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.
Mark Giannantonio has been president and CEO of Resorts casino since 2012. He succeeds Joe Lupo, who is leaving to run the Mirage casino in Las Vegas. Gianantonios takes the reigns amid a crucial summer season for Atlantic City's casino industry. The industry's profitability increased in the first quarter of this year compared to before COVID-19. However, only four of the nine casinos individually reported higher gross operating profits. All nine have reached new contracts with the industry’s main employee union in recent weeks.
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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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Resorts casino reached an agreement with Atlantic City's main casino workers union on Wednesday. Housekeeping employees will see their pay increase to $22 per hour at the end of the four-year contract. Golden Nugget casino is the only one without a new labor agreement. The union reached agreements on new contracts with the Borgata, Caesars, Harrah's, Tropicana, and Hard Rock. Bally's and the Ocean Casino Resort agreed to adopt the terms of contracts reached by some of larger properties in the city.
Caesars Entertainment has been fined $50,000 for repeated regulatory infractions. Caesar's has three retail casinos in New Jersey and operates NJ online casino components of these brands.
All nine Atlantic City retail casinos averted strikes in July. 10,000 workers now have new contracts. The final two casinos will have a union contract ratification vote on August 4.
Resorts casino reached an agreement with Atlantic City's main casino workers union on Wednesday. Housekeeping employees will see their pay increase to $22 per hour at the end of the four-year contract. Golden Nugget is the only casino without a new labor agreement. The union has authorized a strike on July 30 if a contract is not reached with Golden Nugget. The other casinos agreed to adopt the terms of contracts reached by some of them.
Red Rock Casino in Las Vegas is set for a major rehaul. The changes will take place inside and outside the property.
PlayStar filed four petitions with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement. PlayStar is not yet launched, but it's scheduled to launch in New York later this year.
Wazdan has signed a deal with Ruby Seven Studios. The collaboration will see WazDan's entire portfolio added to Ruby's U.S.-facing Ruby Casino. WazaDan’s player-favorite slots will be made available across the operator's suite of social casino applications.
Resorts, Golden Nugget Casino Workers Set Strike Vote. About 1,000 Atlantic City retail casino workers may vote to authorize a strike on July 19. 99% of Unite Here Local 54 members working at seven Atlantic city casinos voted in favor of ratifying their new contracts with their employers today.
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.
Hard Rock Atlantic City casino officials agreed to a new labor agreement with the Unite Here Local 54 union on Saturday night. The last casino strike in Atlantic city was in 2016, when the same union rejected concessions demanded by Trump Taj Mahal owner Carl Icahn. The most infamous strike took place in 1986, with more than 10,000 workers walking off the job. It shuttered the casino and reopened as the Hard Rock casino that opened in mid-2018. This summer could be the biggest in gaming revenue in many years.
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Casino Association of New Jersey and the New York Division of Gaming Enforcement are hosting a job fair at the Atlantic City Convention Center on Thursday. The job hunt is for table game dealers, culinary workers, servers and hotel housekeepers. It comes a day after hundreds of Atlantic city casino workers picketed outside the Tropicana in a protest over a contract dispute. Union leaders and workers want a significant wage increase to keep pace with inflation. They are negotiating with Caesars Entertainment, which owns Caesar's, Harrah's and Tropicaana, and MGM Resorts International, who owns the Borgata.
MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment reached a tentative agreement with Atlantic City casino union workers. The agreement prevents a strike on the Fourth of July weekend.
At the last minute, thousands of Atlantic City retail casino workers reached a tentative agreement with their employers.
Atlantic City casino industry sees nearly 79% gross operating profit growth in Q1 versus pre-pandemic 2019
The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement released the financial results for the first quarter of 2022. The casinos and their online arms collectively posted a gross operating profit of $155.6 million. Borgata, Hard Rock, Ocean and Tropicana were individually more profitable this past quarter than they were at the start of 2019. Caesars saw $10. 6 million, ahead of Golden Nugget, which saw $5.5 million and Resorts earned $536,000. Ocean had the highest average room rate at $209, while Golden Nugget had lowest at
A car rear-ended a pedestrian on Tropicana near East Tropicside and Ocean Drive. The pedestrian was taken to University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Ford E150 was also taken there for injuries, but his condition is not life threatening.
The last labor strike at an Atlantic City casino closed the Trump Taj Mahal in September 2016. The union Unite Here Local 54 is threatening to strike five of the city's nine casinos. A walkout is tentatively scheduled for Friday at industry leader Borgata and at Caesars Entertainment properties Caeres, Hard Rock and Tropicana. Bally's and Ocean agree to abide by whatever deals are struck elsewhere. Resorts and Golden Nugget are in the Yellow Zone. Other casinos are facing a deadline.
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Unite Here Local 54 members voted overwhelmingly to authorize a July 1 strike against Borgata, Caesars, Harrah's, and Tropicana, as well as a possible July 3 strike at Hard Rock. The union is demanding better wages and a reduction in inflationary pressures.
Tropicana St. Louis LLC bought the Big Daddy's on the Landing for $1.2 million. The owner, Caesars Entertainment Inc., wants to see more residential and office uses in the area. BigDaddy's owner Ryan Loeffler shuttered the bar in January 2021 and sold it a year later. He operates four other restaurants: Big daddy's Soulard, Big dad's 618 in Belleville, Big diy's Edwardsville and Silver Creek Saloon in Belleville.
Atlantic City Retail Casino Workers Vote to Strike. About 96% of them are in favor of hitting picket lines. If the strike goes ahead, it will begin with four casinos on July 1 and then more casinos may join later.
The Local 54 branch of the Unite Here trade union has voted in favor of authorizing a full-blown strike against the city's collection of nine casinos. 96% of those who voted voted to give the union's negotiating committee the right to call a strike next month if no progress on desired ‘significant’ salary increases be reached.
Tropicana is down. The changeover to the Light & Wonder software is underway. CaesarsCasino.com will be unavailable at some point Tuesday into Wednesday.
Casino File: Hard Rock Atlantic City bets big on Keys, Bocelli, NKOTB, Van Gogh; ‘Dollar dogs’ at Live! Philly
This summer at Hard Rock Hotel Casino Atlantic City offers something for everyone. The casino-resort marks its fourth anniversary this month. Pop music is still the main draw, but there are also off-the-beaten-path attractions. Andrea Bocelli is playing at the Hard Rook Live at Etess Arena on June 25. There is an interactive exhibit called "Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience" at Tropicana Casino Resort. An announcement about a Broadway musical is expected. The variety of bookings stems from a mandate to expand Hardrock’s rock-and-pop-heavy strategy.
4 Atlantic City casinos not cleaning rooms daily, union says. Caesars, Harrah's, Tropicana and Golden Nugget are not complying with a COVID-related requirement that hotel rooms be cleaned daily. The state health department confirmed the order remains in effect. The union is in talks with the nine Atlantic city casinos for a contract to replace the ones that expired at the end of last month. Housekeepers claim there are too few workers to clean each room daily and they are understaffed. One housekeeper at Caeres claims the workload is taking a toll on her health.
There is an Excessive Heat Warning for most of Southern Nevada. Cooling stations are being activated through-out the valley for the duration of the warning.
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Casinos Market to Eyewitness Massive Growth by 2030: Caesars Entertainment, Galaxy Entertainment, Las Vegas Sands, MGM Resorts, SJM Holdings
JCMR recently announced a study on the Casinos industry. Caesars Entertainment, Galaxy Entertainment and Las Vegas Sands are the leading companies covered. The report will be revised to address Pre/Post COVID-19 effects on Casino industry and provide estimates for Casins Forecast till 2030.
Unite Here union's members will form a picket line in front of Tropicana casino Wednesday evening. Union has been negotiating for over a month to reach a new contract with the Atlantic City casinos. The union went on strike in 2004 for 34 days and walked out against the former Trump Taj Mahal casino in July 2016. The goal is to keep workers from falling behind in an economy where labor shortages are increasing salaries in other industries, yet inflation is eating away at consumers’ purchasing power.
The facelift of Wynn Las Vegas is expected to be completed in June 2022. The nearly 2,700 room casino resort is redesigning its suites, rooms, elevator lobbies and resort tower corridors. Todd-Avery Lenahan, the person leading the redesign, is behind the design of Delilah at WynN Las Las Vegas, Cocktail Collection on the Lake of Dreams and Casa Playa.
Union Representing Atlantic City Casino Workers Warning Families Summer Plans Could Be Affected By Labor Dispute
Union contracts at seven major casinos ended on Tuesday. Union representing Atlantic City casino workers is demanding higher wages. The union created a website called "Atlantic City Travel Alert" to warn families their summer plans may be affected by a labor dispute. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic city says it has a positive relationship with the union. i in the statement. i i.e. there is no dispute between the Union and Hardrock Hotel and Casino. It is meeting with other properties at the moment.
Atlantic City casinos were closed from mid-March until July 4 weekend in 2020. The just-concluded Memorial Day weekend proved to be a success. About $1 billion has been invested by the casino properties in the past several years. The industry's growth and prosperity is more important than ever before.
The water bottle with the name 'Lake Mead Corpse Water' was created by Charlie Hanks, the owner of Blaspheme Boutique in Las Vegas. It is not from Lake Mead, which has seen its water levels decrease over the past three decades. The shop has been open for a year and has a dark magic and fantasy theme. A man's body was found in a barrel at the bottom of Lake Moselm on May 1. Las Las Vegas strip was once dominated by mob-run casinos. Hank's shop is selling the water bottles to boost the online presence. She doesn't want to make light of the fact that there are dead bodies in the lake.
The boardwalk was built in 1870 along the Atlantic Ocean to keep sand out of the lobbies. The boardwalks were removed at the end of high season. By the beginning of 21st century, online casinos started appearing. iGamingNJ team considered how the casinos impacted the boardwalls architecture.
AC Casinos Kick Off Unofficial Start to Summer. Atlantic City casinos have invested approximately $1 billion dollars into the marketplace over the past several years. The properties continue to diversify Atlantic city’s offerings and invest hundreds of millions of dollars in redevelopment projects and amenities to attract new visitors. The Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey looks forward to an even stronger summer season.
Caesars is bringing an iconic brand to the Las Vegas Strip. The company has already released its plans rebranding Bally's Casino under its Horseshoe brand. The Mirage Volcano attraction will soon make way for a Hard Rock Guitar Hotel.
Las Vegas has a lot of construction projects going on. Fontainebleau Las Vegas is going to be ready late-2023. Caesars Entertainment is rebranding Bally's Casino into Horseshoe brand. Baly's Corporation wants to use that name on a revamped Tropicana. There are two NBA-ready arena projects and a deal for a stadium for the Oakland Athletics. The pending rebranded of the Mirage into a Hard Rock is also going ahead.
Borgata made the biggest first-quarter profit of $45.9 million in Atlantic City casinos. The total profits for the nine casinos is higher than any first quarter in the previous eight years. In 2019, with the new Hard Rock and Ocean casinos not even a year old, firstquarter profits were $87 million.
Tropicana Casino will be moved to the Light & Wonder platform. The transition is expected to take place on May 25, 2022.
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The World Series of Poker moved from the Rio to Bally's and Paris. The move will increase convenience but increase costs. Consider the following tips to save money on transportation, food, and lodging.
Casino File: Tropicana AC to roll out 8 new food and drink options; Kelsey Grammer says ‘Cheers!’ at Hard Rock
Tropicana Atlantic City will introduce eight new hospitality operations between this month and the end of the year. Five of them will offer food service.
AC Casinos fined five times for allowing minors and self-excluded Bettors to wager on games of chance since 2019.
Unite Here Local 54 represents over 10,000 Atlantic City casino employees. They want to be middle class. Bob McDevitt believes a significant wage raise is long needed.
Lawrence Shaw was arrested on a warrant in Texas in March and released on $6,000 bail. He has a preliminary hearing set for May 18. A DNA sample from Shaw matched a skirt the woman was wearing at the time of the assault. She wants to pursue charges against Shaw. The arrest warrant was issued on Sept. 21. It is related to an alleged 1996 rape outside a Las Vegas casino.
AC Casinos in Atlantic City, New Jersey fined five times for allowing minors and self-excluded people to wager since 2019.
Four Atlantic City Casinos Forfeit Winnings From Underage Gamblers. Tropicana was the biggest offender, with a forfeiture of $59,860.30. Harrah's was initially found to be liable for $6,857, but one of the seven gamblers produced proper ID. Caesars had a pair of fines, $1,632.59 from a Feb 22, 2022, violation involving seven young gambers, and another $901.02 from Nov. 10, 2021. Hard Rock forfeited $ 1,600.