Casino operators

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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Player matchups are shown on the screen of a computer laptop in Atlantic City N.J. on Monday July 17, 2017 shortly after Resorts Casino Hotel became the first New Jersey casino to launch a daily fantasy sports site. The casino hopes to attract new customers who otherwise wouldn't patronize a casino. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
July 17, 2017 - 9:38 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's first casino has become the first in Atlantic City to let patrons play daily fantasy sports contests for money. Resorts Casino Hotel on Monday launched FastPick, a daily fantasy sports game in which customers choose head-to-head player matchups of real-world...
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July 17, 2017 - 9:24 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's first casino has become the first in Atlantic City to let patrons play daily fantasy sports contests for money. Resorts Casino Hotel on Monday launched FastPick, a daily fantasy sports game in which customers choose head-to-head player matchups of real-world...
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People stand next to an electronic board showing the Hong Kong Stock Exchange index, Tuesday, July 4, 2017, in Hong Kong, China. Australian shares jumped Tuesday as investors awaited an interest rate decision by the central bank, while other Asian shares were mixed Tuesday ahead of a U.S. trading holiday. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
July 04, 2017 - 1:23 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Australian shares jumped Tuesday as the central bank kept rates unchanged and signaled they wouldn't rise soon, while other Asian shares retreated ahead of a U.S. trading holiday and uncertainty over North Korea's latest missile launch. KEEPING SCORE: Australia's S&P/ASX surged...
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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) Chairman and CEO Robert A. Marino, left, addresses the media at the Statehouse Monday, July 3, 2017, in Trenton, N.J. New Jersey's budget stalemate between Republican Gov. Chris Christie and the Democrat-controlled Legislature is smoldering with the state government shut down and state parks closed to the public as the Fourth of July approaches. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
July 03, 2017 - 10:32 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie said late Monday he'll sign a budget deal and end a government shutdown that had closed state parks and beaches to the public. The Republican governor, who lounged with his family on a closed beach over the weekend and was roundly criticized for it, said he...
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