo at the fifth anniversary of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas on Sept. 9, 2014.

Local businessman Larry Ruvo and numerous Caesars Entertainment Corp. employees were honored for their philanthropy and volunteerism today by Gov. Brian Sandoval and some top Caesars executives. Sandoval presented Ruvo with the inaugural Caesars Community Hero award, which ...

Longtime Las Vegas Sands board member Michael Leven retires

Las Vegas Sands Corp. said today that former president Michael Leven has decided to retire from the company’s board of directors. The casino operator told the Securities and Exchange Commission that ...

Officials approve $42 million to implode old Riviera

Traffic passes in front of the Riviera on Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Las Vegas. The casino closed at noon May 4.

It’s official: Two hotel towers at the shuttered Riviera will be subject to separate implosions in June and August, more than a year after the historic resort closed its doors. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority ...

Former Bellagio dealer, 2 others get prison time in cheating case

An ex-Bellagio craps dealer and two friends were each sentenced Tuesday to at least four years in Nevada state prison for using phantom "hop" bets to cheat the Las Vegas Strip resort out of more than $1 million. The dealer ...

Steve Wynn making rare return to Mirage for gaming conference

Steve Wynn, chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts, gives a keynote address during the annual Electronics for Imaging users conference Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, at Wynn Las Vegas.

More than a quarter century after Steve Wynn kicked off a new chapter in Las Vegas history with the opening of his flashy Mirage resort, he will return to the iconic property for a public reflection of sorts. The casino mogul is set to give a special keynote address at the outset of a major four-day gambling conference at the Mirage in June. Organizers ...

Riviera name brought down from closed hotel-casino

Riviera at night

A piece of Las Vegas history was removed from the Strip on Monday as crews worked to take down the Riviera name from the former hotel and casino. The Riviera sign was removed ...

Bankruptcy battle threatens a summer chill in Atlantic City

An empty stretch of boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J., April 6, 2016. Every aspect of Atlantic City’s economic life has been impacted by a potential bankruptcy and municipal government shutdown, and the political standoff between the city and Gov. Chris Christie shows no signs of ending.

In a normal year, residents and business owners in this seaside resort would be making preparations for a summer-long influx of tourists and gamblers. But this is in no way a normal year in ...

Hurry back: 5 things we know about people who visited Las Vegas last year

Tourists take photos at the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign Saturday, March 14, 2015, on the Strip.

Las Vegas tourists gambled a little bit more in 2015 than in the year before, but they also spent substantially more on rooms, food, drinks and shows, according to a recent report from the ...

Las Vegas Sands agrees to pay $9 million to settle SEC charges

Las Vegas Sands Corp. CEO Sheldon Adelson speaks at the Global Gaming Expo, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. has agreed to pay a $9 million civil penalty to settle charges that it broke the law by neglecting to appropriately authorize or document millions ...

Defying Christie, N.J. speaker unveils own Atlantic City plan

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addresses a gathering as he lays out the problems he says Atlantic City is not addressing Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Atlantic City, N.J. The Republican governor and Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto are wrangling about giving the state authority over the city's finances.

New Jersey's Assembly speaker unveiled his own bill to aid Atlantic City Wednesday night, defying Gov. Chris Christie's vow not to sign it on a day that ...