Gaming

Atlantic City's new Call of Duty: Dominate esports tourneys

This March 31, 2017, file photo shows a competitive video game tournament under way at Caesars casino in Atlantic City, N.J.

Atlantic City's new Call Of Duty is this: To become the East Coast center of competitive video game tournaments, also known as esports. The activity is rapidly growing in popularity across the country and around the world, and the ...

New slot machine features Willie Nelson, marijuana references

A new slot machine featuring Willie Nelson and references to marijuana is on display at the Global Gaming Expo on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Las Vegas.

A new Willie Nelson-themed slot machine really puts the pot in jackpot, with electronic reels featuring images of marijuana leaves and other nods to the cannabis subculture. Las Vegas-based slot maker Everi Holdings debuted the machine featuring the country music legend ...

Closed Lucky Dragon resort going up for auction

The Lucky Dragon resort is seen on Sahara Avenue on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, ahead of its grand opening on Dec. 3, 2016.

The shuttered Lucky Dragon hotel-casino near the north end of the Strip is set to be sold to the highest bidder later this month. Built for $160 million in 2016, the property is going up for auction Oct. 30. The ...

Football helps N.J. sports bets nearly double to $184 million

The start of the pro and college football seasons led the volume of sports betting in New Jersey to nearly double in September from ...

With millennials in mind, Aruze rolls out digital craps table (but the dice are real)

A player throws the dice on an electronic Roll to Win Craps table in the Aruze Gaming booth at the Global Gaming Expo at the Sands Expo Center Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.

A Las Vegas gaming company hopes a new version of craps that combines a digital layout with a dealer and real dice will make the traditional casino game less intimidating and appeal to millennials and others who ...

MLB tells casinos league should get cut from wagers on sport

In this Monday, May 14, 2018, file photo, betting odds are displayed on a board in the sportsbook at the South Point.

Major League Baseball is insisting to casino executives that the league should get a cut from wagers placed on the sport following the repeal of a federal ban on sports betting. An MLB executive ...

How esports wagering could take off like sports betting

In this Sunday Aug. 26, 2018 photo, the Indonesian team compete in the eSports exhibition at the 18th Asian Games Arena of Valor, Britama Arena, Jakarta. Esports is debuting as an exhibition sport in the on-going Asian Games and is targeted for full inclusion in four years at the games in Hangzhou, China.

As sports betting is increasingly embraced across the country, could wagering on esports eventually become mainstream?

Sports betting enters the spotlight at Global Gaming Expo

The convention floor is seen packed with attendees during the Global Gaming Expo at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas Tuesday, October 3, 2017.

The future of gaming will be on display this week during the Global Gaming Expo at the Sands Expo Center, where some of the biggest figures in gaming will unveil their latest products ...

SLS Las Vegas starts $100 million renovation project

The grand opening of SLS Las Vegas on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, on the Strip.

SLS Las Vegas has kicked off a $100 million project to renovate the north Strip resort’s casino floor, hotel rooms, pool area and entertainment spaces. The SLS opened ...

Place your bets: Dover set to roll the dice on NASCAR bets

Place your bets at Dover and let it ride: The track is ready to roll the dice on NASCAR betting. NASCAR fans could skip blackjack tables and roulette wheels inside ...

Silverton planning new casino in Pahrump

The Silverton in Las Vegas is planning to expand its brand to nearby Pahrump with the Silverton Ranch Hotel and Casino, according to documents filed with the town’s planning commission. The casino is slated for ...

Eldorado buys Atlantic City's Tropicana casino in $1.9B acquisition

This June 19, 2017, file photo shows the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City, N.J.

Eldorado Resorts has completed its purchase of Atlantic City's Tropicana casino. The Press of Atlantic City reports the deal that finished Monday comes after the New Jersey Casino Control Commission granted ...

Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club opening next year at Linq Promenade

In this Feb. 26, 2017, file photo, host Jimmy Kimmel appears at the Oscars in Los Angeles.

Late-night television talk show host Jimmy Kimmel plans to open a comedy club next year at the Linq Promenade on the Strip. Kimmel is partnering with Caesars Entertainment ...

With NFL neighbor on the way, Mandalay Bay spruces up sports book

A look at the Mandalay Bay Race & Sports Book, Friday, Sept. 22, 2018.

When you are about to become neighbors with an NFL team, there is reason for excitement. For the sports book officials at Mandalay Bay, that also brings reason for renovations. The property is the closest to the stadium site across the Interstate 15 ...

Nevada casino revenue drops for second consecutive month

A pay table on a slot machine displays a $1 million jackpot in the new high limit slot area at the Cosmopolitan Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016.

Gambling revenue at Nevada casinos has decreased for two consecutive months. Data released today by the Nevada Gaming Control Board show casinos won about $913 million ...