Las Vegas Archive

According to case documents filed in the Clark County District Court on Monday, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is suing Evander Kane for $500,000. The Vegas casino alleges that, in mid April 2019, the professional hockey player applied for and was granted eight cash credits. The amounts varied, ranging in value from $20,000 to...
It would certainly seem that the true Las Vegas gambling bosses – those filling seats of the Nevada Gaming Control Board – are not among Wynn's supporters. In fact, the NGCB is doing everything they can to ensure Mr. Wynn never works in the Nevada gambling industry again....
With roots dating back half a century, MGM has become one of the most respected members of the global gaming market. Many accolades have come their way over the years, but perhaps none so honorable as their latest endowment. The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) has recognized MGM Resorts for its impressive efforts...
The Strip isn't all about feathered showgirls and Magic Mike strip teases, although they are some of the most popular and culturally iconic shows in Sin City. There's much more to see than perfectly tanned, sinuously muscular skin. While I don't discourage you from witnessing those classics, Vegas is bringing the best of...
I'm referring, of course, to the annual World Series of Poker that takes place every summer at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino. In case your head has been resting comfortably beneath a rock these last few weeks, you probably know that the 2019 WSOP has been underway for more than a week...
If you have aspirations of becoming a pit boss – maybe you're already a dealer and want to know what it takes to move up the ladder – you've come to the right place. Today we're going to discuss what it takes to be a casino pit boss...
Is Las Vegas coming to Canada? Proposal submitted to build $5.1 billion MGM Resort Casino in Calgary, AB. The grand city of Calgary, Alberta is in need of cash, and MGM Resorts International has it to spare. The Las Vegas corporation is willing to hand over hundreds of millions in exchange for the city’s...
The tremors are being felt from the provincial to federal level, but until the government stops twiddling its thumbs and starts scripting legislation, we will continue to be a nation that turns to offshore online and mobile sports betting operations to get our fix....
The Wheel of Fortune jackpot pays out twice in Nevada, but not at Las Vegas casinos. There are few slot machines more famous than the Wheel of Fortune progressive by IGT; none on land, at least. It is the cornerstone of the largest slots series in the business, featuring the highest progressive jackpot seed...
Corporate greed puts end to freebies in Las Vegas casinos. If you’re a part of the so-called Millennial generation, you probably have no idea how cheap Vegas casinos once were. For the rest of you who are old enough to remember the days before the recession of the early 1990s, you may remember a...