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Vegas casino to pay out $1.6M cash before it closes

Nearly 35 years after The Mirage hotel and casino opened in Las Vegas, it's set to begin transformation Wednesday into a new life as Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and Guitar Hotel Las Vegas. For its last day of operations as The Mirage, the hotel was finishing up a promotion created to dole out $1.6 million in cash prizes to casino-goers. That " Mirage…
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The Mirage in Las Vegas is closing. So why is everyone rushing to hit the slots?

The Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas is getting ready to officially close its doors for good as crews prepare to transform the iconic property into the new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and Guitar Hotel Las Vegas. However, bettors are rushing to the Mirage casino floor for their shot at more than a million dollars in prizes that are still up for…
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US Gambling: State-by-State Regulation Variance

Gambling in America is a vast world of opportunities for both online and land-based casinos. The US gambling legislation is developing rapidly, which is why, especially after the pandemic, more and more people have found their place here. In this text, we will talk about when the bright lights of Las Vegas were switched on and who was the next to…
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Chaos Erupts At The Mirage Hotel & Casino As Nevada Gaming Policy Requires The Company To Fulfill A $1.6 Million Payout Before Its Closure

As the Mirage Hotel & Casino prepares to officially close its doors on July 17th, the legendary Las Vegas casino must meet a requirement that's sure to leave casino players with big smiles on their faces. Thanks to a Nevada gaming policy, the Mirage is hosting a "Progressive Finale Cash Giveaway," as the law requires the casino to payout over $1.6…
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Chaos Erupts At The Mirage Hotel & Casino As Nevada Gaming Policy Requires The Company To Fulfill A $1.6 Million Payout Before Its Closure
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Las Vegas Mirage Casino: $1.6 Million In Prizes Up For Grabs

Casino players have a chance to win over $1.6 million at the Las Vegas Mirage Hotel and Casino before it on July 17. Attendees can participate in playing slots or table games to win prizes during the " Progressive Finale Cash Giveaway," which started on July 9 and promises to payout over $1.6 million in cash, the casino said. Casinos are required…
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Las Vegas Mirage Casino: $1.6 Million In Prizes Up For Grabs
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Las Vegas Mirage Casino is closing, but it has $1.6M to pay out first

Thanks to a Nevada gaming policy, casino players have a chance to win over $1.6 million at the Las Vegas Mirage Hotel and Casino before it Attendees have the chance to play slots or table games to win prizes during the " Progressive Finale Cash Giveaway," which started July 9 and promises to payout over $1.6 million in cash, the casino…
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The Mirage To Payout $1.6 Million In Progressive Jackpots Before Closing

The Mirage is set to close for good on July 17. Before the casino closes, it must pay its guests approximately $1.6 million from its current progressive jackpots. Between July 9 - 16, 2024, The Mirage will run a promotion that will distribute about $1.2 million from progressive slot machines and another $400000 from table game jackpots. This is…
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The Mirage To Payout $1.6 Million In Progressive Jackpots Before Closing
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Best Online Casinos for Real Money

The gambling industry has experienced a major transformation with the coming of online casinos for real money. In fact, online casinos are replacing traditional casinos, and over the years, a wide range of casinos have come up. This growth in online gambling is due to several factors such as high accessibility, convenience, huge game variety,…
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Can casinos in Henderson, southeast Las Vegas revive?

While the Strip gets attention from customers and investors for its frequent revenue growth, gaming industry watchers may look to the Las Vegas Valley's east side for an idea of how a typical locals casino customer is spending - and what that suggests for the area's future gaming growth. The Boulder Highway subregion of the Las Vegas locals market…
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Nevada Casino Revenue Continues To Surge

Nevada's casino industry continues to see an uptick in revenue numbers and looks to be on pace for the fourth straight record year, according to numbers released this week from the Nevada Gaming Control Board. The state's casinos reported $1.32 billion in revenue for May 2024, an increase of 2.5% compared to the same month in 2023. For the fiscal…
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Nevada Casino Revenue Continues To Surge
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U.S. Set Gambling Record In 2022 With More Than $54.9 Billion In Revenue

A mericans gambled away a record-breaking amount of money in 2022. The nation's casinos and mobile gaming apps rang up a record $54.93 billion in revenue during the first 11 months of 2022. With one month still being tallied, 2022 has already smashed the $53.04 billion record by 13.5%, according to data collected from state regulators by…
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U.S. Set Gambling Record In 2022 With More Than $54.9 Billion In Revenue
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Las Vegas tourism numbers, casino winnings jump in May

FILE: People walk through Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas on Thursday, May 23, 2024. (KSNV) LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - With the return of EDC and the start of the summer travel season, May was another busy month in Las Vegas. Gaming and tourism numbers all rose last month compared to May last year, according to new figures released…
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Rising Visitation Fuels Record Nevada Gaming Revenue of $1.3B for May

Nevada is on pace for another record-breaking year in gaming revenue, with casinos winning $1.32 billion in May, according to the monthly revenue report from the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB). It was the 39th consecutive month that gaming revenues exceeded $1 billion. Nearly halfway through 2024, Nevada casinos were on pace to surpass last…
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Rising Visitation Fuels Record Nevada Gaming Revenue of $1.3B for May
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Nevada casinos heading toward a fourth straight yearly gaming revenue record

Casinos statewide collected $1.32 billion in gaming revenue, the highest ever in May and the eighth-largest monthly total. With five months in the books, Nevada's casino industry is trending toward a fourth consecutive revenue record-breaking year. However, analysts caution that Strip casino operators, which account for more than half of the…
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Nevada casinos heading toward a fourth straight yearly gaming revenue record
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Casino Buzz: High Stakes Switch-A-Roo At Caesars Palace

Apparently the Caesars Palace poker room will be cleared out to make way for a high-stakes slots salon, at least temporarily. (Image: courtesy of Caesars Palace) Changes are afoot on the casino floor at Caesars Palace. Numerous outlets report that there will be no shuffling up and dealing at the casino's iconic poker room this summer. The Caesars…
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Casino Buzz: High Stakes Switch-A-Roo At Caesars Palace
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Las Vegas slot machines: What are the most popular denominations?

First-time slot players may be overwhelmed with how advanced many modern slot machines are. The fruit machines are no longer just about several reels to line up - now there can be tens and dozens of paylines in a game. Learning about denominations is a good way to understand your bet at a slot machine. What are slot denominations? A denomination on…
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Post-Pandemic Shifts in Las Vegas Casino Games

Gambling in Las Vegas casinos has changed a lot over the years. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, there've been a slew of changes to the gaming floor. Some advancements started before the pandemic and were accelerated during this time. One thing many of the game changes have in common is that casinos have been gradually increasing their advantage over…
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How Old Do You Need to Be to Gamble in Las Vegas?

Las Vegas. Sin City. It is a place where incredible nights and indescribable days come to be. Anyone and everyone has heard of Vegas and knows that the main attraction is gambling. But if you plan to go in the near future, it helps to know the minimum gambling age in the desert oasis. Millions of people play at online casinos each and every day.…
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Las Vegas Lifts Nevada To Major Revenue Gains

Nevada's casino industry saw a significant jump in gaming revenue in April, led by major growth in the Las Vegas area. The Nevada Gaming Control Board reported that the state's casinos saw revenue of more than $1.2 billion, almost a 7% increase compared to April 2023. For the fiscal year (July 1, 2023, through April 30, 2024) overall revenue has…
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Las Vegas Lifts Nevada To Major Revenue Gains
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Discover Las Vegas' Most Extravagant Casino Experience

Las Vegas casinos are the world's ultimate destination for gambling. Whether you're sipping margaritas by the pool at the Cosmopolitan, or slumming it up the Strip in Circus Circus (no offense), you're guaranteed a good time. Las Vegas emerged as a small stopover town for trains back in 1905, and overground gambling started up almost immediately -…
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Nevada gaming win in April surprises industry analysts

The earlier-than-usual arrival of Easter and the closure of the Tropicana apparently didn't hurt Nevada casinos in April. The Nevada Gaming Control Board on Wednesday reported a nearly 7 percent increase in gaming win statewide to $1.24 billion with an even larger 8.5 percent increase for Clark County. The increases came despite - or maybe because…
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April ups and downs as Nevada casinos report $1.24 billion win

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - As Aprils go, it was the best ever for Nevada casinos. But it was also the worst month for Las Vegas Strip casinos over the past year, numbers released Wednesday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board show. Statewide, casinos posted a $1.24 billion win last month, and the Strip came in at just over half that total with $666 million.…
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April ups and downs as Nevada casinos report $1.24 billion win
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Highest-ever Nevada gaming win surprises industry analysts

The earlier-than-usual arrival of Easter and the closure of the Tropicana apparently didn't hurt Nevada casinos in April. The Nevada Gaming Control Board on Wednesday reported a nearly 7 percent increase in gaming win statewide to $1.24 billion with an even larger 8.5 percent increase for Clark County. The increases came despite - or maybe because…
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Highest-ever Nevada gaming win surprises industry analysts
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Las Vegas Strip casinos help fuel gaming win bump in April

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - Casinos on the Las Vegas Strip rolled boxcars en route to another big month this past April. The win revenue for nonrestricted gaming licensees on the Strip was about $666.1 million, per new figures from the Nevada Gaming Control Board. That's up about 6.6% compared to April last year, when the gaming win was $624.7…
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Mandalay Bay Casino Cheating Alleged

A woman at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino faces six gambling-related cheating charges after allegedly conspiring with a dealer she was in a "relationship" with. Yuk Wong, 42, now faces five counts of cheating at a gambling game and one further charge of attempting or conspiring to cheat at a gambling game after a warrant for her arrest was issued…
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Woman accused of conspiring with Las Vegas casino dealer to cheat

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - A woman allegedly conspired with a casino dealer with whom she was "in a relationship" on Facebook, leading to several allegations of cheating, the 8 News Now Investigators have learned. Yuk Wong faces five counts of cheating at a gambling game and one charge of attempting or conspiring to cheat at a gambling game, records said.…
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Woman accused of conspiring with Las Vegas casino dealer to cheat
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Eastside Cannery casino closed, business licenses still active

Operators of the Eastside Cannery can keep the shuttered casino closed for up to two more years without losing several business licenses, county officials said in approving a plan Tuesday. Clark County officials unanimously approved a request from Las Vegas-based Boyd Gaming, the operators behind the Boulder Highway hotel-casino that's been closed…
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Eastside Cannery casino closed, business licenses still active
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Why is the Mirage hotel-casino closing in Las Vegas?

The days are numbered for the Mirage Hotel & Casino which opened its doors in 1989 as well as a new era of megaresorts in Sin City. Hard Rock International, which purchased the property from MGM Resorts International for $1.1 billion in 2022, announced that the iconic hotel will be shuttering on 17 July. After which the property will undergoing…
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Moulin Rouge site to open for slot machine play for 1 day

You'll be able to play slot machines at the site of the Moulin Rouge next month if a recommendation from the Nevada Gaming Control Board is approved by the Nevada Gaming Commission. Control Board members on Wednesday recommended approval of a nonrestricted gaming license for slot machines only at the historic casino site at 840 W. Bonanza Road. The…
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Moulin Rouge site to open for slot machine play for 1 day
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Former Las Vegas casino executive gets probation, fine in illegal bookie case

FILE - Steve Sibella, center, attends the Resorts World Las Vegas two year anniversary kick off at Resorts World Las Vegas on June 21, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bryan Steffy/Getty Images for Resorts World) LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - Former casino executive Scott Sibella was sentenced to probation and a fine for violating federal anti-money…
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Former Las Vegas casino executive gets probation, fine in illegal bookie case
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Mohegan Tribe to End Casino Management in Vegas

The Mohegan Tribe has managed Virgin Hotels Las Vegas since it first opened in March 2021. That isn't going to be the case much longer. The two entities announced the Mohegan Tribe to end its casino management role with Virgin at the end of the year. No reason was given as to why the Tribe was stepping down from its management role. The two said…
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Virgin executives want to boost property with integrated hotel, casino operations

The head of Virgin Hotels Las Vegas sees Mohegan Tribe's withdrawal as casino operators as a chance to shake up the property that has struggled to gain footing in the market since its post-pandemic opening. Cliff Atkinson, president of the property since July, said the split with casino partner and operator Mohegan Gaming, jointly announced…
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Former MGM Grand casino president to be sentenced over illegal bets

The former president of the MGM Grand casino in Las Vegas is set to be sentenced Wednesday afternoon on a federal criminal charge related to his failure to report millions of dollars in wagers by an illegal bookmaker at his casino. Scott Sibella, the ex-MGM executive, pleaded guilty in January to one count of failure to file reports of suspicious…
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Former MGM Grand casino president to be sentenced over illegal bets
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Mohegan Tribe to end management of Las Vegas casino

The Mohegan Indian Tribe will end its casino management role at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas by the end of the year. The tribe and Virgin Hotels on Tuesday jointly announced the transition to Virgin, subject to regulatory approvals. The 1504-room off-Strip property with a 60000-square-foot casino opened in March 2021 and was the first commercial casino…
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Rampart Casino Resort at Summerlin opens new slots room

The 50000-square-foot casino is located at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa. US.- Rampart Casino Resort at Summerlin, the 50000-square-foot casino at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa, has announced the opening of its high-limit slots room. The area features a high-limit slot progressive. Sam Garritano, vice president of casino…
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Nevada Casino Revenue Sees Small Dip

After a few years of record growth, the Nevada gaming industry saw a small setback in March, a drop in revenue compared to the same month in 2023. The state's casinos reported revenue of $1.29 billion, sliding 1.65% from $1.31 billion in March 2023, according to figures released by the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Much of that decline was felt…
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Nevada Casino Revenue Sees Small Dip
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Former Las Vegas casino exec Scott Sibella faces fine, revoked gaming license in dealings with illegal bookmaker

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - A week before former MGM Grand president Scott Sibella is scheduled to be sentenced for failing to report suspicious transactions involving a known illegal bookmaker, Nevada officials have filed a complaint that could bring a fine and the loss of his gaming license. The April 30 complaint by the Nevada Gaming Control Board, which…
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Nevada Gaming Revenues Dip in March, but Baccarat Still Rising

The state of Nevada saw its first year-over-year decline in gaming revenue in eight months in March, but the news was hardly concerning to gaming industry officials. Overall, the Nevada Gaming Control Board reported that Nevada casinos brought in $1.29 billion in revenue, making it 25 straight months in which state casinos won at least $1 billion…
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Nevada Gaming Revenues Dip in March, but Baccarat Still Rising
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Las Vegas Casino Money Laundering Probe Expands

A federal investigation concerning money laundering related to a case concerning a former MGM executive and underground bookmaker is now widening, according to recent reports. The probe now includes other illegal bookmakers and high-stakes gamblers as well as other casinos. Along with the FBI and IRS, the Nevada Current recently reported that the…
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Las Vegas Casino Money Laundering Probe Expands
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Boyd Gaming cites soft market as first-quarter revenue lags in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Revenue in the Las Vegas locals market dipped by $15 million in the first three months of 2024 after a record 2023, Boyd Gaming officials said Thursday. Revenue companywide came in at $960.5 million, about $3.5 million behind the first quarter of 2023. Revenue in Las Vegas has dropped from last year's $240 million to this year's…
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Gambling revenues take a dip in downtown Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - Gaming win totals at downtown Las Vegas casinos decreased 13% in March when compared to the same month in 2023, according to a report released Thursday. The Nevada Gaming Control Board says downtown casinos raked in just under $76.2 million in gaming win in March, down from $87.4 million in March 2023. Overall, the state's 444…
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Gambling revenues take a dip in downtown Las Vegas
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Locals casinos up in March, but Las Vegas Strip win takes a step back

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Locals casinos led the charge in March, posting their second-highest win totals while the Strip lagged behind its recent robust numbers, according to numbers released by the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Nevada casinos took $1.29 billion from gamblers in March, down 1.65% compared to March 2023, and 3.8% below the previous month's…
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Locals casinos up in March, but Las Vegas Strip win takes a step back
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Nevada, Las Vegas Strip gaming wins dip in March

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - The gaming win took a dip in Nevada and on the Las Vegas Strip last month, according to new figures released Thursday. The statewide win revenue for nonrestricted gaming licensees in March was $1.29 billion, per the Nevada Gaming Control Board. That's down about 1.65% from March last year, when the gaming win was $1.31…
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Gaming Control Board joins probe of money laundering in Nevada casinos

The Nevada Gaming Control Board, which has remained awkwardly silent on the investigation of Las Vegas casinos and the prosecution of casino executive Scott Sibella by federal officials out of California, has joined the ongoing probe, according to two sources who say they've received calls from investigators. The federal investigation, first…
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Gaming Control Board joins probe of money laundering in Nevada casinos
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Man accused of cashing fake gaming chips at Las Vegas casinos

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - A man is accused of passing counterfeit gaming chips at several Las Vegas casinos, leading to his arrest, according to documents the 8 News Now Investigators obtained. Gratis Woolen, Jr., 54, faces 14 felonies, including burglary and possession of unlawful instruments, for allegedly trying to pass counterfeit chips at several Las…
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Man accused of cashing fake gaming chips at Las Vegas casinos
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Man who grabbed casino chips nominated for Nevada ‘black book’

The security camera surveillance recording is convincing. A man with a yellow ball cap casually walks up to a blackjack table at Aria and in one swift motion scoops up a handful of casino chips from the tray as stunned onlookers and the table's dealer watch as he bolts away. The man who grabbed the chips eventually was identified as Neal Ahmed…
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Man who grabbed casino chips nominated for Nevada ‘black book’
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Two Nevada casinos introduce over 200 new slot machines

Players can play new games at Aquarius Casino Resort and Edgewater Casino Resort. US.- Golden Entertainment's Aquarius Casino Resort and Edgewater Casino Resort, in Laughlin, Nevada, have added. They include Magic Treasures Tiger, Whisker Wheels, Mo Mummy and Big Hot Flaming Pots. Aquarius Casino Resort is located at 1900 S. Casino Dr. and…
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Two Nevada casinos introduce over 200 new slot machines
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Biggest Las Vegas casinos, by the numbers

First-time visitors to Las Vegas can be surprised by how large many casinos are. The Strip is packed with resorts bigger than city blocks centered around filled gaming floors. But which one is the biggest? It depends on how you measure it. Going off square footage dedicated to gaming, Wynn has the largest casino with roughly 191400 square feet,…
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Las Vegas casinos, by the numbers

First-time visitors to Las Vegas can be surprised by how large many casinos are. The Strip is packed with resorts bigger than city blocks centered around filled gaming floors. But which one is the biggest? It depends on how you measure it. Going off square footage dedicated to gaming, Wynn has the largest casino with roughly 191400 square feet,…
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Las Vegas casinos, by the numbers
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Golden Nugget Las Vegas Hotel and Casino to host Grand Poker Series

The 16th Annual Grand Poker Series will feature 96 poker tournaments from May 28 to July 1. US.- The Golden Nugget Las Vegas Hotel and Casino has launched the 16th Annual Grand Poker Series, which will take place from May 28 to July 1. The event will be hosted in the Grand Event Center and will feature 96 poker tournaments over 34 days. There will…
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Historic Moulin Rouge Site to Host Pop-Up Casino in Vegas

In the desolate landscape of a vacant lot strewn with fragments of broken glass and chunks of loose cement, the sound of slot machines will soon echo as hundreds gather at 840 W. Bonanza Road in Las Vegas. The location holds the memory of the historic Moulin Rouge, a landmark that incites both a sense of nostalgia and a claim to bragging rights for…
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What casino games have the best odds of winning?

What casino games and slot machines give you as a player the best chance of winning? While sections of libraries are filled with all kinds of books about strategies on what games and slots are best to play, the Nevada Gaming Control Board comes out with a report annually showing which games won the most for casinos and - more importantly - the win…
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Vegas casinos enjoy a record-setting February

Las Vegas, NV (KXNT) - Spurred on by huge events like the Super Bowl and the Chinese New Year, not to mention an extra day to play with it being a Leap Year, February was a terrific month for gaming in southern Nevada. According to new numbers released Thursday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board, Strip casinos won $800.7 million from gamblers in…
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Vegas casinos enjoy a record-setting February
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Las Vegas Super Bowl, Chinese New Year boost Nevada gaming to best February in history

Super Bowl 58 and Chinese New Year boosted Nevada to its best February gaming win ever and its fifth-best month in history, the Nevada Gaming Control Board reported Thursday. The state's 434 major casinos won $1.34 billion last month, an 8.5 percent increase over February 2023. "It was a pretty incredible month, and if there were 31 days we might…
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Las Vegas Super Bowl, Chinese New Year boost Nevada gaming to best February in history
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Nevada gaming win surges in February with Las Vegas Super Bowl

Fans pack into Allegiant Stadium for Super Bowl LVIII in Las Vegas on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024. (KSNV) LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - The statewide gaming win in February surged in conjunction with the first Super Bowl in Las Vegas, according to new figures from Nevada officials. Nonrestricted gaming licensees reported a win revenue of $1.34 billion for the…
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Las Vegas becomes a bigger player as federal illegal bookmaking probe widens

High-flying illegal bookmaker Matt Bowyer, who sources say enjoyed high-roller privileges at Resorts World Las Vegas, surfaced this week as a key figure in a multimillion-dollar betting scandal involving the former interpreter of Los Angeles Dodgers superstar Shohei Ohtani. For those following the trial and travails of ousted Resorts World Las…
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Las Vegas becomes a bigger player as federal illegal bookmaking probe widens
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Indy Gaming: Bally’s may go private to deal with debt. Will it affect Vegas stadium?

The chairman of Bally's Corp. wants to take the casino company private. What could this mean for the A's stadium given its involvement? Also, a Laughlin casino is facing a $500000 fine from gaming regulators after members of its security team roughed up an employee and customer. Meanwhile, wagering in March Madness could top $2.7 billion…
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Indy Gaming: Bally’s may go private to deal with debt. Will it affect Vegas stadium?
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Four years ago, Las Vegas’ casinos shut down for 78 days. The fallout was brutal

Four years ago few believed that Las Vegas' casinos would be forced to close to minimize the impact of the COVID-19 virus that was rampaging worldwide. But they did. And the fallout was brutal. About a month after casinos in Macao were closed for 15 days to slow COVID's spread, then-Gov. Steve Sisolak on March 17, 2020 ordered all casinos as well…
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Four years ago, Las Vegas’ casinos shut down for 78 days. The fallout was brutal
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Tropicana Las Vegas has excavators on-site for April 2 closure

The Tropicana has mobilized equipment on-site in preparation for its April 2 closure - but not demolition. Hotel and casino operator Bally's Corp. intends to prepare 9 acres of the site for a $1.5 billion, 33000-seat Major League Baseball stadium for the relocating Oakland Athletics and will begin that process with the closure of the hotel. Bally's…
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Las Vegas Strip Casinos Hit January Revenue Dip

Las Vegas Strip casinos stumbled at the outset of 2024, encountering their first monthly revenue downturn since the preceding summer as they stepped into the new year. The muffled rhythm of slot machines and softer clamor from the craps tables painted a quieter financial picture, with a near 4% retreat echoed from the vibrant revenue dances of…
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Nevada gaming win hits $1.28 billion to start 2024

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - Nevada's casinos had a good start to the new year. Nonrestricted gaming licensees in the state reported a win revenue of about $1.28 billion for January, according to the Nevada Gaming Control Board. That's an increase of 0.51% compared to January 2023, when the gaming win was $1.27 billion, though a dip from. Casinos on the Las…
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Nevada gaming win hits $1.28 billion to start 2024
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"High Roller Heist" Podcast Delves Into Bonehead's Vegas Casino Robberies

A new podcast, "The High Roller Heist," chronicles the misadventures of a noted asshat, Tony Carleo. All due respect to asses and hats. Carleo robbed the Suncoast and Bellagio in 2010. He wore a motorcycle helmet, garnering him the label of "Biker Bandit," although, we're pretty sure Carleo gave himself that name. In a fun twist, the casino robber…
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"High Roller Heist" Podcast Delves Into Bonehead's Vegas Casino Robberies
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Latest Gambling News: Sensational Casino News [January-February 2023]

IGT (International Game Technology PLC) was the star of the show at ICE London 2023. This company earned top recognition at three highly recognized gaming award shows; for the third time, it was awarded the "Casino Supplier of the Year' ' by the Global Gaming Awards London. Its game PeakSlant49 earned the "Best Slot Machine" while this company won…
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Nevada gambling revenue hits record $15.52bn in 2023

The 2023 total was comfortably ahead of the existing Nevada record of $14.84bn, which was set in 2022. Breaking down the past year, land-based slots were by the primary source of revenue. The $10.28bn generated in 2023 was 2.8% higher than in the previous year. Some $5.97bn of all slot revenue came from multi-denomination games, while penny slots…
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Las Vegas Casinos Have Lost On The NFL Super Bowl Twice In Three Decades

Everyone knows casinos-and sportsbooks by extension-win against gamblers. However, once in a blue moon, gamblers get the upper hand. The NFL Super Bowl is the pinnacle of the U.S. sports betting calendar, which means it's the most heavily bet sports game of the year. The Nevada Gaming Control Board has been tracking the gambling industry's results…
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Casino Revenue Soars as Vegas Grapples With Complex F1 Legacy

The Las Vegas Strip recorded impressive growth in gaming revenue in November 2023 as Formula 1's whirlwind motoring circus sped into town. The 4-day event, which attracted around 300000 spectators, led to a boom in casino gambling, with the Nevada Gaming Control Board recently announcing gaming revenue of over $820m in November - a 23% increase…
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Casino Revenue Soars as Vegas Grapples With Complex F1 Legacy
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Las Vegas Grand Prix is second-most lucrative month EVER for casinos, official report shows

The inaugural Las Vegas Grand Prix, held in November 2023, was the hottest topic on the Formula 1 calendar this year. And whilst Las Vegas locals are angry about the disruption it caused to their everyday lives, the casino owners have a very different view on the event. An official report published by the Nevada Gaming Control board shows the Vegas…
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Las Vegas Grand Prix is second-most lucrative month EVER for casinos, official report shows
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Nevada, Las Vegas Strip casinos post 2nd-highest wins on strength of F1 weekend

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Casinos on the Las Vegas Strip drove Nevada to its second-highest win on record in November, validating some expectations surrounding the return of Formula One racing to the valley. The Strip's win - $820992082 - was a gaudy 22.6% higher than November a year ago. The number fell about $14 million short of the Strip's all-time…
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Nevada, Las Vegas Strip casinos post 2nd-highest wins on strength of F1 weekend
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F1 race fueled record gaming win in November 2023

Clark County reported a record $1.215 billion in gaming win for November, the Nevada Gaming Control Board reported Thursday. The high total was 14.3 percent more than November 2022 and was largely due to the inaugural appearance of the Formula One Las Vegas Grand Prix Nov. 16-18. It's likely to fuel the debate over the benefits of the race that…
Finance
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Gaming attorney Frank Schreck bullish on casino industry

The dean of Nevada's gaming attorneys said the casino industry couldn't be doing much better and sees nothing slowing it down in 2024 as the state is on pace for record gambling revenue in 2023. The latest economic reports have turned positive with impressive GDP growth, the Federal Reserve contemplating rate cuts as the rate of inflation…
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Gaming attorney Frank Schreck bullish on casino industry
The Nevada Independent

Indy Gaming: Despite losses, Mohegan Gaming not walking away from Vegas casino

The off-Strip casino saw a 42 percent revenue decline; operators blamed a lower hold on table game wagers. 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…
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Indy Gaming: Despite losses, Mohegan Gaming not walking away from Vegas casino
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10 Best NV Casino Sites for Real Money

Sin City is fun and all, but the truth is that strolling around the Las Vegas strip on a regular basis can get expensive and tiring - and let's not even get started on the heat! Well, thanks to the best Nevada online casinos we ranked below, you don't have to put up with that anymore. Spoiler alert: Ignition took the crown with its $3000 welcome…
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10 Best NV Casino Sites for Real Money
Review Journal

Gaming win numbers set new records in Clark County, downtown Las Vegas

Record-breaking gaming revenue performances in Clark County and downtown Las Vegas and the highest monthly revenue totals ever recorded statewide from slot machines paced gaming win in March, the Nevada Gaming Control Board said Thursday. The 220 casinos in Clark County won $1.178 billion from players, 31.7 percent over March 2021, while downtown…
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Gaming win numbers set new records in Clark County, downtown Las Vegas
iGaming Business

Fontainebleau Las Vegas opening points to growth in luxury visitors

The opening of the $3.8 billion Fontainebleau Las Vegas casino resort this week feeds the narrative that the Strip is becoming more of a destination for wealthier visitors. While previously known as a marketplace once relished by tourists for its inexpensive rooms and cheap buffets, that's now changing. November's inaugural Formula One race on the…
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Fontainebleau Las Vegas opening points to growth in luxury visitors
Card Player

Station Casinos Shares Details Of New Downtown Las Vegas Property

Station Casinos has unveiled plans and renderings for its new Wildfire Casino location on Fremont Street in Downtown Las Vegas. The new casino destination, set to open in early February, will offer guests numerous gaming options, including a sportsbook. Unfortunately, there will not be a poker room at the new casino. Crews recently installed…
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Review Journal

Gaming Control Board recommends approval of Golden Entertainment slot route transaction

The Nevada Gaming Control Board on Wednesday recommended approval of the licensing of an Illinois company to take over the distributive gaming assets of Golden Entertainment Inc. that would make it the largest slot route operator in the country. Distributed gaming involves slot machine routes on which workers install, maintain and operate slot…
Law
Gaming Control Board recommends approval of Golden Entertainment slot route transaction
iGaming Business

Nevada gambling revenue exceeds $1.3bn in October

Revenue was ahead of $1.28bn in October 2022 and also 3.9% more than $1.27bn in Nevada in September this year. It was also the best October revenue total in the history of the state's market. Slots drew the lion's share of revenue, generating $894.9m in revenue in October. This was 2.0% higher than in the same month last year. Multi-denomination…
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Nevada gambling revenue exceeds $1.3bn in October
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Nevada gaming win jumps in October to $1.32 billion

The Las Vegas Strip is pictured. (KSNV) LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - Casinos in Nevada reported nearly $1.32 billion in gaming win for this past October, according to state regulators. The Nevada Gaming Control Board reports that the win revenue for last month was up almost 2.7% compared to October a year ago, when the gaming win was $1.28 billion. That's…
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Nevada gaming win jumps in October to $1.32 billion
World Casino News

Fontainebleau Las Vegas To Officially Open On December 13

After a timeline of 16 years since construction officially began, Fontainebleau Development, the initial developer of Fontainebleau Las Vegas, has finally received regulatory validation to officially open the Strip resort, an investment worth $3.7 billion. New gaming license: 4 hearings before Nevada gaming regulators and 4 validations, the…
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Fontainebleau Las Vegas To Officially Open On December 13
Card Player

Las Vegas Baccarat Dealer Arrested On Cheating Allegations

Nevada law enforcement officials take casino cheating seriously and players accused of colluding with a dealer in the Las Vegas area now face some serious charges. The Nevada Gaming Control Board began investigating several people in May 2022 that were believed to be involved with cheating at the Rampart Casino, located in the Las Vegas suburb of…
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Las Vegas Baccarat Dealer Arrested On Cheating Allegations
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Ron Winchell-owned company to buy two downtown Henderson casinos

FILE: Emerald Island Casino in Henderson has been sold, along with Rainbow Club, to a Las Vegas-based company. (Ambar Rodriguez | News3LV) LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - Two casinos in downtown Henderson will be sold to a Las Vegas-based gaming and hospitality company. Boulder Highway Gaming, LLC and Water Street Gaming, LLC, announced the pending sales of…
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Ron Winchell-owned company to buy two downtown Henderson casinos
Fox 8

2 Las Vegas casino dealers accused of cheating

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Gaming investigators suspect two Las Vegas baccarat dealers cheated with players, leading the guests to win thousands of dollars, according to court documents obtained by Nexstar's KLAS. Yuxuan Leng and an unnamed second person now face cheating charges, documents said. In May 2022, a representative from the Rampart Casino at the…
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2 Las Vegas casino dealers accused of cheating
Daily Mail Online

Two Las Vegas baccarat dealers are arrested for showing cards to players to help gaming guests cheat and win thousands at Rampart Casino

Two Las Vegas baccarat dealers were arrested last week for helping guests cheat and win thousands of dollars at Rampart Casino. Yuxuan Leng and a second unnamed person allegedly revealed the gaming cards to players on six occasions in May, which helped the guests win more than $5000 each. 'Once the dealers revealed the gaming cards to [the two…
Incidents
Two Las Vegas baccarat dealers are arrested for showing cards to players to help gaming guests cheat and win thousands at Rampart Casino
Review Journal

Should trespassers be paid jackpots? Gaming board seeks answers

Nevada regulators are working to address a policy question that has stood for years and was brought to light this month when a Mesquite casino was required to pay a jackpot to a player who was banned from the property. New details have emerged in a case involving gambler Rhon Wilson and the Casablanca hotel-casino, which was ordered to pay Wilson…
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Should trespassers be paid jackpots? Gaming board seeks answers