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A Long-Delayed Las Vegas Strip Project Is Back on Track

The pandemic killed a lot of investment and construction projects around the country, but not in Las Vegas. Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts kept moving forward with huge projects. Fontainebleau Las Las Vegans is going to open in late 2023. The pand epidemic also saw the opening of Resort World Las veres and major projects at Circus Circus and Tropicana.
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A Long-Delayed Las Vegas Strip Project Is Back on Track
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MGM Shares Plans for Its New Las Vegas Strip Property

The Las Vegas Strip is some of the hottest real estate on Earth. Resorts World Las Las Vega is trying to unseat the market leaders Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resort International. The Strip has become the land of big names with celebrity chefs bringing their signature restaurants and the biggest entertainers taking up residency at world-class venues. Caeresars is rebranding Bally's Casino under its gambler-friendly Horseshoe brand and trying the sell Flamingo resort casino. MGM has not been sitting still as it sold off the Mirage and purchased the Cosmpolitan. CEO Bill Hornbuckle shared some plans for its newest top-tier Las Nevada Strip property.
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MGM Shares Plans for Its New Las Vegas Strip Property
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Casino Options That You Must Try!

In Malaysia, both offline and online gaming are equally developed. Sports betting is a sensible option if you enjoy extreme mental games or appreciate sports.
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Indy Gaming: Bally’s says it will close purchase of Tropicana Las Vegas next month

Bally's plans to redevelop Tropicana on the south-Strip are not likely to be realized until 2023. The team is considering two sites in the resort corridor for a new ballpark. Bally’s purchase of Tropicaana still needs approval by Nevada gaming regulators. The matter is not scheduled to come up on this month”s agenda. A's want to build a $1 billion waterfront ballpark in Oakland to replace the 57-year-old RingCentral Coliseum. They are also considering a 27-acre parcel behind Planet Hollywood and Paris Las Vegas.
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Taken a Beating on Bitcoin? Try a Trip to Vegas

There is a boom in casino gambling in Las Vegas despite the economic downturn. Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts International reported record-high performances for their Las Las properties in the latest quarter. Nevada gambling revenue was about $1.3 billion in June. The Wall Street Journal reports that people are flocking to the entertainment and gambling oasis. The inflation rate is at a four-decade high.
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History of 10 famous casinos around the world

Gambling has been a part of human civilization since 2300 BC China. Baccarat was the first game played in modern-day casinos. Italy had the world's first casino, which was sanctioned by government decree in 1638. The global casino and online gambling industry has a market size of $231 billion and employs north of 1 million people. OLBG looks at the history behind the most famous casinos and lists 10 that made an indelible mark.
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The Best New Steakhouses in Las Vegas in 2022

There is a new trend of new steakhouses in Las Vegas. Lorena Garcia is the celebrity chef at Chica. Chico recently underwent an extensive renovation and was rebranded as a steakhouse. The new restaurants are redefining the idea of a restaurant. They offer hot seafood towers, Wagyu cheesesteak bites and smoke shows.
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The Best New Steakhouses in Las Vegas in 2022
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More money rolling into state's casinos, less tax being collected

Rivers Casino and Resort in Schenectady got a slot machine tax reduction. The reduction allowed the casino to hire back furloughed staff and continue its contributions to the economic revitalization of Scenectad. The Daily Gazette submitted a FOIL request to New York State Gaming Commission for documents explaining the slot tax cut. It provided copies of four communications between the commission and the Casino in the spring of 2021. Rivers itself was willing to comment. Its CEO Tim Drehkoff, CEO of Rush Street Gaming, said the move came down to fairness and circumstance.
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More money rolling into state's casinos, less tax being collected

EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP WITH HONG KONG'S PONG GROUP, OFFERS PLAYERS ALL-NEW DINING REWARDS

Playstudios has expanded its partnership with PONG Group. Players can exchange loyalty points for dishes, sake and glasses at three Pong dining destinations. Poon Group operates KOI, Teppanyaki Mihara, and A Smoking Affair restaurants in Hong Kong. PONConnect interactive beer pong table is also available. PLAYSTUDIOS apps are available to download free on iOS, Android, Kindle and Android. The playAWARDS loyalty marketing platform connects players to globally celebrated brands. It offers unique access, experiences, rewards.
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EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP WITH HONG KONG'S PONG GROUP, OFFERS PLAYERS ALL-NEW DINING REWARDS

Caesars Shares Plans for Revamped Las Vegas Strip Casino

Caesars shares plans for revamping Las Vegas Strip Casino. New casinos, including Dream Las. Vegas and the long-delayed Fontainebleau, are on their way. Hard Rock International plans a Guitar Hotel on the site of the Mirage's volcano. Caesar's plans to sell Flamingo resort casino and rebrand Ballys under its gambler-friendly Horseshoe brand. Celebrity chef Guy Fieri gave away a key part of this plan at a July 11 event.
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Caesars Shares Plans for Revamped Las Vegas Strip Casino

Las Vegas Strip Adds a Huge New Casino Project From a Big Name

Tilman Fertitta, owner of the Golden Nugget casino, has big plans for some land he has purchased on the Las Vegas Strip. He wants to build a new casino. The downtown casinos were closer to old-school Las Las than the mega-resorts owned by Caesars Entertainment, MGM Resorts International and Wynn Resort International.
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Las Vegas Strip Adds a Huge New Casino Project From a Big Name

Unique Resort Casino Headed to the Las Vegas Strip

The new Resorts World International's 59-story hotel tower has more than 3,000 rooms and a gaming floor that's nearly 120,00 square feet. Caesars Entertainment (CZR) and MGM Resort International (MGM) operate massive megaresorts. Wynn Reserves' (WYNN) signature property fits that category.
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Unique Resort Casino Headed to the Las Vegas Strip

The Neon Museum Presents DUCK DUCK SHED: Celebrating Las Vegas Architecture, Design, and Culture

The Neon Museum will host a four-day event Duck Duck Ducks Shed: Celebrating Las Vegas Architecture, Design, and Culture from Oct. 27-30. The event highlights the city's architectural character over the decades. It will include presentations by nationally acclaimed speakers and tours of historic Las Las Vegans' neighborhoods and properties. The Neon museum is proud to launch the event. Mayor Carolyn Goodman is excited about the program. "Learning from Las Vegas" is celebrating 50th year since its initial printing. In the book, the authors identify the themes of "ducks" and "decorated sheds" as the main architectural elements of Las vegans.
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The Neon Museum Presents DUCK DUCK SHED: Celebrating Las Vegas Architecture, Design, and Culture

Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup

This week's American gambling news roundup includes the latest news and new partnerships in the industry. Pragmatic Play has strengthened its position in Brazil with its partnership with Bingo ao Vivo. DraftKings Inc. has launched new igaming products in West Virginia. PokerStars has been granted a full registration to operate in Ontario. Passport Technology has announced the launch of its Lush loyalty and rewards platform and Mira player enrollment kiosks at Cahuilla Casino Hotel. BlueBet Holdings Ltd has signed an online market access agreement with Horseshoe Casino – Hammond.
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Unique New Casino Resort Coming to the Las Vegas Strip

The pandemic led to a construction boom in Las Vegas. Fontainebleau Las Las Vegas is on track for a late-2023 opening. The new resort casino will bring a resort to an area on the Strip that has never had one. The Strip has become some of the most valuable real estate in the world.
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Unique New Casino Resort Coming to the Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas News Briefs

Plaza Hotel & Casino unveils four new projects to transform its Main Street façade and dome. The projects include an animated Carousel Bar under the Plaza’s iconic dome, downtown”s first smoke-free, social media friendly gaming area, a rooftop patio at Oscar's steakhouse and Pinkbox Doughnuts. Nellie “Southern Kitchen‚ has officially opened the doors to its first West Coast location at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The Plaza and Oscar's will remain open during construction. For more information, contact Amy E. S. Maier, The Warren Group, [email protected]
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Las Vegas Grand Prix announcement is sentimental for F1

Las Vegas Grand Prix is added to the F1 calendar for 2023. It's the first time in 40 years that Formula 1 has brought a Grand prix to Las Vegas. The announcement has created a buzz in Las Las. Many sponsors are already trying to seal the deal. There will be 150,000 hotel rooms, fine dining, cocktails, racegoers and an electric atmosphere.
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Elon Musk’s ‘Teslas in Tunnels’ Las Vegas project is still happening, and here’s the first station

The first passenger station in the Las Vegas Loop is opened. The station is situated underneath Resorts World Las Las. It's the first in 55 stops along 29 miles of tunnels being built by Elon Musk's Boring Company. Boredoc already operates a small version of this system underneath the Vegas Convention Center. Clark County approved the expansion last year. The company recently received approval to expand its Vegas loop project to include stops at landmarks like the Stratosphere and Fremont Street. They will use human-controlled Model X and Y vehicles to transport passengers. Musk has previously imagined using sleds to shuttle cars from the surface to the tunnels and back.
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Elon Musk’s ‘Teslas in Tunnels’ Las Vegas project is still happening, and here’s the first station

Strip, downtown casinos propel Nevada’s 15th straight billion-dollar revenue month

Strip casinos reported $731.5 million in gaming revenue for May. It's the market's highest-ever total for the month. May is Nevada's 15th straight month of $1 billion or more in gambling winnings. The state's $3 billion in total gaming revenues was 5.7 percent higher than the $2.23 billion recorded in May 2021. Special events, including the Canelo Alvarez-Dmitry Bivol championship boxing match, the Electric Daisy Carnival and two high-profile concerts – Pearl Jam and the Eagles – drove large crowds to the Strip.
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Strip, downtown casinos propel Nevada’s 15th straight billion-dollar revenue month

New York City May Get 3 More Casinos Soon

New York City may get 3 more casinos soon. Almost half of Americans visit a casino at least once a year. Casinos create jobs and careers. Resorts World Catskills in Monticello is the nearest casino to New York.
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New York City May Get 3 More Casinos Soon

There’s a lot riding on Pattaya’s prospects for a casino

Parliamentary committee recommended Pattaya as one of five nation-wide bases for legalized gambling. At least half of Thai population indulged in gambling in the past year. There are rumors Pattya has a secret casino base equipped with roulette wheels and blackjack tables ready for opening. The Las Vegas Sands Group last year endorsed the idea that Thai casino complexes might best be built from scratch. The real estate industry is delighted with the prospect of legalization. It is well known that Pattayans are delighted about the possibility of higher property prices.
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Five of Europe's Largest and Best Casinos

Five of Europe's Largest and best casinos are listed on CasinoTop3. Europe is an important location for business. Online casino gaming has made big gains across Europe. Safe gambling is becoming more important in Europe, and the best European online casinos have the most safety features.
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Five of Europe's Largest and Best Casinos

Las Vegas Advisor: Even during summer, room rates still a value

Summertime in Las Vegas traditionally means low room rates. For the second year in a row, the rates are noticeably higher than in years past. LasVegasAdvisor.com found 28 hotel-casinos with base rates of $50 and below. The lowest rate was $23 at the off-Strip OYO.
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Las Vegas Advisor: Even during summer, room rates still a value

Katy Perry Gets Key To Las Vegas Strip, As Resorts World Celebrates Anniversary

Katy Perry received a key to the Las Vegas Strip in June. The ceremony symbolically unlocks the one-year anniversary of Resorts World Las Las Nevada. It is the most expensive hotel-casino in Nevada history at $4.3 billion. Perry is performing at the Resort World Theatre through August 13. She will perform at another show over eight days in the fall, beginning October 5.
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Katy Perry Gets Key To Las Vegas Strip, As Resorts World Celebrates Anniversary

Best Las Vegas Video Poker Bars That Have Both Good Odds & Drinks

The days of sitting down at a machine and drinking whatever you want, whenever you wants are gone at most casinos. Most bars require a minimum bet and consistent play. The worst bartop video poker odds are still better than the slot machines or keno games. The house edge for video Poker is based on perfect play and the best games have a higher house advantage. It's important to prioritize what matters and understand how to earn free drinks. There are no bars that have the perfect mix of great odds and free adult beverages. For those looking for the most fun, skip the bartops.
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Best Las Vegas Video Poker Bars That Have Both Good Odds & Drinks

Another Huge Las Vegas Strip Casino/Hotel Project Moves Closer

Owning a Las Vegas Strip casino is like buying a professional sports franchise. Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts International own many properties on the famed 4.2 mile stretch of road. Fontainebleau Las Las has been on a nearly 20-year odyssey and is on track to open in late 2023. Resort World Las was built from the ground up and opened on North Strip during the pandemic.
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Another Huge Las Vegas Strip Casino/Hotel Project Moves Closer

Iconic Vegas Casino Getting Huge Makeover

The construction cranes are visible on the Las Vegas skyline. New casinos are being built or upgraded along the Strip. Caesars and MGM are currently working on new projects. Circus Circus is getting an update. Plaza Hotel & Casino is undergoing changes. The long-delayed Fontainebleau has been put back on track for a late-2023 opening.
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Turkish Tastes is Solidifying Its Presence in the Las Vegas Culinary Scene

Turkish Tastes is expanding its presence in the Las Vegas Culinary scene. It is partnering with Harrah College of Hospitality at UNLV and Nevada Restaurant Association. In 2021, the organization held the first annual Turkish Tasting Competition. The second annual competition was held in March 2022. Judges of this years’ event included celebrity chef Rick Moonen, Luciano Pellegrini, Michelle Vietmeier, and Lucio Arancibia.
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Turkish Tastes is Solidifying Its Presence in the Las Vegas Culinary Scene

Viva Pot Vegas? Las Vegas Strip Land Sold to Mystery Buyer

The Las Vegas Strip has been a hot property in the last two years. New casinos have been built, a number of pieces of land have also been purchased. The buyer of the land is unknown. The owner of Houston Rockets, Tilman Fertitta, is planning to purchase prime property on the Strip to develop a new high-end casino project. There are also plans for a possible new Major League Baseball stadium for the Oakland Athletics. It is possible that MSG will get the Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. Class A (New) Report Sphere. and a first-of-its-kind entertainment venue.
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Viva Pot Vegas? Las Vegas Strip Land Sold to Mystery Buyer

10+ unforgettable bucket list things to do while in Las Vegas

There are many things to do in Las Vegas. There are mind-blowing interactive performances, larger-than-life shows, and exceptional retail therapy. Here are 10 bucket list things for people who want to make the most of their time in the Nevada city.
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10+ unforgettable bucket list things to do while in Las Vegas

Las Vegas Union asks Macau Govt. for land transaction records involving Genting and Treasure Island failed casino project

The International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 501, has sent a public record request to the Land and Urban Construction Bureau. The union is investigating the land transaction involving Genting Group and Ao Mio Leong. According to corporate filings, Mios is one of four director group for local real estate firm Easyway Investment Company Limited, which according to union, is linked to triads. In 2007, Gentings Hong Kong and GentING International acquired a 75% interest in a Macau-based entity called Treasure Island Entertainment Complex Limited. Treasure island owned a parcel of land on the Macao peninsula situated along Praca Ferreira do Amaral. Gentinh intended to develop a hotel on this land and enter into an agreement with SJM to operate a casino there.
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Las Vegas Union asks Macau Govt. for land transaction records involving Genting and Treasure Island failed casino project

Cardplayer Lifestyle to Host Mixed Game Festival II at Resorts World Las Vegas

Cardplayer Lifestyle will host its second Mixed Game Festival at Resorts World Las Vegas from June 12-16. The festival will be sponsored by PokerStars and offer low-stakes poker players the opportunity to win a Pokerstars Live Event Package, free poker merchandise and poker book signings with top poker champions. The Mixed Games Festival will take place in the newest poker room in Las Las. Vegas. A portion of the proceeds from the book sales will go to the Poker Gives non-profit charity. It distributes funds to assist military families, homeless vets, and youth programs in Vegas and helps homeless people.
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Cardplayer Lifestyle to Host Mixed Game Festival II at Resorts World Las Vegas

Kryptomon Raises USD 10M Led by NFX to Scale Blockchain-based Gaming Universe

Kryptomon, the living NFT-powered Play-and-Earn gaming project, has closed a USD 10 million private funding round spearheaded by NFX. It has also received backing from PLAYSTUDIOS, Griffin Gaming Partners, Tal Ventures, and Vikram Pandit, former CEO of Citigroup. Kryptomon is the first NFTS game that integrates real-world gaming with Metaverse capabilities. The recent investment powers development of the game platform and caliber beyond its Stage 1 launch in early February.
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Kryptomon Raises USD 10M Led by NFX to Scale Blockchain-based Gaming Universe

Check out our summertime casino survival guide

Weekend getaways are a great way to shift perspective and recharge your internal batteries. This guide gives you a look at Southern California casinos within easy striking distance and a curated glimpse of some of our Las Vegas favorites.
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The Top 5 Largest Casinos in the UK

The COVID-19 led to many casinos having to close their doors. There is a boom in the use of online casinos, but there is nothing quite like visiting a bricks and mortar casino.
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The Top 5 Largest Casinos in the UK

Elon Musk's Bold Las Vegas Strip Project Inches Closer

Elon Musk's bold Las Vegas Strip project is getting closer to becoming a reality. Sin City has first-of-its-kind experiences and world-class entertainment in quantity that few cities can equal. It's also a city of traffic and crowds that was never engineered to handle them. Tesla CEO Elon Musk wants to change that. He's the Tesla. CEO (TSLA) - Get Tesla Inc Report
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Elon Musk's Bold Las Vegas Strip Project Inches Closer

Casinos see best month ever in March, winning $5.3B nationally

American Gaming Association reports that U.S. casinos won more than $5.3 billion from gamblers in March. The previous record was July 2021 at $4.92 billion. Three states set quarterly revenue records to start this year: Arkansas, Florida and New York. Las Vegas Strip is the largest casino market in the U.,S., followed by Atlantic City. The report also reports a record $11.69 billion in direct gambling tax revenue to state and local governments in 2021. It also ranks the Las Angeles Strip as the biggest casino city.
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Casinos see best month ever in March, winning $5.3B nationally