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Tribal casinos in Las Vegas seen reaching a milestone moment

May. 12, 2021 12:26 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The purchase by a California-based Native American tribe of a casino resort just off the Las Vegas Strip is being seen a milestone in the evolution of Indian casino ownership in city at the center of U.S. gambling. “Who doesn’t want to be in Las...

US casinos match best quarter ever; post-COVID hopes rise

May. 11, 2021 17:25 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — America's commercial casinos matched their best quarter ever in the first three months of this year, as customers continued returning amid the COVID-19 pandemic and internet and sports betting money helped boost revenue numbers. Figures...

Parking fees returning at MGM Resorts hotels on Vegas Strip

May. 11, 2021 15:33 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — One big casino operator says it'll begin charging parking fees again at events and its Las Vegas Strip resorts. The move by MGM Resorts International marks the end of free parking that lingered after pandemic-related casino shutdowns. ...

Signs of optimism as NYC sees rise in tourism, bit by bit

May. 11, 2021 08:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The once-deserted steps outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art are filling up with visitors again. Hotel lobbies are losing their desolate feel. Downtown, people are back to taking selfies with the Charging Bull statue near Wall Street. ...

New Vegas resort passes 1st Nevada regulatory license review

May. 06, 2021 16:21 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — State gambling regulators are recommending license approval for the owners of one of the biggest casino projects ever on the Las Vegas Strip ahead of its announced opening June 24. Nevada Gaming Control Board Chairman Brin Gibson on Wednesday ended a...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

May. 05, 2021 14:20 PM EDT

Bowling Green Daily News. May 4, 2021. Editorial: Wigwam Village project aims to preserve quirky slice of local history Preservation of historic locations and notable landmarks that give southcentral Kentucky its unique character is an important...

Sen. Rosen, head of new tourism panel, visits Vegas Strip

May. 04, 2021 20:21 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A year after the coronavirus pandemic hobbled tourist-dependent Nevada and pushed its unemployment rate to about 30%, things feel like they're starting to turn around, U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen said Tuesday. Rosen, a Nevada Democrat, toured the New...

California tribe to buy Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas

May. 04, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A California tribe announced Tuesday that it is buying the Palms Casino Resort off the Las Vegas Strip. The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is expected to acquire the 700-room Palms for $650 million from Red Rock Resorts later this year, the Las...

Despite virus, Atlantic City casinos reinvesting millions

May. 03, 2021 14:22 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — With COVID-19 restrictions limiting how many people can gamble inside, and revenue and profits plunging, this might not sound like the best time for Atlantic City’s casinos to be spending big on renovations. And yet they are, looking to a...

Help Wanted: In pandemic, worry about finding summer workers

Apr. 26, 2021 01:15 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The owner of seafood restaurants on Cape Cod has eliminated lunch service and delayed the opening of some locations because his summertime influx of foreign workers hasn’t arrived yet. More than a thousand miles away, a Jamaican couple is fretting about...