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Caesars Entertainment Nearing $1 Billion Deal to Buy Two Indiana Racinos

Caesars Entertainment Indiana racetrack

Fresh out of bankruptcy, Caesars Entertainment is reportedly ready to go on a spending spree. The Nevada casino conglomerate is said to be in negotiations with Centaur Gaming to acquire its two Indiana racetrack casinos, Hoosier Park and Indiana Grand. The acquisitions, according to Bloomberg, are expected to cost Caesars more than $1 billion. Gaming…Read More

Wife of Pastor Who Allegedly Committed Three M Resort Robberies Worked at Casino

Lea Mercado Bolusan and Gregory Bolusan

Lea Mercado Bolusan, wife of alleged M Resort armed robber and local evangelist pastor Gregory Bolusan, listed herself as an M shift manager on her LinkedIn page. Now an anonymous source has told a local TV station in Las Vegas that Mrs. Bolusan worked in the casino resort’s cashier’s cage. No one at the M…Read More

Caesars LINQ Promenade Unveils Plans for First Zipline on Las Vegas Strip

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In keeping with Caesars President and CEO Mark Frissora’s promise to grow the casino conglomerate post-bankruptcy, the company announced plans to build the first zipline on the Las Vegas Strip. Fly LINQ will cost approximately $20 million and be constructed above the LINQ Promenade. Construction is expected in spring of 2018 with an anticipated completion…Read More

Gov. Christie Appoints New Casino Control Commission Chair, Atlantic County’s Dennis Levinson Not Surprised

Casino Control Commission Matthew Levinson

Matthew Levinson (R) has been ousted from the Casino Control Commission (CCC) after a little more than five years overseeing the agency responsible for licensing Atlantic City’s casinos and key employees. Governor Chris Christie (R) announced the appointment of current New Jersey Parole Board Chairman James Plousis (R) to the CCC role. Levinson was assigned…Read More

OJ Simpson Banned by Cosmopolitan on Las Vegas Strip, Sportsbooks Could Resume Parole Odds

OJ Simpson Cosmopolitan parole odds

OJ Simpson and a group of friends were removed from a bar inside the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas sometime around midnight Wednesday night or early Thursday morning. The casino resort did not say why security escorted Simpson off the premises, but those present posting photos of the incident on social media are fueling plenty of…Read More

Matthew Levinson Reportedly Out as New Jersey Casino Control Commission Chair

Matthew Levinson Casino Control Commission

Matthew Levinson, the chairman of the New Jersey Casino Control Commission (CCC) since 2012, reportedly won’t be reappointed to the position. That’s according to ROI, a business news source that covers New Jersey. Levinson’s five-year term was due for renewal in August, but there’s been an unexplained holdup. Founded in conjunction with New Jersey legalizing…Read More

Revel Atlantic City Reportedly Sold, Owner Glenn Straub Again Denies Rumors

Revel Atlantic City Glenn Straub

New month, new rumors surrounding Revel Atlantic City, the $2.4 billion Boardwalk casino resort that has sat vacant for over three years. The latest development comes from a notice made public by the Atlantic County Clerk’s Office that seems to hint that current owner Glenn Straub has finally found a buyer. A Notice of Real…Read More

Richard Branson Shopping for Resort Property in Las Vegas to Make Virgin Hotel

Richard Branson

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson owns everything from an airline and health clubs to a commercial spaceflight company and a small media empire. Now the eccentric billionaire has his sights on the hotel business in Las Vegas. This past week, Branson expressed interest in buying an existing casino-resort property and putting it under his brand,…Read More

Trump Plaza Set for Demolition in Atlantic City, Property Liquidation Underway

Trump Plaza demolition Carl Icahn

Trump Plaza is reportedly on the chopping block in Atlantic City, as Mayor Don Guardian (R) told the Press of Atlantic City this week that plans are in place to demolish the Boardwalk property formerly owned by President Donald Trump. Trump Plaza sits on some of the most prime real estate in all of Atlantic…Read More

Mystery Vegas Gambler Keeps Betting It All on World Series, Up to $14M Riding on Game 7

World Series betting victory

It’s Game 7 of the World Series, and everything is on the line. But forget the Dodgers and Astros players, for one mystery gambler in Las Vegas, this game could determine if a betting streak of historic proportions will pay out for the record books or ultimately end in a bust. Associated Press oddsmaker RJ…Read More

SLS Las Vegas Sale Price Tussle Means Final Deal Likely Delayed Until Q1 2018

SLS sale Q1 2018

Sales price haggling over the SLS Las Vegas may have pushed back the deal’s anticipated closing date, a spokesman for the transaction announced over the weekend. Negotiations between purchaser Alex Meruelo’s company and seller Stockbridge Capital Partners were expected to be finalized by September, but will now probably be delayed until at least early 2018. San…Read More

MGM Resorts Releases Audio of Jesus Campos Reporting ‘Shots Fired,’ Company Scrutinized for Potential Witness Tampering

MGM Resorts Jesus Campos shooting

MGM Resorts has finally released the audio recording of Mandalay Bay security guard Jesus Campos reporting that shots had been fired from the 32nd floor on the night of October 1, when Stephen Paddock killed 58 people attending the Route 91 Harvest country music festival below. The unarmed Campos was the first to arrive outside…Read More

Say ‘Hello’ to New Adele Las Vegas Residency Rumors

Adele Las Vegas residency Wynn

Adele is about to hit the jackpot in Las Vegas. That’s if, and it’s a big if, the rumors swirling that the English singer-songwriter is being courted by a major Strip casino conglomerate are true. According to The Sun, a tabloid that has the largest daily circulation of any newspaper in the United Kingdom, Wynn…Read More

Paddy Power Pegs Atlanta as Favorite for Amazon HQ2 Location

Amazon HQ2 Odds

With more than 200 proposed locations for Amazon’s second headquarters, there’s plenty of uncertainty over what city the company will choose. But according to Irish bookmaker Paddy Power, a clear favorite has emerged in the race, and they think the world’s largest Internet retailer has Georgia on its mind. Paddy Power has made Atlanta a…Read More

Steve Wynn Reportedly Assisted China in Deportation Effort, Hand Delivered Letter From Beijing to President Trump

Steve Wynn Donald Trump China letter

Casino billionaire Steve Wynn allegedly aided the Chinese government in trying to convince President Donald Trump to deport one of its citizens supposedly living in the United States. In an investigative report by The Wall Street Journal deemed “worthy of a spy thriller,” the media outlet claims Wynn became China’s messenger in relaying a letter…Read More