Casino operators

May 12, 2018 - 12:17 pm
CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico officials are accepting new applications for the state's sixth race track and casino license. The Eastern New Mexico News reports at least two eastern New Mexico groups are planning to submit proposals. The groups, one in Clovis and one in Tucumcari, last week stated...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2002 file photo, members of the Culinary Union Local 226 picket outside the Plaza hotel-casino in Las Vegas hours before their contract was to expire. Fifty-thousand unionized Las Vegas casino workers whose contracts will expire at the end of the month are set to vote on whether to go on strike. The Culinary Union on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, said it will hold a strike vote May 22 at a university arena. (AP Photo/Lori Cain, File)
May 09, 2018 - 8:11 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The union representing 50,000 Las Vegas casino employees whose contracts will expire at the end of the month announced Wednesday the workers are set to vote on whether to strike, a move that could cripple the city. The Culinary Union will hold the strike vote May 22 at a university...
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May 07, 2018 - 4:19 pm
BOSTON (AP) — State casino regulators agreed on Monday to remove Steve Wynn's name from the license his former company was issued to operate a $2.4 billion resort casino under construction near Boston. Wynn resigned as chairman and chief executive of Wynn Resorts in February after sexual misconduct...
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FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 file photo, a man takes pictures of Caesars Palace hotel and casino, in Las Vegas. The union representing thousands of housekeepers in Las Vegas says Caesars Entertainment has rejected a proposal to include language in a new contract to protect workers if a "Do Not Disturb" sign has been hanging on a doorknob more than 24 hours. The Culinary Union on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, said under its proposal, security would open a room "for entry and service" if a guest refuses housekeeping for more than 24 hours. Caesars previously announced security would begin checking rooms every 24 hours, even if the sign is hanging on the doorknob. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
May 02, 2018 - 9:23 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The union representing thousands of housekeepers in Las Vegas on Wednesday said Caesars Entertainment has rejected a proposal to include language in a new contract that would protect workers if a "Do Not Disturb" sign has been hanging on a doorknob for more than 24 hours. The...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2018, file photo, people watch coverage of the first round of the NCAA college basketball tournament at the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook sports book in Las Vegas. Nevada casinos have crossed the $1 billion revenue mark for the third consecutive month. Regulators released data Monday, April 30, 2018, showing casinos statewide earned about $1.03 billion from gamblers in March. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
April 30, 2018 - 5:35 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casinos in Nevada crossed the $1 billion revenue mark for the third consecutive month in March, a streak that the state had not seen since 2008. Data released Monday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board show casinos statewide earned about $1.03 billion from gamblers in March, a 3.4...
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Construction cranes tower over the Wynn Resorts casino site in Everett, Mass., Thursday, April 26, 2018. Massachusetts gambling regulators consider Wynn Resorts' request to remove the name of company founder Steve Wynn, who faces numerous allegations of sexual misconduct, from its state casino license. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 27, 2018 - 5:53 am
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts gambling regulators are considering Wynn Resorts' request to remove Steve Wynn's name from its state casino license as the company founder faces numerous allegations of sexual misconduct. The state Gaming Commission is holding a Friday hearing on the request. A decision...
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This April 24, 2018 aerial photo shows construction progress on the MGM Casino complex in downtown Springfield, Mass., which is on track to open in August, a few weeks ahead of schedule. MGM Resorts International President Bill Hornbuckle said in a Wednesday interview with The Associated Press that August 24 is the new planned opening date for its $960 million downtown resort complex. The company had previously envisioned opening it sometime in September. (Patrick Johnson/The Republican via AP)
April 26, 2018 - 4:05 am
BOSTON (AP) — The fate of Wynn's glitzy Boston-area casino may still be up in the air, but rival MGM says it is on track to open Massachusetts' first Las Vegas-style casino resort sooner than expected. MGM Resorts International President Bill Hornbuckle said in Wednesday interview with The...
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April 25, 2018 - 5:39 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Caesars Entertainment Corp. casino company says it plans to build a beachfront non-casino hotel in the Mexican city of Puerto Los Cabos. Company president and chief executive Mark Frissora announced Wednesday that the $200 million Caesars Palace resort will be the company's...
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FILE - In this March 16, 2010, file photo, financier Carl Icahn poses for photos upon arriving for the annual New York City Police Foundation Gala in New York. Icahn’s company has struck an approximately $1.85 billion deal that would fuse the gaming and hotel operations of Tropicana Entertainment to Eldorado Resorts Inc. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams, File)
April 16, 2018 - 8:58 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Carl Icahn's company struck an approximately $1.85 billion deal Monday that would fuse the gambling and hotel operations of Tropicana Entertainment to Eldorado Resorts Inc. The agreement includes the sale of Tropicana Entertainment Inc.'s real estate to Gaming and Leisure...
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Virgin Group founder Richard Branson sprays champagne at a news conference Friday, March 30, 2018, in Las Vegas where Virgin Hotels announced that it had bought the Hard Rock hotel and casino in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
March 30, 2018 - 5:10 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas will be overhauled over the next several months following its purchase Friday by billionaire Richard Branson. The property with about 1,500 rooms and suites off the Las Vegas Strip and eventually become Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. It will...
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