Gaming

Decision expected next month in legal dispute over Elvis exhibit

In this April 23, 2015, photo, a woman tours an Elvis exhibition on the first day of "Graceland Presents Elvis: The Exhibition, The Show, The Experience" at Westgate Las Vegas. Hundreds of Elvis Presley artifacts and memorabilia are still being held by the casino, a year after the King's estate filed a lawsuit to get those valuables back.

Hundreds of Elvis Presley artifacts and memorabilia are still being held by Westgate Las Vegas, a year after the King's estate filed a lawsuit to get those valuables back from a short-lived exhibit. The items, including stage outfits, jewelry and letters, remain locked up at the casino site where the now-shuttered ...

Indictment of ‘Vegas Dave’ illustrates how casinos use Social Security numbers

Using the wrong Social Security number in a casino can cost you millions of dollars and land you in jail as one professional sports bettor is finding out ...

Betting on red and black: Roulette makes a comeback in Nevada

Bets are placed on roulette during the opening of the casino floor at the Cromwell, formerly Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon, in April 2014. The game is seeing a resurgence statewide, according to the latest gaming revenue reports.

Roulette, the iconic casino game featured in numerous Hollywood movies, is making a bit of a comeback in Nevada casinos, showing marked increases this year and ...

Best month for New Jersey's internet gambling lifts casinos

Joseph Brennen of Ventnor, N.J., logs on to a Harrah's online casino on his laptop from a highway rest area in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, the first day of a test of Internet gambling in New Jersey.

There's no longer much of a debate about it: Internet gambling is helping to save Atlantic City's casinos. New Jersey's online gambling market had its best month ever ...

First e-sports arena coming to the Strip

Teams compete during the Dreamhack Masters e-sports tournament Feb. 17 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The Las Vegas Strip is getting its first space dedicated for competitive gaming when the Luxor transforms its nightclub into a multilevel e-sports arena. MGM Resorts International on Tuesday said the venue is expected to open in early 2018.

Las Vegas will be getting its second e-sports arena soon, in the space once occupied by the now-closed LAX nightclub at Luxor, according to an announcement Tuesday from Allied Esports, the company developing the facility.

Luxor transforming closed LAX nightclub into e-sports arena

Exterior of Luxor on Las Vegas Blvd on September 30, 2015.

The Las Vegas Strip is getting its first space dedicated to competitive gaming when the Luxor hotel-casino transforms its nightclub into a multilevel e-sports arena. MGM Resorts International announced today plans for the arena that will feature a competition stage, LED video wall, daily gaming stations, food and drink and a streaming and television-quality production studio. Work on the venue will begin ...

Human smuggling, money laundering probes surround Saipan casino

When FBI agents recently raided an office on the U.S. island of Saipan, they unlocked a cabinet full of Chinese passports belonging to construction laborers without work credentials. The agency, which made at least one arrest, said it was acting ...

Hospitality Hall nearly ready to enhance UNLV hotel college’s soaring reputation

An exterior view of Hospitality Hall, a new facility under construction at UNLV, Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

You can’t say the new $59 million, 93,500-square-foot building under construction at UNLV’s William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration signals a coming of age for the program if only because ...

Skill-based games’ early returns encourage Gamblit chief

People try out a "Brew Caps" game at the Gamblit booth during the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) convention at the Sands Expo and Convention Center Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016.

Less than a week after some of the first skill-based gaming machines debuted in Nevada at Planet Hollywood, very preliminary returns look good, says the CEO of Gamblit Gaming, the company that built them. The games, Cannonbeard’s Treasure and Gamblit Poker, are the first fully skill-based casino games to go live in Nevada. They began operating at the Caesars property on March 30 as part of a field trial, made possible by ...

Reno casino remerges as nongaming, family-friendly hotel

Hotel owners have finished converting a Nevada casino and hotel into a non-gaming hotel. The Marriott Renaissance Hotel in downtown Reno was opened and fully functional as of Wednesday. The Renaissance Hotel replaces ...

Guitars oust minarets as Hard Rock redoes Taj Mahal casino

The Trump Taj Mahal resort in Atlantic City is shown Oct. 24, 2014.

Donald Trump, domes and minarets are out. Rock 'n' roll and guitars — lots of guitars — are in as the Hard Rock chain re-does Atlantic City's former Trump Taj Mahal casino. The company owned by Florida's Seminole Indian tribe on Wednesday unveiled ...

MGM to increase parking fees April 12

Drivers stop for tickets as they enter the MGM Grand parking garage Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016.

MGM Resorts International is increasing its parking fees less than a year since it was the first major Strip resort company to break the long-standing Las Vegas tradition of ...

Las Vegas oddsmakers favor Chicago Cubs to repeat this year

Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant watches his home run during the fourth inning of Game 5 of the World Series against the Cleveland Indians Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, in Chicago.

The Chicago Cubs have already broken the curse and won a World Series. Now, oddsmakers in Las Vegas predict the team will become only the third in almost 40 years to win it a second straight time. The city's sports books like the team to ...

Du-par's restaurant at Suncoast changing hands

Vehicles come and go from the front entrance of Suncoast, which is owned by Boyd Gaming.

The Du-par's restaurant at the Suncoast has temporarily closed while Boyd Gaming, which operates the casino, takes over operations and management of ...

Sale of former Trump Taj Mahal casino to Hard Rock is finalized

The Trump Taj Mahal resort in Atlantic City is shown Oct. 24, 2014.

It's official: Atlantic City's former Trump Taj Mahal casino now belongs to Hard Rock International. The sale of the shuttered casino opened in 1990 by President Donald Trump was finalized Friday. The Florida-based Hard Rock, which manages ...