By Sunday morning, Fremont Street could be recovering from a typical Saturday night in Las Vegas. Or there will be labor unrest.
Massachusetts’ first license for a Las Vegas-style casino could be awarded as soon as mid-June, following four straight days of meetings by state gambling regulators in Boston and Springfield.
A development team that includes Penn National Gaming is ending its bid to build a casino near Albany, N.Y., to focus on an alternative casino proposal in Orange County.
Nevada gaming revenue fell less than 1 percent statewide during April, but Las Vegas Strip revenue grew almost 3.2 percent.
MGM Resorts International supports online wagering legalization in the U.S. The casino giant holds an interactive gaming license in Nevada. Still, MGM Resorts is taking wait-and-see approach in regards to actual real money Internet gaming.
The El Cortez became the third downtown Las Vegas casino in two days to reach a tentative agreement on a five-year contract with two unions, averting a strike planned for this weekend.
Two downtown Las Vegas casinos operated by Boyd Gaming Corp. reached tentative contract agreements with two unions, leaving seven properties unsettled and targets for a potential strike starting Sunday morning.
Bo Bernhard, executive director of the International Gaming Institute and professor of sociology and hotel management at UNLV, recently gave a TED Talk saying Las Vegas is a smart city. He’s not talking about book smarts but “social intelligence.”
A legislative committee looking at technology and gaming spent roughly 95 percent of its final hearing Tuesday debating taverns and other restricted slot machine businesses and whether or not a litmus test was needed to determine if gambling revenue was truly “incidental” to a location’s success.
Pat Christenson remembers the old days — a mere three years ago — when there was not a single multiday outdoor music festival in Las Vegas. Now Christenson glows with pride when he ticks off the growing number of music festivals that have picked Las Vegas as their home.