Gaming

Oklahoma State coach reimburses man for losing Las Vegas bet on team

Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy keeps a eye on the scoreboard during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Kansas State in Manhattan, Kan., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.

Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy reimbursed an Oklahoma City radio personality who lost a $250 bet in Las Vegas that the ...

Trump-Xi thaw helps lift Wynn Resorts’ fortunes

The Wynn Macau is seen Aug. 17, 2011.

Some of the hardest-hit stocks of the past two months — Amazon, Apple and Advanced Micro Devices — were rebounding Monday, as investors reacted to news that the United States and ...

Man gets life in prison for fatally punching casino manager

A 65-year-old man will spend the rest of his life behind bars after fatally punching a manager during a dispute at a Nevada casino. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports the Washoe County district attorney's office says ...

Caesars closing another casino in Mississippi

A company is closing a second casino in Mississippi's Tunica County, citing decreasing revenues. Caesars Entertainment of Las Vegas announced Tuesday that it will close the Tunica Roadhouse Casino at January's end. Caesars will keep open ...

MGM Resorts is MLB's official gaming partner after NBA, NHL

MGM Resorts CEO James Murren, left, and MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred speak during a news conference at MLB headquarters in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018.

MGM Resorts has made its third deal in four months with a major U.S. sports league, becoming Major League Baseball's official gambling partner in the ...

Nevada gambling revenue surpasses $1 billion in October

Gamblers play roulette at the Eastside Cannery on Boulder Highway in this file photo.

Casinos in Nevada had their richest month in more than five years in October. Gambling regulators on Tuesday reported that casinos across the state won just over $1 billion from gamblers last month, beating the year-to-year figure and shaking off a sluggish ...

States eye sports betting, wrestle with regulatory details

This Nov. 20, 2018, photo shows a gambler placing a sports bet at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.

Numerous U.S. states are considering jumping on the legal sports betting bandwagon, even as they struggle with the details of regulating it. How much to tax it, and how to regulate mobile betting on phones are emerging as ...

Nevada regulators approve deal with sportsbook operator

Nevada gambling regulators have approved a settlement with a troubled sportsbook operator that has admitted to taking unlawful bets and making inaccurate payouts. The Nevada ...

Sprinkler extinguishes fire in Vegas casino's ice cream shop

An exterior view of the California Hotel and Casino on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in downtown Las Vegas.

There was no evacuation or injury and that there was minimal smoke impact ...

Reality star Lisa Vanderpump opening lounge at Caesars Palace

From television star and restaurateur Lisa Vanderpump, Vanderpump Cocktail Garden is set to open at Caesars Palace in early 2019.

Lisa Vanderpump of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" fame is teaming with Caesars Palace to open a lounge early next year. Vanderpump Cocktail Garden will reflect her restaurants in California — Villa Blanca, SUR, Pump and Tom Tom — and “bring a taste of Los Angeles to Las Vegas.” It will be located between the Colosseum and the entrance to the Forum Shops. “I have always loved Las Vegas. It has always been a dream of mine to see our brand in ...

Wisconsin man wins $1.3 million at O’Sheas casino

Jon Oelke of Kenosha, Wis., won more than $1.3 million when he hit a royal flush while playing Three Card Poker Progressive on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at O'Sheas at the Linq. The casino did not identify everyone in the photo.

A Kenosha, Wis., man won more than $1.3 million over the weekend when he hit a royal flush while playing Three Card Poker Progressive at O’Sheas at ...

Wynn scraps lagoon project, will reopen golf course

An early rendering of Wynn Paradise Park.

The Wynn Resorts Paradise Park lagoon project has been shelved and will be replaced by a revamped 18-hole golf course, the company announced today during its third-quarter earnings call. Wynn contracted Tom Fazio, the original designer of the golf course, to ...

Resorts see possibility of marijuana lounges as a dilemma

Customers smoke marijuana while sitting in a booth in the smoking lounge at Barbary Coast Dispensary in San Francisco. Las Vegas is considering an ordinance to allow marijuana lounges.

Hospitality industry leaders expressed mixed feelings about the prospect of marijuana lounges here, which on one hand would give guests a place to legally consume and on the other compete with resorts for tourist money ...

Frissora leaving as president, CEO of Caesars Entertainment

Mark Frissora, CEO and president of Caesars Entertainment, takes part in a CEO round table at the Global Gaming Expo on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, in Sands Expo Center.

Mark Frissora is leaving Caesars Entertainment. The casino giant’s president and chief executive officer, who helped guide it through bankruptcy reorganization, will stay with the company until Feb. 8. Frissora is also credited with ...

Caesars enters partnership with new NFL stadium

Rendering of the Las Vegas Raiders stadium.

Caesars Entertainment Corp. has entered a partnership with the Las Vegas stadium making the gaming giant the first founding partner of the future home of the ...