ALBANY, N.Y. — Applicants for the four upstate New York casino licenses must provide resolutions of support from local lawmakers and be able to pay licensing fees that will run as high as $70 million, state gambling regulators said Monday.
The Cosmopolitan casino plans to start broadcasting the animated artwork of British artist Tracey Emin on its LED billboards every hour for 3 minutes.
Las Vegas is getting smaller. That is, if you call 1,600-room and 1,100-room Strip hotels “boutique” properties. By the end of the year, Las Vegas will have about a half-dozen hotel-casinos that operators classify as “boutique,” “luxury” or “lifestyle” in their marketing efforts.
You have to hand it to online gaming giant PokerStars.
Las Vegas-based Affinity Gaming on Friday reported a continued slide in earnings across 11 properties last year.
Nevada casinos went into February facing a comparison to the state’s largest gaming revenue month in almost five years and a baccarat revenue month that was an all-time record.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. filed paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday to sell an additional 7 million shares of stock.
Members of the Culinary and Bartenders unions voted Thursday to authorize a strike at 10 downtown Las Vegas casinos and two other properties, though they have not determined when strikes could begin. The authorization comes after a more than a year-and-a-half of negotiation with the casinos, said Culinary Local 226 spokeswoman Bethany Khan.
New York-based investor Jason Ader, a Las Vegas Sands Corp. board member, has become the second-largest shareholder in European online gaming giant Bwin.party, acquiring a 6 percent stake in the London Stock Exchange-listed business in February. The investment could seemingly put Ader at odds with Las Vegas Sands Chairman Sheldon Adelson.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. said Wednesday its growth-oriented affiliate is seeking $1.3 billion in loans to fund the purchase of four casinos announced earlier this month.