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The Tony Marques Band performs on the Third Street Stage during New Year's Eve celebrations at the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP)
January 01, 2018 - 5:59 am
From spectacular fireworks in Hong Kong and Australia to a huge LED lightshow at the world's tallest building in Dubai, a look at how revelers around the world are ringing in 2018: CALIFORNIA The Golden State went green when the calendar turned to 2018. Starting at midnight, California joined the...
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This undated rendering provided by Caesars Entertainment depicts a 1,050-foot-long zip-line that the casino operator will build above its outdoor promenade that's anchored by the Linq hotel-casino in Las Vegas. Set to open in 2018, the attraction will join the city's entertainment repertoire geared toward millennials. (Contour Entertainment, Inc./Caesars Entertainment via AP)
November 25, 2017 - 12:45 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casinos in Las Vegas are upping the ante in their pursuit of coveted millennial visitors with new attractions designed to wow them, provide them Instagram-worthy moments and maybe even get them to gamble a little. In 2018, a zip line across the street from Caesars Palace and an e-...
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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf speaks with members of the media at aPennsylvania Press Club luncheon in Harrisburg, Pa., Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. Wolf has approved legislation authorizing a major expansion of gambling in what is already the nation's second-largest commercial casino state. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
October 30, 2017 - 3:13 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania, the nation's second-largest commercial casino state, is taking an even deeper plunge into gambling and will allow people to bet online, in airports and at truck stops. With government leaders searching for money to plug holes in Pennsylvania's tattered finances...
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In this Oct. 13, 2017, photo, people wait to go through security at the T-Mobile arena before an NHL hockey game in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival. (AP Photo/John Locher)
October 15, 2017 - 9:52 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas' tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival. Analysts who closely track the finances of the city's casino companies say Las Vegas will see a short-term dip in visitors in response to the...
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Former England's soccer player David Beckham speaks during a press conference in Tokyo, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. Casino and resorts operator Las Vegas Sands has deployed Beckham and other top sports, music and entertainment figures in its effort to woo Japan as it prepares to issue licenses for casinos. Japan's large and wealthy market is luring big-name casino operators who are sweetening their bids with promises of ultra-modern "integrated resorts." Las Vegas Sands told reporters in Tokyo on Wednesday its plans include top-class concert and sports venues to help revive Japan's leisure industry.(AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
October 04, 2017 - 3:31 am
TOKYO (AP) — Casino and resorts operator Las Vegas Sands deployed David Beckham and other top sports, music and entertainment figures Wednesday in its effort to woo Japan as it prepares to issue licenses for casinos. Japan's large and wealthy market is luring big-name casino operators who are...
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This undated photo provided by Eric Paddock shows his brother, Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock. On Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, Stephen Paddock opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest Festival killing dozens and wounding hundreds. (Courtesy of Eric Paddock via AP)
October 03, 2017 - 2:51 am
MESQUITE, Nev. (AP) — Stephen Paddock had a penchant for guns, high-limit video poker and real estate deals. His father was a notorious fugitive bank robber. He had a recent live-in girlfriend and two ex-wives and seemed to live a comfortable life in a Nevada retirement community. His life is the...
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September 18, 2017 - 3:46 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Macau voters have elected a young pro-democracy activist to the Chinese casino capital's legislature, as opposition lawmakers expanded their presence at the expense of candidates linked to the gambling industry. The results released early Monday are a surprising sign of faith in...
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A woman holds on to her pet as they evacuate from flood waters caused by Typhoon Hato and the tide in Guangzhou in southern China's Guangdong province Wednesday Aug. 23, 2017. Thousands of people were evacuated from parts of the mainland coast ahead of the storm's arrival, China's official Xinhua News Agency reported. (Chinatopix Via AP) CHINA OUT
August 24, 2017 - 5:28 am
HONG KONG (AP) — The most powerful typhoon to hit the southern Chinese region in more than half a century left at least 16 dead as a sudden deluge swamped the gambling hub of Macau, submerging streets and stranding residents. Macau said Thursday that eight people were killed in the former...
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August 19, 2017 - 5:35 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — One of the largest employers in Nevada is launching a donation match program benefiting civil rights organizations in light of the deadly Charlottesville protests. MGM Resorts International, the largest casino operator on the Las Vegas Strip, said Friday that it would match...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2017, file photo, some of the Trump trademarks approved by the Chinese government are displayed on the trademark office's website in Beijing. A Trump Organization company applied for four new trademarks, including one for casinos, in the Asian gambling hub of Macau, where casino licenses come up for renewal beginning in 2020. The new filings are likely to stoke speculation over what ambitions the Trump family business may have in the world's largest gambling market, though trademarks can also be used to simply protect against misappropriation of a brand. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
August 07, 2017 - 6:42 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — A Trump Organization company has applied for four new trademarks in the Asian gambling hub of Macau, including one for casinos, public records show. The new applications highlight the ethical complexity of maintaining the family branding empire while Donald Trump serves as president...
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