A former craps dealer was sentenced Thursday to two to five years in prison for his role in a long-running, $1 million scam against the Bellagio.
Bill Walters, 69, is the sort of person for whom it is possible to use the phrase “latest indictment.” But, notably, none of those indictments has ever resulted in a conviction.
The decade-old tip pooling program at Wynn Resorts’ Las Vegas properties is still alive despite an adverse ruling this week by a federal appellate court.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday reversed a U.S. District Court ruling that allowed Wynn Las Vegas to pool its dealers’ tips and distribute them among other employees.
Clark County Chief District Judge David Barker ruled Wednesday that Las Vegas Sands has provided no new grounds to remove District Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez from a wrongful termination case against the company.
Lawyers for former Sands China executive Steven Jacobs are resisting the latest efforts by Las Vegas Sands Corp. to remove the judge assigned to his wrongful termination lawsuit.
Clark County District Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez again has denied a bias toward or prejudice against Las Vegas Sands Corp. in a wrongful termination case the company has been fighting since 2010.
The Sparks Nugget, overseen for 16 years by Nevada Gaming Commission member Michonne Ascuaga, is under a federal investigation for failing to implement effective anti-money laundering programs at the casino, according to court papers filed Wednesday in relation to the property’s 2013 sale.
Lawyers for Las Vegas Sands Tuesday filed a motion arguing that Chief District Judge David Barker prematurely denied their request to disqualify Clark County District Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez, who has presided over Steven Jacobs’ wrongful termination case for the past five years.
Former Sands China executive Steven Jacobs has expanded the legal battle over his 2010 termination by filing a new lawsuit in federal court.