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Popular vice faces ban on the Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas has a reputation as a place where anything goes. It's a land of vices where people are encouraged to gamble, eat rich foods, and generally push the bounds when it comes to excess. And the Las Vegas Strip feels like a place where everything is legal - and most things are. You need not go far from the Strip to buy legal cannabis: Planet 13,…
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Popular vice faces ban on the Las Vegas Strip
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Las Vegas Casino Unions Preparing To Take On Trump Again

It is the Democrats' not-so-secret weapon in Nevada -- a vast army of maids, cooks and bartenders that helped deliver this razor-tight swing state for Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden in 2016 and 2020. Now ahead of November's election, the Culinary Union, which represents 60000 mainly Las Vegas-based hotel and casino workers, is preparing to mobilize…
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Las Vegas Casino Unions Preparing To Take On Trump Again
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Las Vegas casino unions preparing to take on Trump again

It is the Democrats' not-so-secret weapon in Nevada -- a vast army of maids, cooks and bartenders that helped deliver this razor-tight swing state for Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden in 2016 and 2020. Now ahead of November's election, the Culinary Union, which represents 60000 mainly Las Vegas-based hotel and casino workers, is preparing to mobilize…
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Economic Impacts of NASCAR and Casinos on Las Vegas

Las Vegas is the gambling mecca and perhaps the biggest tourist center in the world. Many visitors would find it synonymous with world-famous casinos and high-stakes gambling. However, in recent years, another force has been driving success in this city - NASCAR. This article will take a closer look at the historical background, growth, and economy…
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Economic Impacts of NASCAR and Casinos on Las Vegas
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Planning an epic status match run in Las Vegas

At the beginning of the month, news broke that Wynn Las Vegas is offering a temporary status match. That match includes the opportunity to get a complimentary Holland America cruise for two in an oceanview cabin. If you've been reading this blog over the past couple of years, you know that if you want me to visit your casino, all you need to do is…
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Planning an epic status match run in Las Vegas
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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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Is Las Vegas still the ultimate luxury casino destination in 2024?

The bright lights, opulent casino resorts and all round excesses of Las vegas have been attracting high-rollers and thrill-seekers from across the globe for decades, and for most, Sin City remains the unequivocal casino capital of the world. But despite being home to iconic casinos like the Bellagio and the MGM Grand, Asian gambling hotspot Macao…
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Is Las Vegas still the ultimate luxury casino destination in 2024?
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Superstar R&B band returns for Las Vegas Strip casino residency

High-demand Las Vegas Strip residencies usually extend for more shows to take advantage of their extreme popularity. Many of the top headliners will continue extending their engagements for weeks or months as long as the theater they are performing in has the vacant dates to schedule. Country Superstar Garth Brooks performed a five-year Garth at…
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Superstar R&B band returns for Las Vegas Strip casino residency
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Casinos Are Closing the Window for Slot Ticket Redemption

It's a casino trend that could affect your financial wellbeing, so we're all over it. Some casinos are discreetly shortening the window of time before a TITO (ticket in, ticket out) voucher can be cashed. If your slot ticket expires, you could be SOL, and that would be FUBAR as a reminder of your Las Vegas YOLO experience. In human English, you…
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Next Las Vegas Strip property heading for big change: The Mirage

The transformation of the Tropicana has begun, and the public said farewell last week to one of the Strip's historic gaming establishments. The next property headed for big change: The Mirage. You have to imagine that there will be a greater outcry of support for The Mirage than the Tropicana because its history is fresher in people's minds. The…
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Mets Owner’s $8B Casino Project Gains Support from Councilman

Councilman says Steve Cohen's Metropolitan Park complex plan is "in Queens' and New York City's best interest." Steve Cohen's plan to put a casino next to the home of the New York Mets has picked up some key support but still lacks important backing. Queens councilman Francisco Moya is endorsing the Mets owner's $8 billion Metropolitan Park complex…
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Mets Owner’s $8B Casino Project Gains Support from Councilman
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Las Vegas casino was imploded years ago, but no word if new resort will be built

When the New Frontier was imploded in 2007, the spectacle featured a fireworks show, cheering onlookers and a chanted countdown to the resort's destruction. Approaching 17 years later, the Strip property is still waiting for a new resort to take shape - and there's no telling when that might happen. Casino operator Wynn Resorts, which acquired the…
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One Mob-Era Casino Closes, Another Offers Old Vegas Prices

The Tropicana hotel-casino, a once-glamorous resort that first opened in 1957 on the Las Vegas Strip, is set to close permanently Tuesday. The Trop, as it is known locally, is one of the last Mob-linked properties on the Strip with original construction intact. Meanwhile, a small, longtime Las Vegas Strip casino, Slots-A-Fun, is returning not to…
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Tropicana's possible implosion stirs memories of Las Vegas' explosive casino history

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - The countdown is underway until the Tropicana Hotel closes its doors. While the idea of imploding it is still being considered, News 3 looks back at some of the most notable casino "booms" in Las Vegas history. More than a dozen casinos have suffered an explosive end. Most recently, the Riviera was imploded in 2016. The vacant…
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Tropicana's possible implosion stirs memories of Las Vegas' explosive casino history
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These are Las Vegas' most dangerous casinos, reviews show

LOS ANGELES - Millions of people visit Las Vegas every year, whether it be to gamble, attend a concert or music event, or just to eat and drink and soak up the vibes. Sin City may arguably be the best place in the U.S. to gamble - but it's also apparently one of the most dangerous. A new survey by Casinos.com reveals the most dangerous casinos in…
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These are Las Vegas' most dangerous casinos, reviews show
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Las Vegas pool season: Which resort pools are open to locals?

There's good news on the Las Vegas resort swimming pool front - just about every pool is now open for the season, with some just days to weeks away. While some pools are open only to hotel guests, others open their doors to Southern Nevadans - sometimes with a fee attached. At most pools, guests can rent chairs, daybeds and cabanas. Here are some…
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Las Vegas pool season: Which resort pools are open to locals?
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Letter to the Editor: Hospitality Management Casino Class & CMAA Take a Trip to Las Vegas

The Kent State University Casino Management class, taught by Rob Heiman and Carl LoPresti, went on a field trip to Las Vegas from March 3 to March 7! Heiman and LoPresti take their classes on this trip every year and are very grateful to have a multitude of contacts out in Las Vegas who open their doors and are incredibly hospitable to their…
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Letter to the Editor: Hospitality Management Casino Class & CMAA Take a Trip to Las Vegas
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Legendary Fontainebleau Miami Beach Dazzles, Plus New Las Vegas Hotel

Years ago, when I first strolled into Miami Beach's swanky Fontainebleau, I felt a heightened pizzazz, aswirl in the kind of stimulating panache and prestige that trumpets: Pay attention! For travel lovers of glam getaways-especially those renowned as celeb and A-lister favorites-Fontainebleau Miami Beach is a legendary draw. Today, it continues to…
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Legendary Fontainebleau Miami Beach Dazzles, Plus New Las Vegas Hotel
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10 Best Las Vegas Casinos, According to Travel Experts

Spanning approximately 110000 square feet, the casino at Wynn Las Vegas comes highly recommended by Mahdavi. "From high-limit salons to its variety of 1800-plus slot machines, this casino has so much to offer players," she says. Additionally, "Guests can enjoy a state-of-the-art race and sportsbook as well as poolside gaming." The stylish decor is…
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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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READER REVIEW: Virgin Hotel Las Vegas (Curio by Hilton)

Today's reader review, "The Grumpies in the Virgin Vegas Spirit", is by reader GrumpyToTheLeft. If you'd like to submit a reader review for consideration, please contact. You can read his review of St Regis, New York, here and his somewhat controversial first review of the same hotel here. Human evidence of loyalty program effectiveness, the…
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READER REVIEW: Virgin Hotel Las Vegas (Curio by Hilton)
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New Online Casinos in the USA

If you make a purchase after clicking on links within this article, Lee Enterprises may earn affiliate commissions. The news and editorial departments had no role in the creation or display of this content. Online casinos are now legal in a number of states, from Connecticut and Delaware to Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia,…
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Game Time: Cultivating the Modern Casino Experience

When the State of Nevada legalized gambling in 1931 as part of a legislative effort to spur economic recovery in the wake of the Great Depression, it was a watershed moment for American gaming. While it would take a few decades for the popular conception of the modern casino to truly take hold, the gaming boom would transform not just the civic…
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Game Time: Cultivating the Modern Casino Experience
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What is that vacant lot on the Las Vegas Strip?

While the Las Vegas Strip is packed with resort-casinos and activity, there's still large vacant lots on the famous thoroughfare. Some of those vacant lots are projects in the works, while others may be held for future development. Still others are spots for concerts and major events. Here's a list of the empty lots along Las Vegas Boulevard and…
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Las Vegas and Macau Casinos Surging Ahead in Gaming Sector

In the ever-evolving tableau of leisure and hospitality, the bright lights of Las Vegas continue to draw patrons in droves, signaling a potential boon for casino operators gearing up to report their first-quarter financials. Amid the glamorous backdrop of the iconic Welcome to Las Vegas sign, consumer enthusiasm abounds-yet it contrasts with a…
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Las Vegas has long history of never-built casinos, other big projects

Las Vegas is known around the world for its towering casino-resorts. But for all the massive projects that have been built in America's casino capital, there have also been many supersized ideas that never materialized. Here's a look at some never-built projects, from the Strip to the suburbs, as outlined in news reports, Clark County records and…
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Las Vegas has long history of never-built casinos, other big projects
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Pool season in Las Vegas: Opening dates for pools across the valley

Las Vegas (KSNV) - Temperatures are heating up across the Las Vegas valley, which means several casinos are gearing up to open up their pools for the season. Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa & Casino Friday, March 8 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa Friday, March 8 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Palace Station Hotel & Casino Friday, March 8 9 a.m. - 7…
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Pool season in Las Vegas: Opening dates for pools across the valley
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Eilers & Krejcik Gaming unveils full list of 6th Annual Slot Award winners

Gaming market research and consulting firm Eilers & Krejcik Gaming (EKG) has announced the winners of its 6th Annual EKG Slot Awards. Designed to recognize excellence in slot machine game development within the land-based casino gaming industry, iGaming and social casino sector, all category winners were announced on February 29th at The…
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Eilers & Krejcik Gaming unveils full list of 6th Annual Slot Award winners
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CasaBlanca Resort & Casino announces $6M renovation

This image rendering depicts what the planned renovations reportedly will look like at CasaBlanca Resort & Casino | Image courtesy of Casablanca Resort & Casino, St. George News ST. GEORGE - Under new ownership, CasaBlanca Resort & Casino in Mesquite, Nevada, announced plans for a $6 million renovation to the property. According to the news release…
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CasaBlanca Resort & Casino announces $6M renovation
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Best Hotels Las Vegas 2024

While some players will settle for a live casino for the closest thing to a visit to Vegas, there is no substitute for the real thing. The key is to stay at one of those hotels that will make it tough to want to leave. These are the best hotels available in Las Vegas for 2024 where you can gamble, play slots, and enjoy your vacation. If you are all…
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Best Hotels Las Vegas 2024
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A giant casino could open in NYC's Hudson Yards if plans are approved

Some might say that Hudson Yards has enough massive dystopian glass structures (I'm looking at you, Vessel), but there's a real estate firm that would absolutely disagree. A proposal for Phase Two of Hudson Yards' development includes a call for a $12 billion complex that would consist of multiple buildings with apartments, office space, and a…
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A giant casino could open in NYC's Hudson Yards if plans are approved
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Can Macao Become Asia’s Las Vegas?

Macao, the former Portuguese colony that has become the world's biggest gambling city in recent years, is embarking on an experiment to remake itself, but it's unclear if it will succeed. Visitors to the city see a difference compared to 10 or 20 years ago. There are new and bigger casino resorts - from The Londoner to MGM Cotai - and they no…
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Can Macao Become Asia’s Las Vegas?
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Another long-running Las Vegas Strip show is closing

Some performers seem made for the Las Vegas Strip even if they did not get their start in Sin City. Many of the biggest name residencies on the Strip have set up shop there because it's convenient. Adele, Bruno Mars, Garth Brooks, Lady Gaga, Luke Bryan. and other big-name performers could sell out venues wherever they go. By performing a residency,…
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Another long-running Las Vegas Strip show is closing
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Black Hawk Casinos Outshine Las Vegas Titans

With consistency reminiscent of the desert's eternal sun, Las Vegas once again dazzled at the pinnacle of the United States' commercial casino market in 2023. Yet within the echelons of this high-revenue society-a tableau marked by little fluctuation-there was a notable exception. Black Hawk and Central City in Colorado exemplified vigor, emerging…
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Former Fontainebleau president gets new gig at Station Casinos

The former president of the newest resort on the Strip has left the company. Mark Tricano, who led the Fontainebleau on the north Strip for about seven months, has taken a leadership role at locals casino operator Station Casinos as senior vice president of operations. "Mark is a talented casino executive who not only knows our company well, but…
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Former Fontainebleau president gets new gig at Station Casinos
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Free parking on Las Vegas Strip: Which hotels have it, which don't

Free parking, once a staple of Las Vegas hotels, is now as difficult to come by as a slots jackpot. A handful of Las Vegas Strip hotels that once touted free parking, including The Strat, Venetian and Palazzo, ended free parking for guests and visitors in 2023. It now costs up to $15 per day to park at The Strat and up to $18 per day to park at…
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Free parking on Las Vegas Strip: Which hotels have it, which don't
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Las Vegas Strip Braces for Change: Casino Royale and Tropicana to Be Replaced by Mega-Resort and Athletics Stadium

On the iconic Las Vegas Strip, a place renowned for its dazzling lights and high stakes, the wheels of change are turning once more. The Casino Royale and the venerable Tropicana are slated for demolition to make way for ambitious new developments, including a towering 699-foot-tall resort casino and possibly a new stadium for the Oakland…
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Las Vegas Strip Braces for Change: Casino Royale and Tropicana to Be Replaced by Mega-Resort and Athletics Stadium
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Las Vegas Strip losing an iconic casino (and maybe more)

The Las Vegas Strip has not seen an implosion since Riviera in 2016, which was removed in order to enlarge the Las Vegas Convention Center. At one time, they were fairly common as the Aladdin (now Caesars Entertainment's Planet Hollywood) faced implosion in the 1990s, and El Rancho, Desert Inn, Castaways, the Boardwalk Stardust, and Frontier all…
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Las Vegas Strip losing an iconic casino (and maybe more)
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Which hotels in Las Vegas don’t charge resort fees?

Frequent travelers to Las Vegas often vocalize their dislike for something at nearly every hotel on the Strip: resort fees. Direct booking and travel service sites don't include this additional fee - sometimes up to $50 - in the advertised room rate for resorts on and around the Strip, but almost all properties now have the additional…
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Which hotels in Las Vegas don’t charge resort fees?
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Macau casino bets mostly US$64 up on Day 6 of CNY hols

GGRAsia walked the mass-play floors of a number of the major casinos in downtown Macau and the Cotai district on Thursday, which for mainland China residents was the sixth day of an eight-day holiday break to mark Chinese New Year this time. At about 11.25am at Grand Lisboa (pictured), run by SJM Holdings Ltd on the city's peninsula, the sic bo…
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Macau casino bets mostly US$64 up on Day 6 of CNY hols
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Wynn Las Vegas raises resort fees to $50 daily

Another Las Vegas resort company is raising its resort fees. Wynn Resorts has increased the daily fee to $50 plus tax, according to the resort's website. The increase applies to reservations booked on or after Jan. 24, the policy states. Reservations booked before then will be charged $45 daily plus tax. Resort fees - commonly added to room charges…
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Wynn Las Vegas raises resort fees to $50 daily
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Las Vegas Casinos Are Great, but the Growth Is in Asia

Wynn Resorts (WYNN -0.48%) reported outstanding earnings this week, but the company's growth is going to come from a place far from its Las Vegas home. In this video, Travis Hoium explains why Macao is the future of Wynn Resorts. *Stock prices used were end-of-day prices of Feb. 7, 2024. The video was published on Feb. 8, 2024. Travis Hoium has…
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Las Vegas Casinos Are Great, but the Growth Is in Asia
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Casino operator Wynn Resorts beats fourth-quarter profit estimates on improved Las Vegas, Macau performance

Wynn Resorts, the controlling shareholder of Wynn Macau, beat fourth-quarter profit estimates on stronger gaming, luxury retail and hotel bookings at its Macau and Las Vegas properties. The company posted adjusted profit of US$1.91 per share, exceeding analysts' estimates of US$1.15, according to LSEG Data & Analytics. Operating revenue came in at…
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Casino operator Wynn Resorts beats fourth-quarter profit estimates on improved Las Vegas, Macau performance
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Union Reaches Deal With Las Vegas Hotel-Casinos

A union representing hospitality workers says it has reached a tentative agreement with six more hotel-casinos in downtown Las Vegas and called off a strike deadline for another. The agreements averted a Monday morning walkout as the city kicks off Super Bowl week. The Culinary Workers Union announced Saturday that it had reached a tentative…
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Union Reaches Deal With Las Vegas Hotel-Casinos
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Las Vegas Culinary Union avoids strike after agreeing with properties on new contracts

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Ahead of a Monday morning strike deadline, the Culinary Union announced deals over the weekend with several Downtown Las Vegas properties, and said they will not go on strike, even though workers at one Las Vegas resort do not have a contract. On Sunday night, the union announced a tentative five-year agreement with the…
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Strike averted as hospitality union settles with Las Vegas hotel-casinos before Super Bowl week

The union announced last week that it would go on strike if tentative contracts weren't in place by 5 a.m. Monday. Posted Updated 2 min read Font size+ LAS VEGAS - A union representing hospitality workers says it has reached a tentative agreement with six more hotel-casinos in downtown Las Vegas and called off a strike deadline for another. The…
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Strike averted as hospitality union settles with Las Vegas hotel-casinos before Super Bowl week
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Las Vegas hospitality workers won’t strike before Super Bowl

Culinary Local 226 said it has struck deals with nearly all remaining unsettled hotel-casinos - and called off a strike deadline for one - averting a Monday morning walkout threat at several near-Strip and downtown properties. The last tentative agreement was reached between the hospitality union and Downtown Grand, representing about 200 workers,…
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Las Vegas hospitality workers won’t strike before Super Bowl
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How Much Money Do Casinos Make a Day?

Casinos are known for their promise of instant wealth, but have you ever wondered just how much money these establishments rake in on a daily basis? The answer might surprise you. Large and small casinos are highly profitable, and their daily earnings can reach staggering figures. The amount of money a casino makes in a day can vary widely based on…
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Strike averted as culinary union settles with Las Vegas hotel-casinos

LAS VEGAS - A union representing hospitality workers says it has reached a tentative agreement with six more hotel-casinos in downtown Las Vegas and called off a strike deadline for another. The agreements averted a Monday morning walkout as the city kicks off Super Bowl week. The Culinary Workers Union announced Saturday that it had reached a…
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Strike averted as culinary union settles with Las Vegas hotel-casinos
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Culinary union reaches tentative contracts with Las Vegas casinos ahead of Super Bowl

A union representing hospitality workers says it has reached a tentative agreement with six more hotel-casinos in downtown Las Vegas and called off a strike deadline for another LAS VEGAS -- A union representing hospitality workers says it has reached a tentative agreement with six more hotel-casinos in downtown Las Vegas and called off a strike…
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Culinary union reaches tentative contracts with Las Vegas casinos ahead of Super Bowl
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4 hotel-casinos reach union deals, 3 others poised to strike

LAS VEGAS >> A union representing hospitality workers has reached a tentative agreement with four hotel-casinos in downtown Las Vegas as employees at three other properties remained poised to strike Monday when the city kicks off Super Bowl week. By Saturday morning, the Culinary Workers Union had announced it had reached a tentative five-year…
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4 hotel-casinos reach union deals, 3 others poised to strike
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Culinary reaches deals with 3 Las Vegas casinos

An exterior view of the Golden Gate hotel-casino in downtown Las Vegas Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024. The casino opened as Hotel Nevada with 10 rooms on Jan. 18, 1906. Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024 | 8:40 p.m. Three more Las Vegas properties have come to an agreement with the Culinary Workers Union on a new five-year contract for hospitality workers, the union…
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Culinary reaches deals with 3 Las Vegas casinos
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Las Vegas: Culinary Union clinches 5-year labor deal with Circus Circus, negotiations continue with 15 other casinos

The Culinary Union has reached a tentative agreement with Circus Circus Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, marking another development in its ongoing labor negotiations with properties across the gambling mecca. The new 5-year deal is set to impact nearly 700 workers associated with the establishment. The union said a Circus Circus contract ratification…
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Las Vegas: Culinary Union clinches 5-year labor deal with Circus Circus, negotiations continue with 15 other casinos
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10 Best Hotels in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a city that is known for its casinos, nightlife, and entertainment. It is also home to some of the most luxurious hotels in the world. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a weekend of gambling and partying, Las Vegas has the perfect hotel for you. Here are our picks for the best hotels in Las Vegas: 1.…
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10 Best Hotels in Las Vegas
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The dinner show. It was a big deal in casino showrooms a few decades back. You'd buy tickets to see a headliner and dinner would come off a prix fixe menu and served during the performance. With a few exceptions-, for example-that version of the dinner show is long past. Supper clubs with live music were also a thing. Those, too, are rare these…
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Maurice Wooden takes helm as president Of Fontainebleau Las Vegas

Maurice Wooden has been designated as the president of Fontainebleau Las Vegas, a renowned five-star luxury resort and casino situated on the iconic Las Vegas Strip. Boasting an impressive 36-year tenure in the luxury hospitality sector, Mr. Wooden's wealth of experience and expertise align seamlessly with the newly inaugurated Fontainebleau Las…
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Former Wynn Las Vegas exec named president of Fontainebleau

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - The former president of Golden Nugget and Wynn Las Vegas is moving to Fontainebleau. Fontainebleau Development announced on Sunday that Maurice Wooden was appointed as president of the Las Vegas resort. "Maurice will be an excellent steward of our brand, its culture, and heritage; and we eagerly anticipate his leadership in…
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Former Wynn Las Vegas exec named president of Fontainebleau
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Fontainebleau Las Vegas names exec Maurice Wooden as new president

Fontainebleau Development, the parent company of the resort, named longtime Las Vegas hospitality executive Maurice Wooden as the north Strip property's new president, according to a Sunday news release. Wooden was previously Wynn Las Vegas' president and principal executive officer between 2013 and 2019 and a member of the Las Vegas Convention and…
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Fontainebleau Las Vegas names exec Maurice Wooden as new president
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Las Vegas Advisor: Strike deadline looms for unions in Las Vegas

With less than a week to go before the arrival of a Feb. 2 strike deadline, Las Vegas casinos are negotiating overtime with culinary and bartender unions to avoid a shutdown. Labor agreements were reached in November with Caesars Entertainment, MGM and Wynn, averting massive complications related to the Grand Prix race. Deals have also been signed…
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Las Vegas Advisor: Strike deadline looms for unions in Las Vegas
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Where to Play Baccarat in the USA

The United States' laws regarding online and land-based casinos are strange. However, they are not strange enough to prevent us from going over casinos from around the country and finding the most prominent baccarat gambling establishments. Certainly, online casinos are always an option. However, what about the folks who prefer brick-and-mortar…
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Las Vegas Casino Culinary Workers Set Strike Deadline

After avoiding a strike in November that could have seen 30000 Las Vegas casino workers walk off the job, another labor dispute could be on the horizon by the Culinary and Bartenders Unions. However, after setting a Feb. 2 deadline to reach a deal with casinos, the union has at least announced preliminary agreements with two properties of 21…
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Las Vegas Casino Culinary Workers Set Strike Deadline
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Las Vegas Hotel Room Prices Skyrocket as Sin City Hosts Super Bowl for First Time

Snagging a hotel room in Las Vegas ahead of Super Bowl 58 could cost as much as $2500 per night, according to a new study of rates in Sin City. The Las Vegas Review-Journal surveyed hotel room rates from 138 hotels in Las Vegas during the two days leading up to the NFL championship game scheduled for Feb. 11, a Sunday. A hotel room - before taxes…
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Las Vegas Hotel Room Prices Skyrocket as Sin City Hosts Super Bowl for First Time
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The Best Casino Restaurants in the World

Casinos have been around since the early 17th century, when the Casino di Venezia opened its doors to Venetian nobility looking for a fantastic night of gambling. But casinos didn't remain an establishment for the elite for too long, as Las Vegas would completely redefine the casino experience, welcoming people from all walks of life who enjoyed…
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The Best Casino Restaurants in the World
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Culinary Union workers picket as contract negotiations continue with 19 Las Vegas casino properties

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - The Culinary Union held demonstrations on the Las Vegas Strip Friday as 7000 workers continue to fight for new five-year contracts. It is part of the union's latest negotiations with 19 remaining properties on the Strip and downtown. Passionate chants were heard in front of Sahara Las Vegas and The Strat as workers held signs and…
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Culinary Union workers picket as contract negotiations continue with 19 Las Vegas casino properties
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It Just Got More Expensive to Stay at These Las Vegas Hotels

It just got a little more expensive to stay at many popular casino hotels. MGM Resorts, the parent company of some of the largest casinos and hotels in Las Vegas, recently increased resort fees at many of their properties, with some topping out at $50. The fees, which are added after a reservation is made, drive up the total cost of a reservation.…
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It Just Got More Expensive to Stay at These Las Vegas Hotels
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Culinary Union prepares to pickett on the Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas (KSNV) - Casino workers from nearly a dozen independent casino properties are preparing to have an informational picket line on Friday. The Culinary Union 226 is still in negotiations with 19 casinos, impacting around 7000 workers. The organization is fighting for better pay and working conditions. A tentative deal was reached on…
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Culinary Union prepares to pickett on the Las Vegas Strip
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Got questions about Ontario’s online gambling industry? Don’t bet on getting the answers

When Ontario announced a few years ago that it was giving the green light to online gambling, politicians made familiar promises about the scheme. It would be great for consumers. Great for the province's tax revenue. Great for jobs, great for the local innovation economy. (They didn't say anything about how great it might be for our blood pressure…
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Got questions about Ontario’s online gambling industry? Don’t bet on getting the answers
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Culinary Union announces tentative agreement with Trump Hotel Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Culinary Union announced early Thursday morning that it reached a tentative agreement with Trump Hotel Las Vegas for 350 hospitality workers at the property. "Congratulations to Trump Las Vegas workers on winning the BEST CONTRACT EVER!" the union said in a statement on social media, saying the agreement came after 16…
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Culinary Union announces tentative agreement with Trump Hotel Las Vegas
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As Las Vegas prospects improve, this casino giant's stock gets an upgrade

For years, Las Vegas has been a place of dreams of fun, innocent or otherwise. Increasingly, in fact, what happens in Vegas has become part of the national discussion. In addition to its casinos, Las Vegas sports the reigning NHL Stanley Cup champ Las Vegas Golden Knights. The Oakland Athletics are committed to move to Nevada. And the NFL Raiders…
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As Las Vegas prospects improve, this casino giant's stock gets an upgrade
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Another major Las Vegas Strip casino project at risk of cancellation

New hotel casino projects on the Las Vegas Strip can sometimes take more than a decade complete or even get underway. One marathon development on the Strip was the Fontainebleau Las Vegas hotel and casino. The Fontainebleau's development history began in 2007, but soon after that the Great Recession hit, forcing the project into bankruptcy and…
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Another major Las Vegas Strip casino project at risk of cancellation
Review Journal

Las Vegas projects to watch in 2024

With two casino-resort openings and a Major League Baseball team announcing plans to relocate to Las Vegas in 2023, the new year has some big shoes to fill. But there are many significant projects in the early stages that could move forward in 2024. And, of course, we all want to know if projects such as the Atari Hotel will really happen. Here are…
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Las Vegas projects to watch in 2024
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Las Vegas Advisor: Another hotel tower going up in Las Vegas

Although no new casinos are expected to open this year, several will be renovating and expanding. The latest on the expanding list is M Resort, the upscale casino-hotel located off the Interstate 5 miles south of the Strip. Work has finally begun on the M's long-planned second hotel tower. When completed in "mid-2025," the $200-million, 384-room…
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Las Vegas Advisor: Another hotel tower going up in Las Vegas
New York Post

Gambling in Miami Beach? No thank you!

Vegas by the sea? No thank you! With Florida's legislature back in session, a proposed bill is on the table that would extend casino gaming to Miami Beach and beyond. The only problem? Miami Beach residents don't want slot machines along their shores. The electorate - myself included - has repeatedly (and resoundingly) voted down the possibility of…
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Gambling in Miami Beach? No thank you!
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A&E 'Undercover: Caught on Tape' Investigates Las Vegas Casinos Bombing Plot

Hear firsthand from criminal investigators as they revisit some of their most dangerous cases on Undercover: Caught on Tape. The new true crime series from A&E follows undercover agents who've often risked their lives taking on different identities to gather evidence and help take down criminals. Each episode includes surveillance video and audio…
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A&E 'Undercover: Caught on Tape' Investigates Las Vegas Casinos Bombing Plot
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Culinary Union sets February 2nd strike deadline for 21 Strip, Downtown resort-casinos

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Culinary and Bartenders Unions on Monday set a February 2nd strike deadline for the more than 20 Las Vegas Strip and Downtown properties with which they have yet to reach a new contract. Unless a satisfactory deal is reached by 5 pm on that date, some 7700 workers will walk off the job. However, Culinary Workers Union…
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Culinary Union sets February 2nd strike deadline for 21 Strip, Downtown resort-casinos
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Las Vegas to turn blue for Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Iconic Las Vegas sights and marquees will light up blue on Tuesday to show support for Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. According to a release, Strip resorts, downtown properties, and businesses around the valley will illuminate messages of appreciation on their marquees and buildings will light up in blue to express support of…
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Las Vegas to turn blue for Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
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Fontainebleau's Multi-Billion Dollar Vegas Gamble Looks Like a Bad Bet

LAS VEGAS - Whenever I tell people I live on the Las Vegas Strip, their eyes widen as they start asking me if I live near Caesars Palace, MGM Grand or the Bellagio. You know, places they've been to recently. Not exactly, I tell them. I live in a condominium on the north end of the Las Vegas Strip. That's usually followed by a confused look before I…
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Fontainebleau's Multi-Billion Dollar Vegas Gamble Looks Like a Bad Bet
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Las Vegas casinos look to ride hot streak into 2024

Las Vegas Strip casinos begin the new year on a hot streak after the F1 Formula race on the Las Vegas Strip in November provided a significant boost to the region and new openings in December created strong buzz. Las Vegas Strip gross gaming revenue jumped 22.6% year-over-year to $821M, which was the highest ever for the typically slow month and…
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Review Journal

Union in negotiations with downtown, independent Strip casinos

Culinary Local 226 officials say they are still negotiating with 21 Las Vegas-area hotel-casinos for a new five-year contract for more than 7000 workers. Hospitality workers at 21 downtown Las Vegas and independent Strip hotel-casinos, plus two more in Northern Nevada, are working without a contract, which expired on June 1, according to the union.…
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The Globe and Mail

The house always wins, which makes casino stocks a good bet

There's an old and irrefutable saying: "The house always wins." It refers to the fact that casinos and online betting sites consistently make money, while gamblers almost always end up losing sooner or later. A 2013 study by The Wall Street Journal estimated that 13.5 per cent of players that go to physical casinos come out ahead. Few of those…
Finance
The house always wins, which makes casino stocks a good bet
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Casino Stocks Rally As Macau Gambling Revenues Come In Strong

You'll be asked to sign into your Forbes account.Got it While investors greeted the first day of 2023 trading with big selling in classic tech favorites like Apple and Advanced Micro Devices, buyers showed up in large numbers among the classic casino names. This, after Macau reported "gross gaming revenues" increased 333% in 2023 versus 2022. Those…
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Casino Stocks Rally As Macau Gambling Revenues Come In Strong
Review Journal

Fontainebleau Las Vegas parts ways with its senior vice president of casino operations

The newly opened Fontainebleau parted ways with its senior vice president of casino operations, according to a Fontainebleau official. Michael Clifford is no longer with the company, a Fontainebleau official said. Clifford started working for the Fontainebleau in February, according to his LinkedIn. He was a manager of Crockford's Gaming at Resorts…
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8 News Now

Man behind Peppermill brand dies at 85; famous Las Vegas lounge, Reno hotel his legacy

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - The founder of Peppermill Casinos Inc., the company behind the iconic Peppermill Restaurant and Fireside Lounge on the Las Vegas Strip, has died at the age of 85. Bill Paganetti's death was announced in a company news release on Friday. "A native of Petaluma, California, Bill, alongside his lifelong friend, Nat Carasali,…
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Man behind Peppermill brand dies at 85; famous Las Vegas lounge, Reno hotel his legacy
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Things to do: New Years happenings in Las Vegas

Las Vegas (KSNV) - It's America's party time! Once again, the Las Vegas Strip will be launching fireworks from nine casinos, including the newly opened Fontainebleau Hotel. Other casinos include: MGM Grand Hotel and Casino ARIA Resort and Casino Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Caesars Palace Treasure Island Las Vegas The Venetian Resort Las…
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Things to do: New Years happenings in Las Vegas
Review Journal

Las Vegas may have had it’s best year ever in 2023

It's hard to argue against the position that Las Vegas had its most successful year in its history in 2023. And what do you do after one successful run? Come back for more. That's what local gaming and tourism analysts figure will happen in 2024 after wrapping up a year filled with record gaming revenue and union contract signings, airport…
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Las Vegas may have had it’s best year ever in 2023
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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
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Union says strike deadlines for remaining Las Vegas properties could come soon

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - The Culinary Union avoided worker strikes with the biggest casino companies on the Strip, but thousands of resort employees in Las Vegas still face that possibility. "We're giving them opportunities, but we're not getting contracts done," said Ted Pappageorge, secretary-treasurer of the Culinary Union, during an interview with…
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Union says strike deadlines for remaining Las Vegas properties could come soon
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Fontainebleau has finally arrived in Las Vegas. Was it worth the wait?

If you watched football on Sunday, you saw the ads. If you were on the Las Vegas Strip last week, you might have seen the crowds. But they weren't near Caesars or Bellagio or Wynn. They were on the north end of the Strip, which, if you'd said was cursed because it's tried for years to become more popular, few would doubt you. Especially when it…
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Fontainebleau has finally arrived in Las Vegas. Was it worth the wait?
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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
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Wynn Las Vegas sued over woman’s death while playing slot machine

The family of a woman who collapsed and died while playing a slot machine at Wynn Las Vegas is suing the company for negligence and wrongful death. The lawsuit claims Wynn employees failed to "reasonably assess" if Billie Sakkab, 74, required emergency medical attention after she collapsed while playing slots alone during the resort's Super Bowl…
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