Gambling industry

FILE - This Oct. 12, 2009 file photo shows the stalled Fontainebleau Las Vegas casino-hotel project in Las Vegas. The hulking, bluish casino-resort, which has sat unfinished on the Las Vegas Strip since 2009 and became a poster child of the Great Recession, is now scheduled to open in late 2020 under a partnership between hospitality giant Marriott International and New York-based global real estate firm Witkoff. The new luxury property, which will feature a casino and approximately 4,000 rooms and suites, announced Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 it will also be home to the Strip’s first JW Marriott. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP, File)
February 12, 2018 - 12:52 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Fontainebleau is no more. Call it The Drew Las Vegas. The hulking, bluish casino-resort, which has sat unfinished on the Las Vegas Strip since 2009 and became a poster child of the Great Recession, is now scheduled to open in late 2020 under a partnership between hospitality...
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February 08, 2018 - 10:18 am
MONTICELLO, N.Y. (AP) — A Catskills casino promoted as economic boost to this old resort area has opened in an increasingly competitive regional market. Resorts World Catskills debuted Thursday in the heart of the old "Borscht Belt." It features more than 150 table games and 2,150 slot machines...
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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 08, 2018 - 3:19 am
NEW YORK (AP) — When should a company have to tell investors that a top executive is facing sexual misconduct allegations? The question comes as Wynn Resorts is being rocked by the resignation of Steve Wynn, its chairman and CEO, following allegations that first surfaced in a newspaper report that...
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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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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 - 12:20 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 names. The Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts in a statement said Wynn's resignation Tuesday was...
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FILE - This March 15, 2016, file photo, shows casino mogul Steve Wynn at a news conference in Medford, Mass. The University of Pennsylvania has announced plans to distance itself from casino mogul Wynn and comedian Bill Cosby in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against both men. The college on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, said it will revoke Wynn’s honorary degree and remove his name from both an outdoor plaza and a scholarship fund. The school will also rescind Cosby’s honorary degree. The school says it has been a century since it took away an honorary degree but that “credible” allegations against the men warranted the action. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
February 07, 2018 - 5:28 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino mogul Steve Wynn resigned Tuesday as chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts amid sexual misconduct allegations. The Las Vegas-based company in a statement said Wynn's resignation was effective immediately. It came less than two weeks after the Wall Street Journal reported that a...
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FILE - This March 15, 2016 file photo shows casino mogul Steve Wynn during a news conference in Medford, Mass. Massachusetts gambling regulators are holding a special meeting to discuss sexual misconduct allegations against casino magnate Wynn, whose company is building a $2.4 billion casino outside Boston. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will receive an update on an investigation on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
January 31, 2018 - 5:21 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Following sexual abuse allegations against casino magnate Steve Wynn, a Massachusetts Gaming Commission investigator said Wednesday information about a $7.5 million settlement was kept from state officials when they were reviewing the suitability of his company for a casino license in...
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FILE - This March 15, 2016 file photo shows casino mogul Steve Wynn during a news conference in Medford, Mass. Massachusetts gambling regulators are holding a special meeting to discuss sexual misconduct allegations against casino magnate Wynn, whose company is building a $2.4 billion casino outside Boston. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will receive an update on an investigation on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
January 31, 2018 - 12:04 am
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts gambling regulators are holding a special meeting to discuss sexual misconduct allegations against casino magnate Steve Wynn, whose company is building a $2.4 billion casino outside Boston. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will receive an update on an investigation on...
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In this Aug. 17, 2016, photo, a man walks past Wynn Palace in Macau. 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. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
January 30, 2018 - 1:33 am
HONG KONG (AP) — The China arm of Steve Wynn's casino empire said Tuesday it will comply with Macau regulators as they seek more information about sexual misconduct allegations against the Las Vegas billionaire. Wynn Macau Ltd. said it will "fully cooperate with any requests" from authorities in...
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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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