VICI Properties Inc., the real estate investment trust spinoff, controlled by Caesars Entertainment, has completed its previously announced $507.5 million acquisition of all the land and real estate assets associated with the Octavius Tower at Caesars Palace Las Vegas.view
One Mann's Opinion | Wedding tourism, to the estimated tune of $900 million in economic benefit each year, is a sometimes an under appreciated segment of the Southern Nevada economy. There are now about 80,000 local weddings each year.view
Golden Entertainment, Inc. today (Monday) has announced it is increasing its footprint in Laughlin with word that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Marnell Gaming to acquire the Edgewater Hotel & Casino Resort and the Colorado Belle Hotel & Casino Resort.view
Casino gambling and construction of proposed resorts that might go along with it are still delayed in Bermuda where a key Bermuda legislator is questioning the status of the territory’s four-year old plan to introduce the first-ever casino/resort.view
A Hard Rock casino project is now under construction by the Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe of the Enterprise Rancheria in Northern California. To be called The Hard Rock Fire Mountain Casino, it will occupy a 40-acre site about 35 miles North of Sacramento.view
Del Mar’s Wednesday opening for the 79th racing season will include some new betting wrinkles, the track has announced. The Del Mar meet runs through Labor Day Monday, September 3.view
The Riverwalk Casino in historic Vicksburg, Miss. has unveiled an extensive million-dollar update of its hotel, modernizing all of its 76 guests rooms.view
At the California Horse Racing Board’s regular meeting Thursday, CHRB Executive Director Rick Baedeker reported that handle in California was up 19 percent in the month of June and increased more than 10 percent during the first six months of the year.view
Civil rights leader Xernona Clayton, who broke race and gender barriers in national broadcast TV and worked closely with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to end racial inequality in America, will expound on her life and experiences at the 2018 Women's Leadership Conference.view
The process for establishing a framework for sports betting has begun in Ohio where two lawmakers are sponsoring a bill to legalize sports betting in the state.view
See you in Las Vegas! That’s the word from sponsors of the “Cannabis Conference” now scheduled for April 1-3, 2019 at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino.view
Two casinos and a racetrack in New Jersey took in $16.4 million in sports bets during the first two weeks such wagers were legal in the state.view
The Resorts World Las Vegas, the mega-casino/resort project on the Las Vegas Strip could face additional delays beyond the planned 2020 opening date. The delay could be result of concerns over Chinese tourism amid a trade dispute between the U.S. and China, Telsey warns.view
Casino industry veteran Mark Juliano is the new General Manager at the del Lago Resort & Casino in the Finger Lakes region upstate New York. The property also announced that Bradley Zimmer has assumed the role of Director of Sales.view
EquiLottery, the company proposing to link horseracing results and lottery payoffs, has announced a deal with Las Vegas-based Roberts Communications Network (RCN) to provide video streaming services for its upcoming pilot project in Kentucky.view
At Ruidoso Downs in New Mexico, in excess of $25,000 was raised for the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF) thanks to an appearance Sunday by Hall-of-Fame jockey Mike Smith.view
Private equity firm EQT Partners has cashed out, apparently for a significant profit, its minority stake in Sportradar, the Swiss sports data provider that has several major U.S. sports teams owners and the NFL as investors.view
To the strains of “The Final Countdown” by the Swedish rock band Europe, The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Fla. topped off its colossal guitar-shaped hotel tower on Monday.view
Tiger Woods made it look and sound as if he had never been gone. More than turning back time, every hole seemed like the one before Saturday at the Tour Championship. A tee shot striped down the middle of the fairway. The clean strike of an iron as he held his pose.
Overall casino revenue rose significantly in Mississippi in August and local bookmakers tell GamingToday that they believe it’s attributable to the roll out of sports betting in the state producing a large influx of gamblers from neighboring Louisiana.
Sara Slane, American Gaming Association Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, has been invited to testify at the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations’ hearing on sports betting Thursday.
Jack Evans, a District of Columbia city council member, has introduced a bill that would allow sports betting in the nation’s capitol. Washington, D.C. currently has no casinos but operates its own lottery.
Upon further review, a New Jersey man will get his full $82,000 payout on a disputed $110 sports bet.