Gaming

SLS to assume control of W hotel

A crane lifts the new W hotel marquee sign into position for its installation at SLS, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016.

The W hotel brand is leaving the Las Vegas Strip. The SLS casino-hotel on Wednesday announced it will assume control of the W Las Vegas, which currently occupies ...

New Jersey takes in $40.6 million in sports bets in July

A clerk at the new sports book at Harrah's casino in Atlantic City N.J. process wagers for a customer moments after the casino started accepting sports bets on Wednesday Aug. 1, 2018.

Sports betting is off and running in New Jersey, with three casinos and two racetracks taking in $40.6 million in wagers in July, the first full month it was legal ...

Nevada nears new sexual harassment policies at casinos

Nevada's chief gambling regulator said Wednesday she's been encouraged by the input she's received from casino executives and workers as the state's Gaming Control Board considers rules addressing sexual harassment in the workplace ...

Wynn Resorts adds own CEO, former Deutsche Bank exec to board

Wynn Resorts' new CEO Matt Maddox reacts as he speaks during an interview at Wynn Las Vegas, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas.

Casino operator Wynn Resorts has appointed its current CEO and the former CEO of Deutsche Bank to its board of directors ...

Charles Oakley pleads no contest in Las Vegas casino betting case

Charles Oakley pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge Tuesday morning, his attorney said. The deal with Las Vegas prosecutors eliminated the ...

Former CEO of Harrah's to become Wynn's board chairman

In this 2011 photo, Phil Satre, NV Energy chairman and former chairman of Harrah's Entertainment, accepts an award, after being inducted into the Nevada Business Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Mirage.

Wynn Resorts announced additional changes to its board of directors on Monday as part of the latest restructuring since sexual misconduct allegations against the ...

Former Harrah’s exec regrets not expanding to Macau

In this 2011 photo, Phil Satre, NV Energy chairman and former chairman of Harrah's Entertainment, accepts an award, after being inducted into the Nevada Business Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Mirage.

One regret Phil Satre has about his 25-year career with Harrah’s Entertainment is that he didn’t take the company into the Macau gaming market. Satre, who spoke Wednesday on Nevada Newsmakers, retired as ...

Like competitors, MGM Resorts expects weak third quarter

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

Industry analysts grilled MGM Resorts International executives Thursday after the company forecast weak results for the current quarter because — just like its competitors — it expects fewer scheduled entertainment events and lower room rates in Las Vegas this summer. Chairman and CEO Jim Murren pushed back. He highlighted the company's casino revenue from its Las Vegas Strip properties and its ...

Casino sports betting starts today in Mississippi

This is the exterior of the Beau Rivage Casino and Resort taken in Biloxi, Ms., Wednesday Sept. 19, 2007.

The first sports bet in Mississippi comes today, which is 26 years to the day after the first casino in the state opened in Biloxi in 1992. The initial wagers are expected to be placed simultaneously at about noon at the ...

Red Rock Resorts 2nd-quarter revenue up 1.5 percent

A renovated penthouse bedroom at the Palms.

Red Rock Resorts, the parent company of Station Casinos, generated $416.2 million in second-quarter revenue, an increase of 1.5 percent compared to the same ...

Nevada gaming revenue spikes 4.2 percent in June

Nevada gaming revenue spikes 4.2 percent in June

Nevada gaming revenue increased 4.2 percent to $933 million in June compared to the same month a year ago, the state Gaming Control Board reported today. Gaming revenue in Clark County for June was up ...

MGM, Boyd teaming up to offer online gaming

MGM Resorts International and Boyd Gaming are teaming up to offer online gaming. The initiative, which includes sports betting, poker and other casino games, will allow the companies to ...

MGM, Caesars racing to cash in on sports betting market

Bally's is seen in Atlantic City, N.J., Monday, June 19, 2017.

Two titans of the casino industry are racing to cash in on the newly created U.S. sports betting market, taking steps to expand their footprint and strengthen their positions as more states approve necessary regulations and people become more ...

Philly-area investors bet on Las Vegas sports gambling network being the next CNBC

Brent Musburger tapes a show at the Vegas Stats & Information Network studio, at the South Point in Las Vegas on Aug. 11, 2017.

SeventySix Capital, the Conshohocken-based venture capital firm, is placing a bet on the growing sports gambling industry. The firm announced a strategic investment Monday in Vegas Stats & Information Network, a Las Vegas-based media network that ...

San Manuel Casino expansion heats up already hot SoCal market

San Manuel Casino will break ground today on a $550 million expansion that will elevate the former San Bernardino County bingo hall into a major player in ...