Maybe Clark County District Judge Michelle Leavitt won some kind of strange lottery. Earlier this year, her courtroom was tied up during a six-week trial in which Hong Kong businessman Richard Suen won a $58.6 million judgment from Las Vegas Sands...
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Researchers from Standard & Poor’s visited Las Vegas recently. No word on which shows they enjoyed, which restaurants pleased their tastes or if they partook in some gambling activity. We do know, however, that the rating service’s fundamental...
The legal hostilities have ceased somewhat between Shuffle Master and Elixir Gaming, the company formerly known as Vending Data Corp. The companies announced Tuesday that Shuffle Master had dropped an appeal related to a patent infringement lawsuit...
Deutsche Bank’s chief economist in China issued a report recently saying the country’s gross domestic product is expected to slip in 2009. That assessment, said Bill Lerner, the company’s leading gaming analyst, is bad news for Las Vegas casino...
The terrorist attacks in India caused MGM Mirage to increase security at its Las Vegas casinos over the four-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The company operates 10 casinos on the Strip. Cars going in and out of the MGM Mirage casino parking...
The Review-Journal carried a two-part Washington Post series Sunday and Monday detailing an Internet wagering scandal where online poker players were cheated out of millions of dollars on the gambling Web sites Ultimatebet.com and AbsolutePoker.com...
Much has been written over the past few months about the economic troubles facing the major slot machine manufacturers. Industry giant International Game Technology, for example, has reported diminishing revenues and is going through employee...
A month has nearly passed since a seat on the Gaming Control Board became vacant.
The trade show portion of the annual Global Gaming Expo is all about innovative slot machines, systems and new gambling devices.
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.