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US – Oak View snaps up 25 acres in Las Vegas to build casino, hotel and 20,000 seat arena

Oak View Group (OVG), a global venue development, advisory, and investment company for the sports and live entertainment industry, has announced its vision to welcome a newly planned entertainment district including a casino and an arena in Las Vegas. Groundbreaking and construction for the estimated $3bn point of destination entertainment district and arena are scheduled for 2023. The 25…

US – Culinary Union asks the Gaming Control Board to investigate Station Casinos

The Culinary Union in Las Vegas has officially asked the Nevada Gaming Control Board to investigate Station Casinos’ suitability in connection with its properties’ privileged Nevada gaming licenses for failing to adhering to federal labor law.  The Culinary Union is urging the Gaming Control Board to move the Nevada Gaming Commission to take disciplinary action…

US – El Cortez Hotel & Casino selects OPTX’s Casino Data Platform

OPTX, the quickly growing casino data software company, is proud to announce the addition of El Cortez Hotel & Casino to its rapidly expanding book of business. Las Vegas’ El Cortez, the longest continuously running hotel and casino in Las Vegas, has selected OPTX for its full suite of slots, player development and marketing products. “We could not be more…

US – World Series of Poker moves onto Las Vegas Strip for the first time

The 53rd World Series of Poker – the richest, most prestigious and longest-running poker series – today announced the daily event schedule for 2022. Following a successful 17-year run at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, the WSOP moves to the Las Vegas Strip for the very first time at Bally’s – Las Vegas, the future Horseshoe, and Paris Las…

US – Westgate Resorts launches World of Westgate loyalty program

Westgate Resorts has launched its first ever loyalty program, the World of Westgate. The first program of its kind in the industry, the World of Westgate offers benefits to both timeshare Owners and guests, and builds upon Westgate’s established reputation as one of the hospitality industry’s most innovative companies. Five tiers of loyalty offer extensive benefits, experiences and…

US – MGM generates best ever Q4 results as Las Vegas Strip bounces back

The improved performance of its casinos on the Las Vegas Strip helped MGM to its best ever fourth quarter results, generating net revenues of $1.8bn on the Strip, an increase of 277 per cent compared to the prior year quarter, and an increase of 26 per cent compared to the fourth quarter of 2019. The operator’s…

US – Apollo’s take over of Sands’ Las Vegas assets gets the green light

The Nevada Gaming Control Board has recommended the Nevada Gaming Commission approve the $6.25bn deal for Apollo Global Management to buy the Venetian, Palazzo, and the Venetian Convention and Expo Center from Las Vegas Sands Corp. The deal will see VICI Properties own the land and Apollo owning the operations with a lease deal on…

US – Historic year in Nevada as casinos enjoy record $13.4bn in 2021

Nevada’s casinos enjoyed their best ever year in 2021 with $13.4bn being earned. December brought in more than $1bn in winnings for the 10th consecutive month. The annual increase came in at 70.6 per cent with slots up 70.5 per cent in 2021, accounting for 68.8 per cent of the total. Table gaming increase by 70.7…

US – Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority shows 2021 visitation down 24 per cent

Las Vegas welcomed more than 32 million visitors in 2021, according to research published today by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA). Visitation for the year significantly increased from 2020 visitation of 19 million visitors and was down only 24 percent below the 2019 pre-pandemic recorded visitation of 42 million visitors, as pent-up…