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The final table at the World Series of Poker seated nine players with modest degrees of poker success. The table-side audience was another matter.
Frank Fertitta Jr., the patriarch of Station Casinos, is also considered the father of the locals casino concept.
Hindsight is 20-20, but Boyd Gaming Corp. executives don't regret demolishing the Stardust to make way for the $4.8 billion Echelon.
If you find the constant legal wrangling between rival slot machine makers International Game Technology and Bally Technologies perplexing, you're not alone.
The challenge for Station Casinos in opening Aliante Station is to not scare away the customers. In other words, the $662 million North Las Vegas hotel-casino may resemble Red Rock Resort in Summerlin, but it better not have Red Rock prices.
Like a mistress who has lost her allure, the gaming industry is getting the cold shoulder from Wall Street.
Maybe we've become jaded in Las Vegas. Or maybe Midwest residents are little uptight.
The delay of a $734 million expansion at the Mohegan Sun casino in Connecticut says as much about the economic state of the gaming industry as the Aug. 1 announcement by Boyd Gaming Corp. that it was halting construction of the $4.8 billion Echelon.
The public relations machine for the $9.2 billion CityCenter was churning this week. Aria, the project's centerpiece, topped off. Restaurants and high-tech hotel room enhancements were unveiled.
A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission in August gave Wall Street the impression that International Game Technology had acquired 22.5 percent of casino technology provider Progressive Gaming International.
Twelve months ago, Wall Street analysts never imagined having concerns about International Game Technology. The Reno-based company, which has a large corporate presence in Las Vegas, controls the lion's share of the worldwide slot machine market.
Las Vegas Sands Corp., faced with paying a lawsuit judgment of $58.6 million to a Hong Kong businessman, told investors it hasn't recorded any reserves or contingencies for the legal matter.
The clock is ticking on Herbst Gaming.
A rift may be growing between two gaming industry giants.
Boyd Gaming Corp. continues to receive accolades from Wall Street for putting the brakes on its $4.8 billion Echelon project. The company hopes to resume construction on the Strip development sometime next year.
Visa restrictions imposed by the Chinese government that curtail mass-market visitation to Macau hurt Las Vegas Sands Corp. more than any other casino operator.
Casino operators in Macau aren't expecting much of a revenue bump from the Beijing Summer Olympic Games, which begin Aug. 8. Wall Street thinks the numbers may even dip.
The poker community is abuzz over what some believe was special treatment Harrah's Entertainment officials gave superstar Phil Hellmuth during the World Series of Poker's main event.
Wall Street is giving Penn National Gaming a fresh look after the casino operator's $6.1 billion private equity buyout collapsed July 3.
If you think Las Vegas has it rough, try operating a casino in Reno.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman Sheldon Adelson was so determined to quash MGM Mirage's joint-venture deal in Macau with Hong Kong businesswoman Pansy Ho that he flew to Mississippi to discuss the matter with Gov. Haley Barbour.
Finalizing the sale of more than 250 condominium units on the Strip since April would seem sufficient, especially during these daunting economic times. When the condos are inside Donald Trump's $1.2 billion Trump International Hotel & Tower and...
United Coin Machine is getting pretty well versed at operating one-day casinos. The slot route operator's fourth venture this year is planned for June 25 at the site of the Moulin Rouge, pending approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission and the Las...
For several days last month, investors thought billionaire takeover artist Carl Icahn was making a run at Boyd Gaming Corp. The reports seemed to make sense. Icahn was flush with cash after selling the Stratosphere and his Nevada casino holdings in...