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Travel Casinos and Gaming

  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— The president of the United States holds a trademark in Jordan for a Donald Trump casino, despite the fact that gambling is illegal in the kingdom. To keep the trademarks active, the Trump Organization would need to reapply for them during Trump's four-year term, raising potential ethical concerns for his company in Jordan, a stalwart...

  • One of two listed casino operators in South Africa, Sun International has been hit by sluggish economic growth in its home market. It is scheduled to open its second-largest casino and entertainment complex there, the 4.2 billion rand Time Square project in Pretoria, next month. The owner of Sun City resort and the Sibaya Casino in South Africa said the slowing...

  • LAS VEGAS— When the Monte Carlo casino closes its eight-table poker room in about a month as part of a $450 million overhaul, the Las Vegas Strip will be down nearly a quarter of the tables it had a decade ago. And unlike the boom years when they competed for card fans after everyman Chris Moneymaker won the World Series of Poker's main event in 2003, poker's appeal in...

  • LAS VEGAS— Contract negotiations between the Culinary Union and Palace Station management are expected to begin soon following an agreement to settle a series of labor cases filed with the nation's top labor arbiter. The first collective bargaining session must take place within 12 weeks from Monday, when the union and Las Vegas- based Station Casinos signed...

  • Carl Icahn sells the shuttered Trump Taj Mahal casino.

  • A sign marks the Trump Taj Mahal Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

    Billionaire Carl Icahn is selling the shuttered Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City to Hard Rock International and two New Jersey investors.

  • Las Vegas Sands Corp, The Venetian.

    Casino operators globally are eyeing entry into Japan, but one analyst said Japanese lawmakers may adopt Singapore's methods in limiting gambling.

  • Macau's casino industry turns the corner

    Alex Bumazhny of Fitch Ratings says a change in strategy and the improvement in macroeconomic conditions have contributed to Macau's gaming sector recovery.

  • Macau casino

    Macau's gambling revenue rose for a seventh month and hit a two-year high in February, giving a boost to casino stocks Wednesday.

  • *Macau revenues showing sustained uptick, up 18 pct in Feb. HONG KONG, March 1- Macau's gambling revenue rose for a seventh month and hit a two-year high in February, in the strongest signal yet the casino hub was firmly on its path to recovery from a slump triggered by China's anti-corruption campaign and slow economic growth. In February, Macau raked in a revenue of...

  • *Macau revenues showing sustained uptick, up 18 pct in Feb. HONG KONG, March 1- Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau hit a two-year high in February, recovering steadily from a prolonged anti-corruption drive and slowing economic growth that dragged on the world's biggest casino hub over the past three years. In February, Macau raked in a revenue of 23...

  • HONG KONG, Feb 28- Macau casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group posted a better-than-expected 51 percent rise 2016 net profit, thanks to a recovery in the world's biggest gambling hub, and forecast double-digit gaming revenue growth for this year. Galaxy, one of six listed casino operators in the Chinese territory of Macau, had been hit by sagging demand...

  • MGM Resorts is betting on Japan

    Jim Murren, chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International, talks about the company's plans to enter the casino market in Japan.

  • Hard Rock is eyeing the Japanese casino market

    James Allen, chairman of Hard Rock International, says the company is looking into a partnership to enter the gaming market.

  • *Japan "integrated resort" would cost $6- 10 bln- CEO. TOKYO, Feb 21- A resort hosting casinos in Japan could cost up to $10 billion to build, Las Vegas Sands Corp's chief said, as the casino operator looks to win operating rights in what is widely expected to become the world's second-biggest casino market. "It would be at least what we paid in Singapore, $6 billion...

  • Will Japan to warm up to casinos?

    Jon Oh, head of gaming at CLSA, says casinos are just a small slice of what the integrated resorts will be offering.

  • Expect $25 billion from Japanese integrated resorts: CLSA

    Jon Oh, head of gaming at CLSA, says he expects more than just 1 or 2 casino operators to enter the Japanese market.

  • TOKYO, Feb 22- Hard Rock Cafe International is looking to buy up to a 60 percent stake in a Japanese casino resort, its chairman said on Tuesday, seeking entry into what could become the world's second-biggest casino market. Hard Rock, famous for its music-themed restaurants, last month opened a Japan unit with a view to grabbing a slice of the action after the...

  • A general view shows the Marina Bay Sands hotel and resort in Singapore on March 19, 2016.

    A resort hosting casinos in Japan could cost up to $10 billion to construct, Las Vegas Sands' chief said.

  • *Japan "integrated resort" would cost $6- 10 bln- CEO. TOKYO, Feb 21- A resort hosting casinos in Japan could cost up to $10 billion to build, Las Vegas Sands Corp's chief said, as the casino operator looks to win operating rights in what is widely expected to become the world's second-biggest casino market. "It would be at least what we paid in Singapore, $6 billion...