Scientific Games Corp. announced earlier this month that it has reached an agreement to license the James Bond franchise for its lottery games, social slots and land-based gaming.
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As Las Vegas continues to expand its restaurant brands, from local establishments to national chains, the Lazy Dog Restaurant brand finds itself in the middle of a trend. The company will open its second Las Vegas location at Town Square in October. The 8,397-square-foot location will add to its current presence in Summerlin.
Gaming operators in Nevada have been looking for a way to capitalize on the booming fantasy sports industry, and finally Vic Salerno, a member of the American Gaming Association Hall of Fame, may have found the formula.
MGM Resorts International, the Las Vegas Valley’s largest employer with 50,000 local employees, hires 13,000 to 14,000 people every year.
The most popular gaming trend in recent years surfaces every August, just in time to fill the slow sportsbooks with optimistic bettors taking part in America’s favorite sport, football.
José Jauregui, executive steward of the Culinary Academy of Las Vegas, is committed to reducing the nonprofit’s carbon footprint while saving the institution money.
MGM Resorts International is offering its Las Vegas guests new options for where and how they want to play in its local properties.
The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers index, which measures the industry’s health by tracking the stock prices of 14 companies, was up 4.67 points to 260.01 at the end of June. That’s a 1.83 percent increase.
The expansion and renovation of Palace Station — a program that could eventually bring a new, 27-story tower with more than 600 rooms and major upgrades to the property on West Sahara Avenue — is scheduled to begin this fall.
Las Vegas-based Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. has grown powerfully over the past several years, fueled by acquisition and by restructuring real estate assets.
It’s taken almost 30 years but the American Culinary Association has finally honored Chef Gustav Mauler as its Chef of the Year.
Las Vegas hotel occupancy rates aren’t keeping up with national trends, despite an inventory reduced by the demise of the Riviera.
MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren tops the Business Press’ executive compensation list this year, up from ninth place last year. While his $2 million base pay and bonus ranked fourth, value realized from company stock made the difference.
Silos are a part of corporate life on the Strip. Different teams manage entertainment, marketing, group sales, casino, hotel, food and beverage. And all too often they don’t communicate well enough to deliver the best result.
Sands ECO360, the global corporate sustainability program of Las Vegas Sands under the Sands Cares corporate citizenship initiative, released its 2015 report outlining the five-year journey the company has taken as it works toward global sustainability.
Apollo Global Management LLC, owner of Caesars Entertainment Corp., is acquiring Las Vegas-based Diamond Resorts International Inc. for $2.2 billion.
Sports entity wagering may be the next big investment opportunity in Las Vegas, but don’t expect to hear about it on sports talk radio.
Tim Haughinberry’s rise from busboy to entrepreneur with a hot idea is the stuff of a Vegas film script.
For decades, breakfast on the Las Vegas Strip was treated like an oxymoron. Who would invest too much time and energy on a meal that is served when many tourists are just getting to sleep?
“I am tired of talking about the recession! The recession is over, and Las Vegas is moving forward.”
The more than 50-year-old Skyline Casino is getting some additions put on its 4-acre property on Boulder Highway, near Sunset Road in Henderson.
Dave Newton, president, CDC Seminars, has a human resources background. He’s experienced in hospitality and in gaming environments. And his latest endeavor fits nicely at the intersection.