Las Vegas

MGM, Boyd Gaming make donations to Las Vegas Airport name change, more funds required

MGM Resorts International and Boyd Gaming have announced significant donations to help Las Vegas Airport change its name to honor former US Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid (D), but more funds are still required. On September 1, William Boyd, cofounder of Boyd Gaming and co-executive chairman of the casino giant’s board, made a contribution of $1 million.

A few days later, the Murren Family Foundation made a donation of $50,000. Jim Murren, a member of the foundation, formerly served as chief executive officer (CEO) of MGM Resorts.

Canadian company to build four Moon-shaped casinos, including one in Las Vegas

A Canadian company called Moon World Resorts Incorporated is reportedly planning to build moon-themed casino resorts with a “lunar surface” in Las Vegas and at several other locations around the globe. According to the New York Post, Moon World Resorts is planning to build moon-themed casinos in Las Vegas, Spain, China, Spain, and the Middle East. Canada-based Moon World Resorts is an architectural design & intellectual property licensing firm.

Caesars to resume 7-day-a-week hotel service at Planet Hollywood, The LINQ later this month

American hotel & casino giant Caesars Entertainment has confirmed that two of its Las Vegas Strip properties, The Planet Hollywood Resort and The LINQ Hotel + Experience, will resume 7-day-a-week hotel operations before the end of this month.

The Venetian says social media rumor about its closure following July 4 weekend is false

The luxury gambling and entertainment venue “The Venetian Las Vegas” has refuted social media reports suggesting that the venue has plans to close its door again following the Fourth of July (July 4) weekend because of COVID-19 concerns.

Steve Wynn’s dismissed defamation suit against AP could be revived in Nevada Court

Billionaire Steve Wynn’s defamation lawsuit against the Associated Press (AP) and a wire service reporter had been dismissed by Clark County District Court around a couple of years back, but the suit could be revived in the Supreme Court of Nevada.

LINQ Hotel & Casino’s gambling floor and certain other amenities to reopen on June 12th

Gambling floor and certain other amenities at The LINQ Hotel & Casino will once again be available to the public starting coming Friday, June 12th, American gambling and entertainment giant Caesars Entertainment Corporation confirmed.

Luxor Hotel & Casino and Shoppes to reopen on June 25th, Aria to follow suit on July 1st

MGM Resorts International’s Luxor Hotel & Casino and The Shoppes at Mandalay Bay Place will be reopened to the members of the public later this month, the entertainment giant announced after experiencing strong opening weekend in Las Vegas.

Indiana regulators to discuss Eldorado Resorts-Caesars Entertainment deal in July

Eldorado Resorts’ $17.3 billion proposed acquisition of Caesars Entertainment will be discussed by Indiana gaming regulators in July, putting an end to repeated delays forced by the COVID-19 pandemic in dealing with the massive transaction.