Saturday, May 26, 2018

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 ...

South Point owner Michael Gaughan still going strong in Las Vegas

Casinos & Gaming – Las Vegas Review-Journal
South Point owner Michael Gaughan still going strong in Las Vegas

South Point owner Michael Gaughan is one of the few remaining “old-school” (as industry followers call him) Las Vegas casino operators.

Top casino CEOs in Nevada earn more than $110M

Casinos & Gaming – Las Vegas Review-Journal
Top casino CEOs in Nevada earn more than $110M

The chief executive officers of Nevada’s six largest casino operators combined earned more than $110 million in total compensation last year, according to Equilar.

A Las Vegas strike would have a far-reaching effect, experts say

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
A Las Vegas strike would have a far-reaching effect, experts say
What happens in Las Vegas could have a ripple effect across the country if 50,000 casino-hotel workers employed at more than 30 of the city's resorts go on strike at any time starting next week. If members of the union that includes ...

Friday, May 25, 2018

Cherry CEO detained for suspected insider trading

Gambling Insider
Cherry CEO detained for suspected insider trading
Cherry AB has terminated the employment of Anders Holmgren as the company's CEO and President, following his detention by authorities in Sweden on reasonable grounds suspected for severe insider trading

Malta Gaming Authority to launch unified self-exclusion system

Casino City Times
Malta Gaming Authority to launch unified self-exclusion system
The MGA is set to embark on another ambitious project which will lead to the implementation of a unified self-exclusion system for all its remote gaming licenses.

The Happy Together Tour returns to IP Resort Casino and Spa

Casino City Times
The Happy Together Tour returns to IP Resort Casino and Spa
The tour features six headline artists with more than 50 Billboard hits among them, and includes The Turtles; The Association; Chuck Negron, formerly of Three Dog Night; Gary Puckett & The Union Gap; The Cowsills; and Mark Lindsay.