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Las Vegas Strip Casinos Revenue is Higher Than Ever

Nevada has significantly increased its revenue during 2022 compared to 2021. The main reason lies in the fact that there were during the last year, but one weekend more adds to the value. This has been the most successful year ever for the state - the revenue was $14.8 billion. To compare, in 2021, the revenue was $13.4 billion by November. Strip…
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New casino planned near PSU approved for license by gaming board

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board unanimously approved a $127.6 million casino development near Penn State University this week, granting a license to retrofit vacant space in the Nittany Mall for slot machines, table games and live entertainment. The project is self-funded by casino industry veteran Ira Lubert, a former chairman of the Penn…
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VICI CFO: Mirage takeover by Hard Rock benefits entire Las Vegas Strip

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Las Vegas Strip breaks monthly revenue record

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Nevada, Strip gaming wins for 2022 shatter records

A perfect storm of positives boosted the state's gaming revenue last year, including one more weekend day in 2022 than 2021 and a robust calendar of sports and entertainment events. Nevada's casinos set an all-time record with $14.8 billion in gaming win for 2022, though it already surpassed 2021's record performance of $13.4 billion by November,…
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New casino planned near Penn State approved for license by gaming board

STATE COLLEGE - The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board unanimously approved a $127.6 million casino development near Penn State University last week, granting a license to retrofit vacant space in the Nittany Mall for slot machines, table games and live entertainment. The project is self-funded by casino industry veteran Ira Lubert, a former…
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Caesars Rewards® Member and Las Vegas Local hits Pai Gow Poker Mega Progressive Jackpot at Flamingo Las Vegas

Caesars Rewards ® member and Las Vegas local Thomas Zanot, had a lucky start to 2023 when he was dealt a seven-card straight flush of spades while playing Pai Gow Poker at Flamingo Las Vegas. The hand earned him a progressive jackpot win of $6443401 - over six times larger than the largest Pai Gow progressive payout at Caesars Entertainment Las…
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Tilman Fertitta takes Las Vegas

In a city long known for bigger-than-life figures such as mobster Bugsy Siegel, reclusive tycoon Howard Hughes and casino mogul Steve Wynn, Tilman Fertitta is the newest big player on the Las Vegas Strip. The billionaire Texas businessman and owner of Fertitta Entertainment, which owns more than 600 restaurants, hotels, casinos and other…
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Nevada casinos’ gaming win down 3.2 percent in July

It's easy to assume the market is weakening after a Tuesday report stated July's gaming win was down from a year ago. Not so fast. While win from the state's 434 casinos last month was down 3.2 percent year over year to $1.36 billion, it was still the fourth-best month in history for the state. It also continued the streak of 17 consecutive months…
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New hotel-casino proposed on Las Vegas Strip could fill void on resort corridor

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - A proposal for a hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip got the green light from Clark County officials, though there is no timeframe for when construction could start. The Clark County Zoning Commission approved a proposal from Tilman Fertitta and Fertitta Entertainment, which owns and represents Golden Nugget casinos,…
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May gaming win shows $1.3B collected by Nevada casinos

Nevada casinos continued their blistering win pace in May, collecting more than $1 billion for the 15th straight month. The $1.3 billion gaming win marked the best May ever recorded and the fourth highest monthly win total in state history, the Nevada Gaming Control Board reported Thursday. Most…
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Increased energy costs cut into Nevada casino company profits in Q3

Caesars Entertainment CEO Tom Reeg knew that during a recent earnings conference call he might field a question or two about how pricier utility expenses in Nevada sliced into the company's cash flow. After all, he had privately discussed the issue weeks earlier. Several analysts said he brought up high energy prices on the Strip during background…
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4 of America's wealthiest casino owners

Nov 11 (PR): Of course, the majority of people are aware of the "casino whales" and "high rollers," extremely wealthy people who love nothing more than to spend hours gambling millions of dollars. But in casinos, the wealthiest patrons are typically the establishments' owners rather than the players. One or two of these owners are at the pinnacle…
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Indy Gaming: Caesars pulls the plug on its three-year plan to sell a Strip casino

Good morning, and welcome to the Indy Gaming newsletter, a weekly look at gaming matters nationally and internationally and how the events tie back to Nevada. If a colleague or associate emailed this newsletter to you, please to sign up and receive your own copy of Indy Gaming in your inbox. - Howard Stutz Caesars Entertainment CEO Tom Reeg wanted…
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New hotel-casino proposal on the Las Vegas Strip could fill void on resort corridor

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - A proposal for a hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip got the green light from Clark County officials, though there is no timeframe for when construction could start. The Clark County Zoning Commission approved a proposal from Tilman Fertitta and Fertitta Entertainment, which owns and represents Golden Nugget casinos,…
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Aquarius Casino Resort and Edgewater Casino Resort Donate Over 23,000 School Supplies Following Annual Back-to-School Donation Drive

Laughlin, Nev. - (Oct. 31, 2022) - Aquarius Casino Resort, located at 1900 S. Casino Dr., and Edgewater Casino Resort, located at 2020 S. Casino Dr., collected a total of 23235 school supplies during its annual Back-to-School Donation Drive held over the summer. "We look forward to our annual Back-to-School Donation Drive each year and to be able…
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Aquarius Casino Resort and Edgewater Casino Resort Donate Over 23,000 School Supplies Following Annual Back-to-School Donation Drive
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Which casino games win the most money for the house?

When the Nevada Gaming Control Board announced Thursday that the state's more than 400 largest casinos won more from players in 2021 than in any year in history, it also disclosed which table games and which slot machine denominations won the most for the house. It's no surprise that blackjack continues to be the most popular table game in the…
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Top 5 Richest Casino Owners In The US

In the UnitedStates, casinos are big money. Of course, most people know about the high rollers and casino whales, extremely rich individuals who love nothing more than gambling millions of dollars in a single session. However, therichest people at casinos are usually not the gamblers, but the casino ownersthemselves. Out of allthese owners there…
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Nevada gaming win records continue to fall for state’s major casinos

The state's casinos, paced by 215 licensees in Clark County, recorded the highest gaming win revenue in Nevada history in 2021, the Gaming Control Board reported Thursday. The state's largest casinos in December also won more than $1 billion from players for the 10th straight month, extending the record that had stood for 14 years and was broken in…
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Tilman Fertitta’s hotel-casino plans on Las Vegas Strip headed for vote

Las Vegas' famed casino corridor is poised to get a big new competitor: billionaire Tilman Fertitta. Clark County commissioners are scheduled Wednesday to consider the Houston mogul's plans for a 43-story, 2420-room hotel-casino on the Strip. Located at the southeast corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Harmon Avenue, the upscale project calls for…
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Las Vegas Strip intent for Fertitta Entertainment Incorporated

In the western American state of Nevada and Fertitta Entertainment Incorporated is reportedly planning to double its presence in Las Vegas via the construction of a 43-story casino hotel that will also house a 2500-seat theater and a selection of restaurants. According to a Wednesday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, the firm run…
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Analysts: Nevada casinos headed toward a second-straight revenue record year

Historically, Nevada gaming revenue averages a 9 percent decline between July and August. The Gaming Control Board said Thursday that August's statewide gaming revenue figure of more than $1.2 billion was a 3.5 percent increase from a year ago, even as the market was down 8.2 percent from July - well within the historical trend. But with statewide…
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Bally’s exec: Tropicana Las Vegas will be the company’s ‘western flagship’

More than a year after first announcing a deal to acquire the Tropicana Las Vegas, Bally's Corp. received preliminary approval from Nevada gaming regulators Wednesday to acquire the Rat Park-era hotel-casino in a $308 million transaction. Company officials told the Gaming Control Board in Las Vegas they plan to close the purchase by the end of the…
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Legal changes make Colorado an enticing casino market for Nevada operators

DENVER - Nevada's major gaming companies avoided Colorado for nearly two decades after casinos were legalized in the historic mining towns of Black Hawk, Central City and Cripple Creek. It wasn't much of a gamble. Initially, bets in the state were limited to $5 and casinos were not open 24/7. The idea behind the 1990 legalization was to boost…
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When it comes to Las Vegas, most people are familiar with the infamous slogan - "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas." Located in the state of Nevada, US, the city boasts a reputation of partying, glitz and glamour of casinos, along with experiences that could break your bank account. However, there is much more to the so-called Sin City than…
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Nevada casino revenue drops in July over ‘very high bar’ set last year

Strip casinos recorded their second highest-ever single-month revenue total during July, confounding predictions that the nation's largest casino market was facing economic challenges. The primary reason July's $773.4 million in gaming revenue wasn't a record? It was up against July 2021's record total of $792.6 million. Instead, the Strip in July…
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Atlantic City's Joe Lupo to run Mirage casino for Hard Rock

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Joe Lupo, who has helped two of Atlantic City's most successful casinos thrive through years of market turbulence, will run the Mirage Hotel & Casino once Hard Rock buys the Las Vegas property from MGM Resorts International, his company said Wednesday. Hard Rock told The Associated Press that Lupo will become president of…
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Rocky Gap Casino Resort being sold by Strat owner Golden Entertainment to Colorado company for $260 million

Golden Entertainment Inc., operator of the Strat, Arizona Charlies and dozens of taverns under the PT's brand, is selling its Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Maryland for $260 million. Las Vegas-based Golden on Thursday said it is selling the casino real estate in Flintstone, Maryland to real estate investment trust Vici Properties Inc. for $203.9…
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Rocky Gap Casino Resort being sold by Strat owner Golden Entertainment to Colorado company for $260 million
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Hard Rock AC's Joe Lupo to lead rebranded Mirage Las Vegas casino as new President

Hard Rock International announced Wednesday that Joe Lupo, current President of its Atlantic City property, will run the Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas once the company completes its purchase from MGM Resorts International. Lupo will take over the role once the Nevada Gaming Commission licensing process concludes. In Atlantic City, Anthony…
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Indy Gaming: Bally’s says it will close purchase of Tropicana Las Vegas next month

Good morning, and welcome to the Indy Gaming newsletter, a weekly look at gaming matters nationally and internationally and how the events tie back to Nevada. If a colleague or associate emailed this newsletter to you, please to sign up and receive your own copy of Indy Gaming in your inbox. - Howard Stutz More than a year after announcing a deal…
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Hard Rock Las Vegas hires Joe Lupo as future president

A casino executive with deep Las Vegas ties has been tapped as president of the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas, which is slated to replace The Mirage on the Strip. Joe Lupo has more than 30 years of casino experience, most recently as the president of the Hard Rock Hotel in Atlantic City since November 2018. Before that, he was president of the Seminole…
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Atlantic City’s Joe Lupo to run Mirage casino for Hard Rock in Las Vegas

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Joe Lupo, who has helped two of Atlantic City's most successful casinos thrive through years of market turbulence, will run the Mirage Hotel & Casino once Hard Rock buys the Las Vegas property from MGM Resorts International, his company said Wednesday. Hard Rock told The Associated Press that Lupo will become president of…
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Red Rock Resorts to demolish three closed Southern Nevada casinos, sell property

Red Rock Resorts will permanently close and demolish its three Southern Nevada properties that have been closed for more than two years, the company said Friday, with plans to "reposition the land for sale." In a statement released Friday afternoon, Red Rock President Scott Kreeger said it was a "difficult" decision to permanently close Texas…
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Visitor becomes millionaire after jackpot at Aquarius Casino Resort

Posted at 10:30 AM, Jul 08, 2022 and last updated2022-07-08 14:38:20-04 LAUGHLIN, Nev. (KTNV) - A visitor at Aquarius Casino Resort in Laughlin became a millionaire on Wednesday, July 6. According to a news release, the guest took home a jackpot of $1035235 playing on a penny Buffalo Diamond machine. The winner was not identified in a news release…
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Strip, downtown casinos propel Nevada’s 15th straight billion-dollar revenue month

Gaming revenue collected during May saw record-breaking totals for casinos in Clark County, the Strip and downtown Las Vegas, while fueling the state to its 15th straight month of $1 billion or more in gambling winnings. The Gaming Control Board said Thursday that the state's $1.3 billion in total gaming revenue was 5.7 percent higher than the…
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Five Clark County Casinos Remain Shuttered Despite Recovery

At least five casinos in Southern Nevada remain shut down following mass layoffs and discontinuance of operations back in 2020. This means that we are unlikely to see them return before the year's end, and the North Las Vegas City Council has already given permission to Station Casinos' property, Texas Station and Fiesta Rancho, to remain shuttered…
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Cooling stations open across Las Vegas valley during excessive heat warning

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - With summer heating up and an Excessive Heat Warning being issued for most of Southern Nevada, cooling stations are being activated through-out the valley for the duration of the warning, between Thursday, June 9 and Sunday, June 12. We've provided a list of all available cooling stations and their hours in one convenient…
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Indy Gaming: ‘Economic challenges’ keeping five Clark County casinos closed into 2023

Good morning, and welcome to the Indy Gaming newsletter, a weekly look at gaming matters nationally and internationally and how the events tie back to Nevada. If a colleague or associate emailed this newsletter to you, please to sign up and receive your own copy of Indy Gaming in your inbox. - Howard Stutz Five Southern Nevada casinos that never…
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$1 billion gaming win streak extends to 12 months statewide; Strip win way up

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - With a $1.113 billion gaming win in February, Nevada has now exceeded $1 billion every month for the past year. And tourism numbers from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) show that resorts have returned to healthy bookings, with average room rates climbing to $149.52 per night. That's 15% more than hotels…
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Illinois offering assistance for problem gamblers

SPRINGFIELD - Whether it's betting on sports, scratching cards, roulette, poker, the slots, the casino, the corner bar, or just opening up the laptop, gambling is hard to avoid, said Patrick Laughlin, deputy director of communications for the Illinois Department of Human Services. During March Madness, more young men under 30 are picking up the…
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March is state Problem Gambling Awareness Month

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month in Illinois. Whether it's betting on sports, scratching cards, roulette, poker, the slots, the casino, the corner bar, or just opening up the laptop, gambling is hard to avoid, said Patrick Laughlin, deputy director of communications for the Illinois Department of Human Services. During March Madness, more…
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Which Games Generate the Most Revenue for Casinos?

The Nevada Gaming Control Board's recent report showed that 400+ casinos based in the State earned more money from players in 2021 than in any previous year. As seen on various publications like Sloterman, the report also revealed which slot games and table games generated the most revenue for the casinos. It's no wonder that blackjack remains the…
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January downturn in American casino footfall

Last month reportedly saw an aggregated drop in the number of patrons visiting casinos across the United States although this slump could be short-lived as the prevalence of the omicron variant of coronavirus continues to decline. According to a Monday report from CDC Gaming Reports, foot traffic at American casinos in January was down by 2% when…
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Closed casinos, visitation declines hurt two Clark County gaming markets

Two North Las Vegas casinos that have been closed for 23 months and a nearly 38 percent decline in visitation to Laughlin kept the Clark County communities from meaningful participation in Nevada's record-shattering $13.4 billion gaming revenue year in 2021. According to the Gaming Control Board, the markets were the only two of Nevada's 18…
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Isle Casino Bettendorf launches first charter flight to Harrah’s in Nevada Thursday

The inaugural Caesars Rewards Air flight from the Quad Cities to Harrah's Laughlin Resort & Casino in Nevada was scheduled to leave late Thursday afternoon with 95 passengers on board. The Quad Cities joins more than 150 locations across the U.S. participating in Caesars Rewards Flight packages. Isle Casino Hotel Bettendorf, a Caesars Entertainment…
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'Without provocation:' 2 arrested in connection with deadly casino brawl

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Two people have been arrested in connection with a large fight at Laughlin casino that left a man dead last summer, records obtained from Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Julio Arrezola-Rodriguez, 47, and David Cruz, 45, were both charged with murder. Police said the pair were involved in a large fight outside the…
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2 charged with murder in Nevada casino brawl

Two men are charged with murder after a brawl at a Laughlin casino in July left a man dead, according to arrest warrants released Wednesday. Julio Arrezola-Rodriguez and David Cruz have been arrested, according to Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Ray Spencer. The dates of their arrests were not available. Cruz posted bail in Henderson on Sept.…
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Nevada casinos go record 9 months with $1B in house winnings

LAS VEGAS -- Nevada casinos set a record in November, reporting a ninth straight month of $1 billion or more in house winnings, gambling regulators said Wednesday, providing another sign that business in the nation's tourist-dependent gambling mecca has returned to pre-pandemic levels. The $1.32 billion in casino winnings reported statewide last…
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Nevada casinos near all-time gaming revenue mark after strong November

Nevada casinos have recorded their third-highest gaming revenue year. And there is still one month to be added to the 2021 books. The Gaming Control Board said Wednesday that statewide gaming revenue in November was $1.32 billion, just shy of the single-month record of $1.36 billion reported in July. November's totals were a 41 percent increase…
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How VICI Properties is quietly becoming landlord to the biggest casinos in Vegas

In the waning days of Caesars Entertainment's two-year bankruptcy reorganization, creditors struggled with a name for a new spin-off company taking ownership of 19 casinos that would control the land and lease the properties back to the operator. Consultants suggested Senatus Populusque Romanus, or SPQR, the term used for the government of ancient…
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Nevada gaming win surpasses $1B for seventh straight month

The state's casinos collected more than $1 billion for the seventh straight month, the second-longest streak in history, the Nevada Gaming Control Board reported Wednesday. If state gaming win exceeds $1 billion in October, it would tie the record for Nevada's longest gaming win streak, recorded from November 2006 to May 2007. Gaming win - the…
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Continuing advancement for Nevada casino revenues

In the American state of Nevada, aggregated casino revenues for August reportedly increased by 56.9% year-on-year to surpass the $1 billion milestone for a sixth consecutive month as nearly every market chalked up double-digit percentage rises. According to a Thursday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper citing official information…
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Royal flush leads to $150K jackpot at Las Vegas casino

A local video poker player hit a royal flush progressive jackpot on Thursday at Red Rock Resort. The Station Casinos Boarding Pass holder turned a $15 bet into a jackpot win of $150853.78 while playing Double Double Bonus Poker on the resort's casino floor. The winner chose to remain anonymous. Winners across the Las Vegas Valley Palace Station A…
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Lucky couple hits $592K jackpot at Stateline casino

STATELINE, Nev. - A lucky Lake Tahoe couple struck it rich this week while playing cards at a Stateline casino. James Snyder, a Caesars Rewards member who was visiting from Waterville, Minnesota, on Wednesday, April 7, won a Mega Progressive Jackpot of $592470 at Harveys Lake Tahoe on Three Card Poker. Snyder was accompanied on the trip by his wife…
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‘Claw’ game offers arcade-like experience at Las Vegas casinos

A controllable claw is capturing the curiosity of casinos and their customers. The Go Go Claw gambling game looks and plays a lot like a crane machine found in an arcade or the entrance to a grocery store. However, there are no stuffed animals or boxed electronics. The prize for a successful treasure grab is cash. The game's manufacturer, Las…
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Las Vegas visitation in July strongest since onset of pandemic

Tourists ride escalators to Planet Hollywood and the Miracle Mile Shops on the Las Vegas Strip Saturday, April 17, 2021. Updated 23 minutes ago July was the strongest month for visitation to Las Vegas since the start of the coronavirus pandemic over a year ago, according to statistics released by tourism officials today. In its monthly report -…
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Indy Gaming: Expanding usage of mobile wallets and cashless payments requires education for players and casino staff

Good morning, and welcome to the Indy Gaming newsletter, a weekly look at gaming matters nationally and internationally and how they tie back to Nevada. If a colleague or associate emailed this newsletter to you, please to sign up and receive your own copy of Indy Gaming in your inbox. - Howard Stutz Sightline Payments Executive Vice President Omer…
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Casino operators caution Nevada regulators about expanding online gaming

A cross-section of Nevada gaming operators has voiced opposition to expanding the state's online gaming regulations, saying any proposed changes should be explored by the governor's Gaming Policy Committee and ultimately approved by state lawmakers. In a four-page letter sent last week to the chairmen of the Nevada Gaming Control Board and Nevada…
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Two Women Found Dead at Palms Casino Resort, Vegas

Homicide detectives from the LVMPD are investigating the potential murder-suicide of two women found in a Palms Place hotel room on the Palms Casino Resort premises. [Image: Shutterstock.com] The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD)'s homicide division is investigating the possible murder-suicide of two women found in a hotel room on…
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Man dies after fight breaks out at Laughlin casino

A man is dead following a fight inside a Laughlin casino early Friday, Las Vegas police said. Officers were called about 1:20 a.m. to the Aquarius Casino Resort, 1900 S. Casino Drive, after receiving a report of "a large fight between multiple suspects," according to a statement from the Metropolitan Police Department. A man was found lying on the…
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bBst place to play slots? Gaming report could help … theoretically

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One Dead after Fight at Aquarius Casino Resort in Laughlin, Nevada

It should have been an enjoyable experience, a chance to get out and forget about the routines and the stresses of the daily grind. However, for one casino patron, and the casino he was visiting, it turned into something much darker. A patron hitting the gaming floor at the Aquarius Casino Resort in Laughlin, NV, is dead following an altercation…
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Man Dead After Group Brawl in Laughlin, Nevada Casino

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Las Vegas Metro Police Investigating a Possible Homicide at Aquarius Casino Resort

Nevada police are investigating a possible homicide at Aquarius Casino Resort in Laughlin. A fight emerged at the gaming property on Friday in the early morning hours. Many individuals are believed to have taken part in the altercation and were divided into two groups. According to a Nevada TV station, the victim was knocked to the floor and became…
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Las Vegas police investigate 1 dead after fight at Laughlin casino

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A fight led to a homicide investigation at a Laughlin casino overnight. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Lt. Jesse Roybal confirmed that homicide detectives were investigating a death at Aquarius Casino in Laughlin, Nevada early Friday morning. Around 1:20, Las Vegas police responded to reports of a fight involving a large group…
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Vegas police probe death of man in fight at Laughlin casino

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) - Las Vegas police have opened a homicide investigation into the death of a man who was found unresponsive on the floor of a Laughlin casino after a fight early Friday. Officers responding to the casino on the Nevada-Arizona line about 90 miles (145 kilometers) south of Las Vegas found the victim at about 1:20 a.m., police…
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Review Journal

Laughlin hotel-casino listing for sale ‘unauthorized,’ removed

With tourist traffic to Laughlin climbing back from the pandemic, a hotel there recently showed up on a commercial real estate listing site. The New Pioneer, one of several casinos lining the banks of the Colorado River about 100 miles southeast of Las Vegas, was seen this week on listing site LoopNet with a price tag of $39 million. The posting…
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Laughlin hotel-casino listing for sale ‘unauthorized,’ removed
Review Journal

Laughlin hotel-casino is on the market

With tourist traffic to Laughlin climbing back from the pandemic, a hotel there is up for sale. The New Pioneer, one of several casinos lining the banks of the Colorado River about 100 miles southeast of Las Vegas, is on the market for $39 million, as seen on commercial-property listing site LoopNet. It features more than 400 rooms; the Bumbleberry…
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Laughlin hotel-casino is on the market
Casino City Times

Stacy King joins SAHARA Las Vegas as Vice President of Human Resources

is proud to announce the appointment of Stacy King to vice president of human resources. A veteran of the gaming industry and casino landscape, King brings an impressive 30 years of experience to the role. King's time in Las Vegas began in 2000 as employment and benefits manager at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, after previously serving nine years…
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Review Journal

$2.48 million jackpot hits in Reno

The Biggest Little City in the World scored the biggest jackpot in Nevada during the Independence Day weekend. Playing the $5 Power Play bonus bet, a pai gow player at Silver Legacy in Reno hit a seven-card straight flush, winning a progressive jackpot of $2487454.96. The winning hand hit just before 11:10 p.m. Friday, according to a Caesars…
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$2.48 million jackpot hits in Reno
Review Journal

Chicago casino resort about to enter ‘request for proposals’ stage

It shouldn't be long before Chicago unveils its request for proposals to build a casino resort in the nation's third-largest metropolitan area. It was in early March that Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that an RFP is coming for a single resort that is expected to include hotel, dining, entertainment and convention amenities. Several…
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Chicago casino resort about to enter ‘request for proposals’ stage
Tahoe Daily Tribune

Nevada casinos rebound in April with $1 billion in win

Nevada casinos reported a 34.8% increase in total win for April, a total of just over $1 billion. But the comparison is with April 2019 since casinos were shut down in April 2020 because of the pandemic. With the shutdown, Nevada casinos reported just $3.65 million in win in April 2020. At this point, the only markets down since gaming resumed in…
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Nevada casinos rebound in April with $1 billion in win
The International Post Magazine

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LIST: Fourth of July 2021 firework shows, events in Las Vegas valley

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Numerous fireworks shows and events are planned around the Las Vegas valley to celebrate the Fourth of July. Everything from parades to extravagant fireworks shows are listed below. To celebrate the reopening of Las Vegas, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority announced there will be a spectacular fireworks show on the…
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LIST: Fourth of July 2021 firework shows, events in Las Vegas valley
8 News Now

LIST: Fourth of July 2021 Las Vegas fireworks events

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Numerous fireworks shows and events are planned around the Las Vegas valley to celebrate the Fourth of July. Everything from parades to extravagant fireworks shows are listed below. To celebrate the reopening of Las Vegas, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority announced there will be a spectacular fireworks show on the…
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LIST: Fourth of July 2021 Las Vegas fireworks events
Review Journal

Nevada shows double-digit decline in gaming win in October

Visitors avoiding playing in Strip casinos are taking its toll on gaming win and the tax revenue it generates. While October casino gaming win inched upward from September, it was still the eighth consecutive month of declines from 2019, the Nevada Gaming Control Board reported Tuesday. The board reported casino win of $822.7 million, 19.5 percent…
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Nevada shows double-digit decline in gaming win in October
The Nevada Independent

Las Vegas-based PlayStudios deal with Murren-led company follows slot machine industry growth pattern

Arriving late to the party oftentimes has benefits. Just ask Jim Murren. PlayStudios CEO Andrew Pascal was well into the process last fall of taking the Las Vegas-based social gaming provider public through a merger with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). PlayStudios' financial advisors, J.P. Morgan and LionTree Advisors, had identified…
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Las Vegas-based PlayStudios deal with Murren-led company follows slot machine industry growth pattern
Review Journal

Nevada Gaming Control Board statistical analysis which games are played

There's no arguing 2020 was one of the worst for casinos in years. The Nevada Gaming Control Board's December statistical wrap-up released last week shares details about the financial fallout as well as specifics about the games to which gamblers gravitated. First, the ugly details many already know: Nevada's nonrestricted gaming win - the big…
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Nevada Gaming Control Board statistical analysis which games are played
Tahoe Daily Tribune

Stateline casino surrenders another 6-digit jackpot

STATELINE, Nev. - For the second day in a row, a Lake Tahoe visitor hit a significant jackpot at a Stateline casino. Robert Davis, of Waco, Texas, on Thursday, April 8, hit a Mega Progressive Jackpot on Blazing 7's (diamonds) for $100840.67 at Harrah's Lake Tahoe. The day before, a man and his wife from Minnesota hit a nearly $600000 jackpot while…
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Stateline casino surrenders another 6-digit jackpot
The Press-Enterprise

Casino Insider: What’s coming to Laughlin in 2021

Casino Insider is a weekly newsletter with all the best bets for food, entertainment and fun at Southern California's casinos. It's delivered to your inbox on Thursdays. We've reported pretty extensively on casinos in Southern California and Las Vegas alike, but let's take a look at another gambling destination for local residents: Laughlin,…
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Casino Insider: What’s coming to Laughlin in 2021