Casino operators

FILE- This March 15, 2016, file photo shows casino mogul Steve Wynn during a news conference in Medford, Mass. Facing investigations by gambling regulators and allegations of sexual misconduct, Wynn has stepped down as chairman and CEO of the resorts bearing his names. The Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts in a statement said Wynn's resignation Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, was effective immediately. Wynn has vehemently denied the report's allegations. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
February 07, 2018 - 4:02 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Facing investigations by gambling regulators and allegations of sexual misconduct, billionaire casino mogul Steve Wynn has stepped down as chairman and CEO of the resorts bearing his name. The Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts in a statement said Wynn's resignation Tuesday was effective...
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January 30, 2018 - 12:54 am
HONG KONG (AP) — The China arm of Steve Wynn's casino empire says it will comply with Macau regulators as they seek more information about sexual misconduct allegations against the Las Vegas billionaire. Wynn Macau said Tuesday it will "fully cooperate with any requests" from authorities in Macau...
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File - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the fountains of Bellagio erupt along the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. The union representing hotel workers in Las Vegas will ask casino-resort operators to give every housekeeper a 'panic button' as part of their new contracts. Leaders of the Culinary Union will bring the request to the bargaining table next month on behalf of 14,000 housekeepers who work on the Las Vegas Strip and the destination's downtown area. The push comes amid the #MeToo movement against sexual assault and harassment and is in line with ordinances recently approved in other cities. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
January 24, 2018 - 4:20 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The union representing tens of thousands of hotel workers in Las Vegas will ask casino-resort operators to give every housekeeper a "panic button" as it begins negotiating new contracts amid the #MeToo movement against sexual misconduct. Leaders of the Culinary Union will bring the...
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In this photo provided by Pasco County flames engulf a boat Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, in the Tampa Bay area. The boat ferrying patrons to a casino ship off the Florida Gulf Coast caught fire near shore Sunday afternoon, and dozens of passengers and crew safely made it to land with some jumping overboard to escape, authorities said. (Pasco County Fire Rescue via AP)
January 15, 2018 - 8:06 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a casino shuttle boat that caught fire off Florida's Gulf Coast (all times local): 8 a.m. A female passenger on a casino shuttle boat that was consumed by a huge fire off Florida's Gulf Coast has died. Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point spokesman Kurt Conover...
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In this Nov. 15, 2017, photo, a robot named Pepper stands in the lobby of the Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas. Pepper is programmed to interact with guests and answer pre-programmed questions. (AP Photo/John Locher)
January 10, 2018 - 2:09 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It takes just minutes for a room service attendant to respond to a text message asking for a soda, bringing the Diet Coke on a tray with a glass of ice and lime wedges, no need for the modern hassle of placing a phone call. Thousands of guests at some of Las Vegas' casino-hotels...
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The Tony Marques Band performs on the Third Street Stage during New Year's Eve celebrations at the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP)
January 01, 2018 - 5:30 am
From spectacular fireworks in Hong Kong and Australia to a huge LED lightshow at the world's tallest building in Dubai, a look at how revelers around the world are ringing in 2018: CALIFORNIA The Golden State went green when the calendar turned to 2018. Starting at midnight, California joined the...
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December 14, 2017 - 10:48 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's casino gambling regulators slapped Mohegan Sun Pocono with record fines totaling $1 million for what it called failing to follow internal controls and doing business with unlicensed vendors. The fines of $450,000 and $550,000, approved Wednesday by the...
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Former Miss Universe Iris Mittenaere, right, crowns new Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters at the Miss Universe pageant Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 27, 2017 - 3:08 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters didn't shy away when asked to comment on sexual harassment just after being crowned. "If women take hands and stand together, we are unbreakable," said the 22-year-old representative from South Africa, "and we can say no to the things that are...
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Contestants embrace new Miss Universe Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, in crown, at the Miss Universe pageant Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 27, 2017 - 12:03 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 2017 edition of the Miss Universe pageant taking place in Las Vegas (all times local): 7 p.m. The woman representing South Africa has won the Miss Universe crown. Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, who recently earned a business management degree, was crowned Sunday during...
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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf speaks with members of the media at aPennsylvania Press Club luncheon in Harrisburg, Pa., Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. Wolf has approved legislation authorizing a major expansion of gambling in what is already the nation's second-largest commercial casino state. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
October 30, 2017 - 5:45 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania, the nation's second-largest commercial casino state, is taking an even deeper plunge into gambling and will allow people to bet online, in airports and at truck stops. With government leaders searching for money to plug holes in the state's tattered finances,...
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