Coin Cloud announced the opening of Bitcoin Bodega, the Las Vegas Strip’s first bitcoin ATM, located inside the Viva Vegas souvenir shop across the street from City Center. It is open 7 days a week, 8 a.m. to midnight.
Wynn Resorts Ltd.’s second-quarter earnings increased 57 percent, bolstered by strong results in Las Vegas. Net income rose to $203.9 million, or $2 per share, from $129.8 million, or $1.28 per share, in the same quarter a year ago.
Harrah’s Online Casino has officially released the latest version of their quality casino game software. The HarrahsCasino.com mobile App for the iPhone and iPad allows players to choose from free games and real money games.
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Electric car owners need not worry about finding outlets to re-charge their batteries while driving in either northern or southern Nevada, or in several other places throughout the country, as long as they are patronizing a Caesars hotel/casino.
Are Macau slot machines more likely to develop a “mechanical error” that relieves them of paying out a jackpot? That’s what some officials are asking after Macau casinos reportedly failed to pay jackpots on at least 133 slot machines.
When the Meadowlands racetrack faced closure, Jeff Gural came to the rescue. He purchased the facility, renovated it and restored major harness racing. Now, with interest in a north New Jersey casino, Gural has come to the state’s rescue, again.
Officials of Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN) have told Bloomberg they are cooperating with Macau’s anti-corruption agency regarding allegations made about the company’s purchase of land on the Cotai Strip.
Spain may have been abandoned by billionaire Sheldon Adelson, who scrapped plans for a $20 billion investment in a Strip-like project in Madrid, but there still remains some interest in expanding gambling in that country.
The Mashpee Wampanoag Indians, who hope to locate a casino in the City of Taunton, Massachusetts, has hired a Las Vegas-based architectural firm to redesign their proposed casino.
Revenue from electronic pulltab gambling was expected to pick up the state’s cost of building a new Minnesota Viking stadium. But, the generated revenues never came near the amounts predicted by the sponsors.
After failing to negotiate a new gaming compact with the administration of New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, the Pojoaque Pueblo is attempting to substitute an agreement with the federal Interior Department.
DOG RACING DYING
During the 1960’s and 70’s, greyhound racing flourished in many states throughout the country. But, that was before the spread of casino gambling. Now, casinos are feeling the impact of over-abundance while most dog tracks have been shuttered.