Las Vegas

3rd March 2021

Sands sells Las Vegas empire for $6.25bn

Land-based gaming giant Las Vegas Sands has agreed to sell all of its Las Vegas properties and operations, in order to shift its focus to…

25th February 2021

Nevada sportsbooks enjoy strong start to 2021

Nevada gaming revenue improved month-over-month in January, though lagged behind prior year levels, while the state’s sportsbooks posted strong figures for the month.  January revenue…

6th January 2021

IGT cashless Resort Wallet solution approved for Nevada roll-out

iGaming solutions giant International Game Technology (IGT) has successfully completed the final stage of Nevada regulatory approval for its Resort Wallet carded cashless module, a…

4th January 2021

NV gaming revenue slips to $771.2m despite record sportsbook contribution

Nevada gaming revenue reversed its trend of recovery in November 2020, declining 6.3% month-on-month to $771.2m on stakes of $9.42bn, while the state set a…

25th November 2020

Nevada casinos limited to 25% of capacity

Nevada’s Governor Steve Sisolak  has put in place a number of increased restrictions to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), including a…

13th November 2020

Caesars’ Rio Hotel & Casino to reopen in time for Christmas

Caesars Entertainment’s Las-Vegas based Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino will resume operations on December 22, the operator’s final property in the US and Canada to…

30th October 2020

Chinese restrictions slow MGM Resorts recovery in Q3

MGM Resorts saw its regional US properties begin to recover from their novel coronavirus (Covid-19) shut-down in the third quarter, though continuing restrictions in Macau…

23rd October 2020

Caesars to reopen The Cromwell casino in Las Vegas

Caesars Entertainment is to reopen The Cromwell on the Las Vegas Strip next week, meaning just one of the operator’s properties in the city is…

21st October 2020

MGM to resume Las Vegas entertainment next month

Casino operator MGM Resorts International has announced that it will resume entertainment events at its properties in Las Vegas, Nevada from November 6. All casinos…

9th October 2020

Aristocrat partners Las Vegas Raiders NFL franchise

Gaming group Aristocrat Technologies has become an official partner of the NFL’s Las Vegas Raiders and its Allegiant Stadium, the new 65,000-capacity arena in Nevada.…

9th October 2020

Planet Hollywood reopens in Las Vegas

Caesars Entertainment has reopened its Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, in accordance with directives from state governor Steve Sisolak and the Nevada Gaming Control Board.…

8th October 2020

Boyd to lay off 284 more Las Vegas employees

Boyd Gaming is to permanently lay off 284 employees at two downtown Las Vegas properties, citing a more prolonged than expected impact from the novel…

24th September 2020

State of the Union: Scheinberg, CO, TN and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes PokerStars founder Isai Scheinberg’s fine for operating an illegal gambling business, a successful…

21st September 2020

Las Vegas bars permitted to reopen after two months’ closure

Bars in Las Vegas – including those in casinos – were permitted to reopen on Sunday (20 September) after being forced to close due to…