Monthly Archives: January 2017

New spa marks $6 million renovation at Horseshoe Tunica

Date

January 31, 2017

Author

Elle Perry Digital

Source

Memphis Business Journal

Region


Subject

Tunica

URL

http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/news/2017/01/30/new-spa-marks-6-million-renovation-at-horseshoe.html

Horseshoe Tunica recently opened its new Spa at Horseshoe, marking the completion of a $6 million renovation that also included upgrades to hotel rooms and enhancements to the Founder’s Club entertainment and meeting room. The renovation began in January of last year.

Glenn Straub to finally get answer from N.J. casino board

Date

January 31, 2017

Author

Amy S. Rosenberg

Source

Philadelphia Inquirer

Region


Subject

Atlantic City

URL

http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/downashore/Glenn-Straub-to-finally-get-answer-from-NJ-casino-board-REVEL.html

Glenn Straub is likely to get an answer Tuesday from the state’s Casino Control Commission on whether he is required to be licensed to run a casino. Straub is arguing that because he is leasing the gaming operations he personally does not need to be licensed. The Division of Gaming Operations is arguing that he is not exempt.

Services set for gaming pioneer Mike Ensign

Date

January 31, 2017

Author

Colton Lochhead

Source

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Region


Subject

Las Vegas

URL

http://www.reviewjournal.com/business/services-set-gaming-pioneer-mike-ensign

Services for the late Las Vegas gaming pioneer Mike Ensign will be held on March 24 at Christ the King Catholic Church, 4925 S. Torrey Pines Drive. Ensign died on Dec. 7 at the age of 79 from complications due to prostate cancer, according to the obituary. Ensign, the father of former U.S. Sen. John Ensign, climbed from card dealer in Reno to the CEO of Mandalay Resort Group during a career that spanned more than 40 years in Nevada’s gaming industry.

Serial litigants sue Harrah’s over ADA issues

Date

January 31, 2017

Author

Thomas Moore

Source

Vegas Inc.

Region


Subject

Las Vegas

URL

http://www.cdcgamingreports.com/serial-litigants-sue-harrahs-over-ada-issues/

A disabled person with a history of suing businesses in Las Vegas has filed an Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuit against Harrah’s Las Vegas… The lawsuit alleges that Harrah’s has multiple violations of the ADA involving parking, accessible routes to the business from parking, access to goods and services, public restrooms, guest rooms, and policies and procedures.

Feeling slighted, Adelson severs ties with Raiders stadium project in Las Vegas

Date

January 31, 2017

Author

Ray Brewer

Source

Vegas Inc.

Region


Subject

Las Vegas

URL

http://www.cdcgamingreports.com/feeling-slighted-adelson-severs-ties-with-raiders-stadium-project-in-las-vegas/

If the Oakland Raiders are paying just $1 annually to lease the proposed $1.9 billion domed football stadium near the Strip, then billionaire Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson won’t be involved. Adelson has withdrawn as a chief financial backer of the stadium project.

Nevada gaming revenue down 2.73 percent in December

Date

January 31, 2017

Author

Thomas Moore

Source

Las Vegas Sun

Region


Subject

results

URL

https://lasvegassun.com/news/2017/jan/31/nevada-gaming-revenue-down-273-percent-in-december/

Nevada gaming revenue for December was down 2.73 percent compared to the same month in 2015, with Clark County casinos seeing a drop of 4.34 percent. Statewide casinos showed a gaming win of $956.1 million in December, a 2.73 percent decrease. Gaming revenue in Clark County declined 4.34 percent for the month and the biggest declines on the Boulder Strip, where revenue was down 26.9 percent, and North Las Vegas, where it dropped 23.27 percent.

State gaming win slides 2.7 percent in December

Date

January 31, 2017

Author

Richard N. Velotta

Source

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Region


Subject

results

URL

http://www.reviewjournal.com/business/casinos-gaming/state-gaming-win-dips-27-percent-december

State gaming win fell 2.7 percent from a year ago to $956.1 million in December… Strip win was off 1.7 percent to $590.7 million … Downtown Las Vegas win down 2.2 percent to $42.5 million. The Control Board also issued a calendar year analysis of gaming win that showed the state won $11.26 billion in 2016, a 1.3 percent increase over the previous year.

Consumer Confidence Brittle

Date

January 30, 2017

Author

Kam Leong

Source

Macau Business Daily

Region


Subject

Macau

URL

http://macaubusinessdaily.com/Economy/Consumer-Confidence-Brittle

Local residents began to have more positive sentiments about the city’s economy during the fourth quarter of 2016 despite the fact that a decrease was recorded in their overall consumer confidence for the same period. For the three-month period, the Macau Consumer Confidence Index registered 83.63 out of 200, which is down by 2.38 per cent from 85.67 of the third quarter of 2016, implying ‘a significant decline in local consumers’ overall confidence,’ said the surveyor.

New Year bonanza to lift bets on Macau

Date

January 30, 2017

Author

none

Source

Macau Daily times

Region


Subject

Macau

URL

http://macaudailytimes.com.mo/gaming-new-year-bonanza-lift-bets-macau.html

Investors are turning more positive about Macau following a two-year slump in the world’s biggest gambling hub. A sharper focus on the more profitable mass market is paying off for casino operators, while VIP punters are starting to return after their wings were clipped by Chinese President Xi Jinping’s crackdown on corruption. Betting in Macau rose 10 percent last quarter to 60.4 billion patacas (USD7.6 billion). The signs of recovery are scaring away the bears.

Macau junket Cali Group plans Legend Palace VIP room

Date

January 30, 2017

Author

none

Source

GGRAsia

Region


Subject

Macau

URL

http://www.ggrasia.com/macau-junket-cali-group-plans-legend-palace-vip-room/

Macau junket operator Cali Group plans to run a VIP gambling room at the city’s freshly-constructed Legend Palace Hotel, subject to the necessary Macau government approvals for gaming at the property. “We are planning to run a VIP room in Legend Palace, and it is going to feature our brand ‘Cali’,” said Lei Kit Meng have.