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  • NEW YORK— Elaine Wynn confirmed Thursday that she will seek another term on the board of directors of Wynn Resorts, which said it wouldn't nominate her for re-election. Wynn, who has been on the board of directors since 2002, said she has four decades of experience in the casino and hospitality industries and a deep knowledge of Wynn Resorts.

  • Elaine Wynn fights to stay on Wynn Resorts board Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:31 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS— Admonishing the Wynn Resorts board for attempting to oust its only female director and defending her role with the company, Elaine Wynn implored shareholders in a proxy statement Thursday to re-elect her to the board after other directors voted not to re-nominate her. The shake-up prompted the ex-wife of company chairman and CEO Steve Wynn to ask...

  • Mandarin Oriental says hotels in US, Europe hacked Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 3:46 PM ET

    NEW YORK— High-end hotel chain Mandarin Oriental said Thursday that the credit card systems at some of its hotels in the U.S. and Europe were hacked. Mandarin Oriental operates about 30 hotels in cities across the world including Paris, London, Geneva, New York, Miami, San Francisco, Las Vegas as well as Shanghai, Hong Kong and Macau. Mandarin Oriental is a unit of...

  • BOSTON— MGM outlined its construction schedule for an $800 million resort casino in Springfield on Thursday, starting with a March 24 groundbreaking. At a rare Springfield meeting for the state Gaming Commission, officials for the Las Vegas- based casino company said they expect basic site preparation activities will follow soon after the formal...

  • CARSON CITY, Nev.— Nevada lawmakers heard hours of testimony Thursday on a deeply divisive bill that would allow concealed weapons at college campuses, K-12 schools, day care centers and airports. Supporters and opponents filled committee and overflow rooms in Las Vegas and the Legislature during the nearly three hour meeting. Amanda Collins, a concealed...

  • LAS VEGAS— A federal judge in Chicago ruled Wednesday that a bankrupt division of Caesars Entertainment Corp. can tap some of the $847 million in cash it has on hand for at least five weeks. Judge Benjamin Goldgar said Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. could access its cash in the interim despite objections from some of the company's creditors.

  • NEW YORK— Upscale hotel chain Mandarin Oriental says it is investigating a potential credit card breach at its hotels. Mandarin Oriental said it is coordinating with credit card agencies and forensic specialists. Mandarin Oriental operates hotels across the world including Paris, Shanghai, Hong Kong, London, New York, Miami, San Francisco, Prague, Boston, Las...

  • NEW YORK— McDonald's says it plans to require chicken suppliers to stop using antibiotics important to human medicine within two years. The company says its suppliers will still be able to use a type of antibiotic called ionophores that keeps chickens healthy and isn't used in humans. "This really does move the ball quite a bit," said Gail Hansen, a senior officer...

  • CARSON CITY, Nev.— Nevada Republicans are looking to significantly change how the state's public employee benefits system operates. The Assembly Committee on Government Affairs reviewed the first details of AB 190 on Tuesday to committee rooms in Las Vegas and Carson City packed with worried public employees. Reno Republican Assemblyman Randy Kirner...

  • The casino is getting $14 million from the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority toward the $15 million total cost of both projects. The projects illustrate two trends underway in what until recently was the nation's second-largest gambling market after Nevada, but which has slipped into 3rd place behind Pennsylvania. And it also lets the Borgata...

  • 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...