Category: Money

Tilman Fertitta invests in Caesars after merger failure

February 19, 2019

The Golden Nugget owner grabs a piece of the Caesars action If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. Tilman Fertitta, the owner of the Golden Nugget casino brand and the Houston Rockets, had approached Caesars Entertainment a few months ago about a possible merger between the two gambling powerhouses. The move would have been a […]

Gateway Casinos property unionizes

February 18, 2019

The move comes only a month after the casino operator assumed control Less than a month after acquiring Chances Casino Kamloops in Canada, Gateway Casinos may be regretting the decision. The staff at the casino in Kamloops North Shore have taken a vote and have decided that they will unionize. The execs at Gateway must […]

Montana officer cleared in casino shooting

February 15, 2019

The shooting occurred at Lucky Lil’s last April Last April, Shawn Michael Hubbard walked into the Lucky Lil’s Casino in Billings, MT with a firearm. A Montana police officer, Sergeant Bret Becker, confronted the 44-year-old and a showdown ensued, with the officer ordering the man several times to drop his weapon. When the situation escalated, […]

Cosmetics company tied to Canadian casino money laundering

February 14, 2019

The money-laundering saga at Canadian casinos continues its drama The money-laundering scheme that allegedly went on for years at Canadian casinos continues to make headlines. Amid a series of botched investigations, failed prosecutions and evidence shredding, the investigation continues and a surprising company has now been thrown into the mix. Ritzy Product Co. Ltd., a […]

Illinois casino evacuated after bomb threat

February 13, 2019

Patrons of Hollywood Casino in Aurora were forced out for a few hours on Tuesday It was a regular day at the Hollywood Casino Aurora in Illinois yesterday afternoon until everything suddenly changed. At around 1:30 PM, employees and patrons were quickly asked to evacuate the casino after a bomb threat was delivered, resulting in […]

Sioux Falls police on the hunt for casino thief

February 12, 2019

The robbery took place this past Sunday night Police in Sioux Falls, South Dakota are looking for a thief. They’re probably looking for more than one, but this particular one robbed a casino this past Sunday and law enforcement is now working to unravel the crime and track down the assailant. According to police reports, […]

Osage Casino wraps up $160-million expansion

February 11, 2019

The last of four renovation phases has now drawn to a close The Osage Nation of Indians has wrapped up the fourth – and the last – phase of renovations of its Osage Casino. The venue, which first opened in 2005, has now undergone a $160-million expansion that began on November 17, 2016 and added […]

One suspect caught after Races and Aces casino heist

February 8, 2019

Another suspect is still on the loose That was quick. Only three days after the Races and Aces Casino in St. Martinsville, LA was robbed, one suspect is already in custody. The other is still on the run, but chances are good that he will be nabbed soon, especially as his accomplice has a lot […]

Binion’s to receive major upgrades

February 7, 2019

The Las Vegas icon will emerge bigger, better than ever Anyone who knows poker is familiar with the name Binion’s. The casino was the original home of the WSOP and has been a regular fixture of the Downtown Las Vegas landscape since it was opened by Jack Binion in 1951. Now, the casino is undergoing […]

Louisiana man sought for casino heist

February 6, 2019

The Races and Aces Casino was robbed Tuesday morning Police are on the hunt for a thief who attacked a St. Martinsville casino yesterday morning. At approximately 11:30 AM, officers responded to the Races and Aces Casino after receiving a call about an alleged armed robbery. While not much has been released so far, it […]

Canada’s Northland Park Casino turns off the lights for the last time

February 5, 2019

The casino began shuttering operations three months ago It’s the “end of an era” in Edmonton, Alberta. The Northlands Park and Casino has officially shut off the lights and locked the doors, three months after it began to cut back on its operations. This past Friday was the last day the venue was operational, but […]

Legendary Vegas bookie to oversee PA sportsbook

February 4, 2019

Jimmy Vaccaro is the new Director of Sports Relations for Rivers Casino Jimmy Vaccaro has been around Las Vegas almost as long as Vegas itself has been around. He is a seasoned sportsbook veteran who has been waiting his whole life to see sports gambling legalized across the country. Now, the industry stalwart is taking […]

Nevada employee-owned casino buys a racetrack

February 1, 2019

Eureka Casino Resort is the new owner of Seabrook Greyhound Park in New Hampshire Eureka Casino Resort is one of only two 100% employee-owned casino in the U.S. Located in Nevada, the property has survived while many others have failed and is now looking to expand its portfolio. It has announced the acquisition of Seabrook […]

SLS Las Vegas reveals latest upgrades

January 31, 2019

The casino is undergoing a $100-million facelift The SLS Las Vegas has revealed the latest changes to its ongoing facelift. The famous Vegas Strip property is undergoing $100 million in renovations that are scheduled to be completed within the next couple of years, with some of the new features to be ready before the end […]

Teen thief caught after robbing casino patron

January 30, 2019

The 17-year-old was nabbed after fleeing the Spotlight 29 Casino The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department was called to the Spotlight 29 Casino in Coachella, CA recently after an unidentified person was reportedly held up at gunpoint at around 3 AM. Deputies responded to the scene and it didn’t take long for them to spot the […]

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