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Station Casinos wants to bring Palms back to the limelight

The iconic Palms Casino marquee sign off Flamingo went under deconstruction Tuesday morning. The sign went up in 2001 with the grand opening of this property. Nearly 20 years later, Station Casinos now owns the Palms and will be replacing the sign with an all-digital version.

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article Las Vegas Poker Dealer Loses License After Toke-Padding Episodes
(Las Vegas) -- A recent episode reminds poker players that in cash game, it’s not sufficent to keep one’s eyes on the other players; one has to monitor the...
article “Let’s Make a Deal” to See Actor, Singer and Comedian Wayne Brady Headline the “Aces of Comedy” Series at The Mirage Hotel & Casino
(Las Vegas) -- Emmy Award-winning and GRAMMY-nominated actor and comedian Wayne Brady will return to the Aces of Comedy series at The Mirage Hotel & Casino Saturday...
article Police looking for man in attempted robbery at Ellis Island casino
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas police are looking for a man they said attempted to rob the cage at Ellis Island casino, near Koval Lane and Flamingo Road.

2/23/2018

article REVIEW: The Essential Things to Know Before You Visit Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- By and large, Las Vegas may be a tourist town, but this guide will help you tackle Sin City like a local. Got gambling questions? We have the answers (...
article Las Vegas Poker Dealer Loses Job After Rare Gaming Commission Hearing
(Las Vegas) -- A poker dealer suspected of stealing saw Nevada gaming regulators on Thursday do something they haven’t done in over a decade.
article Las Vegas poker dealer’s license revoked after suspected cheating
(Las Vegas) -- A poker dealer at Bellagio had his gaming employee registration revoked by the Nevada Gaming Commission after a hearing Thursday over accusations he stole...

2/21/2018

article Lucky Dragon to stay open another month amid bankruptcy filing
(Las Vegas) -- The Lucky Dragon casino's hotel will remain open another month amid the property's bankruptcy filing this week, according to a judge Wednesday.
article VIDEO: Chef Giada de Laurentiis talks about her future Horseshoe Casino restaurant
(Las Vegas) -- Giada de Laurentiis, Food Network celebrity chef, disusses her new restaurant concept at the Horseshoe Casino.
article Police Seek Woman Who Robbed South Point Casino
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas police are searching for a woman who robbed a casino at gunpoint. Police say she walked up to the cage at South Point Casino Monday night,...
article The Comedy Cellar opening a Vegas club inside the Rio resort and casino
(Las Vegas) -- After expanding from one to three rooms in the spaces it already owned in Greenwich Village, the iconic Comedy Cellar is heading west, opening its first...

2/19/2018

article Casinos report busy Chinese New Year weekend
(Las Vegas) -- Chinese New Year celebrations in the Biggest Little City are well underway. Thousands of people flocked to Northern Nevada to kick off the Year of the Dog.
article Lucky Dragon now in Chapter 11 bankruptcy
(Las Vegas) -- Less than a year-and-a-half after it opened, the Lucky Dragon is in bankruptcy. Lucky Dragon developer Andrew Fonfa pushed the off-Strip, Chinese-themed...
article Westin Las Vegas replaces casino floor with restaurant
(Las Vegas) -- Debra Maurer noticed the quiet, mostly. Seated in the lobby of the Westin Las Vegas, it was her first time staying in the hotel. But unlike other hotels...
article Wisconsin man wins $1.23M jackpot at the Freemont in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- One Wisconsin man staying at the Freemont Hotel & Casino in downtown Las Vegas reportedly hit an International Game Technology (IGT) (NYSE: IGT)...

2/18/2018

article Report shows Las Vegas Strip has Nevada’s tightest slot machines
(Las Vegas) -- When the state Gaming Control Board released its statewide gaming win statistics for 2017 in late January, the headline was the 2.8 percent increase from...

2/16/2018

article Las Vegas At A Crossroads: Popular Destination Tries Re-Invention
(Las Vegas) -- Who are James Joseph Murren, Mark Paul Frissora, and Matthew O. Maddox? Murren is chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts, Frissora helms Caesars Entertainment...
article Marriott to spend $50M for ownership in former Fontainebleau
(Las Vegas) -- Hotel giant Marriott International says it will spend $50 million for an ownership stake in the former Fontainebleau property on the Strip. The unfinished...

2/15/2018

article South Point Casino Aims to Catch the Wave of Las Vegas’ Recovery with $40-Million Renovation
(Las Vegas) -- South Point Hotel Casino & Spa has become the latest of a number of Las Vegas casino resorts to have undertaken multi-million renovation of its...
article Wisconsin man wins $1.23M jackpot at downtown Las Vegas casino
(Las Vegas) -- A guest of the Fremont in downtown Las Vegas hit a IGT “Wheel of Fortune” jackpot valued at $1.23 million, according to a statement from the hotel.

2/14/2018

article $3B Las Vegas resort hotel, reborn as The Drew, scheduled for completion in 2020
(Las Vegas) -- The stalled $2.5 billion Fontainebleau Las Vegas resort project on the city's famed Strip is getting a second chance and a new name, The Drew Las...
article Sleeping blue giant on the Strip to open as The Drew Las Vegas in 2020
(Las Vegas) -- The Fontainebleau casino-hotel project located on Las Vegas Boulevard South, which has remained unfinished for nearly a decade, is reportedly now slated...
article That 63-story empty tower on Las Vegas' Strip? Three new hotels are planned, but not for awhile
(Las Vegas) -- What's old is new again in Las Vegas. Two resort projects that have been languishing on the Strip for years will receive a reboot and bring thousands...
article 10 things to do for Valentine's Day at the Seminole Hard Rock (that don't involve gambling)
(Florida) -- If you want to avoid the throngs of people who are at every intimately-lit steakhouse/Italian restaurant/romantic hotel tonight, flip the holiday. Earlier...
article Las Vegas gaming company boards below average in women members
(Las Vegas) -- The boards of Las Vegas’ six largest gaming employers have just nine women among their 58 directors, and only two of the boards have female...
article Marriott Unveils Plans For A New Las Vegas Resort
(Las Vegas) -- Marriott has big plans for Las Vegas. The hotel brand just announced plans to develop a resort on the famous Las Vegas Strip. It will work in partnership...
article Woman wins largest bingo jackpot in Las Vegas history
(Las Vegas) -- A local woman won the largest Dual Daub bingo jackpot in Las Vegas history at a west Valley casino. The woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, walked away...

2/13/2018

article Marriott and Witkoff to Redevelop Vacant Vegas Strip Resort
(Las Vegas) -- The stalled Fontainebleau resort project will be reborn. Global real estate development firm the Witkoff Group has partnered with Marriott International...
article Unfinished Fontainebleau Casino-Resort to Open in 2020
(Las Vegas) -- The Fontainebleau is no more. Call it The Drew Las Vegas. The hulking, bluish casino-resort, which has sat unfinished on the Las Vegas Strip since 2009...
article Unfinished North Strip Casino Gets Revived
(Las Vegas) -- It's been a peculiar reality for nearly ten years that Las Vegas' tallest building not named Stratosphere sat unoccupied at the north end of the Las Vegas...
article Station Casinos wants to bring Palms back to the limelight
(Las Vegas) -- The iconic Palms Casino marquee sign off Flamingo went under deconstruction Tuesday morning. The sign went up in 2001 with the grand opening of this...
article Red Rock Casino comes clean, awards bad beat jackpot
(Las Vegas) -- Casinos always look for innovative ways to attract more action. One of these has been the bad beat jackpot, which rewards a player who loses a virtually...

2/12/2018

article 6 major projects could reshape Las Vegas Strip skyline by 2020
(Las Vegas) -- The next decade promises to be another golden age of growth for the Strip. Steve Witkoff and hotel chain Marriott International announced Monday they will...
article The Fontainebleau is no more
(Las Vegas) -- The Fontainebleau is no more. Call it The Drew Las Vegas. The hulking, bluish casino-resort, which has sat unfinished on the Las Vegas Strip since 2009...
article Unfinished Las Vegas Casino-Resort To Open In 2020
(Las Vegas) -- The long-mothballed unfinished Fontainebleau casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip is scheduled to open under a new name in 2020. The 63-story bluish tower...
article “Reimagined” Fontainebleau Casino Resort to Open Doors on North Las Vegas Strip in 2020
(Las Vegas) -- The long overdue opening of the unfinished Fontainebleau Resort Las Vegas is now scheduled for 2020, the property’s owners announced today.LAS
article Stratosphere table games now equipped with cell phone charging stations
(Las Vegas) -- Casino guests of the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower no longer have to worry about their cell phones running out of power. Officials at the North...

2/11/2018

article Steve Wynn Is Out But Vegas Is Still a Tough Town for Women
(Las Vegas) -- The jobs were advertised as some of the best in Las Vegas: collect big tips while dealing blackjack on the Strip. But inside the casino “party pits...

2/10/2018

article Las Vegas hotels have raised resort fees. On some nights, expect to pay more in fees than the cost of the room.
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas hotel-casinos have raised resort fees that are automatically tacked on to the cost of your room. On certain nights, visitors could pay more in...
article New York-New York Casino adds virtual reality to Big Apple coaster
(Las Vegas) -- The New York-New York Hotel and Casino has added a virtual reality experience to the Big Apple roller coaster, taking riders on an aerial adventure...

2/9/2018

article Next Las Vegas arena a 360-foot-tall sphere
(Las Vegas) -- A new arena just off the Strip will be a 360-foot-tall sphere with seating for more than 18,000 people for concerts, awards shows and other entertainment...

2/8/2018

article Las Vegas Continues to Prove Why it is the Gambling Capital of the World
(Las Vegas) -- The proliferation of brick and mortar casinos all across the United States and around the world continues, but a recent article in the PlaySlots4RealMoney...
article What to do in Las Vegas if you're not gambling including golf, fine dining and Grand Canyon aerial tours
(Las Vegas) -- Alluring, stunning, ­challenging and with more than a hint of danger. I guess you could call it the perfect Striptees. This, however, was not an ­...

2/6/2018

article 11 Las Vegas resorts take top honors from U.S. News & World Report
(Las Vegas) -- Eleven Las Vegas resorts made U.S. News &World Report’s list of the world’s top hotels, the Washington-based organization reported Monday. The 11 “...

2/2/2018

article Stevens has ‘Grandissimo’ vision for downtown Las Vegas resort
(Las Vegas) -- Fremont Street might have its own Grandissimo. Derek Stevens, co-owner of The D Las Vegas, is busy remaking what he calls “the most important city...
article 311,000 visitors expected in Las Vegas for Super Bowl weekend
(Las Vegas) -- The agency responsible for promoting Las Vegas says 311,000 people are expected to visit the destination during Super Bowl weekend. Data released today by...

1/31/2018

article Las Vegas casinos revenue grew in 2017 despite fewer visitors
(Las Vegas) -- Casinos in Las Vegas saw their revenue increase in 2017 despite a drop in visitors to the destination. The Nevada Gaming Control Board on Tuesday said...

1/30/2018

article Dozens of neon signs that once drew in visitors to some of Las Vegas' most iconic casino-hotels and other venues will shine again under the night sky
(Las Vegas) -- As Frank Sinatra asks Lady Luck to stick around, the neon red lights of one of Las Vegas' most famous towering signs appear to dance under the night...

1/29/2018

article Crown Resorts to sell Las Vegas land for $370m
(Las Vegas) -- Australian casino operator Crown Resorts has announced the sale of a parcel of land in Las Vegas, Nevada for a sale price of $370m.
article Some parking fees going up on Las Vegas Strip, workers say
(Las Vegas) -- The cost of parking at some Strip hotels is going up. MGM Resorts has announced it will increase parking fees at its 12 Las Vegas properties effective...

1/27/2018

article Monte Carlo transforming to attract younger visitors in a Vegas upgrade
(Las Vegas) -- A lifelike net- work of twisting tree roots emerges from the ceiling and branches out into the lobby featuring green, earthy accents, crystal chandeliers...
article Lucky Dragon handing out over $46,000 as it closes casino
(Las Vegas) -- The Lucky Dragon closed its casino and restaurants earlier this month as it faces foreclosure. But thanks to a quirk in Nevada gaming law, that could mean...

1/26/2018

article Robber nabbed trying to flee North Las Vegas casino
(Nevada) -- Police say a 39-year-old man tried to rob a North Las Vegas casino cashier, but was captured on foot nearby. North Las Vegas police Officer Aaron Patty says...
article Las Vegas Country Club changes ownership
(Las Vegas) -- The legendary hangout of some of Las Vegas’ most storied performers is under new ownership. The Las Vegas Country Club, a private, member-owned golf...

1/25/2018

article Housekeepers to ask Las Vegas hotels for panic buttons amid #MeToo movement
(Las Vegas) -- The union representing tens of thousands of hotel workers in Las Vegas will ask casino-resort operators to give every housekeeper a "panic button...
article Police catch robber who tried to steal $7,400 from Aliante hotel-casino
(Las Vegas) -- North Las Vegas police say that a robbery took place at the casino cage at Aliante hotel-casino around 4 p.m. Thursday. The robber was able to get $7,400...

1/24/2018

article Maids to ask Las Vegas hotels for panic buttons
(Las Vegas) -- The union representing tens of thousands of hotel workers in Las Vegas will ask casino-resort operators to give every housekeeper a “panic button...
article Slot jackpots hit on consecutive days at Las Vegas Valley casinos
(Las Vegas) -- Two Station Casinos properties reported slot jackpots on consecutive days in January, according to a statement from Station Casinos. Green Valley Ranch...

1/22/2018

article Gaming trends for 2018 aim to expand market
(Las Vegas) -- Last week we shared with you five gaming trends we anticipate in 2018, and here are another five that we expect to affect the industry this year:
article Steps from the Strip, Westin Las Vegas upgrades by removing its casino
(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 Area 15 in Las Vegas to offer an artsy, futuristic spin on retail and entertainment
(Las Vegas) -- In a large, empty plot of land near Desert Inn Road on Thursday afternoon, an art car scissor-lifted a platform of riders high up into the air. Below them...

1/21/2018

article Las Vegas visitation drops 1.7 percent in 2017
(Las Vegas) -- After three years of increases, preliminary figures from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority show the total number of Las Vegas visitors in...
article Savvy businesspeople missed the mark with Lucky Dragon
(Las Vegas) -- It’s hard to imagine that someone as smart as William Weidner, former president and chief operating officer of Las Vegas Sands and one of the...

1/19/2018

article Macau growth to benefit Las Vegas casino operators, says report
(Macau) -- Macau gross gaming revenue growth should continue to sizzle over the next two years as more Chinese flock to the peninsula. That will drive significant profit...

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