<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –><!– –> On Nov 20, 2014, we issued an updated research report on MGM Resorts International (MGM).After posting profits consistently since the beginning of 2013, MGM Resorts posted a loss of 2 cents per share on Oct 30 in that compared unfavorably with the Zacks Consensus Estimate of earnings of 6 cents and moreover the year-ago earnings of 2 cents.  The loss was due to a … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials at the Treasure Island hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip say they’ve mutually agreed with comedian Bill Cosby to cancel his upcoming performance there amid a growing number of sexual assault allegations.The cancellation was formally announced Friday, a day after a Florida lady came forward to say Cosby drugged and raped her after a Las Vegas show in 1976. She’s the fourth lady in recent … Read the rest

By Frazier Moore, The Associated Press | The Canadian Press – <!– google_ad_section_start –>NEW YORK, N.Y. – Bill Cosby’s shows at casinos in Las Vegas and Arizona have been cancelled as more women come forward alleging he sexually assaulted them many years of time ago.Officials at the Treasure Island hotel-casino on the Las Vegas strip asserted they’ve mutually agreed with the comedian to cancel his Nov. 28 performance.No reason was … Read the rest

Bill Cosby‘s appearances at casinos in Las Vegas and Arizona have been canceled amid widening allegations of sexual assault. Officials at the Treasure Island hotel casino on the Las Vegas Strip say they’ve mutually agreed with Cosby to cancel his upcoming comedy performance. Treasure Island spokeswoman Michelle Knoll asserted “it was not a acceptable time” for the Nov. 28 performance. She added in that ticketholders will be given refunds. No … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Cosby’s shows at casinos in Las Vegas and Arizona have been canceled as more women come forward alleging he sexually assaulted them many years of time ago.<!– –>Officials at the Treasure Island hotel-casino on the Las Vegas strip asserted they’ve mutually agreed with the comedian to cancel his Nov. 28 performance.No reason was given by the Diamond Desert casino in Tucson, Arizona, … Read the rest

Cosby Performances Canceled in Las Vegas, Tucson

FILE – In this Nov. 6, 2014 file photo, Entertainer Bill Cosby gestures during an interview about the upcoming exhibit, Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art, in… View Full Caption The Associated Press FILE – In this Nov. 6, 2014 file photo, Entertainer Bill Cosby gestures during an interview about the upcoming exhibit, Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, at … Read the rest

Casinos canceled Bill Cosby shows in Las Vegas and Tucson, Arizona, in the newest fallout from sexual assault accusations leveled against the 77-year-old entertainer. Treasure Island in Las Vegas called off Cosby’s agreed to be scheduled Nov. 28 performance, reportedly Michelle Knoll, a spokeswoman, who asserted the decision was by mutual agreement. The Desert Diamond Casino in Tucson canceled a Feb. 15 show. Both venues asserted guests who bought tickets … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A Las Vegas casino asserted Friday in that a planned Bill Cosby performance on November 28 has-been cancelled amid a voluminous number of sexual assault allegations against the famed comedian. <!– –>A spokesperson for the Treasure Island hotel and casino asserted the alter was made “by mutual agreement” with Cosby.On Friday, the Virginia Theatre in Champaign, Illinois moreover canceled two upcoming Cosby shows for April 11th.A spokesman … Read the rest

In Las Vegas, Obama comes full circle on immigration

Maritza Rodriguez, from left, Leo Murrieta and Greysel Sousa are overcome with emotion while viewing President Obama’s speech on immigration at Hermandad Mexicana Nacional community center in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ronda Churchill for The Washington Post) LAS VEGAS — Nearly two years of time ago, President Obama visited Del Sol High School here to call for an overhaul of immigration law, cementing it as one of his administration’s top … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –>BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s 14 riverboats, four racetrack casinos and Harrah’s land-based casino brought in nearly $194.6 million in October, 3.9 % better than the $187.3 million the gambling halls won the year before. State cops let go the October figures on Thursday. Lake Charles saw the biggest gain of any casino market in the state, up by 7 % to $55.3 million. Baton … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –>LAS VEGAS and NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS) (“Scientific Games” or the “Company”) formally announced today in that it has completed the merger with Bally Technologies, Inc. (“Bally”). The aggregate transaction value was approximately $5.1 billion, in addition to the refinancing of approximately $1.8 billion of existing Bally net debt.    “Completing the Bally transaction brings together two exceptional organizations with a usual … Read the rest