WASHINGTON — Donald Trump has big plans for the Old Post Office building, a historic structure in downtown Washington that he’s pledging to transform into the city’s most luxurious hotel. As for the White House, four blocks away? He’s not saying.
Subscribe to Casinos & Gaming RSS feed
Casinos & Gaming
Caesars Entertainment is linking — or is it linqing? — its Strip property to its recently opened retail and entertainment plaza .
Gambling revenue in Macau fell 3.7 percent in June on an annual basis, the first decline in more than four years, with analysts saying the soccer World Cup had diverted gamblers and their hefty bets away from the world’s largest casino hub.
David Siegel took the first step toward rebranding his newest Westgate resort Tuesday with a high-altitude assist to change the most visible sign on the property.
The Aria on the Strip has agreed to pay a $100,000 fine for blocking state agents from watching a high-stakes roulette table.
The new owner of the LVH-Las Vegas Hotel and Casino has confirmed that David Siegel, king of timeshare developers, has acquired the off-Strip, 3,261-room property. Siegel said Monday he plans to convert a portion of the hotel into a timeshare development.
Developers hoping to build casinos in New York state used boxes, binders and trucks to submit their proposals to gambling regulators ahead of Monday’s application deadline. Caesars Entertainment filed its 6,000-page application for Caesars New York, about 50 miles from New York City in Woodbury in Orange County.
As he was exiting the Sawyer Building’s second-floor hearing room following a Nevada Gaming Commission monthly meeting, Chairman Peter Bernhard was complimented by a state gaming enforcement agent on his handling of individuals and companies seeking licensing approval.
ALBANY, N.Y. — Visitors to New York’s racetrack casinos may soon be able to gamble until the sun comes up under a proposal to let racinos stay open until 6 a.m.
Gambling just got a little more magical as prestidigitator David Copperfield unveiled a slot machine in his own image Thursday at the MGM Grand.
BOSTON — State gambling regulators agreed Friday to hear arguments next week and possibly rule on Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s request to suspend the eastern region casino license process until after the November election.
PHILADELPHIA — Penn National Gaming Inc. has abandoned its bid to build a $480 million casino in south Philadelphia, leaving four applicants still in the running for the city’s second casino license.
MGM Resorts International’s plan to bring concerts, fairs and other outdoor events to the northern edge of the Strip in hopes of capitalizing on the growth of outdoor-oriented attractions along the resort corridor will move ahead next week.
Slot machine giant Bally Technologies became the second gaming equipment manufacturer this year to lay off a portion of its global workforce, but said Friday the move was associated with its $1.3 billion purchase of a rival rather than poor sales numbers.
Nevada gaming revenue jumped 8.11 percent in May, which included the Las Vegas Strip’s largest single-month increase this year. Strip casinos collected almost $593 million, a 17.3 percent increase compared to May 2013.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. said Friday it would close one of four casinos the Las Vegas-based company operates in Atlantic City, shutting down operations of the Showboat on Aug. 31.
TOKYO — Caesars Entertainment Corp. will likely agree to a debt restructuring with bondholders within a year and should have no problem financing a foray into the Japanese market, the debt-strapped casino operator’s chief executive said on Thursday.
ATLANTIC CITY — Workers at Atlantic City’s Showboat Casino Hotel will receive notices on Friday warning that the casino may close in two months, a union official said Thursday.
BOSTON — Mayor Martin Walsh on Thursday asked state gambling regulators to halt the process for awarding the Boston-area casino license until after a November vote on the casino law.
BOSTON — Caesars Entertainment intends to appeal a federal judge’s decision dismissing its lawsuit against the state’s top gambling regulator, according to a notice filed in U.S. District Court for Massachusetts this week.
A lawsuit that accuses Boyd Gaming Corp. of failing to pay overtime wages may proceed as a national class action, a federal judge in Las Vegas has ruled.
ST. LOUIS — U.S. authorities are intensifying their investigation into money flows from gambling hotspot Macau to ensure that U.S. casinos with operations there are not used as conduits to funnel crime proceeds from Asia and elsewhere into the U.S. financial system.
OXON HILL, Md. — MGM Resorts has chosen a Baltimore-based contractor to build its new casino resort at National Harbor in Prince George’s County.