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Revenues dip at MGM's Massachusetts casino in 2nd month open

Nov. 15, 2018 2:21 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Gambling revenues at MGM Springfield have dropped in the second full month of operation at Massachusetts' first resort casino. The state Gaming Commission reported Thursday the casino near Connecticut generated $22 million revenues from gambling, down 18.5 percent from $27 million in...

Sprinkler extinguishes fire in Vegas hotel's ice cream shop

Nov. 15, 2018 9:37 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities in Las Vegas say an automatic fire sprinkler immediately extinguished a fire in a display cooler of the ice cream shop of a downtown hotel and casino. The Fire Department says the incident early Thursday morning was contained to the shop on the second floor of the California...

Connecticut casinos see revenue dip amid MGM competition

Nov. 14, 2018 7:17 PM EST

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) — The Foxwoods Resort Casino is reporting a 10 percent decline in slot-machine revenue for October as it feels effects of competition including the new MGM Springfield casino across the state line in western Massachusetts. The $34.4 million it kept in slots revenue after paying out...

Cleveland Cavaliers owner selling Detroit casino in $1B deal

Nov. 14, 2018 2:52 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Businessman and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has reached a $1 billion agreement to sell the Greektown Casino-Hotel in downtown Detroit, one of the city's three casinos, companies involved in the deal announced Wednesday. The move marks the latest in billions of dollars in...

Tribal Council re-elects chairman for fourth term

Nov. 5, 2018 12:05 PM EST

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) — The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council has voted to re-elect Rodney Butler to serve as its chairman for a fourth consecutive three-year term. Daniel Menihan was re-elected for a second term on the council, and former Vice Chairman Richard Sebastian also won a council seat Sunday....

Biden rallies union for Democrats in tight Nevada races

Oct. 20, 2018 7:29 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke of working class struggles and said President Donald Trump is shredding American values as the Democrat rallied union members in Las Vegas to support Jacky Rosen and other Nevada Democrats. Rosen, a freshman congresswoman from the Las Vegas-area, is...

Panel rejects MGM's request to centralize shooting lawsuits

Oct. 3, 2018 5:27 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A panel of federal judges on Wednesday denied a request from casino operator MGM Resorts International to centralize 13 lawsuits stemming from last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas. The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation in a written order said centralizing the cases would not be...

100 days in, Atlantic City's reopened casinos looking good

Oct. 3, 2018 1:28 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — One has Elvis Presley's Rolls Royce, the costumes the Beatles wore onstage, and the management know-how and money of one of the world's largest and most successful hospitality companies — even as it replaces its boss. The other has a successful sports betting facility, a...

3rd deal to sell shuttered Atlantic City casino fails

Sep. 27, 2018 4:24 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Not even the third time was the charm for the former Atlantic Club casino in Atlantic City, which on Thursday saw the third attempt to sell it fall through in as many years. The latest involved a bid by Stockton University to buy the casino property as part of its new Atlantic...