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Las Vegas' overhauled Monte Carlo transforming into Park MGM

LAS VEGAS - The transformation of the antiquated Monte Carlo casino-hotel in Las Vegas into two higher-end properties is well underway.<p>With a robust …

Las Vegas

Principle and power in opposition as Congressmen resign

The tension between holding power and standing on principle came into sharp relief last week as the national #MeToo wave of intolerance for sexual …

Republican Party

Nevada Leads Nation in Per Capita Solar Power, Dems and Republicans Herald Progress

Las Vegas, NV—Realizing that they are sitting on a renewable energy gold mine, public officials in Nevada—the Silver State—have begun celebrating and profiting from their renewable energy resources.<p>Surpassing California, the state is now the nation’s number one producer of both solar and geothermal …

Renewable Energy

Wounded woman drops 'bump stock' maker from Vegas lawsuit

Attorneys for a California woman wounded in the Oct. 1 mass shooting that killed 58 and left hundreds injured on the Las Vegas Strip have dropped a …

Business

MGM 'welcomes' Bridgeport casino competition

MGM Resorts International said Thursday it would welcome Connecticut's tribal casino operators to the state's competitive process for allowing a …

Hartford

Tribes want to be part of any potential casino expansion

HARTFORD — The state’s two federally recognized tribes say they “want to be part of the discussion” if the General Assembly wants to expand gambling …

Republican Gubernatorial Hopefuls Offer Solutions To State's Fiscal Woes

Seven Republican gubernatorial hopefuls took the stage at the Windsor High School auditorium Wednesday night and painted a bleak picture of …

Republican Party

Mohegan Sun aims to expand CT reach with Bridgeport Arena deal

Mohegan Sun, which is embroiled in a legal and public relations battle with MGM Resorts International over gaming rights in Connecticut, on Wednesday …

Hartford

Tribes counter MGM, hinting at their bid for new casinos

The tribal owners of the Foxwoods Resorts and Mohegan Sun casinos sent legislative leaders a letter Wednesday asking for a chance compete with MGM …

Las Vegas

News 8 Exclusive: Interview with MGM Chairman and CEO James Murren

<i>Part One: The Homecoming</i>BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH)–Jim Murren is arguably the most powerful casino executive in the world.The Fairfield County native …

Connecticut

Looking for a Job? Here's the Largest Employer in Each State

Whether you love or hate Walmart stores, they're a vital component of America’s economy. The big box store is the top employer in nearly half of …

Pets

Supreme Court decision a potential 'game-changer' for New Jersey

The transformation of Monmouth Park from venerable New Jersey racetrack to full-blown, Las Vegas-style race and sportsbook began years ago.<p>The …

Atlantic City

The Year of Living Fearlessly: How the McCann Machine Roared Back in 2017

She arrived in downtown Manhattan in the middle of the night on an unusually warm Monday in March. Her 250-pound, 50-inch bronze frame was small …

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Wig-wearing robber still sought in Vegas Strip casino heist

LAS VEGAS – A getaway vehicle was found but a man who wore a wig and facial bandages was still sought after the armed robbery of a poker room casino cashier at the Bellagio resort, a Las Vegas police spokesman said Friday.<p>The silver Chevrolet Cruz was found near a gravel pit about 8 miles (13 …

Las Vegas

Melco pledges headquarters in Japan if it wins casino license

TOKYO (Reuters) - Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd (MLCO.O) will shift its headquarters to Japan should it win a license to run a casino in the world's next frontier for high-stakes gambling, its chief executive said on Friday.<p>"I would personally move here while we are building it, and we would …

Business

Las Vegas Shooting Leads to 4.2% Drop in Visitors

Trip cancellations and postponements in the wake of last month’s mass shooting prompted a 4.2 percent decline in visitors to Las Vegas for the month …

Business

Vegas Strip gambling revenue plunges in October in aftermath of mass shooting

The mass shooting in Las Vegas by a gunman perched high above concert grounds left 58 people dead, hundreds wounded and thousands scarred by the trauma of that night.<p>Now the Las Vegas Strip is seeing the economic effects of what unfolded Oct. 1.<p>The Nevada Gaming Control Board reported Thursday that …

Business

Imagine Dragons, others to pay tribute to Las Vegas

Imagine Dragons and The Killers will pay tribute to the victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history when they headline a concert …

Entertainment

Masked Gunman Robs Bellagio Casino, Police Looking For Suspect, A White Male

A poker cage in Bellagio Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, was robbed by a masked gunman at 3:47 p.m. PST (6.47 p.m. EST), Tuesday. The police authorities …

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'A problem and a dilemma:' Nevada gaming committee tussles on marijuana’s future in casinos

Gov. Brian Sandoval’s committee to determine marijuana’s future on Nevada gaming properties finished its meeting today without a formal decision.<p>But …

Las Vegas

State, Tribes File Federal Lawsuit Tied To Casino Expansion In Connecticut

The state and its two tribal casino operators are going to court to force federal regulators to formally approve amendments to existing slot machine …

Richard Blumenthal

Armed robber pulls off heist at Bellagio casino, is still at large

An armed robber held up a poker cage in the Bellagio Hotel & Casino on Tuesday afternoon, according to police.<p>The suspect, described as a white male …

Crime

Victims of Las Vegas Shooting File Suit - Noiseporn

In the wake of the October 1st shooting, which claimed the lives of 58 individuals, surviving victims and the families of the deceased have filed …

Electronic Music

This Map Shows the Largest Employers in Every State

Although their economies, industries, and population sizes may differ enormously, every state in the United States -- from Hawaii to Rhode Island -- …

College & University

California Inc.: Car industry is rolling into town with L.A. auto shows

Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Section.<p>I’m Business columnist David Lazarus, and here’s a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of last week.<p>It’s Cyber Monday, which is expected to be the biggest online shopping day in U.S. history. …

Leandra English

MGM Resorts Lays The Foundation For A Unified Data Strategy

AdExchanger |MGM Resorts International’s media, ecommerce and analytics teams used to work in silos. “You’d have one team in analytics sending out …

Advertising Industry

Vegas resorts get high marks in report on LGBTQ work policies

The Human Rights Campaign gave Caesars, the Cosmopolitan, MGM and Wynn perfect scores in this year's Corporate Equality Index.

LGBTQ

Las Vegas looks outside the casinos to draw in millennials

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casinos in Las Vegas are upping the ante in their pursuit of coveted millennial visitors with new attractions designed to wow them, provide them Instagram-worthy moments and maybe even get them to gamble a little.<p>In 2018, a zip line across the street from Caesars Palace and an …

Las Vegas

Las Vegas Shooter Fired More Than 1,100 Rounds, Police Say

Authorities still haven't determined a motive.<p>Gunman Stephen Paddock fired more than 1,100 rounds of ammunition during his attack on a Las Vegas country music festival last month, authorities said.<p>Included in this total is about 200 rounds that Paddock fired from his Mandalay Bay hotel room into …

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