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Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment unveils logo for new Las Vegas endeavor


Friday, July 3, 2020

Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment has officially unveiled the logo for the new casino it will be operating inside the coming Virgin Hotels Las Vegas venue while additionally revealing the identities of two of the Nevada enterprise’s senior executives. The casino-operating arm of the federally-recognized Mohegan Tribe used an official Wednesday press release to detail ...

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Station Casinos plans to keep Fiesta Rancho and Texas Station properties closed till next year


Thursday, July 2, 2020

Casino operator Station Casinos has now decided to keep two North Las Vegas properties shut down for an extended period of time. The company will ask the City Council in the region to approve licensing changes for the Fiesta Rancho and Texas Station. Both casinos closed back in March when the state ordered non-essential ...

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Gaming Arts debuts new Dice Seeker and Casino Wizard innovations


Wednesday, July 1, 2020

American land-based gaming machines developer Gaming Arts has announced the launch of its Dice Seeker family of slot titles as well as the premiere of its new Casino Wizard suite of electronic table games. The Las Vegas-headquartered firm used an official press release published by European Gaming Media and Events to explain that California’s ...

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Federal anti-trust approval for proposed Caesars/Eldorado merger


Monday, June 29, 2020

American casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corporation has announced that the $17.3 billion deal that is to see it merge with counterpart Eldorado Resorts Incorporated has been approved by the Federal Trade Commission. The Las Vegas-headquartered firm used an official Friday press release to declare that the federal agency ‘has accepted a proposed consent order’ ...

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Coronavirus-related concerns prompting Culinary Workers Union lawsuit


Monday, June 29, 2020

In southern Nevada and the local branch of the Culinary Workers Union has reportedly announced that it will be filing a lawsuit against ‘major Las Vegas Strip casino companies’ concerning allegations that they have not adequately protected their workforces from the coronavirus pandemic. According to a Saturday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, ...

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Former executives at The Drew Las Vegas file compensation lawsuit


Friday, June 26, 2020

In Nevada and the man behind the coming $2.5 billion The Drew Las Vegas casino resort is reportedly being sued over claims that he has not honored the contracts of five former executives he sacked amid the state’s coronavirus-related lockdown. According to a Thursday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, the lawsuit filed ...

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Nagasaki Prefecture pushing ahead with integrated casino resort plan


Thursday, June 25, 2020

In Japan and the government for Nagasaki Prefecture has reportedly announced that it still intends to have completed the request for proposal (RFP) stage of its plan to secure one of the nation’s coming trio of integrated casino resort licenses by the end of this year. According to a Wednesday report from GGRAsia, the ...

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Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts Now Require Guests to Wear Face Masks


Thursday, June 25, 2020

As the coronavirus continues to be a problem in the state of Nevada, gaming operators are changing their health and safety policies. The mask policies of top gaming operators MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment have changed, now requiring all guests inside their properties to wear face masks at all times. The only exception for ...

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Caesars Entertainment launches special promotion to encourage players to wear masks


Tuesday, June 23, 2020

When casinos in Las Vegas reopened in early June, wearing a mask was encouraged but not mandatory for guests. The casinos reopened after months of non-operation in an effort to slow the spread of the deadly coronavirus. Even though the venues are open now, efforts are still being made to try and avoid new ...

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SciPlay Corporation acquires casual games innovator Come2Play Limited


Tuesday, June 23, 2020

The SciPlay Corporation subsidiary of Scientific Games Corporation has announced the completion of a deal that has seen it spend an undisclosed amount of cash in order to purchase mobile casual games developer Come2Play Limited. The Las Vegas-headquartered firm used an official Monday press release to detail that it had already offered a range ...

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Nevada regulators issue new mask-wearing rule for table games without plexiglass


Friday, June 19, 2020

As coronavirus cases continue to rise in the state of Nevada, gaming regulators have decided to issue new rules in an effort to protect dealers. Effective immediately, the casinos in Nevada will require players to wear a mask when at a gaming table that does not have a plexiglass partition. New Rules and Guidelines: ...

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New Circa Resort & Casino to open in downtown Las Vegas this fall


Thursday, June 18, 2020

Earlier this week, Las Vegas casino developer, Derek Stevens, announced an opening date for the Circa Resort and Casino. The new venue will be open on October 28, with the basement level and first five floors in operation. Other aspects of the property will open at a later date and once fully completed; the ...

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Re-opening gloom for Caesars Entertainment Corporation venues


Wednesday, June 17, 2020

American casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corporation has reportedly announced that its five recently re-opened Nevada properties recorded aggregated first-week revenues that were between 56% and 58% lower year-on-year. According to a Tuesday report from CDC Gaming Reports, the NASDAQ-listed company partially revived operations at its Caesars Palace Las Vegas, Harrah’s Lake Tahoe, Flamingo Las ...

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Allegiant Stadium begins online hiring event this weekend


Friday, June 12, 2020

This Saturday, Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas will be looking to fill up to 4,500 part-time positions. The new $2 billion, 65,000 seat stadium will need a full staff in order to function once the Las Vegas Raiders begin playing at the venue. The hiring event will be a virtual recruitment with positions filled ...

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Considerable coronavirus consequences for American casino industry


Wednesday, June 10, 2020

In the United States and a prominent credit ratings agency has reportedly predicted that the nation’s leisure business sector is likely to experience a comparable decline in revenues of up to 60% this year owing to the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. According to a report from CDC Gaming Reports, the forecast from Fitch ...

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Enthusiastic gamblers welcome re-opening Las Vegas Strip casinos


Monday, June 8, 2020

The almost twelve-week coronavirus-related shuttering of casinos in Nevada ended early on Thursday morning with the re-opening venues along the world-famous Las Vegas Strip reportedly being met by ‘long lines and packed flights’ of gamblers. According to a Friday report from Yahoo! Finance, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak ordered every one of the 442 commercial ...

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Las Vegas Sands Corporation facing Marina Bay Sands probe


Friday, June 5, 2020

American casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corporation is reportedly facing an official federal probe into whether its Marina Bay Sands venue in Singapore breached anti-money laundering regulations. According to a Thursday report from the Bloomberg news service, the inquiry from the United States Department of Justice was launched after Marina Bay Sands’ former compliance ...

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Uncertain future for the envisioned The Drew Las Vegas


Thursday, June 4, 2020

The plan to open The Drew Las Vegas as the newest casino resort in southern Nevada by the summer of 2022 could be in danger after the project’s main developer reportedly defaulted on some of its debt obligations. According to Monday reports from the news portals at BusinessKorea.com and Mingtiandi.com, the 24.5-acre Las Vegas ...

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Nevada casino market chalks up record low win for April of just $3.6 million


Monday, June 1, 2020

The 442 commercial casinos in Nevada reportedly saw their aggregate win for April decline by 99.6% year-on-year to just $3.6 million as a direct result of being shuttered in order to help counter the coronavirus pandemic. According to a Friday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper citing official information from the Nevada Gaming ...

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Downtown Las Vegas casino owner giving away 1,700 free flights to jump-start tourism


Thursday, May 28, 2020

As casinos in Las Vegas prepare to reopen, operators are trying to find ways to bring in tourists. One owner of two downtown casinos decided to give away free flights to Sin City as a way to jump-start the tourism numbers. Derek Stevens gave away a total of 1,700 flights, with players snatching them ...

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Nevada governor “ready to begin Phase 2 of reopening” starting Friday; gaming businesses on track to open June 4


Wednesday, May 27, 2020

After last week setting a target reopening date for the state’s gaming industry, in a statement Tuesday evening, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak said Phase 2 of his “Roadmap to Recovery” plan will begin on Friday, May 29, paving the way for the Las Vegas Strip and other statewide gaming operations to reopen on June ...

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