Subscribe to Inside Gaming RSS feed

Inside Gaming


Binion's showing house often loses

The new owner of Binion's would be wise to start enforcing the oldest rule in gambling -- the house always wins. In recent years Binion's, once known for taking any bet, hasn't done much winning. The casino lost $3.3 million in 2006. Terry Caudill,...

What would Sam Boyd think?

Boyd Gaming Corp. Chairman Bill Boyd was asked what his father would think about the company today. Last week, Boyd Gaming broke ground on the $4.8 billion Echelon project on the Strip at the site of the imploded Stardust. Sam Boyd, who died in 1993...

A view to more rooms

The demise of the New Frontier will wipe 984 rooms from Las Vegas' room inventory, the world's largest. Once the Elad Group completes the Frontier's replacement, the result will be a net gain of more than 2,500 rooms on the site. The hotel, along...

Mall developer opens wallet

One of the nation's largest shopping mall companies is doing a little spending of its own in Las Vegas. General Growth Properties of Chicago, considered the nation's No. 2 mall operator, will spend about $600 million when it buys the retail space...