Getting Apollo Global Management and TPG Capital to give up control of Caesars Entertainment was hard enough. Now comes the challenge of deciding who replaces them.
Gov. Brian Sandoval, Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak and a large group of supporters of Ainsworth Game Technology celebrated the opening of the company’s 291,000-square-foot North American headquarters in Las Vegas on Friday.
When it comes to active shootings, a security expert told casino operators Thursday to ditch the “It’s not gonna happen here” mentality.
All the latest bells and whistles the gaming industry has to offer were on display at the 2016 Global Gaming Expo.
Over time, former NBA Commissioner David Stern has changed his outlook on gambling, describing that journey in a one-hour talk Thursday with American Gaming Association President and CEO Geoff Freeman just before the close of the four-day Global Gaming Expo at The Venetian.
Tourist visits inched upward in August despite a convention attendance decline. On the casino side, Nevada’s gaming win in August dipped slightly compared with last year.
E-sports seems to have a bright future in Nevada, though panelists cautioned that casinos have their work cut out for them to woo and maintain the gamer gambler.
Casino operators and gaming suppliers are racing to innovate to take advantage of new global growth opportunities.
Boyd Gaming has completed the $380 million acquisition of the Aliante Casino, Hotel and Spa in North Las Vegas and has begun selling rooms on the company’s website.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. and representatives of its largest creditor groups struck a deal to fund a reorganization of the casino giant’s bankrupt operating unit, a major step toward ending two years of rancorous court battles that embroiled the company and its controlling shareholders, Apollo Global Management LLC and TPG Capital.