Gaming

Poker tables keep decreasing on Nevada casino floors

A view of the Las Vegas Strip and  Monte Carlo as seen from Rivea at Delano Las Vegas on Feb. 2, 2016.

When the Monte Carlo closes its eight-table poker room in about a month as part of a $450 million overhaul, the Las Vegas Strip will have lost nearly a quarter ...

Bill would formally include esports in pari-mutuel betting

Gaming commentators are shown in a video form a tournament earlier in the month during a tour of the Millennial E-Sports facility under construction at the Neonopolis Mall in downtown Las Vegas Monday, Feb. 20, 2017.

Four students from UNLV’s William Boyd School of law testified Tuesday before the state Legislature in favor of a bill to add esports and awards shows to the state’s list of permitted pari-mutuel wagering events. Senate Bill 240, sponsored by Sen. Becky Harris, a Clark County Republican, would add ...

Why the next big Trump project could be a Las Vegas casino

Donald Trump, left, developer Phil Ruffin and his wife, Oleksandra Ruffin, celebrate with a toast during the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Trump International Hotel and Tower.

In addition to the hotel they already own in Las Vegas, Forbes has learned, resort owner Phil Ruffin and the Trump Organization are also thinking of building ...

Train leaving the Station: Railroad theme jettisoned in Palace Station's renovation

A section of Palace Station is shown under construction as part of a multimillion-dollar remodeling project, Friday, March 17, 2017.

Palace Station will soon be ditching its train motif as a multimillion-dollar renovation project on the 41-year-old casino continues. The remodeling began last fall, and work on the parking lot and landscaping has ...

Down $109,000, casino owner still has shot at $1 million NCAA Tournament bet

Derek Stevens appears onstage for a Boston concert Friday, July 15, 2016, at Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, which he owns.

Las Vegas casino owner Derek Stevens had a forgettable first weekend of NCAA Tournament betting, but he still has hope for a possible $1 million payout. Stevens, who owns The D Las Vegas, bet ...

MGM wins bid to build destination resort in Dubai

MGM is taking its luxury hospitality business to the Persian Gulf. The casino giant has won the rights to develop and operate a beachfront destination resort in Dubai under ...

This Wall Street legend failed to conquer Las Vegas sports betting

Bloomberg reports that Howard Lutnick, the man who rebuilt Cantor Fitzgerald LP, and then some, after the catastrophe of 9/11, has spent the past decade looking for ...

Here's why Wynn Resorts stock popped Thursday

The Wynn hotel-casino on Las Vegas Boulevard on Sept. 30, 2015.

Zacks reports that shares of Wynn Resorts gained more than 3.3 percent in morning trading Thursday on unconfirmed takeover chatter ...

Early wagering on March Madness has sports books giddy

Bettors stand in line to make their wagers at the LVH sports book during the second round of the NCAA basketball tournament Thursday, March 20, 2014.

If March Madness seems a little madder than usual this year, you’re not hallucinating. Las Vegas sports betting pros say this year’s college hoops tourney could be one of the busiest ever for Las Vegas. ...

Las Vegas pool parties and dayclubs continue to make a big splash

A view of the Encore Beach Club, a popular Strip venue.

The rowdy Rehab party at the Hard Rock Hotel kicked off the trend some 14 years ago, energizing a day at the pool with thumping club music, bikini contests and a general endless Spring Break vibe. Today, this type of venue is a must at all major resorts ...

More VIP gaming space on the way as Lucky Dragon makes adjustments

Guests are seen at the bar at Lucky Dragon during the boutique resort's grand opening celebration, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016.

It’s been almost four months since Las Vegas’ first expressly Asian casino opened its doors, with a marketing strategy as unique as the glass dragon hanging from ...

Where to watch the NCAA Tournament in Las Vegas

A look at the setup inside the ballroom at the South Point for an NCAA Tournament viewing party in March 2015.

Whether you are a visitor staying on the Strip or in Las Vegas downtown, or if you are a local taking a long lunch, here are a few options ...

Therapy, Vegas-style: Hospital offers slots

Angela Ingerson plays a poker slot machine as part of cognitive and physical rehab for patients at the HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson on Thursday, March 9, 2017.

Video poker machines are commonplace in Las Vegas and can be found in bars, supermarkets and even high-end restaurants. Now you can add hospitals to that list. The HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson treats people who are recovering from a number of issues, including ...

Internet gambling nudges February into black for Atlantic City

This July 11, 2014, aerial photo shows the Atlantic City, N.J., beachfront with many of its Boardwalk casinos.

Once again, internet gambling has made the difference between an up month and a down one for Atlantic City casinos. Figures released Monday by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement show the seven casinos won ...

Water park eyed at ex-Atlantic Club casino in Atlantic City

This Feb. 14, 2013, photo, shows the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J.

A New Jersey developer who has long wanted to bring a family water park to Atlantic City plans to build one at a former casino. Ronald Young's R&R Development Group said Monday it has bought the former Atlantic Club casino and plans to turn it into a non-gambling family resort. He told The Associated Press his group ...