| Nov 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Los Angeles nightclub impresario Sam Nazarian opened his latest SLS hotel with the usual flair. Champagne flowed, rock tunes blared, celebrities preened and fireworks exploded from the trendy hotel's roof on the Las Vegas Strip.
The light show cast an...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:57 PM
After a protracted and public debate that stretched on for years, officials from MGM Springfield declared victory Tuesday after a ballot question to ban casinos in Massachusetts failed.
"Voters across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts today voiced their...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran have been added to the lineup for the inaugural U.S. edition of Rock in Rio.
Festival organizers are expected to announce the latest additions, which also include soul singer Joss Stone, in Las Vegas on Monday.
Rock in Rio...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Demolition of the Harmon, a 26-story Las Vegas hotel that was supposed to be one of the gems of the CityCenter mega-development, is set to begin in two weeks.
The Harmon was part of the $8.5-billion CityCenter, a glitzy hotel, retail and restaurant...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Rock in Rio will sound off Stateside for the first time.
The music festival, which began 30 years ago in Brazil and has grown into one of the world's largest music festivals, will expand to Las Vegas in May 2015. Festival organizers on Friday unveiled...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Wynn Resorts "has the edge" over the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority in a contest for the sole license to operate a casino in Greater Boston, the chairman of Massachusetts Gaming Commission said at a hearing Monday.
The four commissioners agreed that the...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Tesla Motors may put the skids on Nevada's fledgling film program.
At least that's the fear among film industry supporters who are unhappy about a plan to finance a generous tax package for Tesla, partly at the expense of funds for film and TV...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Two major gambling companies are competing for the biggest market in New England — Greater Boston — and Massachusetts regulators could award the region's sole casino license as early as this week.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission starts...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Tonight, Baltimore becomes a casino town. With the opening of the $442 million Horseshoe Casino Baltimore on Russell Street, the city enters an era of legalized slots, table games and poker that seemed impossible just a dozen years ago.
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:14 PM
MGM Resorts International and Tracinda Corp. have agreed to pay a total of $225,000 to settle lingering allegations that the two entities violated New Jersey gambling laws, according to documents filed earlier this month on the New Jersey Division of...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Gambling regulators in Massachusetts are hoping to choose a winning casino proposal for Greater Boston and award a license by Sept. 12.
The two competing entries are Mohegan Sun Massachusetts' $1.3 billion plan for a resort casino at Suffolk Downs in...