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  • HONG KONG, Mar 3- Gambling revenue in Macau, the world's biggest gaming hub, plunged by a record 49 percent in February, as wealthy players shied away from China's only legal casino hub following the economic slowdown and Beijing's crackdown on conspicuous spending. Revenue fell for the ninth consecutive month to 19.5 billion patacas in February, from 38 billion...

  • Caesars Acquisition posts 4Q profit Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 4:57 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS _ Caesars Acquisition Co. on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.2 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. Caesars Acquisition shares have fallen 25 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Caesars Acquisition, Earnings Report.

  • LAS VEGAS— LAS VEGAS— The gambling gods were not kind to Caesars Entertainment Corp. in the fourth quarter. The losing streak at Caesars Palace, along with the costs to start up new restaurants and properties as well as overhead expenses, was enough to offset encouraging new revenue from its properties online and on the ground, said Caesars Entertainment CEO Gary...

  • Wynn Resorts wants Steve Wynn's ex-wife off board Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 2:03 PM ET

    In a proxy statement for investors filed Friday the company's board said it would not re-nominate insider Elaine Wynn to the board because of conflict of interest concerns and a legal complaint she has pending against the company's CEO and ex-husband Steve Wynn. In 2012, Elaine Wynn sued CEO Steve Wynn to nullify an amended stockholder's agreement...

  • SINGAPORE/ MANILA, March 2- More than three years after opening ultra-luxe nightclub Pangaea in Singapore's glitzy Marina Bay Sands, owner Michael Van Cleef Ault is now betting that Manila's casinos will be able to draw rich punters and partygoers through his doors. The increase in the number of wealthy Chinese gamblers fleeing Macau amid Beijing's...

  • Recalls this week: hand trucks, ceiling fans Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 3:10 PM ET

    DETAILS: Cosco Home& Office Products 3- in-1 convertible aluminum hand trucks with model numbers 12-301 ABL and 12-301 ABL1. They were manufactured from January 2009 to October 2011. They were sold at Ace Hardware, Costco Wholesale Club, Lowe's, Price Mart and United Stationers and online at The Home Depot.com from March 2009 to October 2011.

  • Miss America Organization president is stepping down Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 2:26 PM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— The president of the Miss America Organization is stepping down after nearly two years at the helm. Pearce told The Associated Press that she wants to spend more time with her family. She helped lead the pageant during its return to Atlantic City in 2013 after a brief stint in Las Vegas.

  • TULALIP, Wash.— The Justice Department's announcement in December that it would allow the nation's Indian tribes to legalize and regulate marijuana on their reservations brought notes of caution— if not silence or opposition— from many tribes. Representatives of about 75 tribes from around the country converged on the Tulalip Indian Tribes' resort and casino...

  • MIAMI— As Florida lawmakers appear ready to allow key portions of the state's high-stakes gambling deal with the Seminole to expire, other gambling interests are watching keenly for openings in the multi-billion dollar industry if the tribe and Gov. The tribe owns six casinos in Florida, including the highly profitable Hard Rock Casinos in South Florida and...

  • Graceland brings Elvis back to his Las Vegas home Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 2:01 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS— Graceland will always be home, but Las Vegas is set to be Elvis Presley's home away from home yet again. Officials with Elvis Presley Enterprises Inc. and the Westgate Las Vegas casino-hotel revealed details Thursday of plans for "Graceland Presents Elvis: The Exhibition- The Show- The Experience" expected to open April 23, 59 years to the day when Elvis...

  • Southwest Gas beats 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:43 AM ET

    LAS VEGAS _ Southwest Gas Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $58.7 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.21 per share. Southwest Gas shares have dropped 7 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Second golden eagle in 3 years killed at Nevada wind farm Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 2:57 PM ET

    Fish and Wildlife Service spokesman Dan Balduini said Wednesday he couldn't speculate about how the agency might respond after the second golden eagle in three years was found dead Feb. 9 at Spring Valley Wind Energy. Pattern Energy owns the facility in White Pine County, about 250 miles northeast of Las Vegas. Rene Braud, Pattern Energy's director of...

  • CARSON CITY, Nev.— Nevada higher education officials on Tuesday asked legislators for three times more money than the governor has proposed to ramp up construction of a medical school in Las Vegas. Nevada System of Higher Education officials presented their budget requests to a joint Assembly and Senate committee and asked for about $26 million for a medical...

  • Nevada lawmakers introduce competing equal pay bills Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 4:31 PM ET

    CARSON CITY, Nev.— Nevada lawmakers are introducing competing bills aimed at closing the gender pay gap. Meanwhile, Republican Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson is sponsoring SB 167, which would empower the state Equal Rights Commission to administer fines and strengthen Nevada discrimination protection law. Roberson said his bill, which was...

  • 'Money' Mayweather about to see plenty of it May 2 Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 3:01 PM ET
    Boxing gloves featuring Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao are seen during the Box Fan Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center on September 13, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will be fighting on May 2, in what will be the biggest boxing match of all time.

  • LAS VEGAS— Within six months, the Riviera hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip will be history now that the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has approved a deal to buy it and demolish it. The agency's board members voted unanimously Friday with one member absent to spend up to $191 million to buy the 26- acre property on the north end of the Strip to make...

  • LAS VEGAS— Police: Suspect in Vegas road-rage killing told friends he fired 22 shots outside victim home.

  • CARSON CITY, Nev.— Nevada Sen. The Senate Revenue Committee on Friday reviewed SB94, a bill that would fix some of the administrative kinks in the current law and help restore the program after it was gutted during Nevada's effort to attract electric carmaker Tesla. "We'll still get the film companies," said Adam Kilbourn, who owns Black Raven Films in Las Vegas and...

  • LAS VEGAS— New York- based New Media Investment Group Inc. says it has reached an agreement to purchase the company that owns the Las Vegas Review-Journal and daily newspapers in six other states. New Media President and CEO Michael E. Reed said in a statement Thursday they will purchase "substantially all of the assets" of Stephens Media LLC for $102.5 million...

  • CARSON CITY, Nev.— Expanding tax breaks to aviation businesses would quickly create hundreds of good-paying jobs in Nevada, according to an economist who testified Thursday at a hearing for a pair of tax abatement bills that have support in both parties. Senate and Assembly members held a joint committee hearing on SB93 and AB161, which would expand tax...