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Australia Gaming

article VCAT upholds pokie refusal for Commercial Hotel (1/22/2018)
(Australia) -- A gambling reform advocate has hailed a decision by the state’s peak planning body to prevent 40 gaming machines from being installed at a South...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Steps from the Strip, Westin Las Vegas upgrades by removing its casino (1/22/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- When the Westin Hotels chain took over the Las Vegas Strip-adjacent resort originally known as the Maxim in 2003, it became the first Westin nationwide to...
article Las Vegas Hotels Get a High-Tech Upgrade (1/17/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- We live in a technologically-advanced world overrun with smartphones, smart homes, and even self-driving cars. However, the hotel experience has remained...
article Las Vegas hotels bet on technology to attract, dazzle guests (1/13/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- It takes just minutes for a room service attendant to respond to a text message asking for a soda, bringing the Diet Coke on a tray with a glass of ice...
article Las Vegas hotels bet on technology to attract, dazzle guests (1/10/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- It takes just minutes for a room service attendant to respond to a text message asking for a soda, bringing the Diet Coke on a tray with a glass of ice...
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Wynn Resorts

article Wynn to move quickly to build new Las Vegas Strip hotel (1/22/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Wynn Resorts Ltd. will move quickly to build a new hotel on land recently acquired on the north Strip, Chairman Steve Wynn said Monday in his first public...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Shuttered Atlantic Club Casino Hotel is Falling Apart (1/18/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- The former Atlantic Club Casino Hotel is reportedly raining debris onto Pacific Avenue in Atlantic City. January 13 marked four years since the...
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New Mexico Gaming

article Tourism sector’s impact expanding (1/15/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Albuquerque residents looking to go to one of the world’s best travel destinations this year only have to step out their front doors. That’s...
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Graton Rancheria

article Sonoma County hotel developers propose hundreds of new rooms (1/14/2018)
(California) -- Windsor’s newest hotel had barely opened its doors in October when wildfires sent thousands of evacuees fleeing for safety and shelter around...
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Shakopee Mdewakanton

article Mystic Lake helps tout Prior Lake as suburban epicenter for Super Bowl (1/8/2018)
(Minnesota) -- When the confetti drops Feb. 4 inside U.S. Bank Stadium, a massive dance party will rage 25 miles south of Super Bowl LII in what's shaping up to be...
article Mystic Lake opens new event spaces, hotel tower ahead of Super Bowl (slideshow) (1/8/2018)
(Minnesota) -- Mystic Lake Casino Hotel on Friday held the official opening for Mystic Lake Center — a event space and 180-room hotel expansion that will make the...
article New Mystic Lake Center designed after Minnesota nature scenes (1/4/2018)
(Minnesota) -- As promised, Mystic Lake Hotel Casino's hotel and event center expansion opened in time for the new year. "If you look at this building, it...
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Mandalay Bay Shooting

article Disney World swaps ‘Do Not Disturb’ signs for ‘Room Occupied’ signs (12/29/2017)
(Florida) -- Walt Disney World swapped out its “Do Not Disturb” signs for “Room Occupied” signs last week at four of its Florida resort...
article Las Vegas Casinos Implement 12 – 24hr ‘Do Not Disturb’ Policies (11/10/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas casinos are now changing their “do not disturb” policies in response to the call for more stringent security measures after the...
article Travel Bookings to Las Vegas Decline After Shooting (11/10/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Last month’s mass shooting at a country-music festival in Las Vegas has prompted a slowdown in travel bookings to the nation’s gambling...
article Tropicana Las Vegas Says Cancellations Increased 35 Percent Following Shooting (10/27/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Penn National Gaming, parent company to Tropicana Las Vegas, says cancellation rates at the Strip resort surged 35 percent year over year following the...
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Hard Rock

article Hard Rock to open Maldives hotel (12/22/2017)
(Maldives) -- Hard Rock International is expanding its presence to the Maldives. The company will add the Hard Rock Hotel Maldives and Hard Rock Cafe Maldives to its...
article A Giant Guitar Building is Coming to Hard Rock Casino (12/12/2017)
(Florida) -- A stunning guitar-shaped building has been unveiled in design plans for an expansion project at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood.
article Hard Rock Hotel and Casino plans to build a 450-foot tall guitar building in Florida (11/29/2017)
(Florida) -- Finally, a stairway to heaven the rock gods can be proud of. As part of a (much) larger $ 1.5 billion expansion of their Hollywood location, Seminole Hard...
article Florida Is Getting a 450-Foot Hard Rock Hotel Shaped Like a Giant Guitar (11/23/2017)
(Florida) -- Preparations are underway for what will be the largest guitar shaped hotel at Florida's Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. The plans were unveiled to...
article Hard Rock hotel in Florida to be shaped like giant Les Paul guitar (11/20/2017)
(Florida) -- A guitar-smashing ceremony has marked the start of construction on a 137m-high guitar-shaped hotel in Florida for Hard Rock International, the parent...
article New Hard Rock Hotel goes literal in its design (11/6/2017)
(Florida) -- Certain hotel brands become famous because of a particular element, genre or style, and the Hard Rock family of restaurants, casinos and hotels is possibly...
article 450-foot tall guitar-shaped hotel set to open in 2019 (10/28/2017)
(Florida) -- A new $1.5 billion expansion project at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood is off to a smashing start — literally.
article First look at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s $1.5 billion makeover (10/27/2017)
(Florida) -- The popular land-based casino will undergo a $1.5 billion makeover which will include a much larger casino floor area, over 800 new hotel rooms, and...
article Florida's Seminole Hard Rock begins construction of massive guitar tower (10/27/2017)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla., began construction on a new guitar-shaped guestroom tower.
article Iconic Guitar Hotel Tower going up at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood (10/26/2017)
(Florida) -- In the spirit of the Sydney Opera House, Paris' Eiffel Tower, the St. Louis Gateway Arch and even the Washington Monument, the iconic guitar hotel tower...
article Seminole Hard Rock unveils 35-story guitar-shaped hotel (10/26/2017)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood is beginning construction of a 35-story guitar-shaped hotel that's expected to open in 2019. The...
article Massive guitar-shaped hotel at Seminole Hard Rock to be $1.5B investment (Photos) (10/25/2017)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Tribe of Florida smashed some guitars and welcomed several music legends as guests Wednesday as it unveiled the $1.5 billion expansion of the...
article Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood previews 35-story guitar-shaped hotel set to open in 2019 (10/25/2017)
(Florida) -- A $1.5 billion expansion and renovation project is taking shape at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood. On Wednesday, officials of the...
article Seminole Hard Rock’s guitar-shaped hotel is finally happening. Here’s the first look (10/25/2017)
(Florida) -- Hard Rock is not going for subtle with this one. To the sounds of a drum solo by Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain, leaders of the Seminole Tribe of Florida...
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California Gaming

article California Casinos Renovate to Compete with Las Vegas for Resort Customers (12/18/2017)
(California) -- In a decades-old battle between California and Nevada, several tribal California casinos have undertaken multimillion-dollar construction or renovation...
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Tulalip Tribe

article Tulalip Tribes in WA break ground on new Quil Ceda Creek Casino Hotel (12/13/2017)
(Washington) -- In Washington, the Tulalip Tribes and Quil Ceda Creek Casino celebrated the start of construction on the new $140 million Quil Ceda Creek Casino Hotel...
article Tulalips break ground on new Quil Ceda Creek Casino Hotel (12/12/2017)
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribes revealed the look and design of its newest $140 million casino and hotel on Tuesday and celebrated the start of construction with a...
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Pechanga Casino

article Pechanga Band of Luiseño expected to open resort expansion Dec. 22 (12/7/2017)
(California) -- On December 22nd, just in time for Christmas and New Year’s, The Pechanga Band of Luiseño are expected to conduct the official opening of their...
article Pechanga set to open new hotel, spa (12/3/2017)
(California) -- Construction cranes are being replaced by housekeeping carts at Pechanga as the casino resort readies its new hotel tower for opening in the coming weeks...
article Pechanga gives a peek at $285 million expansion (11/5/2017)
(California) -- With Pechanga Resort & Casino inching ever closer toward the completion of its $285 million expansion, it invited a group of journalists Friday, Oct...
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New York Gaming

article Tioga Downs new hotel officially opens (12/4/2017)
(New York) -- In celebration of its new hotel in Nichols, New York, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at Tioga Downs Casino Resort on Friday afternoon as media and...
article Casino in NY's Southern Tier opens resort hotel (12/2/2017)
(New York) -- A casino in New York's Southern Tier has opened a new resort hotel. Tioga Downs held the grand opening for its new lodging facility on Friday. The six-...
article Tioga Downs 161-room hotel begins welcoming its first guests (11/6/2017)
(New York) -- Tioga Downs' 161-room hotel began welcoming its first guests Monday as the Tioga County venue put its finishing touches on becoming a full service...
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Seminole Tribe

article Hollywood Hard Rock casino could feature 450 foot guitar tower (12/1/2017)
(Florida) -- The expansion of the Hollywood Hard Rock casino could include an eye-catching 450-foot ‘guitar tower’ according to media reports. Orlandoweekly....
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Baha Mar

article SLS Baha Mar opens (11/20/2017)
(Bahamas) -- The SLS Baha Mar opened on Friday. It is the second of three hotels to open in the $4.2 billion Baha Mar resort in Nassau, Bahamas. The 299-room hotel is...
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Ho-Chunk Tribe

article Ho-Chunk casino adds more gaming, hotel and restaurant to come (11/16/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- Visitors to Ho-Chunk Gaming in Wittenberg will notice changes taking place on the casino's grounds — the makings of a new building outside, the...
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Philippines Gaming

article Andrew Tan Adds Ritz-Carlton Hotel to Resorts World Manila Casino Complex (11/13/2017)
(Philippines) -- Philippine businessman Andrew Tan will bring authentic Ritz-Carlton experience in his home country with the addition of a hotel of that brand to his...
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Caesars

article Caesars Palace upgrades villas to capture more of high-end market — PHOTOS (11/7/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Caesars Palace is going for gold with its latest renovation. The 51-year-old hotel and casino has upgraded 10 suites on the 29th floor of the Palace Tower...
article Caesars Palace’s opulent suites top off $100 million hotel tower renovation (10/25/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Gold-plated faucets and $20,000 85-inch TVs are just two of the luxurious amenities in 10 special villas on the 29th floor of Caesars Palace’s newly...
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Maryland Gaming

article Anne Arundel council approves tax deal for Live hotel and conference center (11/7/2017)
(Maryland) -- Anne Arundel County will move forward with an agreement waiving property taxes for a hotel and conference center next to the Live Casino in exchange for a...
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San Manuel Tribe

article San Manuel announces new 500-room hotel (11/7/2017)
(California) -- Meeting in a conference room at the San Manuel Community Center on the reservation, San Manuel executives unveiled plans for a new 500-room hotel with...
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Colorado Gaming

article Cripple Creek casino owner plans 150-room upscale hotel that will be city's largest (11/6/2017)
(Colorado) -- The company that owns Bronco Billy's Casino & Hotel in Cripple Creek announced plans on Monday to build a 150-room upscale hotel connected to the...
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Muscogee Creek

article River Spirit Casino Resort gets Four Diamond rating from AAA (10/30/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- River Spirit Casino Resort doesn’t possess the pedigree of a Ritz-Carlton or Four Seasons. But now it has some of the same swagger. The American...
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Maine Gaming

article Oxford seeks state waiver for Casino and hotel intersection (10/26/2017)
(Maine) -- Town Manager Butch Asselin said he hopes the state will waive some or all of the town’s projected $150,000 share to redesign the intersection by the...
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Other News

article Four phases in the life cycle of Las Vegas hotel furnishings (1/22/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- The greater Las Vegas area is home to 160,252 hotel rooms, with beds, dressers and other furnishings designed to make visitors comfortable. Much like a...
article Klamath Tribes Hotel Development Update (1/21/2018)
(Oregon) -- The hotel ground breaking ceremony was held August 15, 2017, adjacent to Kla-Mo-Ya Casino, along Hwy 97 in Chiloquin, Oregon. The ceremony solidified a...
article Ojibwa Casino construction and completion dates further delayed in Upper Michigan (1/20/2018)
(Michigan) -- In August 2016, the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula approved both Ojibwa Casino renovations in a referendum...
article Marriott Hotel in Grand Mound Marks Grand Opening (1/16/2018)
(Washington) -- Travelers in South Thurston County have a brand new option for overnight stays now that the Fairfield Inn and Suites has officially opened in Grand Mound...
article Everybody in the pool: Great Wolf Lodge to open hotel with indoor water park in Arizona (1/16/2018)
(Arizona) -- Arizona is getting its first resort with an indoor water park. Great Wolf Resorts is a growing chain of popular family hotels that debuted in the Midwest...
article New Viejas hotel to offer elevated luxury (1/12/2018)
(California) -- Alexa: What’s the name of a casino hotel that’s more like a luxury boutique property? “That would be Viejas’ Willows Hotel &...
article Viejas Casino in San Diego County to open new “adult only” luxury tower (1/12/2018)
(California) -- Located at I-8 and Willows Road east of San Diego, the Viejas Casino & Resort, owned by the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians, will open a new luxury...
article Omni starts its Louisville hiring blitz (1/12/2018)
(Kentucky) -- Dallas-based Omni Hotels & Resorts will start the major crux of its Louisville hiring blitz next week with a three-day job fair for its 30-story Omni...
article Viejas unveils details, sets opening date for new hotel (12/20/2017)
(California) -- Viejas Casino & Resort has started taking reservations for its new hotel tower, which is slated to open on Feb. 1. The 159-room all-suites Willows...
article Viejas unveils details, sets opening date for new hotel (12/18/2017)
(California) -- Viejas Casino & Resort has started taking reservations for its new hotel tower, which is slated to open on Feb. 1. The 159-room all-suites Willows...
article Cree Nation invests $5M in hotel projects (12/13/2017)
(Canada) -- The Cree Nation trust fund, James Bay Eeyou Corporation, is investing more than $5 million into two hotel projects — one in Val-d'Or, Que., and...
article Are hotel concierges endangered by apps? Don’t bet on it (12/6/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- In an age when so many travel tasks can be done with an app, is the hotel concierge — that font of local wisdom with the connections to land a hot last-...
article Tribe nearly double size of hotel (12/6/2017)
(Minnesota) -- Treasure Island Resort & Casino cut the ribbon Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, on its $86 million hotel expansion, making it the second largest hotel in...
article Downtown Milwaukee's Hotel Metro plans $4 million renovation, will add Marriott Autograph to name (11/30/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- Downtown Milwaukee's Hotel Metro is planning more than $4 million in renovations and will add the Marriott Autograph brand when that work is done by...
article Plan your trip to Inn of the Mountain Gods, Ski Apache (11/23/2017)
(New Mexico) -- The unfortunate side effect of such warm and completely pleasant winter weather is that ski season might be pushed back here in southern New Mexico. But...
article Visit Shelton WA for Renovated Suites at Little Creek Casino Resort (11/19/2017)
(Washington) -- Little Creek Casino Resort recently unveiled a fully renovated tower at their resort property. The new suites offer spacious accommodations, updated...
article The Majority Of Hotel & Casino Workers Say They Have Been Sexually Harassed By A Guest (11/19/2017)
(Chicago) -- A survey of hotel and casino workers in Chicago revealed alarming statistics about sexual harassment in the workplace. With over half of those surveyed...
article Dash of Pepper spices up Mandarin Oriental’s lobby (11/17/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Mandarin Oriental, that rare resort on the Las Vegas Strip that doesn’t feature a casino, a nightclub or a show, has found a creative new way to...
article Tamaya’s $5 million renovation completed (11/17/2017)
(New Mexico) -- Guests looking for a distinctly Southwestern feel can find it at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa, which has completed a $5 million renovation of...
article Hotel-casinos keep strong grip on Reno’s tourism board with new appointment (11/16/2017)
(Nevada) -- The hotel-casino industry maintained its strong presence on Reno-Tahoe’s leading tourism authority as a Harrah’s Reno executive joined its board...

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