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Gaming Industry Recovery Act consideration for New Mexico legislators


Monday, September 21, 2020

In the western American state of New Mexico and legislators are reportedly set to be presented with a proposal next month that is seeking to put the jurisdiction’s five racinos on virtually the same footing as its many tribal casinos. According to a Friday report from local television broadcaster KRQE-TV, the new proposition has ...

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Las Vegas Raiders become latest NFL side to agree BetMGM partnership


Saturday, September 19, 2020

American casino operator MGM Resorts International has announced that the Las Vegas Raiders franchise of the National Football League (NFL) has followed the Detroit Lions and Denver Broncos in partnering with its BetMGM mobile-friendly sportsbetting service. The Las Vegas-headquartered firm used an official Thursday press release to detail that the new alliance is an ...

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ESPN debuts digital gambling show via new Las Vegas studio


Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Announced this weekend, on Monday night ESPN debuted the first episode of Bet, a  30-minute program that will reportedly stream three nights a week across the sports channel’s digital platforms. The show originated from ESPN’s new state-of-the-art studio located at The LINQ Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip, ahead of the annual ...

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License approval for Las Vegas’ coming Circa Resort and Casino


Friday, September 11, 2020

In Las Vegas and the plan to open the coming Circa Resort and Casino from next month has reportedly taken a step forward after the Nevada Gaming Control Board approved the under-construction property’s gambling license recommendation. According to a Thursday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, the coming $1 billion downtown venue is the ...

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Elaine Wynn abandons quest for Wynn Resorts Limited board position


Friday, September 11, 2020

The largest individual shareholder in Wynn Resorts Limited, Elaine Wynn (pictured), has reportedly announced that she has given up on her quest to secure a place on the American casino operator’s board of directors. According to a Thursday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, the revelation came during a Nevada Gaming Control Board ...

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Serious scepticism for coming Resorts World Las Vegas


Thursday, September 3, 2020

A leading investment bank has reportedly announced that it is ‘unsure’ regarding the future prospects of success for the $4.3 billion Resorts World Las Vegas facility prominent casino operator Genting Malaysia Berhad is building in southern Nevada. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, the declaration from Maybank Investment Bank Berhad was contained ...

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Global Gaming Expo (G2E) goes virtual October 27-28


Thursday, September 3, 2020

The Global Gaming Expo (G2E) is going virtual. The conference is set to take place virtually on October 27-28. On October 14, producers of the conference will host a special online session that is complimentary, featuring three leaders of the gaming industry as they discuss how gaming venues can reopen and be successful during ...

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William Hill completes acquisition of American rival CG Technology


Thursday, September 3, 2020

British bookmaker William Hill has reportedly announced that its American subsidiary has completed its planned purchase of local rival CG Technology and is now looking to rapidly incorporate the acquisition’s setup into its own already extensive operation. According to a Tuesday report from the Bloomberg news service, the London-listed operator’s William Hill US subordinate ...

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Penn National delays Tropicana Las Vegas reopening to Sept 17


Monday, August 24, 2020

After evaluating COVID-19’s impact on the demand for travel and room nights in the Las Vegas market, Penn National Gaming Inc. (PENN:NASDAQ GS) has reportedly decided to delay the reopening of the Tropicana Resort & Casino until Sept. 17. Shuttered since mid-March due to the coronavirus, the hotel-casino is owned by Gaming and Leisure ...

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Labor Day tourism boost in the cards for Las Vegas


Thursday, August 20, 2020

In the United States and this year’s edition of the annual Labor Day federal holiday is set to take place on September 7 and numerous casinos in Las Vegas are reportedly expecting to record a much-need spike in visitation. According to a Wednesday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, the largest city in ...

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MGM Resorts announces Aug 27 reopening for Mirage on Las Vegas Strip: Park MGM remains closed


Monday, August 17, 2020

With a comprehensive “Seven-Point Safety Plan” in place, MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) plans to reopen its Mirage resort on Thursday, August 27, 2010, after being closed for several months. In Las Vegas, casinos were forced to close under state mandate from mid-March until early June in order to help slow the fast-spreading coronavirus. ...

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Golden Entertainment Incorporated looking for ‘bite-sized’ acquisitions


Friday, August 7, 2020

The boss for American casino operator Golden Entertainment Incorporated has reportedly announced that his firm will be on the lookout for ‘smaller bite-sized’ acquisitions over the course of the next 18 months. According to a Thursday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, the revelation from Chief Executive Officer Blake Sartini comes after his ...

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Nevada legislators approve coronavirus liability measure


Thursday, August 6, 2020

Legislators in Nevada have reportedly passed a controversial measure that would exempt certain industries from being sued should their workers get ill as a direct result of the coronavirus pandemic. According to a report from the Associated Press news service published by US News and World Report, the legislation approved late last night will ...

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Station Casinos CEO Fertitta says “too early” to decide fate of shuttered Southern Nevada casinos


Thursday, August 6, 2020

Permanent closure might be imminent for four Station Casino resorts in Southern Nevada, according to Frank Fertitta III, Chief Executive Officer of parent company Red Rock Resorts Inc. (NASDAQ: RRR). According to the Reno Gazette-Journal, in a Tuesday earning’s call, the CEO revealed the  Las Vegas-based company’s uncertainty regarding whether Fiesta Henderson, Fiesta Rancho, Palms, ...

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Wynn Macau Limited experiences second-quarter disappointment


Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Asian casino operator Wynn Macau Limited has reportedly released its unaudited financial results for the second quarter showing that it experienced a drop of 98.2% year-on-year in overall operating revenues to just $20.6 million. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, the Hong Kong-listed firm used an official filing to detail that its ...

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No reprieve for bar-top slot operators in Las Vegas and Reno


Tuesday, August 4, 2020

In the western American state of Nevada and Governor Steve Sisolak (pictured) has reportedly announced that the coronavirus-related prohibition on the operation of bar-top slots is to remain in place for the cities of Las Vegas and Reno. According to a report from CDC Gaming Reports, the revelation comes after state officials unequivocally closed ...

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MGM China Holdings Limited details dire second-quarter financials


Friday, July 31, 2020

The MGM China Holdings Limited subsidiary of American casino operator MGM Resorts International has reportedly released its second-quarter financial results showing that its net revenues tumbled by 95% year-on-year to just $33.2 million. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, business at the operator’s two venues in Macau has been severely damaged by ...

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Casino mangate Sheldon Adelson to continue payroll and benefits for Las Vegas employees through October 31


Friday, July 31, 2020

Las Vegas Sands Corporation’s Sheldon Adelson has announced to employees in Las Vegas that employees will continue to receive pay and benefits through the end of October. A letter was sent out on Wednesday, detailing the challenges of employees as the coronavirus began and has continued in Nevada. So, despite the company seeing a ...

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MGM Resorts International appoints Bill Hornbuckle full-time boss


Thursday, July 30, 2020

American casino operator, MGM Resorts International, has announced that it has named long-time company executive Bill Hornbuckle (pictured) to serve as its latest official President and Chief Executive Officer. The Las Vegas-headquartered firm used a Wednesday press release to state that Hornbuckle temporarily replaced the its outgoing boss, James Murren, in March but has ...

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Tropicana Las Vegas possibly due to be put up for sale


Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Less than four months after buying the Tropicana Las Vegas and American casino firm Gaming and Leisure Properties Incorporated is now reportedly looking to put the historic Las Vegas Strip venue up for sale. According to Tuesday reports from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper and southern Nevada television broadcaster KSNV-TV, Penn National Gaming Incorporated ...

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MGM Resorts International to layoff entertainment and sports division employees


Tuesday, July 28, 2020

On Monday, MGM Resorts International alerted employees of its sports and entertainment divisions that layoffs are coming. The majority of employees in these two sectors will be laid off starting on August 31. These employees had been furloughed and were receiving benefits through next month. On September 1, the benefits will no longer be ...

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