Casinos

Nevada Casino 2014 Win Down from 2013

LAS VEGAS (AP) – State analysts say Nevada’s casinos – particularly those on the Las Vegas Strip – won less in December and the 12 many months of 2014 than they did a year prior. Gaming Control Board statistics let go Friday showed the state’s casinos won $950.7 million in December, an 8 % drop from a year earlier, and $11 billion total in 2014, a 1.1 % decrease compared … Read the rest

HANOVER, Md. -Big changes are coming at two Maryland casinos. The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission has approved a plan to reduce the number of slot machines at the Maryland Live! and Horseshoe Baltimore casinos. So why would casinos want fewer slots? It is all about gambler’s changing tastes and changing generations. At Maryland Live! Casino in Anne Arundel County, just getting a seat at a table can turn … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS (AP) — State analysts say Nevada’s casinos, particularly those on the Las Vegas Strip won less in December and the 12 many months of 2014 than they did a year prior. Gaming Control Board statistics let go Friday showed the state’s casinos won $950.7 million in December, an 8 % drop from a year earlier, and $11 billion total in 2014, a 1.1 % decrease compared with 2013. … Read the rest

<!– (S) –> The point-spread for the National Football League’s showcase in Glendale, Arizona, has-been steady all week and the gambling community in Nevada are backing the Patriots, who are one-point favourites as of Friday.MGM Resorts International, which operates 10 sports books on the Las Vegas Strip, asserted the bulk of wagers will not be made until the weekend yet they do not expect the tide to turn.”The die is … Read the rest

<!– (S) –> By Frank Pingue PHOENIX, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Las Vegas casinos will be among the Seattle Seahawks’ faithful “12th Man” during Sunday’s Super Bowl as most of the cash wagered on the NFL’s championship game is banking on a New England Patriots victory. The point-spread for the National Football League’s showcase in Glendale, Arizona, has-been steady all week and the gambling community in Nevada are backing the … Read the rest

Ben Vaughn discusses 50 years of dining in fabulous Las Vegas

Andre Rochat opened Andre’s in 1980 in a boarding house he renovated. The downtown landmark will close Dec. 31, 2008. By Ben Vaughn Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 | 10:34 p.m. 2012 Jean-Louis Palladin Dinner at Alize Launch slideshow » 2011 Jean-Louis Palladin Dinner at Alize Launch slideshow » Jean-Louis Palladin Dinner on Oct. 17, 2010 Launch slideshow » In just 50 years, Las Vegas has literally risen out of the … Read the rest

Las Vegans are most open-minded daters in U.S., study says

Sam Morris / Las Vegas Sun An aerial view of the Las Vegas Strip on Tuesday, March 13, 2012. By Eva Chidester (contact) Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 | 8 p.m. Surprise, surprise: Las Vegas is the most free-loving city in the U.S., reportedly an determination let go Thursday by DatingAdvice.com. Citing a number of studies, the website found Las Vegans most open to seeing outside their comfort zones. In one … Read the rest

Hard Rock gets preliminary OK to enter Atlantic City market

Wayne Parry James Allen, CEO of Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment, speaks after a hearing before the New Jersey Casino Control Commission in Atlantic City N.J. on Thursday Jan. 29, 2015, when his company was given preliminary permission to hold a casino license in New Jersey. ATLANTIC CITY  — The company in that has populated the globe with Hard Rock casinos and restaurants received preliminary approval to enter the Atlantic City … Read the rest

A pro gambler on pro football: Teddy Covers on betting in Vegas

Paul Solman visited Las Vegas for an inside look at professional gambling on professional sports. Photo by Flickr user josephdepalma. Editor’s Note: On the weekend of the NFL playoffs, Paul Solman left his beloved New England for Paris. There was coq au vin and crêpes, yet no, he did not have to bust out his French. He’d gone to Paris Las Vegas. Under the half-scale Eiffel Tower, he met Teddy … Read the rest

Macau stubs out hopes for casinosFriday, January 30, 2015The Macau government wants all casinos to go smoke-free, rubbing salt in the wound of the territory’s already beleaugered gaming industry. It asserted in an evaluation report in that tobacco control at casinos fell short of people’s expectations, suggesting all indoor public spaces, in addition to casinos, must go smoke- free. Social affairs and culture secretary Alexis Tam Chon-weng asserted the government … Read the rest