Would customers be more inclined to redeem a free offer if they won it in a game of skill? The representatives of a technology startup are betting the public will.
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Gov. Brian Sandoval plans to leave Monday for Australia along with more than 30 Nevada representatives on a mission designed to enhance trade partnerships that will focus on water technology and commercialization, tourism and gaming.
CG Technology, a sports book manager at seven Las Vegas casinos, would be fined $1.5 million and required to establish an escrow account to pay bettors who were shorted in the calculation of player winnings under a stipulation agreed to Wednesday by the state Gaming Control Board and the company.
Michael Tassi, assistant director of Community Development and Services for the City of Henderson, said it is Railroad Pass Casino owner Joe DeSimone’s “golden ticket” to move forward with the project.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed against Wynn Resorts board members by a shareholder over questions about the company’s management of its Macau operations.
The daily fantasy sports industry notched some wins but failed to capture a majority of states after an all-out push this year to preserve its legality amid concerns the online games amount to illegal sports betting operations.
An Atlantic City casino owned by billionaire Carl Icahn withdrew an offer to restore health insurance for its striking workers Monday after the union refused to put the measure up for a vote 18 days into a walkout.
The Peppermill Resort in Reno has filed an application to exit as a retail customer of NV Energy and acquire its own electricity on the wholesale market.
Records show just a smattering of relatively minor contributions to back presidential candidates, most of them candidates who have since dropped out of the race.
Two companies developing casinos in Las Vegas are getting ready for the Chinese market. Both are taking different approaches to getting a slice of the growing market and — you’ll never confuse one for the other.
Guests of nine Las Vegas MGM Resorts International properties can play slot, video poker and bingo tournaments on their smartphones thanks to the introduction of a new digital and interactive tournament system the company has installed.
Las Vegas locals giant Station Casinos is ready to make the leap to expand to Northern Nevada a decade after buying property in Reno.
The state Gaming Control Board on Wednesday told developers of a $2 billion project covering a five-by-16-block area in historic west Las Vegas to go back to the drawing board following a three-hour licensing hearing.
MGM Resorts International’s purchase of Boyd Gaming’s 50 percent stake in Atlantic City’s top casino has received regulatory approval in New Jersey.
A strike against Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal casino grew more contentious Wednesday as strikers rallied outside the New York offices of Donald Trump, who opened the casino, and Carl Icahn, his fellow billionaire who now owns it.
Clark County District Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez on Tuesday denied the sale of the property to Moulin Rouge Holdings LLC, citing infighting within the company as well as a better offer for the property from another buyer.
The owner of the shuttered Cal Neva Lodge & Casino once owned by Frank Sinatra has filed for bankruptcy protection, again jeopardizing plans to reopen the historic resort on the shores of north Lake Tahoe.
MGM Resorts International and Wynn Resorts have told state utility regulators they will leave as retail customers of Nevada Power to secure their own electricity supplies starting Oct. 1.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. and Caesars Acquisition Co. have amended their proposed merger agreement, which is intertwined with the $18 billion bankruptcy of the casino company’s main operating unit, the companies said on Monday.
Anyone who has studied the numbers regularly knows that the gaming win statistics for Southern Nevada’s geographic regions are extremely volatile. One month, an area may be up by double-digit percentages. The next, it could be down by double-digit percentages. Then, maybe the next month, it levels off, only to climb high, then drop low, just like the Desperado coaster at Primm, a personal favorite.
A group that wants to legalize casino gambling in Nebraska moved one step closer Thursday to placingthe issue before voters in November, but opponents are preparing challenges in court and on the campaign trail.
An Atlantic City casino that went out of business two years ago is reopening as a hotel.
The Lucky Dragon, an Asian-focused boutique casino and hotel, is slated to open in the fourth quarter of this year, and will target the domestic Asian market — locals, as well as travelers up and down the West Coast, said Chief Operating Officer David Jacoby.
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