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The company consolidation of Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment would offer more than 51,000 rooms, 4 million square feet of gaming, 71,000 slot machines, 4,000 gaming tables and some 300 food and beverage facilities.
Eldorado Resorts’ acquisition of larger Caesars Entertainment Corp., announced Monday, would form an industry giant with 60 domestic casino–resorts and gaming facilities across 16 states. The companies said the buyout would close next year. The deal is expected to bring major changes to the Strip — where the merged company may try to sell properties; and the deal is expected to raise questions about sports betting, regulatory issues, and the company’s possible future in Japan.
The Bellagio’s Conservatory & Botanical Gardens have opened the gates to its summer display. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
‘Jeopardy!’ champion James Holzhauer plans to donate 50 percent of any winnings from the World Series of Poker to charity.
Caesars Entertainment being acquired by Eldorado Resorts in a $17.3B deal. The merged company will retain the Caesars name. Eldorado Resorts, a fast-growing regional casino operator whose lone Southern Nevada property had been the Tropicana Laughlin, is positioned to acquire the larger Caesars Entertainment, owner of 53 properties in 14 states and five countries outside the U.S. Eldorado, which has 26 properties in 12 states, has long been considered a suitor for Caesars, operators of nine Las Vegas resorts, since billionaire investor Carl Icahn took a controlling interest of Caesars’ board of directors.
U.S. Women’s Open champion Danielle McEwan, third-place finisher Shannon O’Keefe talk about the resurgence of a women’s pro bowling tour at the U.S. Women’s Open in North Las Vegas on June 23, 2019. (Ron Kantowski Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Chris Shaw’s two-run single in the eighth-inning snapped a 2-2 tie Sunday as the Sacramento River Cats topped the Aviators 4-3 in a Pacific Coast League game before 7,863 at the Las Vegas Ballpark. (Las Vegas Aviators)
The opening of the $2.6 billion Encore Boston Harbor in Everett, Mass. included a three-minute fireworks show launched by Fireworks by Grucci Sunday, June 23, 2019. (Rick Velotta/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @RickVelotta
Elaine Wynn, co-founder and largest shareholder of Wynn Resorts, talked during opening festivities of the $2.6 billion Encore Boston Harbor in Everett, Mass. Sunday, June 23, 2019. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
Make-A-Wish Foundation partnered with Lake Las Vegas to grant wishes for three children with life-threatening illnesses to visit Hawaii. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Guests arrive as much as 17 hours early for the 10 a.m. opening of the $2.6 billion, 671-room resort in Everett, Mass. Sunday, June 23, 2019. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @reviewjournal.com
Francisco Pena’s sacrifice fly broke a ninth-inning tie Saturday and the Sacramento River Cats edged the Aviators 4-3 in a Pacific Coast League game in front of 10,143 fans at Las Vegas Ballpark. (Las Vegas Aviators)
Las Vegas Aces forward Dearica Hamby helped guide her team to a win over the Dallas Wings with a career-high 27 points in the 86-68 victory.
The Nevada Immigrant Coalition held a public forum at a North Las Vegas Church on Saturday, June 22, 2019. The forum was to inform undocumented people of what they can do in event of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid. (Katelyn Newberg/ Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Elvis tribute artists compete in the 10th annual Elvis Rocks Mesquite competition. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The $2.6 billion, 671-room Encore Boston Harbor in Everett, Mass. opens Sunday at 10 a.m. with big crowds expected. One way to beat the traffic is to take a luxury harbor shuttle on the Mystic River. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
River Cats hang on to beat Aviators
The $2.6 billion, 671-room resort, Encore Boston Harbor in Everett, Massachusetts, will open to the public Sunday at 10 a.m. local time. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
Members of the media are getting a first look at Encore Boston Harbor Friday, ahead of its Sunday opening. The $2.6 billion, 671-room resort has 3,158 slot machines, 143 table games, and 88 poker tables. Once Encore opens, only three commercial casinos will exist in the state, including a slot-machine parlor operated by Penn National Gaming at the Plainridge Park Race Track in central Massachusetts. (Nathan Asselin/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
In the early morning hours of Monday, June 17th, a massive fire destroyed an 84,000-square-foot office complex on Paradise Road near East Twain Avenue.
The Raiders stadium in Las Vegas is still on track to be complete by 2020 when the team arrives.
UFC heavyweight Francis Ngannou will face Junior dos Santos at UFC on ESPN 3 in Minneapolis, Minn., on June 29 in a bout that could determine the next title contender. After losing in a title bout to Stipe Miocic in 2018, Ngannou says he never doubted himself. He also talks about meeting former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Veteran journalist introduces readers to “The Boys Who Woke Up Early.” (John Przybys/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Summer In Las Vegas (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Las Vegas Aces were unable to respond to the Washington Mystics’ 52.9% field goal shooting and fell flat, 95-72. LVRJ host Cassie Soto and Aces beat reporter Sam Gordon break down what went wrong on Thursday night.
Las Vegas Aces head coach Bill Laimbeer is disappointed in his team’s lack of effort in the 95-72 loss to the Washington Mystics on Thursday night.
River Cats beat Aviators in 10 innings (Las Vegas Aviators)
As many as 500 children participate in the STEAM Camp hosted by the City of Las Vegas at Doolittle Community Center where they learned about science, physics, math and technology.
As many as 500 children participated in the STEAM Camp hosted by the City of Las Vegas at Doolittle Community Center where they learned about physics, science and technology.