The Las Vegas Strip’s mix of nongaming attractions continued paying off during the first month of the year with gaming revenue rising 15.4 percent compared to the same year ago period, according to the Gaming Control Board.
Caesars Entertainment Corp., continues reshaping itself with a decision to sell its 20 percent interest in the Horseshoe Cleveland, Horseshoe Cincinnati and the ThistleDown racino north of Cleveland to its Ohio partner Rock Gaming.
The Lunar New Year appears to have brought a lot of bad news to Macau casinos. Deep pocketed visitors from the Chinese mainland are gambling and spending less. It was “shockingly bad” in the words of one analyst.
Indiana’s casinos have been feeling the pressure and the legislature may have come to its aid with the House approving a proposal that would allow live dealers for table games. Riverboat casinos could also become land based.
The USA’s men’s basketball team and Jamaica’s Usain Bolt are favorites for gold medals on the lines listed for the first time Thursday as Nevada sports book wagers on the Olympics were approved by the Nevada Gaming Commission.