A Kansas City Hotel that served as an important part of the plot for the essential Las Vegas-centric 1995 movie “Casino” was demolished early Sunday. The former Park Place Hotel, had become blighted since the hotel closed in 2016.view
When MGM Resorts International opens its MGM on Aug. 24th, gamblers only will be able to drink alcohol until 4 a.m. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission Thursday, in an apparent compromise decision, approved extending alcohol service to those actively gambling.view
As expected, the Mississippi Gaming Commission Thursday approved sports betting regulations in a move that could result in some state casinos taking sports bets in as few as 30 days.view
Genting Group, the major international hospitality company currently building Resorts World Las Vegas, has selected Otis to build and install various people-moving products at its massive entertainment casino/resort complex on the Las Vegas Strip.view
The Ocean Resort Casino now has a clear path to open on Thursday with the granting a casino license yesterday by New Jersey regulators.view
The major overhaul of The Linq’s casino floor is moving quicker than originally planned, according to local media reports. The remodel includes significant upgrading of the property’s sportsbook operation including so-called “living rooms” available for hourly rental.view
MGM Resorts International expects to open its next sports wagering operation in Mississippi, according to Jay Rood, the company’s vice- president for race and sports.view
Penn National Gaming, the country’s largest regional gaming operator, has revealed it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the operations of Margaritaville Resort Casino in Bossier City, Louisianaview
Caesars Entertainment Corporation, the Las Vegas-based gaming and entertainment firm, was recognized nationally for the fourth year as one of the most community-minded companies, and for the third time as the leader in the consumer discretionary industryview
Thousands of unionized workers at Las Vegas casino/resorts operated by MGM Resorts International, including such major properties as Mirage, Bellagio, Aria and Mandalay Bay have now joined Caesars Entertainment workers in ratifying a new five-year labor agreement.view
Wise Kracks | When the Supreme Court ruling allowing sports betting in New Jersey was handed down, my biggest concern (apart from the impact it will have on my personal life and how I may be able to wager on games) was this is going to create a big stage for guys who do not deserve it.view
Gaming Insider | Japanese casinos have moved “a major step” closer to becoming a reality as the result of recent legislative action and there may be more action this week in this most important of the untapped markets with global appeal.view
Felix Rappaport, president and CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino, was found dead on Monday at his personal residence located at the Connecticut casino. A cause of death has not been determined but no foul play is expected according to reports.view
Gaming Yesterday | It’s on! The first threat to Las Vegas’ lock on the domestic, legal sports betting market took place in Delaware on June 6 when Dover Downs opened the first full-scale sportsbook outside Las Vegas with William Hill as its risk manager.view
Amid controversy over its future, Golden Gate Fields near San Francisco posted significant handle gains on its thoroughbred races during the recently concluded Winter/Spring Meet. The track reports total handle (money wagered on its races) was up 15.85 percent.view
JACK Entertainment, the Detroit-based, largely urban-centric gambling company, has been named a 2018 Top Northeast Ohio Workplace. The recognition is based on an anonymous employee survey that analyzes and measures workplace culture.view
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.
Cash Considerations Podcast | AB and Mo breakdown college football, the blowout lines, new segment Either/Or and the Get It Back game. Flying through the NFL games.
Mesquite Gaming, owner of Casablanca Resort and Virgin River Hotel, plans to pack the streets of Mesquite with classic cars, custom automobiles and vintage hot rods during the Super Run Classic Car Show.
Bob Christ's Thursday NFL Breakdown | Every once in a while the NFL schedule makers give a team one of their infamous atomic wedgies. This week the victims are the New York Jets, who will be in Cleveland for Week 3’s Thursday night game.