Atlantic City’s once-struggling Tropicana casino seems to have found the key to success in the cutthroat casino market: keep pumping cash back into the property — and not just for things involving gambling.
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Isaac Perez recently walked out of the Downtown Grand casino $250 richer, but not because he wagered his money at a slot machine or tried his hand at blackjack. Instead, he won a Street Fighter V video game tournament.
Atlantic City’s casinos saw their revenue decline slightly in May, down less than 1 percent compared to a year ago.
A three-member panel could soon examine whether an elevated expressway, a light rail system or the Las Vegas Monorail should connect McCarran International Airport to the Strip.
A lawyer for Caesars Entertainment Operating Co., or CEOC, asked a U.S. bankruptcy judge on Monday to halt lawsuits against its parent temporarily so it can complete negotiations with creditors on a consensual reorganization plan.
When the Riviera’s 24-story Monaco tower is imploded early Tuesday morning, the storied hotel and casino will join the growing list of Las Vegas resorts that once were.
Revel, Atlantic City’s most spectacular casino flop, will begin to reopen Wednesday under new ownership that views gambling as only a tiny piece of the action.
A group comprised of southern New Jersey businesses and political and casino leaders promises a “formidable” spending effort to defeat a November ballot question that would authorize two new casinos in north Jersey, near New York City.
Locals and visitors hoping to witness Tuesday morning’s implosion of the 24-story Monaco tower of the shuttered Riviera will be on their own to find the best vantage point.
When my journalism career landed me in Las Vegas in 1991, The Mirage and the Excalibur had recently opened. At that time, I could only imagine the explosive growth on the horizon for the Strip and how the gaming industry was going to forever change.
As part of a multimillion-dollar renovation to the rooftop Pool at the Plaza, a food truck was hoisted into place Thursday night at the downtown hotel and casino.
Sundance Helicopter is auctioning off a truly once-in-a-lifetime flight — and arguably the best seats in the city — for two guests to take in the Riviera’s implosion from the sky.
Gaming regulators on Wednesday gave initial approval to Las Vegas race and sports book pioneer Vic Salerno for a proposal that would allow bettors to make fantasy sports wagers using a platform similar to pari-mutuel wagering.
MGM Resorts has partnered with First Bankcard, a division of First National Bank of Omaha, to launch its new M life Rewards MasterCard giving members access to special perks like free self-parking and priority hotel check-in.
In true Vegas fashion, to celebrate the legacy of the Riviera, a spot near the site of the hotel and casino is holding an implosion viewing party to help give guests a front row seat to the once-in-a-lifetime implosion.
Local institutions are jumping on the Riviera implosion bandwagon, tying promotions and events to the June 14 demolition of the historic hotel’s 24-story Monaco tower.
It’s not a casino that makes a resort successful, but the nongaming amenities and the people running the property, casino industry leader Steve Wynn told more than 600 people gathered in Las Vegas for a major gaming conference.
A Connecticut Indian tribe and others say they’ll partner to build a $265 million casino on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Dozens of orange-shirted ambassadors assisted resort customers at the Monte Carlo, New York-New York, Aria and Vdara on Monday, the first day of MGM Resorts International’s controversial new paid parking program.
Most unionized workers at Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal casino are either doing without health insurance altogether, or relying on taxpayer-subsidized care, a new survey shows less than a week after the U.S. Supreme Court let stand the termination of health care benefits by a lower court.
Gaming mogul Steve Wynn will make a rare public appearance Tuesday at The Mirage for the kickoff of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ 16th International Conference on Gambling and Risk Taking.
A Las Vegas slot manufacturer is turning to its corporate roots to launch its next slot machine and additional ones in the future to grow its market share in Nevada and the rest of North America.
Real estate developer Bart Blatstein said on Friday he will reopen the Showboat, one of Atlantic City’s four shuttered casino hotels, in July, but without gambling.