Gaming

Bandits walk away with money, chips from Las Vegas casinos

This Feb. 21, 2017 file photo shows the New York-New York on the Las Vegas Strip. Bandits have gotten away with cash and chips from four casino-hotels in Las Vegas since last week, leaving police on the hunt for multiple suspects.

Bandits have gotten away with cash and chips from four Las Vegas casinos since last week, leaving police on the hunt for multiple suspects ...

MGM moves into corporate offices at Mass. casino complex

A rendering shows the $800 million MGM Springfield in Massachusetts.

MGM Resorts International is moving into its corporate offices in Springfield, Mass., another sign that the gambling giant's $960 million casino and entertainment complex is ...

Florida man hits $1 million jackpot at the Cosmopolitan

This 26-year-old Florida man, whose name was not released, was playing a Simpsons slot machine with his girlfriend when he hit a $1 million jackpot at the Cosmopolitan on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018.

A Florida man hit a $1 million jackpot Tuesday night while playing a Simpsons slot machine with his girlfriend at the Cosmopolitan. The 26-year-old vacationer from ...

MGM real estate spinoff wants to buy Caesars real estate company

An exterior view of the Mirage Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.

MGM Growth Properties, the company that acts as landlord for many MGM properties, wants to combine with VICI Properties, the company that owns ...

Kick it or not, extra point makes a big difference in Las Vegas

In this Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, photo, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) celebrates in the end zone after a making the game-winning touchdown against the New Orleans Saints late the second half of an NFL divisional football playoff game in Minneapolis,. The Vikings defeated the Saints 29-24.

The clock had ticked down to zero, and Minnesota fans were already deep into a celebration like no other. In this city's legal sports books, though, the outcome was ...

Five trends in gaming for 2018 and beyond

Technology advancements have continually changed the landscape of the gaming industry, and will continue an upward trajectory this year.

Nevada resort revenue hits record levels in 2017

A view of the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Tropicana Avenue on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017.

Nongaming spending on the Strip drove resort revenue in Nevada to record levels in 2017, according to numbers released today by the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Each January, the board release its Nevada Gaming Abstract, a review of the ...

Atlantic City casino revenue rose in 2017 for second year

This July 11, 2014, aerial photo shows the Atlantic City, N.J., beachfront with many of its Boardwalk casinos.

Atlantic City's casinos saw their gambling revenue increase in 2017 for the second year in a row. Figures released Friday by the state Division of Gaming Enforcement show the seven casinos won $2.66 billion in 2017. That's an ...

State Sen. Becky Harris to chair Gaming Control Board

State Sen. Becky Harris, R-Las Vegas, listens to testimony during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Carson City on Friday, June 2, 2017.

Gov. Brian Sandoval has chosen Republican state Sen. Becky Harris as the new chairwoman of the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Harris replaces ...

Downtown's Golden Gate to celebrate 112th birthday

A view of the Golden Gate in downtown Las Vegas Friday, Jan. 24, 2015.

One of the oldest structures in Southern Nevada, the Golden Gate Hotel and Casino will celebrate its 112th birthday on Saturday. The hotel was founded in 1906, a year after much of the land that would become downtown Las Vegas was parceled out and sold in an auction next to the rail line. Room rates, according to the company, were a $1 a day. The hotel has undergone ...

Police investigating theft of gaming chips from Strip casino

Metro Police say they are looking for three people who stole chips from a Las Vegas Strip casino Wednesday night. Detectives are investigating the incident, which happened just before 10 p.m. at ...

Luxor esports arena to open in March

Exterior of Luxor on Las Vegas Blvd on September 30, 2015.

Esports Arena Las Vegas, the new gaming venue where the LAX nightclub used to be located at the Luxor, will open March 22, according to a statement released today by ...

Konami's old-school horse racing game rides new technology in test run

This image from the Fortune Cup horse racing game appears on a 65-inch LCD display that is surrounded by 10 betting stations.

The basic action of the Fortune Cup game is a series of tiny horse figurines “racing” around a track roughly the size of a foosball table. Konami describes it as a multistation mechanical horse racing game with ...

Four buildings in Las Vegas among the world’s most expensive

The Cosmopolitan on the Las Vegas Strip as seen on Sept. 30, 2015.

Apple Park in Cupertino, Apple’s new “spaceship” campus, tops the list of the most expensive buildings in the United States. With an estimated price of ...

Police looking for man who robbed Strip casino

Police are looking for a man who robbed a Las Vegas Strip casino-hotel. Metro Police Lt. David Gordon says a man armed with a handgun on Tuesday night demanded ...