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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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  • As We See It

    One source said the cuts directly hit non-revenue-generating entities—the Learning Village, music programs and the Window at the Ogden.

  • As We See It

    “[J]ust like any startup,” Hsieh wrote, “[DTP] has gone through the same range of ups and downs that we went through at Zappos—just twice as ...

  • As We See It

    This is a collage of decadence, greed, and missing leadership.

  • As We See It

    The Dot-Vegas gods want you to think their crappy real estate is the next Fifth Avenue. ... It’s not Fifth Avenue. It’s Siberia.

  • Nightlife

    The Aria nightspot opened shortly after the resort in December 2009.

  • A&E

    He's got some pretty strong feelings about the ice bucket challenge, too.

  • Music

    Linkin Park, John Legend, The Deftones and ticket presale also included in Times Square announcement.

  • Lifestyle CultureFeatured

    It's about more than the cut. It's camaraderie, indulgence, relaxation and debate—and it leaves you thinking, damn, I look good.

  • As We See It

    "I figured we’d make something, and at worst it would be better than Project Runway."

  • Chef Talk

    The chef closed his landmark Fleur de Lys restaurant in San Francisco earlier this year.

  • As We See It

    Wynn's five-day Diamond Extravagance party package includes a first dance choreographed by Le Rêve performers and more.

  • Dining

    The team behind the Dragon Grille food truck specializes in Hawaiian-style chicken tenders.

  • Nightlife

    From hot buttered rum to apple ciders with a kick, the social space's hot drinks are the perfect hand warmers.

  • Arts & EntertainmentCaesars Palace

    Identical twin tap dancers Sean and John are now holding down the stage in Absinthe: "Tap dancing is a form of percussion, and I’m just ...

  • Music

    Debuting Smith Galtney's new pop-culture column, Cultural Attachment.

  • Reviews

    The popular LA burger joint and the new Asian concept from José Andrés are the most approachable eateries at the new Strip casino.

  • Nightlife

    Also, a beer fest at Cosmo and Artifice puts on a Pride Prom.

  • Cocktail

    The Downtown bar partnered with nearby O Face Doughnuts for the new dessert cocktail.

  • Dining News

    From Taste of the Nation to LuckyRice to Foodie Fest, get ready to get full this month.