Gaming

Las Vegas Club, one of downtown’s oldest casinos, closes

Phil Reed, center, director of operations, and Tim Lorenzen, right, director of security, close the doors on the Las Vegas Club early Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, in downtown Las Vegas.

By the time the Las Vegas Club shut down just after midnight today, there wasn’t much left to which customers and employees could say goodbye. Many parts of the historic casino had already closed ...

SLS Las Vegas reports a loss of $48.7 million in second quarter

An exterior view of SLS Las Vegas.

SLS opened last August as a reincarnation of the former Sahara hotel-casino, and its first year has been financially difficult to say the least. The most recent SEC filing reaffirms ...

Talks stall between Caesars, lenders on bankruptcy plan

Talks have once again ended between a bankrupt division of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. and its bank lenders as the company aims to get its creditors ...

Top Sandoval aide departing to work for casino company

An artist’s rendering depicts the planned Resorts World Las Vegas at night.

One of Gov. Brian Sandoval's top advisers is leaving to work with the company behind the Resorts World casino under construction on the ...

Kabuki show debuts at Bellagio as MGM eyes Japan

Performers stand onstage during the "Kabuki Spectacle" on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, at Bellagio. Singers and dancers performed the ancient Japanese storytelling art as the Bellagio Fountains functioned as a massive watery movie screen behind them, displaying animated scenes.

Las Vegas can be many things to many people, but MGM Resorts International wants leaders and visitors from Japan to know that its resorts are more than gambling hubs. The company, which has long sought to build a resort-casino in Japan, is hosting an elaborate "Kabuki Spectacle" this weekend (it got underway Friday night, with showings Saturday and Sunday nights) on the Las Vegas Strip. Singers and ...

Las Vegas Club sold to owners of the D casino

Las Vegas Club in downtown Las Vegas on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013.

The Las Vegas Club, an aging Fremont Street casino that was partly closed more than two years ago, has been sold to a pair of other downtown casino owners. Jonathan Jossel, CEO of the company that operates ...

Revenue, earnings up for Stratosphere parent company in 2nd quarter

A view of the main entryway at the Stratosphere on Thursday, April 5, 2012.

The company that controls the Stratosphere, the two Arizona Charlie’s locations and the Aquarius in Laughlin reported its second-quarter earnings today. The company ...

International Game Technology working on deal to sell Las Vegas headquarters

An exterior view of International Game Technology headquarters at 6355 S. Buffalo Drive on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015.

CEO Marco Sala said IGT has entered into a letter of intent to sell the southwest valley headquarters, although the company will probably set up a lease-back ...

Five years later, Maryland casinos have addiction, crime, half-filled promises in wake

Horseshoe Casino Baltimore opened to the public on August 26, 2014.

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Man admits bringing counterfeit chips to poker tournament

In this June 26, 2013, photo, the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is seen in Atlantic City, N.J., with the nearby Water Club reflected in its gold glass facade.

A man admitted Thursday that he brought millions of dollars in counterfeit poker chips to use in a casino's poker tournament, a scheme that was uncovered when he ...

Fresh off merger with Gtech, IGT reports higher revenue, loss in second quarter

This was the first time the combined version of IGT and Gtech has reported its earnings as one company ...

Station Casinos’ revenue up 5 percent from second quarter of last year

The Red Rock Casino Resort is shown in the western Las Vegas Valley.

Station’s Las Vegas operations did well in the second quarter, leading one of the company’s top executives to again point to healthy trends in ...

Tourism board approves $42 million Riviera demolition plan

Traffic passes in front of the Riviera Casino in Las Vegas Sunday, May 3, 2015. The casino closed at noon on May 4. The 60-year-old Riviera, which was the Las Vegas Strips first high-rise property, will be demolished to make way for a $2.3 billion convention center business district facility.

The Riviera will be destroyed under a $42 million plan approved by Las Vegas tourism officials. It’s still unclear ...

Steve Wynn has blunt message for Boston mayor

Las Vegas casino magnate Steve Wynn and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh are at odds over Wynn's plans to open a casino in the Boston suburb of Everett, Mass.

The endless litigation and haggling over traffic mitigation might discourage a lesser mogul. Not Steve Wynn. "The chances of us leaving ...

Big changes ahead for MGM Resorts

An artist’s rendering of MGM Resorts International’s project the Park, which will connect New York-New York and Monte Carlo with an eight-acre outdoor experience.

From Nevada to the East Coast and beyond, the empire of properties controlled by casino juggernaut MGM Resorts International is in the midst of a major evolution ...