The Nevada Gaming Control Board confirmed Monday that it is investigating Cantor Gaming and the Las Vegas-based company’s former sports book director, Mike Colbert.
Casinos & Gaming
The signs at Terrible’s Hotel & Casino are changing as the property shifts directions to go with a new identity.
Culinary Union Local 226 members were voting Monday to increase dues for a worker strike fund, two weeks before contracts between Strip casino operators and the union expire.
CARSON CITY — A bill that would have allowed private equity groups to place large bets at Nevada sports books appears dead this legislative session after it failed to get a vote Friday in the Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Fifth Street Gaming is looking to hire more than 800 people for the Downtown Grand hotel, the company’s chief executive said Monday. The company expects the hiring process to take four months.
Caesars won’t have any of that. And we’d bet most other casinos won’t, either.
Pennsylvania gaming regulators by the end of the year should decide which of six proposals will be awarded the state’s final gaming license, for the Philadelphia area. The winner could be open for business two years later.
If Tony Hsieh is the savior of downtown Las Vegas, then Derek Stevens is at least the savior of Fremont Street.
The Boardwalk can’t catch a break. For the past two decades, Atlantic City’s casino industry has been under siege from gaming competition in neighboring states.
Landry’s Inc. paid $38 million two years ago to acquire the rundown, money-losing Trump Marina, and analysts immediately predicted the gaming market’s demise. A few years earlier Trump Marina had been valued as high as $315 million.