The longtime MGM Resorts headliner threw some of his dollars down Monday to open the rebranded BetMGM sportsbook at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Jim Barnes was named assistant sports editor at the Review-Journal in September 2022. He previously covered gaming and tourism for the Review-Journal. He first joined the RJ as a copy editor in 2012 and has covered sports betting and the World Series of Poker for the RJ. The Fort Worth, Texas, native previously was the sports editor at the Waco Tribune-Herald and also covered high school sports for the Dallas Morning News. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2000. He is an experienced gambler who has competed in the Westgate SuperContest and the World Series of Poker Main Event.
The coronavirus pandemic continues to affect major casino companies, but investors and analysts are signaling that now looks like a time to buy.
Betty Williams was fired after 40 years at Valley Hospital Medical Center, and she said it’s tied to negotiations between the hospital and the Culinary union.
New York-New York has begun a remodeling of 1,830 hotel rooms and 155 suites that designers say will give guests the feel of a New York loft apartment.
The American Poolplayers Association, which is holding the World Pool Championships at the Westgate in Las Vegas, believes it is undervalued by sponsors.
Juan Fresquez Jr. of Mansfield, Texas, rolled a seven on the first toss of the dice Friday as Caesars Palace unveiled its renovated casino dome.
Raiders coach Josh McDaniels recently purchased a $4.95 million home in Anthem Country Club in Henderson that includes four bedrooms and four bathrooms.
Caesars Entertainment and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians announced a joint venture in the development of the $650 million Caesars Virginia.
The more advanced Caesars Sportsbook app is already available in some other states, offering an expanded betting menu, including same-game parlays.
Atomic Range, a family-friendly golf entertainment center, is expected to open next to The Strat by the end of 2023, creating 500 local jobs.
Rocco the Clown performed first on what was billed as a celebration for International Clown Week at Circus Circus on Thursday.
MGM Resorts International posted record pre-tax earnings at its Las Vegas properties in the second quarter, the company said in a release.
The Hard Rock Las Vegas, which is in the process of replacing The Mirage on the Strip, has installed casino veteran Joe Lupo as its future president.
Caesars Entertainment recorded an all-time-best adjusted pre-tax earnings in Las Vegas in the second quarter and is poised to break a yearly hotel revenue record.
Performers at Thursday’s event will include Dave the Clown, trapeze artists the Flying Poemas and “America’s Got Talent” acrobat Uzeyer Novruzov.