Gaming

Boulder Station celebrates 25 years with music, food and fun

A view of the casino floor at Boulder Station Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019.

Boulder Station opened as a pivotal project for Station Casinos: As just the second hotel-casino after Palace Station, it signified the beginning of a local gaming and entertainment dynasty ...

Power failure temporarily closes Rampart Casino

The Rampart Casino at 221 N. Rampart Blvd. in Summerlin.

The Rampart Casino in Summerlin was temporarily closed today because of a power failure, according to a tweet from the casino. The casino reported the situation about 9:30 a.m. through its official Twitter account. It wasn't clear what ...

Aided by robust Las Vegas results, Wynn reports solid quarter

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

Overall strong performances from its Las Vegas properties helped Wynn Resorts to a 3.3% increase in operating revenues during the second quarter ...

Caesars reports strong 2nd quarter in Las Vegas

An exterior view of Caesars Palace on the Las Vegas Strip Dec. 26, 2017.

Caesars properties in Las Vegas recorded a good second quarter, according to an earnings breakdown released today. The company reported a 6.3% year-over-year increase in hotel revenue in Las Vegas for the three-month period that ended June 30, along with a ...

Strip roller coaster where woman fell reopens

An "El Loco" car on display inside the Adventuredome Dec. 20, 2013.

A Las Vegas casino roller coaster where a woman who is a double amputee fell has quietly reopened. KLAS-TV reported Sunday that the El Loco ride at Circus Circus Adventuredome went back ...

UNR will house 1,300 students at hotel-casino after dorm explosion

Argenta Hall on the UNR campus shows damage after a utilities explosion on Friday, July 5, 2019, in Reno.

UNR has sealed a deal with a downtown hotel-casino to house 1,300 students for the coming school year after a natural gas explosion forced the closure of two ...

Player dealt $1 million royal flush at Palazzo

The latest Millionaire Progressive winner hit big last weekend at the Palazzo. A gambler won just over $1 million Sunday night playing Three Card Poker, according to ...

Nevada casino win jumps nearly 11.6% in June to over $1 billion

A jump in winnings by Nevada casinos in June helped push statewide revenue figures for the fiscal year to $11.9 billion, state officials reported Tuesday The total statewide "gaming win" of a ...

Refurbished Hotel Apache opens today in downtown Las Vegas

A remodeled room is shown at Binion's Gambling Hall in downtown Las Vegas Wednesday, July 24, 2019. On Monday, July 29, TLC Casino Enterprises will open 81 historically-themed rooms as Hotel Apache, the original name of the hotel when it was built in 1932.

When the renovated Hotel Apache at Binion’s opens today, one of its first guests will be the granddaughter of the man who built it. Gina Silvagni Perry — who was 4-years-old when her ...

'Jeopardy' champ Holzhauer picks Patriots, Rams for 2020 Super Bowl

"Jeopardy!" champion and professional sports gambler James Holzhauer plays in a tournament at the World Series of Poker, Monday, June 24, 2019, in Las Vegas.

It might be time to go all-in on the New England Patriots' odds to make another Super Bowl. "Jeopardy" champion and Las Vegas professional sports gambler James Holzhauer sat down with NBC Sports' Peter King to discuss the upcoming season when the ...

El Cortez, Mob Museum offer Jackie Gaughan suite package

A view of the dining and living room in the Jackie Gaughan Suite during a El Cortez-Mob Museum event at the El Cortez in downtown Las Vegas Wednesday, May 29, 2019. The El Cortez and the Mob Museum are pursuing a package that will include a stay in the suite. Casino owner Jackie Gaughan built the hotel tower in 1980 and lived in the suite until his death in 2014.

The days of gangsters running around downtown Las Vegas might be over, but mob history enthusiasts can now take advantage of a new VIP package. The Mob Museum has partnered with ...

Ex-governor to lead Sands' push for casino in NYC

Former New York Gov. David Paterson is joining Las Vegas Sands to lead the casino and resort developer's push for a casino in New York City. Voters have already authorized up to three casinos for the nation's ...

1 year, $3.2 billion later, New Jersey sports betting soars

In this March 8, 2019, photo, a gambler makes a sports bet at the Tropicana casino in Atlantic City N.J.

New Jersey gamblers plunked down more than $3 billion on sports betting in the first full year it became legal, helping the state challenge Nevada for the nationwide lead in the fast-growing industry. Figures released Friday by the state Division of Gaming Enforcement show the ...

Man wins nearly $1.5 million jackpot playing Three Card Poker

A dealer flips cards at a three card poker table at Hollywood Slots, Friday, March 16, 2012, in Bangor, Maine.

A guest at Caesars Palace won a nearly $1.5 million jackpot Monday while playing Three Card Poker. The man won $1.46 million after being dealt ...

Las Vegas center continues founder’s vision for problem gambling treatment

Stephanie Goodman, executive director of the Dr. Robert Hunter International Problem Gaming Center, poses with former Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Coffin last month during a rebranding event for the center.

Last month, the Dr. Robert Hunter International Problem Gaming Center hosted an event to announce the rebranding of the nonprofit organization, formerly known simply as ...