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article Circa’s staggered hotel, casino opening, now part of Derek Stevens’ legacy (10/24/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Circa owner Derek Stevens felt like he was in a bind when COVID-19 was discovered on the downtown job site and one of his contractor’s construction...
article A first look at future Las Vegas Atari hotel (10/14/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Get ready player one, the group behind the Atari inspired -- and officially licensed -- hotels has released the first renderings of what to expect when...
article Las Vegas rebound faces challenges as hotels reopen (10/8/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas hoteliers are putting more rooms back online in hopes that fall travel will start edging hotel occupancy and gaming numbers back towards pre-...
article Planet Hollywood Las Vegas to reopen, but the hotel is only booking weekend stays (9/28/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Planet Hollywood will soon reopen for weekend stays. Caesars Entertainment announced Friday the resort-casino will welcome back guests at 10 a.m. on Oct....
article VIDEO: New Downtown Grand tower has focus on art (9/23/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- The 495-room Gallery Tower at the Downtown Grand in Las Vegas had its grand opening on Tuesday. The third tower at the hotel-casino is named for the art...
press release Will Las Vegas room rates rise? Will shows return to The Strip? We asked an insider. (9/21/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- It's hard to tell if this neon-tinted gambling and entertainment destination will ever be the same after COVID-19. Rooms are cheap. But will we flash...
article Tropicana Las Vegas and OYO Hotel Hotel & Casino reopen (9/17/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Two more Las Vegas properties reopened their doors this week, and they’re right next to one another—Tropicana Las Vegas and OYO Hotel &...
article Vegas Labor Day violence due to cheap hotel rooms (9/10/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- The annual Labor Day weekend holiday in the U.S. took on a slightly different form this year, with many people looking to try to forget, at least for a...
article Casinos Feel Brunt of Hotel Industry ‘Collapse’ Caused by COVID-19 (9/2/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- The hotel industry is “on the brink of collapse,” according to a new report — and casinos are experiencing the brunt of this fallout...
article Man Gets 5 Years for 2018 Arson at 63-Story Las Vegas Hotel (8/31/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- A Las Vegas man has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for starting fires and scuffling with firefighters in March 2018 at an unfinished 63-...
10 Total Articles on this Issue

COVID-19

article Major Resort Hotels on the Brink of Collapse Due to Covid-19 (10/19/2020)
(USA) -- For the majority of 2020, COVID-19 has plagued humankind and influenced nearly every aspect of daily life. From toilet paper and hand sanitizer shortages to...
article Labor Day weekend hotel bookings down 65% from 2019 due to COVID-19, industry group says (9/3/2020)
(USA) -- Even if Americans are planning to hit the road for the Labor Day weekend, far fewer of them are planning to stay at a hotel than they were a year ago. According...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Hard Rock

article N.J. plumber hits $1.3M jackpot at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City (10/15/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- A New Jersey plumber and HVAC contractor hit a $1.3 million jackpot last weekend at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City. “James,...
article 2020 Best Real Estate Projects: Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain (9/18/2020)
(California) -- We're introducing you to our Best Real Estate Projects of the Year. This is the top hotel project. Located about 30 miles north of Sacramento, the...
article Seminole Hard Rock extends furloughs for 1,527 workers during COVID-19 pandemic (9/5/2020)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood is extending the furloughs of 1,527 employees, many of whom have been sidelined for much of the COVID...
article Universal Orlando hotels say more than 800 employees will lose jobs (8/31/2020)
(Florida) -- Hotels at Universal Orlando Resort have announced that more than 800 employees will be losing their jobs as the theme park industry continues to be...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

New York Gaming

article Queens' Resorts World Casino NYC announces Hyatt Regency JFK hotel to open next year (10/15/2020)
(New York) -- Resorts World Casino New York City will increase its profile as a vital economic engine in southeast Queens early next year when it opens a new $400...
press release Resorts World Casino to open hotel at Aqueduct Racetrack (10/13/2020)
(New York) -- This is a real gamble. Many New York hotels are sitting largely empty because of lost business due to the coronavirus pandemic. But the owner of Resorts...
article Resorts World Casino to open hotel at Aqueduct Racetrack (10/12/2020)
(New York) -- This is a real gamble. Many New York hotels are sitting largely empty because of lost business due to the coronavirus pandemic. But the owner of Resorts...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Genting

article Resorts World Casino NYC announces Hyatt Regency JFK hotel to open early next year (10/14/2020)
(New York) -- Resorts World Casino New York City will increase its profile as a vital economic engine in southeast Queens early next year when it opens a new $400...
1 Article on this Issue

Donald Trump

article Las Vegas Hotel Payments to Trump Scrutinized, Nevada Poll Tightens (10/13/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Conflicting versions have emerged around President Donald Trump getting approximately $21 million during 2016 from a Las Vegas hotel he co-owned with...
1 Article on this Issue

Pamunkey Tribe

article Portsmouth casino project could push back its hotel if voters approve Norfolk resort (10/12/2020)
(Virginia) -- The developer partnered with Portsmouth won’t be required to start building the hotel component of their casino project if a competing casino project...
article Hotel for Portsmouth casino could be delayed if Norfolk voters approve competing one this November (10/8/2020)
(Virginia) -- From the beginning, Portsmouth’s casino project always included the development of a hotel. However, the developer partnered with Portsmouth won...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Macau hotels report 43.6% occupancy, lower room rates in Golden Week (10/11/2020)
(Macau) -- Macau’s hotels and guesthouses reported an average occupancy rate of 43.6% during the recent Golden Week holiday, according to industry figures...
article Five Macau casino-linked hotels full for Golden Week: MS (9/15/2020)
(Macau) -- Five out of 23 Macau hotels polled in a Morgan Stanley survey were already fully booked for China’s October Golden Week holiday period, according to a...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Santa Ana Pueblo

article Santa Ana Star casino reopens in New Mexico (10/10/2020)
(New Mexico) -- Santa Ana Star Casino Hotel reopened to the public at 9 a.m. Saturday in New Mexico. On March 15, Santa Ana Star became the first of the tribal casinos...
article Santa Ana Star Casino Hotel to reopen Saturday (10/1/2020)
(New Mexico) -- Santa Ana Star Casino Hotel announced Thursday they plan to reopen the casino-hotel on Saturday according to a news release. They say all guests must be...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Nevada Gaming

article Herbst plans for nongaming hotel project in Jean approved (10/8/2020)
(Nevada) -- Clark County commissioners approved plans Wednesday for a hotel and retail project in Jean, a tiny outpost about 25 miles south of Las Vegas.
1 Article on this Issue

Mascot Issue

article Phoenix hotel drops racist word from its name (10/7/2020)
(Arizona) -- The Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort property will be renamed. Crescent Hotels & Resorts, the property’s management company, said it is dropping...
1 Article on this Issue

Ilani Casino

article ilani to add 14-story hotel, enlarge gaming space (10/3/2020)
(Washington) -- A major expansion at ilani will add a 14-story hotel, two new restaurants and more gaming space, according to the casino’s operators. In addition,...
article Major expansion at ilani includes new restaurants, gaming space, 14-story hotel (10/3/2020)
(Washington) -- A major expansion has been announced for ilani in southwest Washington. The casino resort is planning on adding two new restaurants and additional gaming...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

St. Regis Mohawk

article Akwesasne Mohawk Casino expands to 1,200 guests, limited hotel rooms (10/2/2020)
(New York) -- The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has provided approval for up to 1,200 guests at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino. The new number represents less than one-third of...
article Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Expands to 1,200 Guests; Limited Hotel Rooms (10/1/2020)
(New York) -- The Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort is pleased to announce that the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has provided approval for up to 1,200 casino guests. The new...
article Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Expands to 1,200 Guests; Limited Hotel Rooms (10/1/2020)
(New York) -- The Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort is pleased to announce that the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has provided approval for up to 1,200 casino guests. The new...
article Akwesasne Mohawk Casino announces guest expansion, limited hotel rooms (9/28/2020)
(New York) -- The Akwesasne Mohawk Casino has announced their guest expansion following COVID-19 occupancy regulations. The Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort announced that...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

article Jumer’s Casino & Hotel changing ownership (10/1/2020)
(Illinois) -- The owner of Jumer’s Casino & Hotel, Delaware North, announced the company has reached an agreement to sell the property to Twin River Worldwide...
1 Article on this Issue

Mescalero Apache

article Inn of the Mountain Gods reopens hotel (10/1/2020)
(New Mexico) -- The Mescalero Apache Tribe has reopened the hotel at the Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino on the Mescalero Apache reservation. The hotel,...
1 Article on this Issue

Forest County Potawatomi

article No reservations needed to gamble at Potawatomi starting Thursday (9/29/2020)
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino is lifting its reservation requirement and extending hours of operation starting Oct. 1. The Milwaukee casino has been...
1 Article on this Issue

Mohegan Sun

article Mohegan Sun once again named “Best Casino Hotel” (9/21/2020)
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, operator of Mohegan Sun in Connecticut and multiple properties throughout the United States and internationally,...
article Mohegan Sun Parent Company Receives National Casino Hotel Honor (9/18/2020)
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE), operator of Mohegan Sun in Connecticut and multiple properties throughout the United States and...
article Casino appeals Luzerne County hotel tax bill on complimentary rooms (9/14/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Mohegan Sun Pocono casino has filed an appeal arguing it should not be forced to pay hotel tax on complimentary rooms as ordered by Luzerne County...
article Judge sets hearing for Mohegan Sun Pocono appeal of hotel tax determination (9/14/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- A Luzerne County judge has ordered a hearing in Mohegan Sun Pocono's appeal of the county hotel tax assessed on the Plains Twp. resort over the...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Seneca Nation

article Seneca Resorts & Casinos win gaming magazine awards (9/18/2020)
(New York) -- There was good news and bad news this week regarding Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino. The good news is that Casino Player magazine revealed its Best of...
1 Article on this Issue

Pojoaque Pueblo

article Pojoaque Pueblo assumes management of Hilton Buffalo Thunder hotels (9/10/2020)
(New Mexico) -- Pojoaque Pueblo has taken over management of the Hilton and Homewood Suites hotels at the Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder casino resort north of Santa Fe...
1 Article on this Issue

Arizona Gaming

article Some bars in Arizona hotels and casinos are allowed to be open. But not all. Here's why (9/5/2020)
(Arizona) -- Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, Arizona bar owners have endured two periods of state-mandated closure. The first lasted from March 20 to May 11, though...
1 Article on this Issue

Indian Gaming

article These Are The Largest Casinos In The US — And None Are In Las Vegas (9/2/2020)
(USA) -- In the US, bigger is better; at least that’s the general mindset. We are a country of massive skylines, skyscrapers, and of course, fully decked-out...
1 Article on this Issue

California Gaming

article Casino Insider: Which casino hotels are open and taking reservations (8/28/2020)
(California) -- If you’re in need of a quick getaway, you may be wondering which casino hotels are open that you can stay at safely. Many of Southern California...
1 Article on this Issue

Wynn Boston Harbor

article Gaming Commission Looking Into Encore Casino After Party Of 100 In Hotel Suite (8/27/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will meet Thursday morning to discuss oversight of the Encore Boston Harbor Casino in Everett after State Police...
1 Article on this Issue

Foxwoods

press release Fox Tower hotel’s reopening latest sign of casino’s comeback (8/26/2020)
(Connecticut) -- Reaching another milestone in its reopening, Foxwoods Resort Casino will resume booking rooms Thursday in The Fox Tower hotel, the third of its three...
1 Article on this Issue

Gila River

article Wild Horse Pass breaks ground on $143 million expansion project (8/25/2020)
(Arizona) -- A new 11-story tower will be added to Wild Horse Pass in Chandler as part of a $143 million expansion project, according to an Aug. 24 news release. The...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article This Phoenix hotel has removed a Native American slur from its brand. Here's its new name. (10/8/2020)
(Arizona) -- The managers of Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort said they are dropping the controversial word from the property's name and it will now be called Hilton...
article Singapore to investigate air travel bubbles as Hong Kong named likely suitor (10/7/2020)
(Singapore) -- Singapore’s transport minister has revealed plans to negotiate air travel bubbles with selected countries or regions which could open the doors to...
article Hotel Biz Can't Upend $296M Award In Casino Contract Fight (SUB REQ) (5/29/2020)
(Singapore) -- A Singaporean court rejected the latest efforts by hotel company Bloomberry Resorts Corp. to dodge an arbitration tribunal's ruling that it owes $296...
article River Cree shares 7-storey message of 'HOPE' with Edmonton (4/13/2020)
(Edmonton) -- Dozens of hotel rooms were lit at the River Cree Resort and Casino Monday night, but there wasn’t even one guest staying or playing there. The hotel...
article These are the most expensive hotel suites in the world (3/11/2020)
(Worldwide) -- What would you expect from a hotel room that costs per night the equivalent of deposit on a not unreasonably sized house? 24-hour butler service? A...
article ‘I just want our Native people to … get their own place’ (2/29/2020)
(Minnesota) -- One year after a community of several hundred Natives camped out in a tent city to raise awareness of the lack affordable housing in Minneapolis, new...
article REPORT: Hotels Elevate F&B Experiences (2/25/2020)
(USA) -- Hotels here and abroad are enhancing their F&B outlets. New restaurant openings and upgrades, plus unique foodie experiences are all part of the mix.
press release Forbes Travel Guide Reveals The Hotel, Restaurant And Spa Of The Year For 2020 (2/24/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- On the heels of Forbes Travel Guide’s recent 2020 Star Awards, which honor the best in luxury hospitality, the company unveiled the hotel,...
article Police: Las Vegas Employee Starts Fire, Lies About Assault (2/20/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas police have accused a 28-year-old woman of starting a fire at a hotel where she worked on the Strip and lying about being sexually assaulted in...
article A norovirus outbreak tied to a Louisiana casino left more than 200 people sick (2/10/2020)
(Louisiana) -- State health officials in Louisiana are investigating an outbreak of norovirus that has sickened more than 200 people, the Louisiana Department of Health...
article Man accused of assaulting woman in Las Vegas Strip hotel room (2/6/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- A man is accused of picking up a key card from a casino floor at The Venetian and entering a room to have sex with an intoxicated woman, according to an...
article BLOG: Renaissance Curacao resort completes redesign project (1/17/2020)
(Curacao) -- The Renaissance Curacao Resort & Casino in Willemstad completed a $12 million redesign project that included its lobby, 223 of its 237 guest rooms, its...
article Las Vegas hotel refutes O.J. Simpson’s claim that his reputation was damaged by report about him getting kicked out of venue (1/14/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- A popular hotel in Las Vegas is refuting O.J. Simpson’s claim that his reputation took a hit following a media report about him getting kicked out...
article Hotel Expansion Fever Hits Pay Dirt In Cripple Creek (12/27/2019)
(Colorado) -- The hotel expansion drums are still beating away in Cripple Creek, even if physical progress isn’t proceeding as rapidly as some business leaders may...
article How popular booking sites such as Expedia handle controversial resort fees (12/17/2019)
(Internet) -- If you go through a third-party booking site to make hotel reservations, you'll see certain hotels pop up first over others. In the case of Expedia...
article Execs on the Move at Access Point Financial, MGM, Rocco Forte (12/16/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Hospitality companies are bolstering their leadership rosters. Here’s a look at recent personnel shifts at Access Point Financial, MGM Resorts...
article TribalNet: Hotel rooms to be like the casino floor sooner than you think, tech expert says (11/12/2019)
(Tennessee) -- There will be a “blurring of the lines” between the casino floor and hotel rooms in the near future, and it’s coming sooner than you think, according to a...
article TribalNet: Lessons learned: Tribal casinos adjust to having kids on resort properties (11/12/2019)
(Tennessee) -- The opening in March of the $260 million renovation and rebranding of San Diego’s Sycuan Casino to the Sycuan Casino Resort changed the demographics of...
article As Resort Fees Rise, ASTA Presses for Transparency (10/10/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Caesars Entertainment Corp. announced they are raising Las Vegas hotel resort fees, at a time when Congress and attorneys general are looking to use...
article Congress takes on 'hidden fees' at hotels and resorts. Here's what it could mean for travelers (10/8/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- If you find yourself scanning and clicking on hotel prices only to see a higher bill when it's time to pay, you're not alone. Resort fees...

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