Gaming

Report: Online gambling could bring Pa. more than $400 million in six years

A report released Monday states Pennsylvania can rake in more than $400 million by 2022 if lawmakers legalize online gambling. The 14-page white paper comes as state legislators prepare to open hearings about how to use expanded gambling statewide to help fill a multibillion-dollar hole in the state budget for 2017-18. Lawmakers will view the report with ...

Nevada gaming revenue up 12 percent in January, eclipses $1 billion

A gambler plays a Wheel of Fortune slot machine during Lucky Dragon's grand opening celebration, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016.

Nevada gaming revenue saw a sharp increase in January, up 12 percent compared to the same month last year, with Clark County seeing a 14.3 percent jump, state regulators reported. Statewide, nonrestricted casinos — those with table games and ...

China's high rollers are back at Macau's gaming tables

Fireworks explodes at a replica of the Eiffel Tower of Parisian Macao during an opening ceremony in Macau, China, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016.

Chinese high rollers are pulling Macau out of its doldrums, helping reverse the gambling Mecca’s two-year slump with cash created by soaring real-estate values and ...

Sheldon Adelson lost his first fight with a union. Will it have a domino effect?

The Sands Bethlehem opened May 22, 2009. The resort, which has 3,000 slot machines and four restaurants, was the eighth casino to open in Pennsylvania since slots gambling was legalized in 2004.

When Sheldon Adelson’s casino empire opened a new branch in 2009 on the grounds of the old Bethlehem Steel mill in Pennsylvania, the interior designers played up the link to faded ...

Sands casino guards make union history

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem is shown Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Bethlehem, Pa.

Billionaire Sheldon Adelson's 29-year winning streak in keeping the world's largest casino empire free of union contracts was halted Wednesday by a bunch of security guards making $13 an hour in Bethlehem. After nearly six years of battling ...

Sands China a bargain after battering on high-roller revival

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

Cashing in on the tourists and recreational bettors who flock to the gambling enclave of Macau had long been Sands China Ltd.’s recipe for success, but ...

MGM Resorts to launch responsible-gaming program

The exterior of The MGM Grand seen from Rivea at Delano Las Vegas on Feb. 2, 2016.

When the fun stops and gambling becomes a problem for an individual, seeking help could be difficult for some. In an attempt to provide better access to help, MGM Resorts International and ...

Las Vegas Sands CEO says Japan casino-resort could cost up to $10 billion

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

A resort hosting casinos in Japan could cost up to $10 billion to build, Las Vegas Sands Corp's chief said, as the casino operator looks to win operating rights in what is ...

Aristocrat names Wilson new managing director

Aristocrat Technologies named Matt Wilson managing director of the Americas on Tuesday. ...

Calling all Frogger fans: Skill-based game at MGM this weekend

Calling all Frogger fans: Skill-based game at MGM this weekend

George Costanza’s fictional Frogger high score of 860,630 may be out of reach, but that won’t stop gamers from trying this weekend at the Level Up entertainment lounge at MGM Grand.

MGM misses 4th-quarter profit forecasts

MGM Resorts International on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $24.7 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Las Vegas-based company said ...

Scientific Games names new COO

The Scientific Games booth is shown during the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) convention at the Sands Expo and Convention Center Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016.

Scientific Games Corp. announced the appointment of Karin-Joyce ("KJ") Tjon as chief operating officer and president on Monday. ...

Should South Carolina gamble on casinos?

Workers wire new electronic games at the new 20-story Wind Creek Wetumpka, a gaming casino owned by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians under construction in Wetumpka, Ala., Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. The casino will open Dec. 17 and the hotel in late January or early February. The project cost $250 million and will replace a smaller casino the Creeks have operated next door.

Every two months or so, Willie Rae Lee scrapes together $200 and steps onto a bus bound for Harrah's Cherokee in North Carolina, Wind Creek in Alabama or a few other casinos dotting the Southeast ...

Russians engineer a brilliant slot machine cheat — and casinos have no fix

In early June 2014, accountants at the Lumiere Place Casino in St. Louis noticed that several of their slot machines had—just for a couple of days—gone haywire ...

Nevada Esports Alliance launches

Spectators watch a gaming competition in the ELEAGUE arena at Turner Studios, Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Atlanta.

An organization co-founded by Downtown Grand Chairman Seth Schorr dedicated to promoting Nevada in the e-sports industry launched on Thursday. The goal of the Nevada Esports Alliance (NVEA) is to advance the development of Nevada as a global e-sports hub as the video gaming and gambling industries continue to ...