The immigrants were among refugees fleeing the violence in Bosnia after a war that erupted in 1992 with the collapse of Yugoslavia.
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Caesars Entertainment’s new chief executive will earn $1.8 million a year in salary, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. Chairman Gary Loveman will step down from the company’s chief executive role on June 30 and will be replaced by the former chairman CEO of Hertz Global Holdings, the casino giant announced Wednesday.
Station Casinos is extending its reach northward through an agreement to operate a sports book inside the Baldini’s Casino in Sparks.
A Utah congressman on Wednesday reintroduced a bill that would reimpose a federal ban on wagering over the Internet, reigniting a debate that has split the gaming industry and sparked a broader discussion over the spread of gambling.
The historic Lionel Sawyer & Collins law firm, which went out of business at the beginning of the year, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation at the end of January.
Out of the fire and into the furnace? After implementing a partial casino smoking ban in October, Macau is now contemplating a total prohibition on smoking in all areas of the region’s gaming market.
A local real estate developer said Tuesday he acquired majority ownership of the Mardi Gras Hotel & Casino on Paradise Road and plans to redevelop the property.
Macau, which has driven profits for Wynn Resorts Ltd. since 2006, caused a steep decline in the company’s fourth-quarter earnings.
Caesars Entertainment Corp., under investigation by the U.S. Treasury and a federal grand jury over alleged failures to comply with anti-money laundering law, has hired away Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s top expert.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. supports demands by creditors for an independent examiner to review recent deals by the casino company’s bankrupt operating unit, it said in court documents.
MGM Resorts International announced plans Monday to deploy a mobile wagering system across 12 of its Nevada resorts later this year.
Macau’s casino industry began 2015 in the same way it ended 2014 — with another monthly gaming revenue decline.
Falling gasoline prices and rising consumer confidence potentially add up to good news for regional casino operators. Whether or not this translates into more dollars in casino drop boxes is still up for debate.
Slot machine maker International Game Technology said three independent proxy advisory firms voiced their support for the company’s $6.4 billion buyout by Italy-based lottery giant GTECH Holdings.
With all eyes on the Super Bowl and the billions of dollars wagered legally — and illegally — on the game, Sen. John McCain says Congress should hold hearings on whether to expand legalized sports betting that now largely is limited to sports books in Nevada.
Nevada’s gaming revenue recovery from the recession took a slight setback in 2014, ending a four-year uptick.
The owner of the Los Angeles-based Griddle Cafe is closing her location inside the SLS Las Vegas. The restaurant will be replaced by a 24-hour Las Vegas-style coffee shop. SLS officials said the new restaurant will be called Northside Cafe and will open Sunday.
An impairment charge in the fourth quarter sent M Resort owner Penn National Gaming to a net loss for the three month period.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. said Wednesday its Macau business was more than just gaming. The troubled market, which has experienced seven straight monthly gaming revenue declines, hurt Las Vegas Sands’ fourth-quarter earnings. But company Chairman Sheldon Adelson defended the market.
A bankruptcy judge in Delaware ruled Wednesday that the reorganization of Caesars Entertainment Corp.’s largest operating union can take place in Chicago, where the company filed a prepackaged Chapter 11 earlier this month.
Imagine for a moment that Las Vegas-style sports wagering was legal in other states.
The operating unit of Caesars Entertainment Corp will learn Wednesday whether its bankruptcy will proceed in Chicago, where the casino company filed for Chapter 11 this month, or in Delaware, a U.S. bankruptcy judge in Delaware said on Tuesday.