Thursday, September 24, 2020

Tag: Las Vegas

Resorts World Las Vegas remains on track for 2021 debut

Resorts World Las Vegas
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, construction work on Resorts World Las Vegas continues apace, with the property’s management announcing a new partnership with AEG Presents for a 5,000-capacity theatre in July.

Derek Stevens’ Circa to open casino in October

Derek Stevens Circa Las Vegas development
Las Vegas’ first brand new resort in four years will open its casino and sports book in October, while the hotel portion of the Circa development has now begun accepting reservations and will open in late December.

1xBet nominated at prestigious Global Gaming Awards

1xBet shortlisted award
1xBet has been shortlisted at the prestigious Global Gaming Awards in the “Digital Product of the Year” category. The bookmaker was honoured with this recognition for its development of 1xGames.

Steve Gallaway: Regional and tribal casinos to lead US industry recovery

Steve Gallaway Global Market Advisers casinos reopening
As casinos across the US start to resume operations, Steve Gallaway, managing partner at Global Market Advisers, discusses what form recovery may take and looks at some of the challenges facing operators.

Sin City prepares to put safety over style

Sin City Las Vegas lockdown reopening health and safety
Once lockdown is lifted Las Vegas may look a little different, with operators up and down the strip preparing for an overhaul of health and safety measures in light of the global pandemic and increased expectations from customers

Las Vegas operators plan for reopening

Las Vegas strip
While debate continues over exactly when Nevada’s casino resorts will be able to open their doors once again, in the meantime, a number of major operators including Wynn, Sands, MGM and Caesars are in the process of putting in place new operating procedures and setting out social distancing measures.

Penn National finalises sale of Tropicana Las Vegas

Penn National completes sale of Tropicana Las vegas
Penn National has sold the Tropicana Las Vegas to Gaming and Leisure Properties for $307.5m in rent credits. The Pennsylvania-based real estate..

Two Las Vegas casinos fall victim to ransomware hack

Four Queens casino computer systems ransomware attack
Two Las Vegas venues operated by TLC Casino Enterprises were reportedly the victim of a ransomware attack on 27 February, with slot machines across both venues inactive for six days.

Nevada casinos closed until 30 April

Las Vegas Nevada casino closed
Despite gaming companies stocks hitting annual lows in the wake of the announcement, Nevada’s casino operators are positioned to ride out the shutdown, analysts suggest.

Derelict SkyVue site up for auction without asking price

SkyVue observation wheel Las Vegas auction
The parcel of Las Vegas Boulevard land containing the abandoned SkyVue observation wheel project is once more up for sale, with brokerage firm Keen-Summit Capital Partners confirming the 38.5 acre site will be sold as part of a bankruptcy auction on 19 May.

Aria bucks the trend with poker success

Aria Resort Nevada
While many Nevada poker rooms have shut down over the last decade, Aria Resort and Casino has doubled down on the game, opening a second poker venue in 2018.

Suzohapp presents new products, leadership and website at G2E

Suzohapp new products G2E
It was a packed G2E for Suzohapp, with the company highlighting its E-PRL line of electronic programmable locks, Dynamic Panel Systems, and edge-lit LCD..

Patir: Sales are growing from coast to coast

Patir sales G2E growing
Patir’s VP of sales and marketing US, Jim Keranen, reports that the company celebrated another successful edition of G2E, with its American Line of chairs..

Following a strong G2E showing EGT Multiplayer gears up for a successful 2020

G2E Egt multiplayer successful 2020
Casino Review caught up with Borislav Marinov, director of sales and marketing at EGT Multiplayer, who reports that the company’s brand new S32/55..

MGM looking to sell further Las Vegas properties

MGM sell property Las Vegas
MGM Resorts International saw a quarterly loss due in part to an impairment charge related to its sale of the Circus Circus, while the company is..

Circus Circus Las Vegas Purchased by Phil Ruffin

circus circus ruffin
Casino mogul Phil Ruffin has acquired the Circus Circus Las Vegas hotel property from MGM Resorts International. Circus Circus Las Vegas, an MGM Resorts International property, has been acquired by renowned Las Vegas-based casino mogul and businessman, Phil Ruffin. Ruffin purchased the hotel property along with its 37 adjacent acres for $825m, paid with $662.5m in cash and $162.5m senior notes...

Aruze to debut Muso Curve-43 Hybrid cabinet in Las Vegas

Aruze G2E Muso Curve-43 Hybrid
At G2E 2019, Aruze will display its continued commitment to providing the best products and configurations to meet the ever-changing needs of today’s casino floor.

Merkur Gaming brings big bonus features to G2E

Merkur Gaming G2E
Merkur Gaming will debut its new linked progressive jackpot Treasure Link at this year’s G2E Las Vegas, while the company will also spotlight its Rapid..

No stopping Las Vegas

GBGC founder and CEO Warwick Bartlett suggests that Las Vegas’ continuing growth as a conference and exhibition city is being supported by a strong US..

Breast in show: OYO buys Hooters Casino Hotel

OYO Hooters Casino Hotel
OYO and Hooters look set to be a match made in heaven, Sheldon Adelson eyes Japanese capital, while commentators have questioned whether Thomas..

Aruze Gaming to spotlight latest cabinets and ETG solutions at G2E

Aruze Gaming ETG G2E ETG solutions
Two new cabinets - the Muso Triple 27 and Muso Curve - will lead Aruze Gaming America’s presentation at this year’s G2E, while the company will also..

Hard Rock Las Vegas to close fully from February 2020

Hard Rock Las Vegas
Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas is set to close for the majority of 2020 from February onwards, during a $200m renovation project to relaunch the resort as..

It can-can be saved: Moulin Rouge forms centre of $1.6bn development

Moulin Rouge development
Moulin Rouge Casino, the first desegregated casino and hotel in Las Vegas, is to be saved from becoming a Clark County government office after..

Las Vegas airport can take 10m more visitors, officials say

las vegas airport
The Las Vegas McCarran International Airport is capable of dealing with 10m more visitors per year, according to aviation officials. The primary Las Vegas airport, McCarran International has the ability to welcome an additional 10m passengers per year to the city - should infrastructure be ready for it. Rosemary Vassiliadis, director of the Clark County Department of Aviation made the claim...

SLS Las Vegas could be renamed Sahara Hotel and Casino

SLS Las Vegas rebranding Sahara
Meruelo Group is pulling the Sahara Hotel and Casino brand out of mothballs as part of the company’s efforts to revitalise SLS Las Vegas.

Lucky for summer: Shuttered Lucky Dragon set for July reopening

Lucky Dragon Las Vegas
The new owner of the ill-fated Las Vegas venture Lucky Dragon has claimed the property’s nine-storey, 203-room hotel tower will reopen before mid-July..

Tony Rodio takes the reins at Caesars Entertainment

Caesars Entertainment Tony Rodio takes reins
The Las Vegas-based company has appointed veteran gaming executive Tony Rodio as its new CEO, while its board has formed a committee to look at the..

New owner finally gets teeth into unfortunate Lucky Dragon

Lucky Dragon Don Ahern purchase
The Lucky Dragon Casino, Las Vegas, has finally found a new owner, after the shuttered venue was purchased for $36m by Ahern Rentals CEO Don Ahern, despite

Merkur Gaming sun set to shine in San Diego

Merkur Gaming, San Diego, las vegas, Sunshine Games
Merkur Gaming will be showcasing a new games range developed by its Las Vegas-based design studio, Sunshine Games, at the Indian Gaming Tradeshow and Convention this April explains David Orrick, Director of Industry Relations. Casino Review: What will be some of the product highlights on your stand at the Indian Gaming Tradeshow and Convention 2019 David Orrick: The Games! First, last...

Lagos to become Las Vegas of Africa

Lagos, Global Gaming, Las Vegas, Africa
Global Gaming Africa has announced plans to co-host the maiden Lagos International Poker Tournament as part of an initiative to establish the city as the Las Vegas of Africa. To be held in the third quarter of this year the event will be a showpiece event for Nigeria, a region often overlooked on the world poker circuit. “It has been endorsed...