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Trinidad Rancheria

article Trinidad Rancheria Unveils its Revised Hotel Proposal (3/18/2019)
(California) -- The Trinidad Rancheria recently presented its revised concept of a 100-room hotel on the bluffs of Scenic Drive but it aroused little enthusiasm from the...
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Caesars

article Why Caesars Entertainment Wants to Be a Hotel Company (3/17/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- It may seem strange on the surface that Caesars Entertainment wants to be a hotel chain like Hilton Worldwide or Marriott International, but it may be the...
article Caesars Entertainment Announces First US Non-Gaming Hotel, in Scottsdale, Arizona (1/30/2019)
(Arizona) -- Casino giant Caesars Entertainment has announced a plan to open its first ever non-gaming hotel on US soil, in Scottsdale, Arizona. Caesars CEO Mark Fissora...
article Caesars to open non-gaming hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona (1/28/2019)
(Arizona) -- Casino giant Caesars Entertainment, which has begun building non-gaming Caesars-branded hotels in Dubai and Mexico, is bringing the concept to the U.S. The...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Macau Gaming

press release Melco’s Morpheus wins 2019 Building of the Year Award (3/15/2019)
(Macau) -- Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited is excited to announce Morpheus as winner of 2019 Building of the Year Awards, Hospitality Architecture Category....
article Emperor Ent boosts stake in operator of Macau casino hotel (1/2/2019)
(Macau) -- Hong Kong-listed Emperor Entertainment Hotel Ltd has agreed to acquire a further 5-percent stake in the privately-held British Virgin Islands (BVI)-registered...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

California Gaming

article Trinidad Rancheria Will Give a Presentation on Casino Hotel Project at City Council Meeting Tonight (3/13/2019)
(California) -- The Trinidad City Council will receive a report tonight from the Trinidad Rancheria on its proposed hotel development project, which would consist of...
1 Article on this Issue

Pascua Yaqui

article Casino Del Sol earns AAA’s Four Diamond rating (3/12/2019)
(Arizona) -- Casino Del Sol, Southern Arizona’s premier resort and entertainment destination, was just awarded the coveted AAA Four Diamond Hotel designation for...
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Hard Rock

article All eyes on South Florida after death of Anna Nicole Smith (3/11/2019)
(Florida) -- Driving north from Miami on Florida's Turnpike, just before you approach exit 53, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino rises like a mirage. At almost...
article Kosher hotel proposed across from Southeast Florida casino (2/13/2019)
(Florida) -- A kosher hotel has been proposed across the street from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Called the “Kosher House,”...
article Kosher hotel proposed near Seminole Hard Rock [sub req] (2/11/2019)
(Florida) -- While the Hard Rock is expanding, a developer has proposed a hotel across the street.
article Year in Review: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino nears completion (12/26/2018)
(Florida) -- One year after the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino kicked off construction of its $1.5 billion guitar-shaped hotel, the project has been a boon to the...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

MGM Resorts

article MGM Resorts Ruffles Union Feathers With Job Cuts, Automated Services (3/6/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts announced this week that it plans to reduce a certain number of bartending and cashier positions at its Las Vegas Strip properties with...
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Jamestown S’Klallam

article Jamestown Tribe breaks ground on hotel expansion (3/5/2019)
(Washington) -- The ground has been broken for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s long-awaited resort and casino expansion at 7 Cedars Casino. After a weather-...
article Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe breaks ground on hotel expansion (3/1/2019)
(Washington) -- The ground has been broken for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s long-awaited resort and casino expansion at 7 Cedars Casino. After a weather-...
article Sequim, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe approve wastewater agreement (12/18/2018)
(Washington) -- The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe recently inked a deal to send its wastewater to Sequim, with the water lines to be constructed at about the same time...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article See the art inside Damien Hirst’s $100,000 per night room dubbed the world's most expensive suite (3/4/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas is no stranger to lavish excess and the hard-earned reputation of the strip has recently been bolstered by the introduction of a Damien Hirst-...
article Palms Casino Resort Unveils World’s Most Expensive Hotel Suite (3/1/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- After a long Las Vegas night, look no further than the 34th-floor Palms Casino Resort Sky Villa to find some very expensive artistic pain relief, courtesy...
article An Exclusive First Look at Damien Hirst Suite at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas (3/1/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- As Las Vegas prepares for a possible branch of the Nevada Museum of Art, Sin City has just received a blue-chip feather in its hat by way of a custom-...
article Look Inside Damien Hirst’s $100,000-per-Night Suite in Las Vegas (3/1/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas has a reputation for excess, but anyone who’s ever visited knows that its “excess” usually comes from scale (a two-story M...
article Aria Las Vegas Upgrades Fitness Center: Meetings & Conventions (2/15/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The 4,004-room Aria Resort & Casino, the flagship property within CityCenter in Las Vegas, has upped its wellness game by introducing major upgrades...
article Analysts Say MGM Resorts Benefiting From Higher Las Vegas Strip Room Rates (2/12/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- JPMorgan and Credit Suisse analysts say MGM Resorts is benefitting in 2019 from higher room rates at several Las Vegas Strip properties.
article Stratosphere in Las Vegas to rebrand to The STRAT (2/1/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Golden Entertainment will rebrand the Stratosphere as it plows ahead with a $140 million upgrade of the iconic resort. The 1,150-foot-tall property will...
article The New Room with a View: NoMad Hotel Las Vegas (2/1/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Some people love the Las Vegas onslaught. I don’t. Elope in Vegas? Already did. Noisy casinos, bright lights, and crowds aren’t my thing....
article Genting to make design changes to Resorts World Las Vegas under Wynn Resorts settlement (1/30/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Genting Malaysia has agreed to make numerous design changes to its US$4 billion integrated resort, Resorts World Las Vegas, as part of a settlement...
article The 5 Most Luxurious And Expensive Suites In Las Vegas (1/21/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Palms Casino Resort is known for the posh and playful suites in its iconic Fantasy Tower. One of the tower’s recently redesigned suites is now among...
article Genting, Wynn to face off in court on 29 January over copycat construction restraining order (1/21/2019)
(Nevada) -- Malaysia’s Genting Berhad has been given an 11-day reprieve until 29 January by a Nevada judge regarding a request by Wynn Resorts for a temporary...
article Genting responds to Wynn copyright infringement allegations (1/15/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Last month, Wynn Resorts filed a lawsuit against Genting Berhard’s Resorts World Las Vegas LLC and its building under construction in Las Vegas,...
article Genting gets time to respond to Wynn’s Vegas suit (1/14/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Malaysian casino firm Genting Bhd said in a Friday filing one of its units had been granted – the previous day – more time by a court in...
article Circa Resort & Casino Planned for Downtown Vegas (1/14/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Developers Derek and Greg Stevens are planning to open the 777-room Circa Resort & Casino next year in downtown Las Vegas. The Fremont Street...
article New Circa Resort & Casino to open in downtown Las Vegas in 2020 (1/14/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas’ newest resorts will be opening in downtown, not on the Strip. Circa Resort & Casino will tower over the Fremont Street Experience...
article Las Vegas hotels losing guests to Airbnb options (1/12/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- While the number of visitors to Las Vegas likely fell slightly last year, the number of people staying at local Airbnb accommodations jumped nearly 50...
article Las Vegas hotels losing guests to Airbnb options (1/11/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- While the number of visitors to Las Vegas likely fell slightly last year, the number of people staying at local Airbnb accommodations jumped nearly 50...
article Downtown Grand hotel & casino adding a new tower (1/7/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Downtown Las Vegas which is also referred to as "Old Vegas" is becoming the "New Vegas" for visitors. As more people crowd Fremont...
article Downtown Grand to build new hotel tower in Las Vegas (1/7/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Downtown Grand will start construction Monday on a new 495-room hotel tower as more tourists flock to Fremont Street and room rates rise.
article Vegas hotel accuses resort of copying design (12/26/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- The corporate owner of the Wynn and Encore resorts on the Las Vegas Strip is accusing a company building a $4 billion casino across the street of copying...
article Las Vegas Hard Rock Hotel to go dark for 4 months in Virgin renovations (12/24/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Hard Rock Hotel’s 2020 vision is to close for a time, take care of the employees, and then party. HRH has sharpened its timeline in its efforts to...
21 Total Articles on this Issue

Hacked & Cyber-Attack

article Marriott ends 2018 ahead despite data breach, strikes (3/1/2019)
(Wall Street) -- Marriott International is happy to leave 2018 in the past. During the company’s earnings call for the fourth quarter and full-year 2018, the...
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Sycuan Tribe

article Sycuan Bets San Diego Will Support Its Bigger, Ritzier Casino (2/28/2019)
(California) -- Sycuan Casino Resort in El Cajon, which has nearly completed its $260M expansion, has partnered with Las Vegas-based restaurant and nightclub specialist...
article New Sycuan Casino Resort room reservations now available (12/17/2018)
(California) -- Sycuan Casino Resort will begin accepting room reservations for its new hotel beginning on Monday, Dec. 17 at 12 p.m. The new hotel tower that is opening...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

South Dakota Gaming

article Deadwood's gaming revenue, hotel bookings up in January (2/27/2019)
(South Dakota) -- The Deadwood Gaming Association announced Wednesday that the gaming handle for January was up 1.73 percent over January 2018. Deadwood gaming operators...
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Soboba Band

article Soboba Casino Resort opens in San Jacinto, aims to boost local economy (2/20/2019)
(California) -- The new Soboba Casino Resort is open for business in San Jacinto. Only about a mile away from its previous location, the new 209-acre resort boasts a 15,...
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Shoshone-Bannock

article Comedians, music, illusionists and more coming to Shoshone-Bannock Casino Hotel (2/15/2019)
(Idaho) -- Shoshone-Bannock Casino Hotel announces the Entertainment Line Up for 2019. Comedians, music and family entertainment are all included for a full year of fun...
article Shoshone-Bannock Casino Hotel announces opening date (1/21/2019)
(Idaho) -- In 2017, the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes broke ground on the 85,463 square foot casino addition connected to the west side of the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel and...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Wilton Rancheria

article PHOTOS: Yuba County tribal casino resort project hits milestone (sub req) (2/15/2019)
(California) -- One of Yuba County’s largest commercial development projects in recent history hit a milestone Wednesday, with a topping-out ceremony for...
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Donald Trump

article Lawmakers Want Answers On Watchdog's Trump Hotel Report (sub req) (2/6/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- A group of senior GOP lawmakers asked a U.S. General Services Administration watchdog Monday to explain its recent report finding the agency failed...
1 Article on this Issue

Osage Tribe

article Osage Casino Hotel finishes work on new Skyline Event Center (2/6/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Osage Casino Hotel is ready to debut its Skyline Event Center. The casino is hosting a VIP event Thursday at the 2,000-seat venue. The first public...
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Poarch Creek

article Hotel Bethlehem is expanding on Main Street, but it's not where you think (2/3/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- When Hotel Bethlehem's ambitious $37 million expansion plans were first dashed in December 2017, the hotel's managing partner, Bruce A. Haines...
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Japan Gaming

article Japan to require casino resorts to have unprecedentedly large hotels (2/1/2019)
(Japan) -- The government has announced standards it hopes to set for casino resorts — to be built by the mid-2020s — requiring them to have hotels and...
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Genting

article Wynn files lawsuit against Genting (1/2/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Genting Group’s Resorts World Las Vegas has been accused of trademark infringement and unfair competition in regard to its under-construction $4bn...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Domestic Hotel Sector Wants in on Future Brazil Casino Market (3/19/2019)
(Brazil) -- A Brazilian casino bill introduced last month would authorize the creation of up to 32 integrated resorts in the country, a move that it’s hoped will...
press release Hilton recycling used bars of hotel soap to save planet (3/18/2019)
(USA) -- The company announced Monday that it will collect used bars of soap from guest rooms across its hotels and recycle them into 1 million new bars of soap by Oct....
article How A Luxury Brand Spends 10 Minutes A Day To Create Five-Star Service (3/14/2019)
(New York) -- Award-winning service doesn’t just happen. It starts with great stories shared each and every day. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, the only hotel...
article Hollywood Casino pastry chef on set (3/12/2019)
(Ohio) -- It’s a sweet day in the studio as Hollywood Casino Pastry Chef Renee Loranger is on set to talk about some treats you can find this month.
press release Response from President and CEO of American Hotel and Lodging Association Regarding Airbnb’s Purchase of HotelTonight App (3/11/2019)
(Worldwide) -- The following statement is a response from the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) regarding Airbnb's purchase of HotelTonight app. The...
article VR emerges as valuable employee training tool (3/6/2019)
(USA) -- Hotel companies have been using virtual reality for years as a means to put guests on property without really being on property, allowing them to tour hotels...
article Omni Louisville Hotel enters second year as front door to the city (3/6/2019)
(Kentucky) -- One year after Omni Louisville Hotel first opened its doors to the public, the $320 million project has changed the landscape and the skyline of downtown...
article Not In Our House: New Human Trafficking Training Requirement For California Hotels And Motels (3/4/2019)
(California) -- Human trafficking is the fastest-growing organized crime business and the third-largest criminal enterprise in the world. And lawmakers have taken notice...
article NJ Hotel Builder Can't Beat Suit Over Subpar Public Notice (sub req) (2/6/2019)
(New Jersey) -- A New Jersey appeals court on Tuesday partly reversed a trial court ruling that favored a developer’s Lakewood Township hotel project, saying a...
article Chicken Ranch tribe looks to purchase Jamestown Hotel, provide educational opportunities (1/24/2019)
(California) -- The Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California is in the process of buying the Jamestown Hotel and several surrounding properties. They hope...
article What opportunity zones mean for US hotel development (1/14/2019)
(USA) -- For hotel owners and developers, the chance to receive any sort of tax break or deferment on a new project can be hard to pass up. The newly created opportunity...
article Great Wolf Lodge coming to Cecil County (12/22/2018)
(Maryland) -- A Great Wolf Lodge resort will be coming to the long-dormant Chesapeake Overlook property near Hollywood Casino, bringing upward of 600 jobs to the...
article Live! Hotel & Casino Philadelphia gets general contractor (12/19/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Live! Hotel & Casino Philadelphia, which would be only the second casino within city limits, is one important step closer to opening by the end of...
article U.S. hiring slowed in November, including hospitality industry (12/7/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs in November, a slowdown from recent months but enough to suggest that the economy is expanding at a solid pace...
article Baton Rouge and Shreveport-Bossier Engage Groups With Integrated Experiences (11/27/2018)
(Louisiana) -- From its famed cuisine to art museums and musical landmarks, Shreveport-Bossier and Baton Rouge invite groups to experience Louisiana’s distinctive...
article ICYMI: Tribes leading the way in using tech to enhance guests’ hotel experience, TribalNet panelist says (11/11/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- When it comes to the modern casino hotel room, Native American tribes, rather than Las Vegas, are leading the way in using technology to enhance the guest...
article Major portions of Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Resort expansion completed (11/9/2018)
(Arizona) -- The transformation of Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino is closer to fruition with the completion of some larger construction projects. A new 12-story hotel...
article Three Hotel Projects Underway in California (11/6/2018)
(California) -- Viejas Casino & Resort Completes Seven-Year Expansion Project: In San Diego, the Viejas Casino & Resort has completed its seven-year renovation...
article AAHOA And Businesses Ending Slavery And Trafficking Launch New Online Human Trafficking Training (11/6/2018)
(Georgia) -- AAHOA, the largest hotel owners association in the world, and Businesses Endling Slavery and Trafficking (BEST), a nationwide leader in trafficking...
article Two hospitality giants remain in competition to land Congress Center hotel (sub req) (10/30/2018)
(Georgia) -- Two major players have made it to the final round of negotiations for the hotel project that’s been in the works for about three years.

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