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Booing at Bingo

Fiona Finn | Posted 09.21.2014 | Money
Fiona Finn

Yesterday my twenty-four year old son sent me a message via Facebook about a local woman who won over $976,000 on a casino slot machine.

Another Major Hit For Atlantic City

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 09.11.2014 | Business

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's crumbling casino market disintegrated even further Saturday as the owners of the Trump Plaza casino said ...

Don't Ask Sheldon Adelson for a Job

Betty Liu | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Betty Liu

Recently, I went to visit casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson in Hangover City. I mean, Las Vegas. His folks invited us out to hear him speak at the Uni...

Casinos for Seniors: Full of Sound and Light, Signifying Emptiness

John Culhane | Posted 04.28.2014 | Fifty
John Culhane

How do we hope our aging parents will spend their time? How do we hope to spend our time once we retire from our jobs and have the free time many of us routinely whine about not having? Casino gambling, it turns out, is the answer for many millions of seniors. And it's dismal.

"The Wolf of Wall Street" Is.... Awfully Long!

Jay Weston | Posted 02.21.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

There is a certain irony at the fact that the movie, "The Wolf of Wall Street," is opening on Christmas day. It's a day supposed to celebrate extending good will towards all men and women.

East Colorado Reservations

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Putting secession on the ballot in a county is, pretty obviously, nothing more than a political stunt. It brings to mind those who launch efforts to amend the Constitution even though they know they're never going to succeed. I appreciate the value of a good political stunt, though.

Casinos, Pot & Secession Among Ballot Issues Facing Voters Across U.S.

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Voters across the country face ballot measures Tuesday ranging from whether to approve seven casinos in New York to the fate of Houston's iconic Astro...

Too Raunchy For Sin City? Las Vegas Casino Seeks To Evict Nightclub

AP | MICHELLE RINDELS | Posted 10.29.2013 | Business

LAS VEGAS — It turns out that even in Sin City, some sins are hard to overlook. The Palazzo hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip is trying to ev...

Best Casino Hotels

GAYOT.com | Posted 10.27.2013 | Travel
GAYOT.com

If you enjoy gambling, why not stay where you can play? From Foxwoods in Connecticut to the Ibiza Gran Hotel off of the coast of Spain, take a trip with Lady Luck to one of these casino hotels.

Gatsby Then, Gatsby Again: A Comparative Review

Kimann Schultz | Posted 09.08.2013 | Entertainment
Kimann Schultz

The fundamental error most movie critics have made in their reviews of Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby is the fact that they have critiqued the movie only against the so-called "great American novel" itself.

Cuomo: Referendum On NY Casinos Could Be Delayed

Newsday | Yancey Roy | Posted 07.02.2013 | New York

ALBANY -- Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Wednesday that the state could put off a casino referendum until 2014, instead of this year, as long has been expe...

Philippines To Open $1 Billion Casino

AP | By OLIVER TEVES | Posted 03.14.2013 | Travel

MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippines will become one of the biggest gambling centers in the world, vying with Macau, Singapore and Las Vegas for Asi...

Could Downtown Vegas Become the Next Hub for Startups? (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Zappos founder and CEO Tony Hsieh stopped by the Samsung Blogger Lounge to discuss the revitalization project of Downtown Las Vegas, the new SXSW v2v program, and incredible predictions for the future of business and technology.

Cincinnati Casino's Opening Gambit

AP | By AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 04.30.2013 | Travel

CINCINNATI (AP) — Slot machines were clanging and bets were flying for the first time Wednesday as the last of Ohio's four voter-approved casinos be...

PHOTOS: 10 Cheap Things To Do In Singapore

Sanjay Surana | Posted 02.01.2013 | Travel
Sanjay Surana

Budget travelers fear not. In a country where a brand new 2012 Toyota Camry costs $146,000, and million-dollar Ferraris and Lamborghinis are driven on the roads daily, there are plenty of alternatives that won't send your checking account into cardiac arrest.

David Lohr

Missing Child Found Dead In Nevada Desert

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.28.2012 | Crime

The body of 10-year-old Jade Morris was found in a Nevada desert on Thursday, according to family members. The discovery was made by a man walking ...

David Lohr

Child Reported Missing After Babysitter Arrested in Casino Stabbing

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.27.2012 | Crime

Authorities in Nevada are trying to locate a missing child who was in the care of a woman later arrested for stabbing a co-worker at a Las Vegas casin...

Job Profile: Casino Bartender

Steve Gillman | Posted 12.01.2012 | Money
Steve Gillman

Although the federal minimum wage for tipped positions is at just $2.13 per hour as of 2012, and there are many low-traffic bars where the addition of tips just barely brings a employees above minimum wage, there are also places where a bartender can make a decent living with good benefits.

The Cost Of Unshuffled Cards

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 10.20.2012 | Money

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — At first, it seemed like a coincidence, the kind of thing that happens from time to time at a casino, where the same numbe...

Sheldon Adelson's Las Vegas Sands Investigated For Potential Bribery

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2012 | Business

By Joseph Menn and Peter Henderson SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 13 (Reuters) - Nevada regulators are investigating whether casino powerhouse Las...

The Stakes Are High For MGM's New Upscale Sports Bar

Posted 07.30.2012 | Detroit

Two months after announcing that the Wolfgang Puck Grille would cease taking reservations, the MGM Grand Casino fleshed out plans for a new upscale sp...

'I Lost $300... So Yes, I Broke The Machine'

New York Times | SARAH MASLIN NIR | Posted 09.12.2012 | Money

Along with over 5,000 blinking, whirring digital gambling machines, the new Resorts World Casino, opponents predicted, would bring a surge of crime to...

Can This Casino Read Your Mind? The 12 Weirdest Items At Golden Palace's Museum Of Oddities

www.oddee.com | Posted 06.29.2012 | Weird News

Golden Palace is a casino with a mission: to be heard, seen and, most of all, known. How do they do this? Through unique and unusual advertising c...

PHOTOS: Atlantic City's Splashiest Resort

Jill Fergus | Posted 08.22.2012 | Travel
Jill Fergus

This glittery $2.4-billion resort and casino is attracting a lot of buzz to an oft-struggling seaside gambling mecca

Lawsuit Could Close Native American Casino

AP | Posted 06.18.2012 | Detroit

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court won't stop a lawsuit seeking to shut down a Native American casino in Michigan. The high court on Monday upheld a low...