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Haze of hypocrisy hangs in smoky casino air

You’re not allowed to smoke within 25 feet of the entrance to the Sands Expo and Convention Center, according to the sign. On Tuesday morning, smokers blurred the 25-foot rule to catch a few puffs between programs at the annual Global Gaming Expo.

DraftKings CEO compares fantasy sports to chess, stock investing

The debate over daily fantasy sports was front and center Tuesday at the Global Gaming Expo. DraftKings CEO Jason Robins took part in a panel discussion on whether or not fantasy sports is a form of gambling. The interest was so large that the G2E breakout session took place in the main conference ballroom at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, rather than one of the smaller meeting rooms.

Full House Resorts buys Colorado casino for $30 million

Full House Resorts is acquiring Bronco Billy’s Casino and Hotel in Cripple Creek, Co., for $30 million, the Las Vegas-based company announced Monday.

Las Vegas Sands quits Florida, turns attention toward Georgia

Las Vegas Sands Corp. has abandoned a six-year effort to build a casino-resort in South Florida and has now focused attention on a potential gaming development in Georgia.

Scientific Games to unveil slot machines based on Cirque du Soleil

Scientific Games Corp., having spent nearly $8 billion to create the casino industry’s largest manufacturer, is using the Global Gaming Expo as center-stage to display the combination of several leading slot machine brands under one corporate heading.

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