Gaming

Local gambler hits nearly $1.6 million jackpot at Suncoast

A Las Vegas area resident won nearly $1.6 million Tuesday while playing a Buffalo Grand slot machine at the Suncoast. The video slot machine landed on the ...

Place your bets: NASCAR pushes its chips on sports gambling

 In this Feb. 10, 2019, photo, Brendan Gaughan walks down pit road during qualifying for the Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Brendan Gaughan is the son of a casino magnate and has long grasped the allure of throwing down a few bucks to wager on a sporting event. Heck, Gaughan once bet on himself in Las Vegas to win the 2004 Daytona 500. Gaughan got a stern ...

New Jersey first state to take legal Oscars bets; Nevada still resisting

In this Feb. 4, 2019, photo, an Oscar statue appears at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Perhaps you weren't sure — or didn't care — if Gisele Bundchen's husband and the New England Patriots won the Super Bowl this month. But you know why ...

Nevada gaming officials hesitant to register paid sports handicappers

A proposed bill that would require sports handicappers who sell tips to register with the state could create a bigger problem than the one it seeks to solve. Part of the bill ...

Nevada's largest casinos report $1.2 billion loss in fiscal 2018

A view of Las Vegas Blvd on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017.

Nevada's largest casinos lost $1.2 billion during the fiscal year that ended June 30 despite seeing record revenues, bringing to an end a two-year streak of posted profits ...

Guests at MGM properties in Las Vegas can access their room using smartphone

Digital keys through the MGM Resorts mobile app will be available for M Life Card members staying at Bellagio, Aria, Vdara, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, Delano Las Vegas, Park MGM and Luxor.

Guests staying at some MGM Resorts International properties in Las Vegas will now be able to access their room using a smartphone. Digital keys through ...

Las Vegas: Charm will keep bettors coming for the Super Bowl

Gamblers make proposition bets on the 2019 Super Bowl at the Westgate SuperBook Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019.

Thousands of football fans from around the country converge at Las Vegas casinos every February to place their bets on the Super Bowl's winner, MVP, first touchdown scorer and hundreds of other outcomes. They cheer, boo and ...

The Stratosphere is rebranding to the STRAT

The STRAT's rebranded porte cochere.

Two commercials set to air during the Super Bowl will announce the iconic Las Vegas property's new name.

Nevada casinos win $11.9B in 2018, up from 2017 revenue

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

Casinos in Nevada reported $11.9 billion in revenues in 2018, the third-largest total in the state's history that inches the state closer to ...

Caesars revamping, renaming player loyalty program

One of the many sculptured angels about the exterior of Caesars Palace on Wednesday, August 5, 2015.

Caesars Entertainment is introducing Caesars Rewards as the next step in its player loyalty program effective Friday, capitalizing on the brand’s name recognition and replacing its ...

Resorts World to change design as part of Wynn settlement

A view of the Encore and Wynn resorts on the Las Vegas Strip, Dec. 26, 2017.

Resorts World Las Vegas will change its design as part of a settlement with Wynn Resorts over the similarities of their buildings. KSNV-TV reports Wynn Resorts and ...

NASCAR bans drivers, team members from betting on races

NASCAR has banned all drivers and team members from betting on its races as part of new gambling guidelines established in this season's rulebook. NASCAR employees are prohibited from disclosing ...

Brent Musburger calls CBS Sports boss' line against Super Bowl gambling talk 'ridiculous' and 'stupid'

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

The Patriots are 2 1/2-point favorites against the Rams in Super Bowl LIII. See? That wasn't very hard, was it? Yet you apparently won't hear about that from Jim Nantz or ...

Prop bets popular for Super Bowl, but the NFL wants them gone

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady holds the championship trophy after the AFC title game against the Chiefs, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo.

Many Americans in places where sports betting is legal for the first time are beginning to make wagers on the Super Bowl, including some bets on the performances of individual athletes. But if the National Football League had its way, bets on ...

Atlantic City casino revenue up, but newbies hurt others

In this Sept. 28, 2018, photo, a dealer pushes a stack of chips toward a gambler at the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City N.J. The Ocean Resort and the Hard Rock casino both mark their 100th day of operation on Thursday, Oct. 4.

Two reopened casinos and half a year of sports betting helped push Atlantic City's casino revenue up 7.5 percent in 2018 to nearly $2.86 billion ...