The Global Gaming Expo’s trade show in Las Vegas last week seemed more like Disneyland than Bellagio. The technology available to slot machine manufacturers has allowed developers and designers to create games that are a combination of amusement park rides and gambling devices.
Native American casinos have come a long way from the time, some 20 years ago, when tribes began offering casino-style gaming mostly in unattractive prefabricated buildings.
Owners of the bankrupt Hooters Hotel will have a chance to find a financial savior. A bankruptcy court judge Wednesday approved hiring Innovation Capital LLC to find investors willing to put tens of millions of dollars into the off-Strip property. The judge turned aside a legal maneuver by the largest creditor in the case that would have cleared the path to take over the hotel.