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Man held in killing at Vegas Strip resort has prison history

Aug. 05, 2022 17:22 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man arrested early Friday in the killing of one person and wounding of two others during a family argument in a Las Vegas Strip hotel room has a criminal history including felony convictions dating to 1987 and served several years in Nevada state prisons, records show. ...

Clorox, Hostess fall; MGM, Cigna rise

Aug. 04, 2022 16:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: Bookings Holdings Inc., down $19.23 to $1,947.25. The online travel site said that the pace of bookings slowed in July. Clorox Co., down $6.81 to $137.76. ...

Atlantic City's Joe Lupo to run Mirage casino for Hard Rock

Aug. 03, 2022 08:58 AM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Joe Lupo, who has helped two of Atlantic City's most successful casinos thrive through years of market turbulence, will run the Mirage Hotel & Casino once Hard Rock buys the Las Vegas property from MGM Resorts International, his company said Wednesday. ...

'Las Vegas of Asia' tells casinos to grow beyond gambling

Jul. 11, 2022 02:58 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Losing money due to COVID, the American casino giants that helped make Macao the “Las Vegas of Asia” face a fresh challenge: The tiny Chinese territory wants them to help reduce its reliance on gambling by paying to build theme parks and other attractions. The...

'Historic' Atlantic City casino pacts 'good for everyone'

Jul. 01, 2022 15:00 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's largest casino employer said Friday a new contract it reached with the city's main employee union provides for “historic” raises. And the parent company of the city's top-performing casino said the pact is “a good agreement for...

Last-minute deal averts casino strike in Atlantic City

Jun. 30, 2022 23:48 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The main union for Atlantic City casino workers reached agreements on new contracts with four casinos on Thursday, providing for what one its president called “the best contract we've ever had” and labor peace that will avoid a strike on Fourth of July weekend, one...

Talks continue as Atlantic City casino strike deadlines loom

Jun. 29, 2022 14:17 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Union negotiators were meeting Wednesday with management of three Atlantic City casinos in an attempt to reach a new contract and avoid a threatened Friday strike. Local 54 of the Unite Here union was in talks with representatives of Caesars...

Big 12 picks Roc Nation's Brett Yormark as next commissioner

Jun. 29, 2022 11:44 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Brett Yormark, an executive with Jay-Z's Roc Nation and former CEO of the Brooklyn Nets, was named Big 12 commissioner Wednesday, another unconventional hire by a major conference amid the rapidly changing landscape of college athletics. Yormark is taking over for Bob...

Signs, strike pay signup as union readies for casino walkout

Jun. 28, 2022 15:22 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — As their leaders negotiated with management Tuesday, Atlantic City casino workers prepared for the possibility that those talks would fail and that the union would go out on strike Friday morning. Local 54 of the Unite Here union was to negotiate with...

Union: Strike could cost 4 Atlantic City casinos $2.6M a day

Jun. 24, 2022 13:21 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A week before it could walk out on strike against numerous Atlantic City casinos, the resort's main casino workers union warned that a strike could cost four casinos a total of $2.6 million a day in losses. Local 54 of the Unite Here union issued a report...