Gaming

Table games revenue drops again at Pennsylvania casino

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

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem is still Pennsylvania's table games king, but in recent months its stranglehold on the throne doesn't seem quite as firm. For instance, in May, Sands Bethlehem generated $19.6 million in table games revenue, the 15th-highest monthly total in ...

Photos: Palace Station’s 2-year modernization project is almost done. Here’s a look

A view of the pool area during a media sneak peek of modernization work at Palace Station Wednesday, June 20, 2018. The new pool is part of a $192 million upgrade for the property.

Palace Station’s $192 million modernization is nearly complete, enhancing the flagship Station Casinos property with upgrades to amenities, gaming and dining. The ...

Casino mogul Felix Rappaport succumbs to heart disease

Mirage President Felix Rappaport

Before joining Foxwoods, Rappaport worked Station Casinos, Hershey Entertainment and Resort Co. Mirage and Treasure Island ...

Wheel of Fortune jackpot at Silverton is property's largest ever

An interior view of the Silverton hotel-casino Thursday, May 17, 2018.

The Silverton saw a gambler hit the largest jackpot in the property’s history. An unidentified player won $3.2 million June 9 with a $5 wager ...

Unionized MGM Resorts workers ratify new five-year contract

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

Thousands of unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by MGM Resorts International, including Bellagio, Aria and Mandalay Bay, approved a new five-year contract ...

Laid off when casinos closed, back to work with reopenings

Revel, a $2.4 billion casino in Atlantic City, shut down in 2014. The casino is reopening under new ownership and a new name: the Ocean Resort Casino.

When Revel, Atlantic City's $2.4 billion casino shut down in 2014, Meg Timson wondered what would happen to a building that was only ...

Bettors in New Jersey no longer 'have to go to my corner bookie'

Anthony D'Ambra sits at a monitor while bettors line up on the first day of sports betting at the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., June 14, 2018. The wagers heralded a new era in the state that began the effort to legalize sports betting as a way of providing a boost to struggling casinos in Atlantic City casinos and the state’s racetracks.

The line formed at the Borgata casino well before 11 a.m., the designated time that sports betting in New Jersey was set to begin Thursday. There were a few gamblers who ...

Caesars workers in Las Vegas approve new contract deal

In this Jan. 12, 2015 file photo, a man takes pictures of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Unionized workers at the casino-resorts operated by Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas cast ballots Thursday, June 14, 2018, to ratify their newly negotiated five-year contract.

Housekeepers, bartenders and other unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by Caesars Entertainment approved a new five-year contract, ending the possibility of a strike at those properties. A few thousand members of the Culinary Union voted in ...

New Jersey set to begin taking legal sports bets

In this May 14, 2018, file photo, people make bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. A day before New Jersey’s governor makes his state’s first legal wager on a sporting event, sports betting will be the main topic at a major gambling industry conference in Atlantic City.

In 1978, the Democratic governor of New Jersey threw the first dice at an Atlantic City casino to kick off an era of legal gambling in the state. Forty years later ...

Borgata in Atlantic City will take sports bets Thursday morning

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.

The casino told The Associated Press it will begin taking sports bets at 11 a.m. That's 30 minutes after Gov. Phil Murphy places the state's first legal sports ...

New Jersey governor signs bill allowing sports betting

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation allowing the state's casinos and racetracks to begin taking sports bets. Murphy signed the measure Monday, making New Jersey the second state after Delaware to allow ...

Gambler hits $1.1 million jackpot at Venetian

A lucky gambler hit a $1.1 million jackpot over the weekend on the Las Vegas Strip. The winner, who chose to remain anonymous, hit the jackpot while playing a $1 Wheel of Fortune slot machine early ...

New Jersey governor: No timetable to act on sports bets

In this May 14, 2018, file photo, patrons watch horse racing on an array of screens at Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, N.J. New Jersey’s proposed sports betting law is heading down to the wire, with final legislative approval expected on Thursday, June 7.

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Friday his state will have sports betting "sooner rather than later," but gave himself no timetable to ...

New Jersey Legislature OKs bill to legalize sports betting

New Jersey's casinos and racetracks are waiting for the starter's gun to begin offering sports betting now that the state ...

Wynn, Encore first Strip resorts to dump parking fee

A view of the Encore and Wynn resorts on the Las Vegas Strip, Dec. 26, 2017.

The Wynn Las Vegas and Encore have become the first major Strip resorts to back away from parking fees implemented last year. Wynn Resorts announced that ...