|Gov. Jim Gibbons says he may support a deal that would result in higher room taxes rather than increased casino
taxes, but only if Nevadans backed the idea in an advisory ballot question.
A Louisiana man was on his way home from car shopping when he decided to stop at the
Hollywood Casino Bay St. Louis and play the 'Ticket to Drive' nickel machine. Twenty dollars later he was
the new owner of a red Ford Mustang convertible.
MGM Mirage reported that its first-quarter earnings
at its Macau venue were sagging and it needed to increase its marketing in mainland China.
Bodines, the new 30,000-square-foot casino that features 250 slot and video poker machines, a restaurant,
sports book, two bars and more than 100 employees, opened its doors last week at the corner of South
Carson Street and Old Clear Creek Road.
Isle of Capri Casinos reopened its property in Natchez, Mississippi on Monday
following a two-week closure due to Mississippi River flooding.
Groundbreaking for Pinnacle Entertainment's $1.5-billion Atlantic City megaresort will start no earlier than 2010, according to Pinnacle chairman Dan Lee.
The Tropicana Casino and Resort said last week that the bankruptcy filing by its former owner will not
affect its operations or jeopardize the sale of the property.
General Assembly overrides governor's veto to allow gambling all day (and night) on weekends and holidays at Twin River in Lincoln and Newport Grand.
Service industry workers in Las Vegas who earn tip income have seen their take-home pay drop substantially
because customers aren't spending as much on food and drinks.