Aristocrat Technologies is shaking up bar top gaming with the release of the new Winner’s World multi-game bar top cabinet. These bar top gaming cabinets bring new games and new technology to a popular but outdated way to gamble. Aristocrat is installing these new devices in casinos and gaming bars across the country.
MGM Resorts International will be updating and streamlining its M Life Rewards loyalty club beginning October 1. The changes to M Life Rewards will make it so that earning comps will be the same in Las Vegas and their other casinos around the country.
The mychoice players club is now available at casinos. It’s taken more than a year but the Penn National Gaming merger with Pinnacle Entertainment is just about complete, which ultimately means joint benefits for cardholders. Late in 2018, Penn National Gaming announced they would be using the mychoice (My Choice) players club from the newly purchased Pinnacle Entertainment.
In late June, Eldorado Resorts announced that they entered into a merger agreement with Caesars Entertainment . The new company will combine properties and be called Caesars next year. Eldorado Resorts CEO Tom Reeg has already stated that One Club members will be migrated to the Caesars Rewards loyalty club.
SLS Las Vegas owner Alex Meruelo announced the return of Sahara to the world-famous Las Vegas Strip on a beautiful night in late June. The new Sahara Las Vegas will replace SLS Las Vegas. The hotel is currently being renovated using the bones of the original Sahara Hotel and Casino that opened in 1952.
It’s finally final- Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment announced their merger today. The company will be called Caesars and together they will have about 60 casinos in 14 states. This is a landmark deal by both national and Las Vegas standards. Together, they will dominate the US casino scene in size and scale.
There’s a new sportsbook operator in Nevada . Derek Stevens, the owner of The D Las Vegas and Golden Gate casinos, launched a new sportsbook operation called Circa Sports on June 1. If the new sportsbook name sounds familiar, it’s because another Stevens-run casino, Circa , is under construction across the street from Golden Gate hotel and casino.
Thanks in part to his sports betting experience, James Holzhauer is crushing all players in his path to becoming the greatest Jeopardy! player of all time. After just 28 games, he’s won more than $2 million from his stint on the nightly game show. He’s just days away from dethroning Jeopardy!
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.