The Oakland A’s — the new parent team of the Las Vegas Aviators — will play two games in Tokyo and wear a special patch on the sleeves of their uniforms that says, “MGM Resorts Japan.”
The Wynn Resorts matter may be over but the tentacles connecting the company to former executives may live on for a long time.
Whether Oscar betting is successful enough to become an annual New Jersey staple and whether Nevada sports books would ever attempt taking those bets are open questions.
It shouldn’t be that shocking to learn that from July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018, 289 Nevada casinos that annually gross more than $1 million in gaming revenue lost a total of $1.168 billion.
The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement recently sponsored a panel on whether the criminal element could infiltrate the gamingindustry’s new toy: nationwide sports wagering.
Is the spread of casino gambling across the United States killing Las Vegas? No, the numbers say.
At 15 properties across the nationwide Caesars empire, the company will break out 16,000 Super Bowl shirts and hats, have NFL wall decor and ice sculptures, wrist bands, cookies and all sorts of logo gear featuring the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams.
Just when it looked like nationwide online sports wagering had a slim chance of catching fire, the U.S. Department of Justice stepped in and may have broke up the party.
For the Las Vegas tourism industry, the start of the new year is the kickoff of one of the busiest times of the year — especially for those who capitalize on the city’s ability to host major trade shows and conventions.