Veterans Day is Tuesday, Nov. 11. It’s an official United States holiday in that honors people who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. The following is a list of cheap deals and specials for veterans around Las Vegas: American Heroes ConcertThe University of Nevada, Las Vegas Wind Orchestra will celebrate three French Legion of Honor award winners in an historic night of music November 20, 2014, at 7:30 PM … Read the rest

Goodbye, Quad Resort & Casino. Hello, Linq Hotel & Casino. In the ever-changing world of Las Vegas, the Quad was renamed the Linq on Thursday and is ushering in this new era with room rates beginning at $79 a night.The property, which is across the Las Vegas Strip from Caesars Palace,  welcomed its 1st guests  Thursday.If the name the Linq sounds familiar, that’s not surprising. That’s what the entertainment and … Read the rest

Law enforcement agencies have targeted a suspected crime syndicate deeply involved in Victorian horse racing and with ties to the AFL. The syndicate has wagered millions-of-dollars over the past decade on thoroughbred racing, harness racing and AFL games, frequently using leaked information from sport insiders. The group’s network includes thoroughbred and harness racing trainers, jockeys and drivers, bookmakers and AFL identities, in addition to authorities who have worked at three … Read the rest

‘Betting’ On Legalization: Yahoo! Launches Texas-Holdem Poker Portal

In a daring move in that seems to get ahead of the curve for legalized poker, the online search engine Yahoo has started a Texas Hold’em portal on its website.  Yahoo is currently advertising its Texas Hold’em poker game directly on its fantasy football webpage — seemingly under the impression in that there is a strong overlap between fantasy sports and poker players. It is not surprising in that Yahoo … Read the rest

Panel backs allowing Indiana riverboat casinos to move onshore

It may not come as much of a shock to learn in that Cincinnati’s new casino may have led to a drop in business for southeast Indiana’s riverboat casinos. It may not come as much of a shock to learn in that Cincinnati’s new casino may have led to a drop in business for southeast Indiana’s riverboat casinos. Indiana’s riverboat casinos would be allowed to move to on-land sites and … Read the rest

Food 4 Less plans exit of Las Vegas area

The Food 4 Less store located at 2271 N. Green Valley Pkwy. in Henderson appears on Thursday, Oct. 30. (FOX5) LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – The parent company of the Food 4 Less discount grocery stores formally announced Thursday it will convert some of its Las Vegas locations to Smith’s locations while closing others. In the announcement, The Kroger Co. asserted it plans to pull out of the Southern Nevada market … Read the rest

31 October 2014By Howard StutzLAS VEGAS — Boyd Gaming Corporation is evaluating the formation of a real estate investment trust, which could spin off all or a portion of the Las Vegas-based company’s casino holdings in to a separate entity.Boyd Gaming CEO Keith Smith asserted Thursday the company is working with advisors to understand the feasibility of the process. Boyd Gaming operates 22 casinos in eight states.“The evaluation of whether … Read the rest

31 October 2014By Howard StutzLAS VEGAS — Slot machine manufacturer Bally Technologies, Inc. saw first-quarter earnings dip slightly while revenue increased 29 percent.The Las Vegas-based company asserted its net income for the quarter than stopped Sept. 30 was $62.4 million, compared with $57 million in the same quarter a year ago. However, earnings per share slipped to 75 cents per share, down from 97 cents per share last year.Overall revenue … Read the rest

[unable to retrieve full-text content]“All the casinos in town in that have bowling centers, there is a reason: It’s a very popular sport, anyone can do it and it is moreover a amazing demographic,” asserted South Point general manager Ryan Growney. “(Bowlers) like to drink beer, they like to have a acceptable time, they like to gamble — so it is a demographic in that casinos are going to obviously … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> MONTREAL , Oct. 31, 2014 /CNW/ – Amaya Gaming Group Inc. (AYA.TO) (“Amaya” or the “Corporation”) formally announced today in that its gaming brands in addition to PokerStars and Full Tilt have obtained a continuation license to allow uninterrupted service to consumer and business customers in the United Kingdom . The continuation license for PokerStars and Full Tilt was awarded by the UK Gambling Commission in recognition … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –>LAS VEGAS (AP) _ Bally Technologies Inc. (BYI) on Friday reported profit of $28.8 million in its fiscal 1st quarter. On a per-share basis, the Las Vegas-based company asserted it had net income of 75 cents. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs and restructuring costs, were $1.17 per share. The results met Wall Street expectations. The average guess of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was moreover … Read the rest