Saturday, July 21, 2018

About 2K temporary employees worked WSOP in Las Vegas

Casinos & Gaming – Las Vegas Review-Journal
About 2K temporary employees worked WSOP in Las Vegas

Some of the employees are part-time workers at Nevada casinos. A few are from outside the industry, like local teachers seeking to make money during their long summer vacation. But for others, tournaments are their livelihood.

Poker’s Chris Moorman says move to Las Vegas good for his game

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
Poker’s Chris Moorman says move to Las Vegas good for his game
Chris Moorman, a native of England, cut his poker teeth on the online sites Poker Stars, Full Tilt and 888poker before competing in the World Series of Poker. With more than $15 million in online earnings, he holds the record for ...

Japan allows casinos, Las Vegas-based operators ready to act

Casinos & Gaming – Las Vegas Review-Journal
Japan allows casinos, Las Vegas-based operators ready to act

Japan’s parliament on Friday passed a long-awaited law allowing up to three casino resorts in the wealthy island nation, setting off the next round of intense lobbying by Las Vegas-based operators for a piece of the action.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Menopause: The Musical at Harrah's Las Vegas celebrates 5,000th performance

Casino City Times
Menopause: The Musical at Harrah's Las Vegas celebrates 5,000th performance
The landmark show was welcomed by Las Vegas celebrities and VIPs who walked the red carpet before the show, including The Bronx Wanderers, Katie Kenner (Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man), Tenors of Rock, cast members from The Miss Behave Gameshow and Clint Holmes.

Japan passes controversial law to allow casinos

Casinos & Gaming – Las Vegas Review-Journal
Japan passes controversial law to allow casinos

Japan’s parliament on Friday approved a contentious law allowing up to three casino resorts to open in this wealthy nation and possibly lure more foreign visitors.

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Louisiana gaming revenue up by 5 in June 2018

Gambling Insider
Louisiana gaming revenue up by 5 in June 2018
Last month, revenue at Louisiana’s gambling venues grew by 5% as revenue increases in Lake Charles and New Orleans casinos helped off-set a 15