Clark County commissioners started initial discussion Tuesday about a proposal that would allow movie theaters inside resorts in unincorporated areas of the county to sell alcoholic beverages.
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Stratosphere owner American Casinos & Entertainment Properties quadrupled its net income in the second quarter, saying the company was driven by higher revenue across all business segments.
Las Vegas-based Global Cash Access announced its new name Thursday, saying the company will be known as Everi Holdings Inc. starting Aug. 24.
Las Vegas-based Full House Resorts reduced its net loss in the second quarter, announcing its results the day after revealing plans for a $650 million gaming development in Indianapolis.
Hurricane Katrina couldn't crush the spirit of Harrah's New Orleans 10 years ago. The aftermath of the massive storm shuttered the property near the Mississippi River and entrance to the famous French Quarter for just six months while the city recovered, reopening for Mardi Gras in February 2006.
Las Vegas' robust economy has treated Station Casinos well.
The shuttered Riviera property will be demolished as planned as the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority's board of directors on Tuesday affirmed a recommendation of its Convention Center District committee.
The gaming and resort industries on Tuesday staked out a spot in the presidential race taking shape in Nevada, reminding leaders of their importance to the state's economy, as well as the votes of thousands of their workers.
Slot machine maker International Game Technology grew revenue 36 percent in the second quarter but saw a decline in profits as the now London-based company reported its first full earnings since merging with lottery giant GTECH Holdings.
Las Vegas-based casino operator Full House Resorts wants to build a $650 million resort development near Indianapolis and is willing to give up half the games at its south eastern Indiana casino for the project.
Ann Simmons Nicholson has hired gaming industry workers in good times and bad. These days, times are good — not as good as in the 1990s and early 2000s when gaming was expanding across the country, but the recession is over.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas showed a profit of more than $15.3 million in the second quarter, reversing a net loss from a year ago.
British online gaming company GVC Holdings Plc raised its offer to buy rival Bwin.party Digital Entertainment Plc for a second time in two weeks, hoping to persuade the company to reject 888 Holdings Plc's offer.
Affinity Gaming reversed a second-quarter net loss, which the Las Vegas-based company's chief executive credited to a change in the casino operator's marketing approach.
So what does a company do with a 2.5-acre hole-in-the-ground on the Strip after years of an expensive and contentious construction defect lawsuit?
After more than two-and-a-half hours of discussion of regulations for skill-based slot machines, Nevada is no closer to seeing the potential industry-changing games on casino floors than when the hearing began Thursday afternoon.
Nevada gaming regulators granted preliminary approval Wednesday for Penn National Gaming to acquire the Tropicana Las Vegas for $360 million.
Reno-based Eldorado Resorts grew its profits in the second quarter, but saw overall revenue decline slightly.
The gaming industry's top provider of payment processing equipment will unveil a new name, logo and New York Stock Exchange ticker symbol later this month that reflects the Las Vegas-based company's place within the casino equipment manufacturing sector.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. said Tuesday its net revenue increased 17.4 percent in the second quarter, crediting the openings of The Cromwell on the Strip and the Horseshoe Baltimore and the $223 million renovation of The Linq hotel-casino for the boost in results.
MGM Resorts International did not announce a real estate investment trust structure for the company Tuesday and top executive Jim Murren shot down reports that The Mirage was about to be sold.
Scientific Games Corp. said Monday a second quarter net loss of $102.2 million was the result of costs and charges associated with the company's acquisition and integration of slot machine manufacturers WMS Gaming and Bally Technologies in the past 24 months.
Creditors owed billions by Caesars Entertainment Corp.'s largest operating division will control the board of the planned real estate investment trust the company plans to set up through a bankruptcy court-administered reorganization.