Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Tag: Nevada

Marker Trax cashless casino markers see success at Ellis Island Casino, Hotel and Brewery

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Konami Gaming’s Synkros casino management has underpinned a successful field trial of Marker Trax cashless casino slot markers at Ellis Island Casino, Hotel and Brewery in Las Vegas.

Hard Rock International: “We look forward to the opportunity of enhancing our presence in Las Vegas”

Hard Rock trademarks purchased
Hard Rock International has purchased all rights to the Hard Rock brand and related trademarks in Las Vegas from Juniper Capital.

Nevada re-opens casinos

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Following a 78-day shutdown, the Silver State’s casinos were once again able to open their doors at the start of June. Commentators suggest that visitation will initially be led by the local market and motorists from neighbouring states.

Gary Platt donates face masks to Reno medical center

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Reno-based Gary Platt Manufacturing is using its factory to create face masks and has donated a generous supply to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nevada.

Nevada casinos closed until 30 April

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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.

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.

Nevada Gaming Control Board releases draft of new anti-sexual harassment guidelines

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The Nevada Gaming Control Board has proposed that the state’s licensees utilise a 16-point checklist to ensure their anti-sexual harassment policies are adequate. Nevada's Gaming Control Board (NGCB) has published a draft of new regulations to be used as a benchmark for licensees in drafting their anti-sexual harassment policies. Th proposed minimum standards checklist, detailing 16 elements which would help illustrate...

Marnell casinos sale creates Golden corridor on Nevada riverside

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Golden Entertainment has announced it will purchase two Nevada hotel and casino resorts from Marnell Gaming for between $168 and $190m. The Edgewater Hotel and Casino Resort and the Colorado Belle Hotel and Casino Resort both border the operator’s Aquarius Casino Resort, in the Clark County town of Laughlin. “ provides us with an exciting opportunity to expand our portfolio to...

No gambling while high on marijuana, say Nevada officials

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The Nevada Gaming Commission has tweaked its regulations for dealing with gamblers who may be high on marijuana. Local news reports said the commission has voted to clarify the rules and explain to casinos that they are not allowed to let visibly impaired people gamble - this includes customers who are under the influence of alcohol, marijuana or other substances. Commission...

Non-gaming activities boost Nevada revenues

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Statistics compiled in the annual Gambling Abstract report show that Nevada’s largest casinos have at last turned the corner to profitability, but surprisingly not solely through growth in gaming.   They generated $1.6bn against total revenue of $26.2bn over the year ended June 30 2017, with the lion’s share of that income driven by rooms, food, beverage and other elements of...

State senator to be first woman to chair Nevada Gaming Control Board

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Nevada governor Brian Sandoval has chosen Republican state senator Becky Harris as the new chairwoman of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, the first woman to occupy the post.   Harris replaces former Chairman A.G. Burnett, who left the board on 22 December to work as an attorney for McDonald Carano in Reno. “Becky has served her community as an elected official and...

Konami’s Fortune Cup races ahead in North America

Konami Markets Fortune Cup North America
The new multi-station mechanical horse racing game, Fortune Cup, advances to broad roll-out following successful pilots in the field and North American Expansion.   Konami Gaming, Inc. announced the market release of its Fortune Cup™ mechanical horse racing game, bringing modern technology improvements to a high-demand gaming format enjoyed by generations. The game features a 9-foot wide mechanical track with eight horses...

Nevada goes to pot in the face of regulatory grey areas

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In September, the governor of Nevada Brian Sandoval signed an executive order directing the state’s Gaming Policy Committee to discuss and recommend policy on how casinos should work with marijuana businesses.   “Gaming regulators have been clear on the prohibition of marijuana consumption on licensed gaming properties, but there are additional policy considerations such as industry events and business relationships that...

Governor Sandoval to headline Howard Hughes event for Aristocrat campus

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Governor of Nevada, Brian Sandoval, has been confirmed as the headliner for the Howard Hughes Corporation’s ceremony marking the Aristocrat campus.   The Howard Hughes Corporation® will host a special ceremony headlined by Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval to mark the beginning of construction on an 180,000-square-foot build-to-suit campus in the Summerlin® community for Aristocrat Technologies, Inc. Alongside Governor Sandoval at the Howard...

Lucky Dragon gears up for opening on December 3

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Las Vegas’ latest boutique casino will welcome customers before the year is out, with the property’s COO Dave Jacoby claiming it will be the “preferred destination” for Asian visitors.   The developer behind the Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas has announced that the property will open on December 3. The Asian-themed resort, which is located just off the Strip...

Extra weekend in July helps Nevada gaming win top $1bn

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Five full weekends in July, including a three-day Independence Day holiday weekend, helped Nevada casinos to win $1bn (€897m) during the month, a 10 percent increase compared to July 2015.   In the first billion dollar month since May 2015, The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority also reported the city had the best July visitor volume on record, with 3.8...

Nevada legislators consider permitting wagering on eSports

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As Nevada State governors scratch their heads over how to attract a younger crowd to Las Vegas’ flagging casinos, legislators are turning towards the eSports industry for answers.   Casinos in Nevada could soon begin taking bets on eSports after regulators considered proposals to make the state’s gaming establishments more popular with millennials. Members of the state’s newly established Gaming Policy Committee...

Konami wins National Association of Industrial and Office Properties award

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Konami Gaming has been awarded the 2016 National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) Southern Nevada Spotlight Award for Sustainable/Green building, in recognition of the recently-completed expansion of its Las Vegas headquarters. This annual honour recognises one regional commercial building project that exemplifies sustainable principles as a driving force behind development. Konami’s expanded facility more than doubled its original 160,000sq.ft...

Golden Entertainment selects Konami’s Synkros casino management system

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Konami’s Synkros system has replaced existing systems at three Pahrump casino locations – launching new loyalty programme, marketing and reporting solutions. Konami Gaming has announced that its Synkros casino management system has been selected by Golden Entertainment to replace existing systems at its three casino properties in Pahrump, Nevada. Pahrump Nugget Hotel and Casino, Gold Town Casino and Lakeside Casino and RV...

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