It was December when Kobe Bryant last made a cameo appearance, and when Pau Gasol has suited up lately, he actually wore a suit. The Los Angeles Lakers are rebuilding with replacement players, and the timing is perfect.
Three powerful women who carved out roles in Nevada’s gaming industry as it moved away from gambling halls to megaresorts shared their stories at the Mob Museum on Wednesday, riveting an audience with their substance and laughter.
State gaming regulators signed off on a $1 million fine Thursday against owners of the Peppermill Casino in Reno after the property’s owners admitted they allowed an employee to use a common slot machine “reset” key on games operated by competing Northern Nevada casinos to steal proprietary information.
The Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday approved Gaughan Gaming’s acquisition of a 50 percent ownership position in the Hotel Nevada and Gambling Hall in Ely. Gaughan Gaming, operated by John Gaughan in partnership with Paul Kellogg, will also oversee operations at the 85-year-old casino.
Dealers at Paris Las Vegas, Bally’s and Harrah’s voted 342 to 27 late Tuesday to approve the five-year deal, which retains grievance procedures, seniority rule and paid time off, among other issues, according to a union official.