Gaming

Stratosphere, Arizona Charlie’s purchase likely to clear final hurdle

The Stratosphere on Las Vegas Blvd on September 30, 2015.

The company that owns PT’s Pubs will likely get the final approval it needs to purchase the company that owns the Stratosphere and three other Nevada casinos today at ...

How Nevada Gaming Control Board helped investigation of shooter Paddock

The broken window from the 32nd floor of Mandalay bay, where Stephen Paddock shot at civilians attending the Route 91 Festival, is seen through palm trees, Tuesday. Oct 3, 2017.

As the search for motives got underway, Gaming Control Board agents were asked to see what, if any, information they could discover about Paddock ...

San Antonio Stars moving to Las Vegas, bought by MGM Resorts

In this July 12, 2017, file photo, San Antonio Stars' Kayla McBride laughs with head coach Vickie Johnson during the second half of a WNBA basketball game against the Indiana Fever in Indianapolis.

Las Vegas is getting a WNBA franchise. The San Antonio Stars are moving to the gambling mecca after being bought by MGM Resorts International, the league said Tuesday. "Las Vegas has ...

Construction manager hired for Resorts World casino on Strip

The Resorts World site is shown Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. The site, on The Strip south of Circus Circus, was formerly the site of the Stardust hotel casino.

Resorts World, the long-delayed casino project on the Strip, may be moving forward. The company today announced it hired a construction manager; last week, the Clark County Building Department approved multiple permits and ...

Pact allows New Jersey players on Nevada online poker sites

Online poker players in Nevada can now play against gamblers in New Jersey after Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval ...

Atlantic City casinos win up 4 percent in September

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

Atlantic City's casinos won more from gamblers in September than they did a year earlier. Figures released Thursday by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement show the seven casinos and online gambling outlets won $235.8 million, an increase of ...

Supreme Court to hear sports-betting arguments in December

The Cromwell opens its new sports book on Aug. 22, 2017.

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case that could legalize sports betting across the country on Dec. 4, according to a calendar published by the court.

Caesars Entertainment emerges from bankruptcy with $2 billion in cash

Caesars Palace celebrates its 50th anniversary with a pool party birthday celebration at the Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis on Friday, Aug. 5, 2016.

Caesars Entertainment has completed the bankruptcy process, the company announced Friday, ending two-plus years of legal and financial uncertainty. ...

Workplace violence seminar on G2E’S last day sparsely attended

Attendees inspect a slot machine during the Global Gaming Expo at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas Tuesday, October 3, 2017.

Just four days after the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, a seminar on how to handle an active shooter situation at Global Gaming Expo (G2E) drew few participants ...

Gambling regulators eye records of Las Vegas killer

Nevada gambling regulators are poring through records to try to find out more about the high stakes gambler who fatally shot 59 people attending ...

Gaming convention G2E to open today as planned

The massive Global Gaming Expo (G2E), is still scheduled to be open through Thursday at the Sands Expo, despite Sunday night’s mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip. ...

Nevada gaming revenue jumps nearly 15 percent in August

A view of the Grand Bazaar Shops in front of Bally's on the Las Vegas Strip Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017.

Gaming revenue in Nevada jumped 14.91 percent in August — from $861,137,241 to $989,510,649 — compared to the same month ...

Recreational weed, sports betting in spotlight as G2E takes over Vegas next week

The IGT booth is shown during the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) convention at the Sands Expo and Convention Center Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016.

An appearance by Magic Johnson, the effects of legalized recreational pot, the use of “Game of Thrones” as a business strategy and more interactive slot machines are expected to be among the highlights of Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Monday through Thursday at the Sands Expo. First held in 2001 and presented by the American Gaming Association (AGA), G2E has become ...

As Britain's gambling problem grows, some say a machine is to blame

A William Hill betting shop in London, June 20, 2016. Campaigners say that fixed odds betting terminals, which are unique to British betting shops and allow players to place multiple high-value bets on computerized casino games such as roulette, are to blame for a national gambling addiction sucking billions out of Britain’s poorest communities.

Tony Franklin entered a betting shop in northwest London one morning this month and paid 300 pounds, or around $400, into a gambling machine — and lost that money within 16 minutes. Then he paid in another 300 pounds. Then a further 1,000 pounds six minutes later. And 20 minutes after that, a final ...

Pac-Man arcade classic being adapted as a casino game

Interactive slot manufacturer Gamblit Gaming has signed an agreement with Pac-Man’s creator, Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc., to design a casino version of the arcade classic.

Pac-Man could be munching through gamblers’ cash next year, after interactive slot manufacturer Gamblit Gaming announced today it signed an agreement with Pac-Man’s creator, Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc., to ...