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Articles tagged “gaming”

Atlantic City’s Casino Crisis Continues as Trump Taj Mahal Closes

Atlantic City’s Casino Crisis Continues as Trump Taj Mahal Closes

Wayne Parry, Associated Press

Atlantic City's inability to acknowledge that it's events, not gambling, that could rescue the destination is its continual failing. That, and constantly betting on snake-oil salesmen to save the city despite the fact that they never do.

2 months ago

Casinos in the Northeastern U.S. are Reaching a Saturation Point

Casinos in the Northeastern U.S. are Reaching a Saturation Point

Brian Hallenbeck, Associated Press

Does the northeastern U.S. really need more casino resorts, especially when established gaming destinations like Atlantic City are struggling? Or is demand for these types of gaming-entertainment complexes so much that it justifies this slew of new resorts? We'll see how it all plays out.

4 months ago

Las Vegas Will Get Its First Non-Stop Flights to Beijing in December

Las Vegas Will Get Its First Non-Stop Flights to Beijing in December

Greg Oates, Skift

The new Hainan Airlines service will help boost Las Vegas' gambling operations and drive higher convention attendance from Asia.

4 months ago

Measuring the Value of the Trump Name in the Gaming Business

Measuring the Value of the Trump Name in the Gaming Business

Jeff Horwitz and Chad Day, Associated Press

Atlantic City will go down in hospitality history as a grand failure on multiple fronts. But in Trump fashion, his failure there was 'yuge.'

5 months ago

Las Vegas Airport Nearing Passenger Peak It Last Saw in 2007

Las Vegas Airport Nearing Passenger Peak It Last Saw in 2007

Associated Press

We all know what happened in 2008, so seeing numbers near the 2007 mark mean better things were happening in Vegas in 2015.

11 months ago

Atlantic City Looks to Tourism to Save It Once Again

Atlantic City Looks to Tourism to Save It Once Again

Hilary Russ, Reuters

At some point a destination needs to face facts about its prospects. Atlantic City is still waiting for a savior it does't have to pay for.

11 months ago

Las Vegas Airport Thinks Growth Will Come From Abroad

Las Vegas Airport Thinks Growth Will Come From Abroad

Kimberly Pierceall, Associated Press

Las Vegas is smart enough to know the the U.S. market may be tapped out. Now they just need to do a better job explaining to international visitors why a Vegas visit makes sense for them.

1 year ago

Closing of a Hilton Casino Illustrates Puerto Rico’s Economic Challenges

Closing of a Hilton Casino Illustrates Puerto Rico’s Economic Challenges

Danica Coto, Associated Press

1 year ago

Atlantic City Sees a Future Beyond the Slot Machine

Atlantic City Sees a Future Beyond the Slot Machine

Wayne Parry, Associated Press

Atlantic City has a long way to go before it's on the upswing, but looking towards the meetings and conventions crowd can't hurt.

1 year ago

Macau Bets $27 Billion that Hotel Boom Can Reverse Law of Supply and Demand

Macau Bets $27 Billion that Hotel Boom Can Reverse Law of Supply and Demand

Stephanie Wong and Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

Macau is playing a very dangerous game and it is courting economic disaster.

2 years ago

Experts Weigh in on Chicago’s Terrible Casinos Idea

Experts Weigh in on Chicago’s Terrible Casinos Idea

Sophia Tareen, Associated Press

Yes. Look at the wonderful success story that is Atlantic City.

2 years ago

Las Vegas Shuts the Doors on 60 Years of History With Riviera Closure

Las Vegas Shuts the Doors on 60 Years of History With Riviera Closure

Associated Press

In a city with no real history, starting over again is a regular occurrence.

2 years ago