Las Vegas

Las Vegas Voted Among Most Stressful Cities

Sin City Las Vegas has been voted the most stressful city by Forbes.com.

“Las Vegas has got its share of stressors," says Kathleen Grace Santor M.Ed., Ed.S., a therapist and yoga instructor who founded the center and has studied stress for 15 years. "The 24-hour day requires employees to work 24 hours a day. They're too busy, they have too much on their plate, and they're always hurried."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/18/2010

Harrah's Swings to Loss

 

By MATT JARZEMSKY, WSJ.com

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/05/2010

Casino Operator MGM Resorts Loses $883.5M in 2Q

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/03/2010

Las Vegas Sands Corp Booming Asia Business: Shares Rise 2.3 Percent

 

Shares in Las Vegas Sands Corp (LVS.N) posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit last week thanks to its new Singapore resort and gambling in Macau. 

Sands, whose shares rose 2.3 percent in morning trading, earned 17 cents a share in the second quarter after adjusting for one-time items. Analysts on average expected 9 cents a share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

Net revenue rose nearly 51 percent to $1.59 billion.

"They had a monster quarter," said Sanford Bernstein analyst Janet Brashear.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/02/2010

MGM to Report Earnings Tuesday

 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/02/2010

Pennsylvania Gambling Beats Out Las Vegas, Atlantic City

 

No wonder Atlantic City is suffering, Pennsylvania is making quite an impact on the gambling scene, at least if collected taxes act as an indicator.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/26/2010

Moody’s: Harrah’s Is In Serious Trouble

 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/25/2010

Sports Betting Scam Bilked Investors Out of $1 Million

 

The U.S. Attorney's Office in Nevada has charged Yul Na with 30 counts of wire fraud, 29 counts of money laundering and criminal forfeiture related to a sports betting scam that bilked investors out of nearly $1 million.  Na has been charged with money laundering and fraud charges and will have to pay a $250,000 fine on each count as well as the forfeiture of money or property up to $962,350.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/21/2010

Station Casinos Group Not Business As Usual

From the Las Vegas Business Press

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/19/2010

Wayne and Coleen Rooney Off to Vegas: Hopefully Won’t Bet On Self

After an embarrassing loss in the 2010 FIFA World Cup that sent England packing early, striker Wayne Rooney jetted right off to Barbados.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/16/2010

Doyle Brunson’s Official 2010 WSOP Party in Vegas

Doyle Brunson, The Brunson 10 and the industry's top pros will let loose at the Wynn before WSOP Main Event

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/02/2010

Republicans Voting for Harry Reid Include Stations Casinos Owner

A rank-and-file Republican wants the upcoming state party convention moved from the Green Valley Ranch over its owner's support of Senator Harry Reid

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/26/2010

Pawn Stars Among the Biggest New Vegas Attractions

Ever since Gambling911.com's Thomas Somach wrote about the series back in January, Pawn Stars has consistently ranked

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Jun/21/2010

Las Vegas Sees Slightly More Visitors in April

LAS VEGAS - (Associated Press) - The tourism agency in charge of promoting Las Vegas says Sin City saw a small increase in visitors in April compared with the same month last year.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/09/2010

Harrah’s Builds Lobbying Effort For Online Gambling

Harrah's Entertainment knows the value in legalized online gambling and they so desperately want to be a part of it.  The Vegas-based casino company is

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/09/2010

Famed Pro Sports Bettor Lem Banker Gets Swindled

Lem Banker is considered one of the most famous sports betting touts in the world.  This weekend he claims that thieves made off with more than $3 million worth of coins, cash and jewelry from hi

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/07/2010

Australian Crocodile Hunter: Viva Croc Vegas

Las Vegas is set to get a massive shake up Aussie style, thanks to Australia's Team Terri Irwin.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/06/2010

Steve Wynn Sues Joe Francis for Slander

TMZ.com is reporting that Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn has sued "Girls Gone Wild" producer Joe Francis for slander.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/01/2010

Poker Pro Doyle Brunson Blasts Obama Over Vegas Remarks

In his weekly blog posting, legendary poker pro Doyle Brunson did not hold back expressing how he really felt about President Barack Obama.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/01/2010

Man Acquitted of Killing Binion's Casino Executive Released

 

Submitted by Payton on, May/23/2010

Pakistan Owned Online Casino Sued by Vegas Group

An online casino owned by a Pakistan firm is being sued by Las Vegas-based Pinnacle Entertainment Inc, claiming an infringement on trademarks with a website promoting an Indiana casino. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/22/2010

Full Tilt Poker Pro Phil Ivey Will Have Card Room in Vegas

The Aria Resort & Casino at CityCenter will be opening a high stakes room named in honor of Team Full Tilt Poker pro Phil Ivey. 

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, May/21/2010

Gambling911 Trending Topics – May 19, 2010

What's hot, What's not in the world of Gambling911.com news.  You can catch all the latest at our newly revamped

Submitted by Payton on, May/19/2010

Feds Investigate Las Vegas Online Poker Business Deals

What started off as a Washington State investigation has now turned into a full US federal probe. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/14/2010

City Center Las Vegas Continues to Struggle

MGM Mirage's CEO stated that despite operating losses and a write-down on its CityCenter joint venture, the casino operator has solid plans to attract more customers to struggling Las Vegas.

The company's plans have long centered around CityCenter, the $8.5 billion complex of resorts, restaurants, entertainment, retail shops and a casino it built with Dubai World, which opened in December. And state and local leaders have looked to CityCenter as a must-see attraction that will provide jobs and renewed motivation for visitors to come.

Submitted by Payton on, May/11/2010

Steve Wynn Splits With Girlfriend Andrea Hissom

On the heels of what many believe will be the most expensive divorce ever, hotel developer magnate Steve Wynn h

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/10/2010

Pawn Stars: Will Gold and Silver Pawn Become Golden Goose?

Gambling911.com's Thomas Somach follows up with his incredibly popular article related to the "Pawn Stars"

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/10/2010

US National Casino Gambling Revenue Down

National gross gambling revenues fell to $30.7 billion in 2009, a decrease of 5.5 percent from 2008.

Submitted by Guest on, May/08/2010

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Should You Bet the A's This Weekend?

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Where Can I Bet the Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren Fight Online?

Where Can I Bet the Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren Fight Online?

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NFL Inks Sports Bet Deals With Caesars, FanDuel, DraftKings

NFL Inks Sports Bet Deals With Caesars, FanDuel, DraftKings

Once one of the staunchest opponents of allowing people to bet legally on its games, the NFL on Thursday announced deals with three major gambling companies to become official sports betting partners.