A large part of Las Vegas ‘ appeal is that it’s always changing. Casinos want to keep their attractions and offerings constantly fresh, alluring and exciting so every trip is a bit of a new experience. Unfortunately, new fees and new gaming rules can be a bit confusing and frustrating for visitors that don’t keep up with Sin City happenings on a regular basis.
Stop if you’ve heard this before – Caesars Entertainment may be selling the Rio! This sale has been in the rumor mill for no less than five years. The rumors about Rio being sold heated up again in 2018 with talk about imploding the casino and/or building a Major League Baseball stadium.
Being in Las Vegas for the first weekend of March Madness is unlike any other experience. Last year the Las Vegas Sun summed it up best when they said the first weekend of March Madness is like the Super Bowl Sunday and New Year’s Eve combined into one.”
The Westgate SuperContest, an upcoming pro football handicapping contest at Westgate Las Vegas, is already accepting entries. That’s because this year, the most popular football handicapping contest in Las Vegas (and the US) has moved its opening signup date from July to March.
Eldorado Resorts is becoming a major force in the casino and gaming industry. After a number of acquisitions over the past few years, including Tropicana in 2018, the national casino operator has properties all over the country. Eldorado Resorts now has 27 properties in 13 states and there are plenty of rumors that Eldorado isn’t done expanding their holdings.
Boyd Gaming executives were downright giddy when they announced revenues for the fourth quarter and full year of 2018. Investors were happy with the news as well, and the stock jumped about 10 percent the next morning. The national casino operator had another great quarter and year of business in Las Vegas.
Caesars Entertainment has had a rough time moving forward since emerging from bankruptcy in 2017. However, shares jumped more than 5 percent after hours on Tuesday night ahead of their 2018 fourth quarter and annual earnings. The excitement for the national casino operator wasn’t because of their performance.
Sports betting isn’t dead in Las Vegas just yet. What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas might be an annoying old slogan, but it’s still very real for many visitors. It’s also real for some sports bettors around the country.
Rumors about the potential sale of the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, aren’t new. But thanks to a few tweets from Vital Vegas, a fresh round of whispers was served up this week. The popular Las Vegas news blog is claiming the property is on the market and still seeking a buyer.