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"And right about now, the idea that casinos equal employment is in question in a way it hasn’t been for decades."

Growing in some places and crumbling in others, is gaming still a sure bet?

September 17th, 2014

"And right about now, the idea that casinos equal employment is in question in a way it hasn’t been for decades."

  • As We See It

    With the recent addition of Gary Frederick Young to Nevada’s “Black Book” for gambling-related fraud and cheating, here are a few things you should know ...

  • As We See It

    MGM's Gold Strike casino in Tunica, Miss., recently opened a nonsmoking area.

  • As We See It

    The Downtown Grand debuted it new craps-style game, Street Dice, last weekend.

  • Las Vegas

    The announcement arrived today in the form of a banner across the forthcoming resort’s website, where SBE Entertainment CEO Sam Nazarian posted a blog item ...

  • As We See It

    The Board recently signed an agreement to share information regarding cheating.

  • As We See It

    The Mouse House will no longer allow Marvel and Star Wars characters and themes to be used for slot machines.

  • News

    The opening comes six-and-a-half years after the closure of the Lady Luck, which was gutted by investor CIM Group and converted into the Downtown Grand.

  • Breaking News

    Caesars Entertainment’s online poker website, using the World Series of Poker brand, will launch Thursday morning, company officials said today.

  • Breaking News

    The High Roller’s towering wheel is complete. Under overcast skies, construction crews today installed the last section of the observation wheel on the Las Vegas ...

  • Breaking News

    Treasure Island wants build a three-story shopping center on the Las Vegas Strip. If approved by Clark County commissioners Wednesday, TI would have to eliminate ...

  • Gaming

    It’s 8 p.m. July 11, 2033. Hot and getting hotter. There’s a high of 117 outside McCarran International Airport, and you’re fighting the odd desire ...

  • NewsBusiness

    Clark County commissioners will weigh in on a pair of hot topics – University Medical Center and officer-involved shootings – at their regular meeting at ...

  • BusinessNews

    Anyone who has parked in a casino garage has probably seen them: thousands of dirty shoe prints stamped onto garage ceilings and support beams. Almost ...

  • Business

    They used math to beat casinos for a living. Their exploits have been immortalized on the silver screen — in films like "21" — and ...

  • Business

    It’s a question that’s loomed over the gambling industry since Internet gaming became a reality: In a battle between brick-and-mortar casinos and online casinos, who ...

  • Las Vegas

    The Terrible’s cowboy is taking the next horse and buggy right outta town. The Affinity Gaming casino has a new name: The Silver Sevens Hotel ...

  • Gaming

    Baccarat players have a new pit to play in. The Golden Nugget has opened a baccarat pit downtown, located just past the casino’s Rush Tower ...

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  • Dining

    Drop that baster! Make a reservation this Turkey Day.

  • Weekly Q&A

    "We’re always helping other people’s dreams come true, but we never had a chance to do any work on our own place."

  • MirageSteve WynnLas Vegas Strip

    Here’s a chilling thought, courtesy of the man who made it all possible: “Ask yourself, if there was no Mirage on the Strip, what would’ve ...

  • Fine Art

    "It's time to refresh the project, look at options of location and ensure that our communication about the project is more clear than it has ...

  • A&E

    Face-melting Turkey Day meals, carols with Liberace and a drive to the North Pole (Experience)—it's time to shake your holiday season up!

  • Incidental Tourist

    Annual checkup: The Downtown hotel and casino celebrated its one-year anniversary late last month.

  • MirageFeaturedLas Vegas Strip

    If you were there for the opening of the Mirage 25 years ago, Folk was probably the first person you met.

  • Dining

    Start with potato pancakes and save room for the rouladen.

  • Dining

    If you thought last year's Grand Banquet was amazing, wait until you see the sequel.

  • Reviews

    The Downtown stalwart has new owners, a new look and an exciting new Mexican menu.

  • As We See It

    Even professional exhibiting artists have sat down at the space, creating works that eventually went into gallery shows.

  • As We See It

    The race packed 23 obstacles in a punishing 5-mile loop that runners completed over and over again for 24 hours straight.

  • Nightlife

    A trio of seasonal sips at the hotel's crystal cocoon.

  • Hot Spots

    Also, a Rebel Pride edition of GBDC and Adore Delano at Piranha.

  • As We See It

    And the chicken fried steak tastes just as good.

  • Dining

    If you’re going to consume the acclaimed Alba white truffles, you should go all out. And November is the time.

  • Recipes

    Borrow these eclectic dishes to add something different to your turkey-day table.