- Marnell Gaming buying Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks Updated: Feb-11-16 1:07 pm
SPARKS, Nevada - A casino company with holdings in southern Nevada is buying the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks.
- Owed $170M by AC, Borgata skipping $7.2M tax payment Updated: Feb-10-16 10:34 am
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - By most accounts, the Borgata has been Atlantic City's golden goose, providing the most jobs and tax revenue in the seaside gambling resort.
- Feds charge Kansas man over fake casino 'players cards' Updated: Feb-10-16 10:29 am
WICHITA, Kansas - Federal prosecutors have charged a former tribal casino employee with embezzlement in a scheme involving fake "players cards" at a casino in northeast Kansas.
- Props rule the day for Super Bowl at Vegas sports books Updated: Feb-05-16 7:15 pm
Jay Kornegay still finds it painful to talk about the last time the Denver Broncos were in the Super Bowl and the first snap of the game went over Peyton Manning's head for a Seattle safety.
- Adelson family announces new Las Vegas Review-Journal editor Updated: Feb-05-16 2:54 pm
LAS VEGAS - The family of billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson says the Las Vegas Review-Journal has a new editor.
- Tattoos, martial arts and poker? Casinos wooing millennials Updated: Feb-05-16 12:50 am
BOSTON - Casinos worried that millennials aren't getting into traditional gambling like their parents and grandparents are bringing in tattoo studios, mixed martial arts competitions and other offbeat attractions to attract a younger clientele.
- Correction: Las Vegas-Pay To Park story Updated: Feb-04-16 2:41 pm
LAS VEGAS - In a story Feb. 2 about MGM Resorts International outsourcing its Las Vegas Strip parking operations to a Chicago-based firm, The Associated Press erroneously reported the title of MGM Resorts executive Corey Sanders. He is chief operating officer, not chief financial officer. Also, one reference to the casino company used its former name, MGM Mirage. It is MGM Resorts International. A corrected version of the story is below:
- Downtown Grand CEO stepping down after 8 months Updated: Feb-04-16 11:04 am
LAS VEGAS - The head of the Downtown Grand casino-hotel in Las Vegas is stepping down after only eight months on the job.
- Michigan Lottery plans Super Bowl ad to promote online games Updated: Feb-04-16 11:03 am
LANSING, Michigan - The Michigan Lottery says it will use a Super Bowl ad in the state to kick off three weeks of advertising to promote its online games.
- First lawsuit in state lottery-fixing scandal seeks millions Updated: Feb-03-16 6:26 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - It was one of those dreams-come-true moments that lotteries love to promote when "Lucky Larry" Dawson smiled as he claimed a $9 million jackpot, surrounded by his kids and grandkids. Five years later, the Iowa man has become the first plaintiff in litigation that threatens to cost state lotteries millions of dollars following an insider jackpot-rigging scandal.
- Alphabet comes before Apple as world's most valuable company Updated: Feb-02-16 10:30 am
SAN FRANCISCO - Alphabet now comes before Apple atop the list of the world's most valuable companies.
- Las Vegas Sands wants stadium for UNLV, possibly Raiders Updated: Jan-28-16 7:13 pm
LAS VEGAS - The billionaire owner of the Las Vegas Sands casino company wants to help build a professional-grade stadium at the UNLV campus and is meeting with the owner of the Oakland Raiders.
- Union: Sanders staffers accessing casino worker dining rooms Updated: Jan-28-16 5:21 pm
LAS VEGAS - Officials with a powerful Las Vegas union say Bernie Sanders campaign staffers have tried to access their members by getting into casino employee dining rooms.
- Union: Sanders staffers accessing casino worker dining rooms Updated: Jan-28-16 4:31 pm
LAS VEGAS - Officials with a powerful Las Vegas union say Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' campaign staffers have tried to contact their members by getting into casino employee dining rooms.
- Casino mogul hires new Las Vegas Review-Journal publisher Updated: Jan-28-16 2:47 pm
LAS VEGAS - The Las Vegas Review-Journal has a new publisher recruited and hired by the family of billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, who secretly bought the newspaper last fall in a sale that has been heavily scrutinized over transparency concerns.
- Tropicana, Borgata reinvesting millions into casinos, hotels Updated: Jan-28-16 10:52 am
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Two of Atlantic City's top casinos are reinvesting tens of millions of dollars into their gambling areas, hotels and entertainment venues.
- Idaho horsemen say instant racing fight not over Updated: Jan-24-16 12:12 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Rows of slot-like gambling machines sit in empty betting parlors at Idaho's horse racing tracks. Employees once in charge of serving cocktails to bettors are gone, leaving hundreds of others who work in the industry fearful that they'll be laid off too.
- Casinos bankrolling effort to preserve new Nevada taxes Updated: Jan-23-16 1:30 pm
LAS VEGAS - The vast majority of the money used to defend Gov. Brian Sandoval's new $1.1 billion tax package is coming from major casinos.
- 2 Utah men sue NYC Marathon over lottery that picks runners Updated: Jan-21-16 9:06 pm
NEW YORK - Two Utah men filed a lawsuit Thursday against the organizers of the wildly popular New York City Marathon, saying the lottery system used to pick entrants for it violates state law.
- No need to wait until teams are decided to bet Super Bowl Updated: Jan-20-16 4:56 pm
LAS VEGAS - Let the betting begin.
- Christie again rejects Atlantic City, casino aid package Updated: Jan-19-16 5:56 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie has once again rejected a financial assistance package for Atlantic City and its struggling casinos, vetoing measures that included the changes he demanded when he vetoed them the first time.
- Boston company selected to build Everett casino Updated: Jan-19-16 7:36 am
EVERETT, Massachusetts - A Boston company has been selected to build a $1.7 billion Wynn Resorts casino in suburban Everett.
- Seoul court fines Cardinals reliever for gambling Updated: Jan-18-16 10:12 pm
SEOUL, South Korea - A Seoul court has fined newly-signed St. Louis Cardinals reliever Seung Hwan Oh 10 million won ($8,300) for breaking South Korean gambling laws by betting heavily at a Macau casino.
- Wyoming lottery officials look to add new games Updated: Jan-18-16 8:51 am
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Wyoming residents may have more ways to win in the future, as Wyoming Lottery Corporation officials are looking to add new game options.
- Wild Card 2 lottery game ending in Dakotas, 2 other states Updated: Jan-18-16 7:28 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A lottery game in the Dakotas and two other states is ending next month due to a drop in popularity.