The Analyst | IThis past week I received some questions on topics ranging from the significance of Nevada’s billion dollar win in February, to the Branson led group buying the Hard Rock, to the wisdom of gaming companies accepting crypto currencies.view
The Lowdown on Casino Collectibles | My guess is many folks who read this column have no idea what plaques are. They function in the same manner as casino chips and have been used in casinos around the world for quite some time.view
Rivers Casino and the Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County (SEA) have announced that Rivers Casino has paid $4.2 million toward the construction expenses for PPG Paints Arena, home of the Pittsburgh Penguins.view
The Chinese territory of Macau has posted a 22 percent gambling revenue gain for March, as the region continues to benefit from the high demand for gambling in the country's only legal casino hub.view
Billionaire business tycoon Richard Branson and partners are the new owners of The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The property with about 1,500 rooms and suites off the Las Vegas Strip will eventually be rebranded as Virgin Hotels Las Vegas.view
A key executive at the under construction Wynn Resorts casino near Boston have told local media they are "absolutely" considering renaming the property.view
The recent financial difficulties of the off-Strip Lucky Dragon has resulted in good news for April travelers where its now possible to find luxury rooms for as little as $35 during the week and $99 on weekends.view
The Plaza Hotel & Casino, the newly revitalized Downtown Las Vegas landmark, has unveiled new casino-floor carpeting featuring a colorful tribute to the various elements and icons associated with gaming, the desert and the Rat Pack era of Las Vegas.view
The Clark County Department of Aviation reported Wednesday that passenger traffic, attributable to both domestic and international increases, was up about 4 percent for February.view
The Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) revenue data for February shows that casinos statewide earned $1.02 billion from gamblers during the month. The figure represents a 7.7 percent increase compared with the same month last year.view
Ruling that flawed cards were just one of many factors, a federal court judge said the Borgata in Atlantic City could recover only $27 from the card manufacturer, roughly the cost of replacing the cards.view
The del Lago casino in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State is requesting an improved tax deal from state legislators because of struggling revenue. The casino is just over a year old.view
The city of Las Vegas was honored earlier this week for its traffic control efforts during the 2018 Smart 50 Awards held in Kansas City. Las Vegas was recognized for efforts the city has made to better understand data related to pedestrian and vehicle traffic.view
Esports Arena Las Vegas, the first permanent esports venue on The Strip, is now open at Luxor Hotel and Casino elevating Las Vegas as a leader on the global esports stage and providing gaming fans with an experience unlike anywhere else.view
Funding for the revamping of downtown Las Vegas’ popular Fremont Street Experience has now been authorized by Las Vegas City Council as part of nearly $44 million in bonds that will fund several large-scale projects citywide.view
Travel site TripAdvisor’s Travelers' Choice Awards listing U.S. top travel destinations ranks Las Vegas third behind New York City and Maui, Hawaii noting that April is a good month for bargain hunters looking to stay in Las Vegas.view
One Mann's Opinion | The St. Louis Cardinals, always a contender in Major League Baseball’s National League, are mulling over a major shift in their branding effort by altering their primary team color and logo from All-American Red to yellow.view
Macau’s integrated resort industry should emulate Las Vegas by aiming for non-gaming attractions to contribute 40 percent of all revenue, according to the Director of the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), Maria Helena Senna de Fernandes.
Look for an abundance of University of Kentucky basketball fans to descend upon Las Vegas right before Christmas 2019. Wildcat officials announced that they will play Utah on Dec. 18, 2019 followed by a game against Ohio State on Dec. 21, 2019.
Cash Considerations Podcast | AB, Big Dave and Mo assess the madness of the Knights being one win away from a berth in the Stanley Cup Finals. NBA Preview time and more.
"Marilyn! The New Musical" exploring the life and lore of Marilyn Monroe debuts at Paris Las Vegas beginning Wednesday. The musical features 15 original songs plus Monroe classics "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" and "My Heart Belongs to Daddy."
Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas, recently sold by MGM Resorts International, will shortly rebrand to Hilton’s Waldorf Astoria luxury marque. CityCenter is the Las Vegas Strip development with Aria, Vdara and a high-end shopping center.