Gambling industry

April 18, 2018 - 11:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Atlantic City's Hard Rock casino resort will open on June 28. The former Trump Taj Mahal casino is being rebranded as a Hard Rock property. It is one of two shuttered casinos due to reopen this summer, along with the former Revel casino, renamed the Ocean Resort Casino. Hard Rock's...
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FILE - In this March 28, 2018, file photo, Elaine Wynn, ex-wife of Steve Wynn, listens during a hearing in Las Vegas. A six-year boardroom battle involving the company founded by embattled former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn and his ex-wife has been settled on the brink of a trial in Nevada state court. A judge dismissed prospective jurors Monday, April 16, 2018, after attorneys told her the case had been dropped pending an undisclosed payment from Steve Wynn to Elaine Wynn. (AP Photo/John Locher)
April 16, 2018 - 8:15 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A six-year boardroom battle ended Monday with a settlement involving the Las Vegas company founded by embattled former casino mogul Steve Wynn and his ex-wife. A judge who was to begin seating a jury for a planned six-week trial in the town that Wynn helped build dismissed...
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April 16, 2018 - 10:43 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Internet poker players in three states will be able to face off against each other starting May 1, in a long-awaited expansion of online gambling. Two poker brands of Caesars Interactive Entertainment, WSOP.com and 888Poker.com, plan to go live on that date in New Jersey...
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FILE - In this March 16, 2010, file photo, financier Carl Icahn poses for photos upon arriving for the annual New York City Police Foundation Gala in New York. Icahn’s company has struck an approximately $1.85 billion deal that would fuse the gaming and hotel operations of Tropicana Entertainment to Eldorado Resorts Inc. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams, File)
April 16, 2018 - 9:58 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Carl Icahn's company struck an approximately $1.85 billion deal Monday that would fuse the gambling and hotel operations of Tropicana Entertainment to Eldorado Resorts Inc. The agreement includes the sale of Tropicana Entertainment Inc.'s real estate to Gaming and Leisure...
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April 02, 2018 - 1:29 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's former Revel casino is moving toward its reincarnation as the Ocean Resort Casino. The Boardwalk property said Monday it's affiliating with the Hyatt hotel chain. The announcement came on the sixth anniversary of the opening of Revel. Colorado developer...
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March 23, 2018 - 11:48 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Fifteen residents of Atlantic City are beginning new careers in the construction industry thanks to a program that sought out and trained inner-city talent for casino and university projects. The developers of the new Hard Rock casino and a local community group selected...
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March 21, 2018 - 1:29 pm
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Lottery Commission has replaced its "Luck Yeah!" ad campaign with "Win Time" over concerns that the original phrase sounded like profanity. WMUR-TV reports at least one state official, Republican Executive Councilor Russell Prescott, criticized the phrase last...
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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2015, file photo, odds are displayed on a screen at a sports book owned and operated by CG Technology in Las Vegas. More than a third of U.S. states are considering legalizing sports gambling if the Supreme Court overturns a federal law that has banned sports books in all but Nevada and three other states since 1992. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
March 20, 2018 - 2:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the Supreme Court poised to rule on a case that could end the federal ban on sports gambling, more than a third of U.S. states are considering legislation to get in on the action, and professional leagues and casino interests are lobbying against each other for the biggest...
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March 20, 2018 - 2:09 am
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March 19, 2018 - 4:34 pm
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