A regulatory mandate that Nevada gaming license holders stay away from the state’s neophyte medical marijuana business could be challenged again Thursday at the Nevada Gaming Commission. But the outcome is inevitable.
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Delay sought in Atlantic City casino closings
A Las Vegas man arrested over the weekend at a Pennsylvania casino has been on Nevada gambling regulators’ radar as a casino cheat since 1999. Jubreal Chahine, 40, was taken into custody without incident.
The casino industry’s first female gaming regulator, a former Las Vegas mayor turned gaming executive, an American Indian gaming pioneer and a late gaming law expert will be inducted into the Gaming Hall of Fame in September.
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — Prince George’s County officials on Monday approved a building plan for a $925 million MGM Resorts International casino and hotel near the nation’s capital on an 8-1 vote, paving the way for MGM to get the permits needed to begin construction.
JACKSON, Miss. — Biloxi’s Margaritaville Casino & Restaurant will close on or before Sept. 19.
A Las Vegas man was sentenced to three years probation Monday for his role in a lucrative illegal bookmaking operation.
The idea of a full-scale smoking ban in Nevada casinos seems out of place. The “No Smoking” concept doesn’t fit the Strip’s “do anything” reputation.
RENO — The managers of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas have announced plans to open one at Lake Tahoe this winter after a $60 million renovation of the former Horizon Casino Resort at Stateline.
International Game Technology’s $6.4 billion buyout at the hands of lottery giant GTECH was all about timing.
Maybe the investment community is expecting too much from Las Vegas Sands Corp.
The damage to Atlantic City associated with Superstorm Sandy in 2012 amounted to a few broken windows compared to the economic tornado tearing through the Boardwalk this year.
Slot machine manufacturer International Game Technology has been sold for $6.4 billion to lottery giant GTECH in a merger agreement that will create the world’s largest gaming equipment provider.
ATLANTIC CITY — A Wall Street credit rating firm that was among the most pessimistic about the prospects for Internet gambling in New Jersey has cut its already-conservative estimate on the state’s first-year online winnings by more than half.
BOSTON — State gambling regulators are weighing how to respond to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh’s refusal to participate in arbitration with Wynn Resorts for a financial compensation deal.
Slot route operator United Coin Machine has changed its name to Century Gaming Technologies to reflect the name of its corporate parent and capitalize on changes made to the company’s product offerings.
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — Prince George’s County officials will vote on the building plan for a $925 million, Las Vegas-style casino and resort near the nation’s capital next week, officials said Monday after a public hearing.
When it came time to help redesign the run-down Hacienda near Boulder City, Oregon-native Ally Estey decided to bring the feel of the northwest to the hotel-casino.
ATLANTIC CITY — After 19 years working as a cook at Atlantic City’s Showboat Casino, Dave Rose is counting the weeks until he and about 2,000 fellow workers lose their jobs when the casino is shuttered at the end of the summer.
Ultimate Gaming, which operates Ultimate Poker.com, and the El Cortez have entered into a marketing partnership that makes Ultimate Poker the online poker room for the downtown casino.
An FBI-led raid shut down an illegal sports betting operation at Caesars Palace last week that authorities say was run by Malaysian and Chinese nationals who were taking wagers on the World Cup soccer tournament.
The owner of a slot machine route operation, whose wife is partner in a potential medical marijuana dispensary business, said state gaming regulators “violated the standard of due process” when a restaurant was told last week to find a different company to manage its slot machines.
To Michael Pergolini, there isn’t much difference between serving as the executive chef in a stylish Southern California restaurant or operating a venerable downtown Las Vegas hotel-casino. Both jobs revolve around how you treat the customer.
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