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Caesars plans $47 million renovation of Reno's Silver Legacy

Jan. 18, 2021 2:39 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Caesars Entertainment has announced plans for another round of remodeling at one of its downtown Reno properties, a $47 million renovation at the 25-year-old Silver Legacy Resort Casino, the Reno Gazette Journal reported. The renovation expected to be completed by June involves the...

FILE- IN this Jan. 1, 2020 file photo, fireworks for New Year's Eve erupt over the Strip as viewed from the VooDoo Rooftop Nightclub & Lounge at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino on in Las Vegas. If ever a year's end seemed like cause for celebration, 2020 might be it. Yet the coronavirus scourge that dominated the year is also looming over New Year's festivities and forcing officials worldwide to tone them down. (L.E. Baskow/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)

Despite virus, thousands celebrate New Year's Eve in Vegas

Dec. 31, 2020 11:03 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of revelers were on the casino-lined Las Vegas Strip Thursday despite a plea from Nevada's governor that people reconsider their plans to go out and celebrate New Year's Eve amid the pandemic. While shopping, gambling, drinking yard-long frozen cocktails and gawking at the...

An official reads the temperature of a woman at the entrance to the Viejas Casino and Resort as it reopens Monday, May 18, 2020, in Alpine, Calif. The casino is one of several on tribal lands in Southern California set to reopen this week. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Some California tribal casinos ring in 2021 as virus spreads

Dec. 31, 2020 12:04 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — “We're open!” says Thunder Valley Resort Casino. Morongo Casino Resort & Spa declares, "Good Times are back!” Barona Resort Casino says, “We're open 24/7.” Splashy messages on websites and freeway signs for California's tribal casinos are a jarring...

Judge agrees to speed up challenge against planned casino

Dec. 15, 2020 10:53 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has agreed to expedite a lawsuit that could stop a tribe from building a casino in North Carolina outside the city of Charlotte. The Charlotte Observer reports that District of Columbia District Judge James Boasberg agreed to expedite the suit on Monday. The suit is...

Palazzo in Las Vegas to temporarily close hotel rooms

Dec. 8, 2020 3:09 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The owner of two casino resorts in Las Vegas has announced that it will temporarily prevent hotel booking at one of its resorts. The Las Vegas Sands Corporation said Monday that it would temporarily close all hotel rooms at The Palazzo. The hotel stopped accepting weekday reservations in...

Foxwoods partners with DraftKings despite no sports betting

Dec. 7, 2020 6:38 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — One of Connecticut's two tribal casinos on Monday announced a partnership with the sports betting company DraftKings, even though the state has still not enacted legislation that would legalize online gambling on sports. The DraftKings and Foxwoods Resort Casino, which is owned and...

Maine governor negative for virus after security team case

Dec. 5, 2020 5:19 PM EST

A look at coronavirus developments around New England: ___ MAINE Maine Gov. Janet Mills said Saturday she tested negative for the virus that causes COVID-19 after she was exposed through a member of her executive protection unit. In a statement distributed by her office, Mills, a Democrat, said Saturday her case...

In this July 1, 2020 photo, Steven Ford, a worker at Harrah's casino in Atlantic City, N.J., sprays slot machines with disinfectant as the casino prepared to reopen after 3 1/2 months of being shut down due to the coronavirus. On Nov. 23, 2020, New Jersey gambling regulators released figures showing Atlantic City's casinos saw their gross operating profits decline by 37% in the third quarter of 2020 as they reopened under restrictions designed to slow the spread of the virus. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

Atlantic City casino earnings fall 37% amid pandemic limits

Nov. 23, 2020 3:40 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's casinos saw their collective profits fall by more than 37% in the third quarter of this year as they reopened with capacity limits and costly measures designed to stem the coronavirus pandemic. In figures released Monday by the state Division of Gaming...