The opening of Encore Boston Harbor and Eldorado Resorts’ announcement of a planned $17.3 billion acquisition of Caesars Entertainment made for a big Sunday news cycle.
While gaming industry observers applaud SLS Las Vegas’ name change to Sahara, they also acknowledge that owner Alex Meruelo has plenty of work ahead of him.
For the next three years, Matt Maddox will have somebody looking over his shoulder on day-to-day operations of the new resort as part of a settlement reached by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission in April and agreed to by the company in May.
With the opening of Encore Boston Harbor in the rear-view mirror, Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox can turn his attention to what’s next for the Las Vegas-based casino operator.
SLS Las Vegas owner Alex Meruelo has taken the Strip resort full circle, renaming the 1,720-room property Sahara Las Vegas in a flashy evening unveiling event.
Paul Anderson, the former executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, is joining Boyd Gaming Corp. as a senior vice president.
During a special meeting Tuesday, the housing authority board will consider approving $5.5 million to buy the property of the first racially integrated casino in Las Vegas.
A record passenger count at McCarran International Airport boosted tourism in May, but gaming numbers continued to lag on the Strip and statewide.
Three prospective sportsbook operators are waiting on the sidelines in anticipation of Eldorado Resorts’ proposed $17.3 billion acquisition of Caesars Entertainment.
John Keeling spoke about the state of the hotel industry Wednesday during the National Association of Real Estate Editors conference in Austin, Texas.