|The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority announced that the city's visitation
grew to 39.2 million in 2007, marking the fourth consecutive year it set a new
In what may be a harbinger for 2008, casino revenue sank 10 percent in January to $355
million, according to figures released last week by the New Jersey Casino Control
Illinois casino losses were Missouri casino gains in January after a statewide
smoking ban in Illinois sent gamblers to neighboring states.
Wynn Las Vegas is attemtping to prevent a voter initiative that would roll back the resort's tip sharing policy from reaching the ballot in November.
While workers readied the Monte Carlo for its return to business, MGM Mirage officials
said that damage at the 3,000-room Strip resort from a rooftop fire three weeks ago
will total just under $100 million.
Airbus says that a fully-fitted casino on the world's biggest airliner could be delivered as early as 2012.
China's red-hot gaming destination raked in $10.4 billion in winnings in 2007,
virtually matching the 2006 take for Clark County, the Nevada jurisdiction that
includes Las Vegas and surrounding areas.